Paanch Qaidi (1981)
(Released: Jun 19, 1981)
The entire area of Fategarh and the surrounding villages is full of violence and an immense scare, and the people in this area are victims of Daku Mangal Singhs tyranny and cruelty. Without the faith, help and co-operation of the villagers, it has become virtually impossible for the police force to mount operations against Daku. Police officer Vijay, posted as Deputy Superintendent of Police, sets up a police chowki in Rampur village. But is bavado cost Vijay heavily; he had to see his wife and only son butchered by Daku Mangal Singh in front of his eye. Vijay now is full of vengeance, prepares a scheme to exterminate the dacoits and offers it to his senior officers. D.S.P. Vijay demand that he be allowed to secure the release of five dreadful and dangerous prisoners and two robust tough guys Raja and Kaka, and carry them with him to the Rampur village where they could settle as ordinary villagers and resist the dacoits. He proposed that before he made them settle in the village, he would give prisoners an initial training in a training camp so that they can one day strike against the dacoits and finish them for ever. The Insepctor General of Police is convinced by his scheme and allows him to take the five prisoners out of thejail and start their training camp, till time that he seeks receives the permission from the Government. Vijay, with his logical, emotional and forceful ideology, wins the faith of the five prisoners. But the inspector Genreral of Police fails to get Government approval for this unorthodox scheme and orders the prisoners back to their cells to complete their sentences. Vijay is emotionally hurt and is commpelled by his conscience to take a hasty step and disobey law for the sake of law. Even though he breaks the law, his motive is only to serve the law. . Vijay the five prisoner and the two tough guys are chased and under attack of the police on one side and Daku Mangal Singh on the other.