Dark and intense, this action-oriented drama follows the trials and triumphs in the life of Vijay Chauhan aka ‘Bhai’ (Bachchan) witnesses his schoolmaster father (Nath) being falsely implicated in a scandal with a prostitute and lynched by the villagers.
Bhai grows up to become a gangster and encounters the main villain Kancha Cheena (Denzongpa) in a luxurious place in Mauritius. He joins the villain’s gang only to have him arrested by the police. When Cheena is released (by arranging to have a key eyewitness killed), Vijay murders Cheena after negotiating the ‘path of fire’ referred to in the film’s title. Will there be any hope for redemption of Vijay's wounded spirit?
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Mithun Chakraborty's unique role of Kishnan Iyer was inspired by one of his room mates of his struggling days, before he become a popular film star. In his struggling days Mithun used to be be room sharing with Devio who used to pay rs 150 while Mithun Used to pay rs 75. Devio had the a bed while Mithun used to sleep on the floor, one specific time Mithun used his bed whilst he was at work and when Devio came back he scolded Mithun. This incident remained with Mithun and he put Devio's character on screen. Read More