Ratan Kumar lives a middle-class existence with his wife, Pushpa and son, Sunder. When he is asked to commit a crime for Balram Singh, he does so, but decides to keep a suitcase full of diamonds for himself. An enraged Balram sets fire to his house. Believing his wife to be dead, Ratan flees, is rescued by Dr. Saigal, taken to the palace of a distraught Maharani Maanwati, who has just lost her son and husband, but is placated after being told that Sunder is her son. For years, Ratan, who now calls himself Ramesh, works for the Maharani, and when Sunder grows up, the Maharani comes to know of Ramesh's existence, finds that he closely resembles her husband, and marries him. Shortly thereafter, Pushpa re-surfaces, an enraged Maharani attempts to kill Ramesh, but ends up killing herself, before dying she asks Sunder to avenge her death. Fleeing from Sunder and the Police's wrath, Ramesh is apprehended by the Police, tried in Court, and sentenced to several years in jail. When he returns, ... Written by
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This project took about 6-7 years to get completed. First it was launched with Dilip Kumar then it wa temporarily shelved. Then it was revived later after about 3 years Mushir and Riaz took over the production and wanted Dilip Kumar to play the central role but filmaker Nassir Hussein said that now he has Sanjeev Kumar in his mind and Zabardast was made at last. After about 30 years Nasir Hussein directed an outside production, the last outside production he made was Tumsa Nahin Dekha & Dil Deke Dheko. See more