Besharam (1978) is a Hindi film that follows a man trying to find out the truth behind his father's death. Harmless insurance agent, Ram Kumar (Amitabh Bachchan), ends up entangled in a corrupt criminal world after his father is elected mayor and then commits suicide. Ram Kumar joins forces with the Police Commissioner and pretends to be Prince Chandrashekar, a wealthy diamond dealer hailing from South Africa. Antagonist of the film, Digvijay Singh (Amjad Khan) is also not who he seems to be. He smuggles drugs under the persona of an industrialist named Dharamdas and he set Ram Kumar's father up. Ram Kumar unwitting falls in love with Dharamdas' sister, but when portraying the Prince he seduces Dharamdas' wife in order to discover his corrupt business practices. He faces numerous trials and tribulations trying to get to the bottom of the corruption of the city.