This realistic family-oriented drama delves into the life of a brave and honest, village-based farmer, Dharamchand alias Dharma, who is thrilled when his wife, Radha, gives birth to a baby boy. They decide to call the child Raju.
Dharma comes to the rescue of Ajit, Suresh, and Sujit, when they are being attacked by a tiger, and they graciously offer him a job in Bombay whenever he needs it. When the region experiences drought, Dharma, Radha, Raju and Dharma's sister, Laxmi, re-locate to Bombay, where Ajit makes Dharma the manager of his warehouse. Dharma does his job diligently, but one day is arrested by the police for carrying on illegal activities.
When in court, he tries to prove his innocence, but is disbelieved and is sentenced to 18 months in jail, plus an additional six months for contempt of court. How will Dharma deal with the immensity of the betrayal committed by those whose lives he had saved? What will happen to his innocent family during his imprisonment? How will the future unfold after such an atrocity?
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The film was initially titled Kanoon. Read More