Ram (Raj Kapoor) is a poor law student who supports his education with money orders from his mother and things he pawns. While struggling with his poor finances, he save a boy from accident. Seeing the poor condition of the boys family he gives all his savings for the boys treatment. Ram keeps visiting the boy and falls in love with the boys elder sister Sohni (Mala Sinha). Sohnis father Gopal is addicted to liquor which Harbanslal keeps providing him with.
Harbanslal has a mean motive in doing so as he wants marry Sohni. To prevent Sohnis arranged marriage with Harbanslal, Ram decides to rob the pawn broker. But he is caught in the act, and he murders the pawn owner.Rams conscience keeps telling him to admit his crime. But he never picks up the courage to do so.
The police inspector on the case keeps suspecting Ram for the crime. With no proof he, too, is helpless. Ram learns that police have already arrested another thief and have charged him with this robbery and murder. On the last day when the court is to rule in the case, Raj makes up his mind and admits. He pleads saying how he was acting in self-defense against real villains of the society.
The court sentences him for three years of imprisonment. Sohni promises that she will wait for his release and then marry him.
Raj Kapoor, Mala Sinha, Rehman, Leela Chitnis, Tun Tun, Kamal Kapoor, Nana Palsikar, Mubarak, Jagdish Sethi
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Mohammed Zahur Khayyam