Amit Srivastav (Amitabh Bachchan) and Sheela Srivastav (Moushumi Chatterjee) are married to each other and live with their son. One night on their way to a party, they encounter a murder of a press reporter, although Amit could not able to catch a glimpse of the killer. After helping the stabbing victim to the hospital, Amit begins to receive anonymous threats. He also get a torn part of an invitation near the place of the attempted murder which he keeps it assuming this could lead to the killer. The killer captures Amit son and demand the evidence that he has got. The only way to save his child is to unravel the mystery of the killer's identity. Amit and Inspector Jadhav (Satyendra Kapoor) together find the real killer.
t is a remake of Uttam Kumar's Bengali classic Ami Se O Shakha (1975),which was also based on the Bengali story of the same name by Ashutosh Mukherjee. When a deprived boy, bought up in a privileged family and indebted for virtually everything he has, lends in a perplexing situation, the life seems unfair to him. There are very few who actually appreciate benevolence showered on them. When it comes to repay such debt, many of us try to find excuse to avoid the difficult situation. But the protagonist of this movie is a noble individual, an ideal hero, who knows that everything he has in life, is owed to a family and when he finds himself in a situation where he has to give up his love and profession, he doesn't look back.