(Certified: May 6, 1982)
Najma (Smita Patil) and Salim (Naseeruddin Shah) are in love, but their's is a platonic relationship, as Salim is a deep thinker and prefers that women like Najma be financially independent, and not be dependent on men. On the other hand, Sarju (Farooq Shaikh) and Shabnam (Supriya Pathak) are in love, and would like to get married, however, Shabnam's dad (Yunus Parvez) has finalized her marriage with a much older man, who is wealthy, and has shown an interest in Shabnam. An engagement ceremoney takes place with this older gentleman, and Shabnam. Sarju, though devastated, must now attempt to convince Shabnam's dad, as well as Shabnam's future husband, to change their respective minds, and let him marry Shabnam, with results that will change their lives forever.