After her husband, Baburam Yadav, travels to Bombay to try and re-pay his loan to the local money-lender, Lala Sukhilal, his wife, Laxmi, and three children Sheila, Shakti, and Shankar, are on the point of destitution. To make matters worse, they stop receiving any mail from their father for months. When Sukhilal finds out about their plight, he offers to look after Laxmi and be intimate with her, but she refuses, so he decides to take possession of the house and property, and does so with approval of the local Panchayat. Laxmi and her set forth to travel to Bombay to be with Baburam and a ride from a drunken truck driver, Tej Bahadur, who puts the children in the back of the truck and lets Laxmi sit next to him. When it starts raining heavily, Tej stops the truck, brutally beats and rapes Laxmi until she dies. He also heavily cuffs young Shankar into unconsciousness, leaving him with only his cigarette lighter and the license number of his truck. Years later, a grown up Shankar and ... Written by
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This film was completed on time but the Chopras were busy with tv serials. After all being in the same film industry for more 3 than decades, B.R.Chopra & Kalyanji-Anandji first time worked together in this film. A hit film from south the Chiraanjivi starer Pratiband. was just released at that time, so the Chopras had changed the tittle of their film to a similar tittle and changed to Pratigyaband. After this film in 1992 the Chopras launched 3 films toghether, the Ravi Chopra directed Kabhi Hum Mile The (shelved) composers Shi-Hari recorded all the songs, Baghban starring Dilip Kumar, to be directed by. B.R.Chopra (shelved as dilip wanted to complete his film kalinga first) and the Dr.Rahi Masoom Reza written Kal Ki Awaaz which was complete and released. See more