This offbeat mystery drama revolves around the trials and triumphs in the life of Shyamu, an orphan, who has made stealing his career. However, he undergoes a change of heart while his mentor becomes hospitalised, and decides to go straight.
Then, in a strange twist of fate, he finds himself mistaken for popular writer, Deepak, and treated with considerable respect. To his delight, he comes across an ailing Deepak, with whom he shares a striking resemblance. Deepak is ill and soon passes away, and giving in to temptation, Shyamu takes on his identity, and begins to romance the beautiful Mala.
However, a certain police inspector, Kumar, is interested in Deepak, and is convinced that the person masquerading as Deepak, is really someone else. In this ultimate cat-and-mouse-game failure for Shyamu would mean the difference between life and death. Who will be the victor?
Did you know?
This is the only film in which Amitabh's voice has been dubbed by a person with a different voice. The scene in question is when Amitabh meets a dying look-alike in the film. The dying man is also Amitabh. For his voice, the director chose a dubbing artiste to lend authenticity to the character . Read More