Sentimental and emotionally charged, this intense drama centres around Bharat, the eldest son of a Delhi-based family, upon whom the onus of looking after the family's welfare falls, after his father's retirement.
He has two younger college-going brothers, Deepak and Vijay, and a sister of marriage age, Radha. Bharat is a graduate, but is unable to secure any employment, much to the frustration of his girlfriend, Sheetal. Vijay takes step to secure his own future, by turning to crime, which is strongly opposed by Bharat, and as a result Vijay leaves the house.
Mohan is Sheetal's boss, and finds her very attractive. When he proposes marriage, she accepts, and soon both are engaged. This leaves Bharat devastated, unable to deal with life, and unable to afford the basic needs of Roti (food), Kapada (Clothing), and Makaan (Shelter), he must now decide to carry on honestly, or otherwise. Can Bharat find an honest way to fulfil his and his family's basic needs? Or will he be forced to sacrifice his principles for the sake of his family's welfare?
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This movie turned out to be a career-defining movie for its cast and crew. It was the highest grossing Indian film of 1974 and one of the biggest blockbusters in veteran filmmaker, Manoj Kumar's career. It also boosted Amitabh Bachchan's career, as he was then strengthening his position in the film industry. Read More