Rajesh Kamleshwar Narain (Rajesh Khanna) falls in love with Kamini (Mumtaz) during his college days. After completing college he becomes revolutionary freedom fighter and abandons her due to the fear that he might die during his struggle for freedom. Kamini is later married to Dheeraj Kumar (Shashi Kapoor). Rajesh Khanna takes refuge at Shashi Kapoor’s government quarters and encounters Kamini again. Dheeraj starts suspecting his wife of cheating. What will happen next in this love triangle amidst the struggle for Independence?