Raj(Shashi Kapoor) and Poonam (Sharmila Tagore) are sweethearts cursed with extreme poverty. Raj must provide for his family, and arrange for his sister's marriage. Poonam fights for pennies to nurse her ailing mother, while her father drinks away his earnings. A job offer takes Raj away into a world of wealth and intrigue, but creates a situation where both parties lose their moral compass.
L. Y. Hostrawser
Did You Know?
A qawalli song of Shashi Kapoor was edited out of the film .Feeling the song did not gel with the film the director opted to remove it The song was also a part of the original soundtrack. Years later a long delayed Vinod Mehra film Kaun Hai Khooni ( Woh Mili Thi) used the deleted song in their film. Thus Shashi Kapoor made a special appearance in that film. See more