Set in a prison in pre-Independence India, the film opens with Kalyani (Nutan), who is serving a life sentence for murder, telling a jailmate her story. Kalyani is the daughter of a respected postmaster (Raja Paranjpe) in a Bengal village in the 1930s. She is in love with freedom fighter Bikash (Ash..Read story
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