Unable to find a good job, Ram (Amitabh Bachchan) works in a low-level office position. When he meets the despondent Ravi (Anil Dhawan), he talks the suicidal man through his trauma and asks his new friend to live with him. With Ram's help, Ravi finds a job in Ram's company. But when Ram decides to marry Kusum (Tanuja), Ravi disapproves. Does Kusum have loose morals, as Ravi implies, or has she just been the target of unfair rumors?