Wealthy businessman, Srivastav, lives in a palatial house with his wife, Yashoda, and an only child, a son named Shyam, who likes to paint. Shyam is expected to marry Renu, the daughter of a business-friend, Kailashnath. Unknown to both the families, Shyam and Renu have already met, and fallen in love. When things start going wrong with the Srivastav's business dealings, they stand to lose everything, until and unless Shyam marries the only daughter, Menaka Rai, of the most wealthiest man in Bombay. Yashoda and her husband readily agree to this marriage, but Shyam refuses, as a result is asked to leave the house, and his parents will have nothing to do with him. Shyam and Renu begin their life together, but the unexpected happens, and a woman who is in love with Shyam, Meera, is killed and the police arrest Shyam for her death. He is produced in Court and is sentenced to die. But then the unexpected happens again, as Meera is still alive, and as a result Shyam is freed from prison. He...
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There were several stories going around about the film. The first was that Manoj Kumar's father got angry at Manoj for not doing anything for his younger brother Rajeev. He yelled at Manoj to make a film for Rajeev and launch him. Finally Manoj relented and Painter Babu was born. Upon seeing the final product, Manoj's father grew even more angry and upset. He noticed Manoj had spent very little on the production, as oppose to the films he would direct and act in himself. Manoj's father fell in depression. Manoj denied all allegations. He stated that when he saw Rajeev narrating the scenes to the actors in Kranti, it was there and then he saw a spark of a actor in Rajeev. He did not say anything and would wait to ask Rajeev if he wanted to act. See more