After being branded a coward for abandoning his ship full of over 300 passengers. Captain Vijay Pal Singh, is discharged from duty, humiliated by society and disowned by his parents. Feeling guilty over his cowardice and with low self-esteem, he starts working as a coal miner to forget his past. But it still continues to haunt him, and he welcomes the pain of physical labour as punishment.
The owner of the mine is Dhanraj Puri, a carefree and irresponsible man whose mine is poorly equipped, with less than sufficient medical supplies, and no facilities for the miners and their families. Vijay tries his best to help the workers out whenever possible, but with little or no resources, it is an uphill task.
One day the unthinkable happens: water gets into one of the mining tunnels, endangering the lives of more than 400 workers. Vijay, along with some of his colleagues struggle valiantly to save as many lives as possible. Will Vijay finally succeed in defeating the demons of his past? Can the miners be saved?
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This film is the fourth collaboration between Amitabh Bachchan, Shashi Kapoor and director Yash Chopra after the hugely successful Deewaar (1975), Kabhie Kabhie (1976) and Trishul (1978). Read More