An honest temple pujari takes on more than he can handle when he bears witness to a murder and gives evidence in a court of law against powerful landlord in his village. The landlord bribes his way to freedom and engineers a ploy to ruin the Pujari`s reputation and his status among his peers in the village, Ashamed of his tarnished reputation, the Pujari commits suicide and leaves his wife and young children to face the atrocities of the evil landlord. The son flees the village and goes to Mumbai to make a life, but returns years later to avenge the shame caused to his family. Things get complicated when he falls in love with the daughter of the landlord. The plot thickens when it is revealed that the hero is not actually the Pujari`s son.