- 2 hr 56 min
Damini, the daughter of a post-master hails from an average middle class family who lives in a small town in a hill station. She is an excellent dancer and is truly beautiful. Shekhar (Rishi Kapoor) falls in love with Damini after seeing her incredible performance on the stage. He decides to make her his life partner. Shekhar belongs to a stinking rich background. Shekhar's Dad too is very much pleased with the innocence and wonderful personality of Damini and eventually he arranges for a pompous wedding for both of them. Rakesh is the younger brother of Shekhar who is caught one day by Damini while sexually assaulting the maid servant of his house. Damini immediately seeks Shekhar's help but by the time Shekhar reaches the spot, his brother already commits the crime. Damini decides to inform the police, on the other hand Shekhar's family frantically tries to hide the crime. Finally, Rakesh and his friends are arrested and brought to the court. This traumatic incident almost kills the maid. Distressed Damini testifies in court against the Gupta family but she is eventually proven as a mental patient by the Gupta's family lawyer and is confined to a mental asylum. A Durga procession stirs her mental chord and she suddenly feels very strong and stands up to fight her own battle. Damini absconds from the asylum, breaks the shackles of misery and chooses to fight her own battle. She seeks the help of an alcoholic lawyer,Govind. The rape case is re-opened. In the meantime the maid expires at the hospital and her death is registered as a suicidal death by the police. But, Govind the able lawyer is able to prove otherwise. Damini faces the final test of time and her love for Shekhar when she faces Shekhar for the second time in the court room. Damini will win the battle only if Shekhar testifies against his own family.