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During the British Raj of the 1930s, a prison-doctor falls in love with a convict who eventually reveals the story of her past and her connection to a freedom fighter.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Ashok Kumar ...
Bikash Ghosh
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Kalyani
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Devendra (as Dharminder)
Raja Paranjpe ...
Kalyani's Father (as Raja Paranjape)
Tarun Bose ...
Mahesh Chandra
Asit Sen ...
Shambu
Chandrima Bhaduri ...
Badi Warden / Head Warden
Moni Chatterjee ...
Inspector
Rajan Verma ...
(as Raj Varma)
Satyendra Kapoor
Bhola
Benjamin
Lalit Rai
Abhimanyu Sharma ...
(as Abhimanyu)
Sharma
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Dr. Devendra is an eligible young man, employed with the local prison for women. He meets with an attractive female inmate named Kalyani, and both become friends. Devendra finds Kalyani very attractive, and would like to marry her, and refuses to know or judge her from her past. What Devendra does not know is Kalyani is a killer, who has confessed to killing the wife of a freedom-fighter, Bikas Ghosh. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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