Jan Nissar Akhtar Khan works as a Forest Officer, and lives with his wife Zakhiya. One day while on duty he comes across some poachers who were cutting sandal wood trees illegally. When challenged, they retaliate, a struggle ensues, and one of them, Ram Gupta, gets killed. Khan is charged with killing him, tried in Court, and sentenced to several years in prison. His shocked and devastated wife kills herself. Years later, an angry and embittered Khan is released from prison. One day he comes across another young man, Vijay Singh, and finds out that he is struggling with taking vengeance against two men who had traumatized and killed some of his family members, and decides to help him. It is then Khan finds out that Gupta is still alive and decides to kill him, quite dramatically in the same courtroom where he was convicted for his murder. Watch how this action will effect Khan's future, and Vijay's plan for avenging his family.
Did You Know?
After the film released ,the high court of Allahabad sued/charged the producers for showing a murder in the courtroom. Immediatly after that , there were two actual court room murders and the charges against Andha Kanoon were dropped. See more
When Hema Malini was about to arrest Rajnikant after recording the confession, Hema was playing it but soon after the conversation, a song April Fool Banaya was playing. If it was recording and after the microphone was cut, then it should still record without audio, so how does it play a song after the recording is played back? See more
Jan Nissar Akhtar Khan
[after killing Ram Gupta in the Court premises
Your law cannot punish any one person twice, for the same crime.
Referenced in Patton Ki Bazi