Sunny Deol, Meenakshi Shehshadri, Danny Denzongpa, Tinu Anand, Amrish Puri
Kashinath, abandoned on the ghats of Banaras when he was an infant, is reared under the tutelege of Shambhunath an honest and righteous man. Shambhunath a good samaritan, freedom fighter and social worker, commands great respect in the town.When the local Vaid advises Kashinath to take his ailing father to Bombay for medical treatment, he is overjoyed. He is sure he would make his dreams big some day. Besides, he would also be meeting his brother Shiv, Shambhunaths real son who lives in Bombay. On their arrival in Bombay the father and son are baffeled by the eerie and stony silence in the locality where Shiv resides. And gradually their myths about the city, where everything is supposed to be the realm of possibility, are rudely shattered. The Doctor diagnoses Shambhunaths disease as cancer in the advansed stage. Kashi also realises that the existance of his brother and the fellow shopkeepers depends on the mercy of the blood-thirsty Katiya and his brothers, who have unleashed a reign of terror to grab their land by hook or crook. His dreams turns into nightmare. Kashis only silver lining is Gauri who understands the problems of Kashi. Kashi realises that the things have actually reached a point of no return, so he embraces violence to eliminate Katiya and his brother and Kashi had his reasons for choosing this lethal path.