(Certified: Jan 30, 1984)
Rahul (Amol Palekar) is the son in law of Sethji (Dr Shreeram Lagoo), a widowed businessman who lives a comfortable life with his only daughter, Hansa (Kawal Gandhiok) and his grandson Munna. Rahul is Sethji's senior business partner along with a nephew, Dinesh (Girish Karnad). Dinesh has been living abroad in Europe and has placed an offer of some used industrial machinery to be sold to Sethji. Rahul however disagrees and tells Sethji not to buy the machinery, but to manufacture it locally. Sethji is however not of the opinion, and a rivalry develops between Rahul and Dinesh. As Munna being Sethji's heir apparent, Rahul secretly feels cheated out of his inheritance. He starts scheming on how to do away with Sethji, who is an old man and suffering from a heart condition.
Rahul is portrayed in the film as a sexually obsessive man who has been having an affair with his secretary Anita (Rohini Hattangdi), unknown to his wife.
In the midst of this is caught Janki (Smita Patil). She was the wife of one of the workers killed by an accident in the factory owned by Sethji. She obtains work as a maidservant in Rahul's house. Rahul seduces Janki and uses her to his means.