Sunita (Asha Parekh) lives along with her widowed father in a rich neighborhood of Delhi. deeply disturbed by the suicide of her elder sister Roopa in Dehradun a year ago. All she knows was that Roopa committed suicide due to her involvement with a hotel live band drummer Rocky. (a role played by Shammi Kapoor who was repeating the drummers role from his 1959 block buster Dil Deke Dekho with the same co-star and director)On the way to Dehradun, Sunita meets a charming but mischievous young man Anil (Shammi Kapoor) on the train. Anil gets attracted by Sunitas beauty and spirit and decides to pursue her.
Later he overhears Sunita saying that she would definitely take revenge on Rocky who was the cause of her sisters suicide. Anils stage name being Rocky.Narrating his version of what happened to his friend he reveals that he was never interested in Roopa and she was the one who always pursued him. one evening telling him that she would be coming to his room in the hotel and if he did not open his door, she will jump and commit suicide. later that evening when she starts banging on his door, he does not open the door, and then he hears a shriek and a thud.
When he rushes out and looks down from the 3rd floor lobby balcony (TEESRI MANZIL) he sees Roopas body on the Compound below, apparently she having jumped as she had threatened.He tries to explain everything to Sunita but always postpones it. He takes the help of a rich patron of their hotel, Mr. Kunwer to pose as a rich heir in front of Sunitas father. But after some time it is revealed that he was no one but Rocky.
He tries to explain to Sunita but she wouldnt listen. his pursuit of Sunitas attention and affection along with the hotel club backdrop giving many a chance to break out in song and dance, this movie is a watershed musical well worth watching.Police arrest Anil and later release him. To his surprise, they reveal that Roopa didnt commit suicide was murdered. A face the police kept silent to catch the actual murderer.
They also warn Anil that the killer might target him as he was closely linked to the case.Anil suspects Ruby (Helen), his co-dancer and his admirer but she is murdered before his eyes and although he chases the killer Anil is unable to catch him. then he suspects Ramesh (Prem Chopra), Roopas fiance but finds no clue. Later police tells him that murderer wanted to kill Anil but Ruby came in between. A mysterious young woman calls him one night and asks him to go to a certain place in her car to know the truth about Roopa.
But the cars has been tampered with and goes of a cliff and with no body found everybody thinks that Anil is dead. But he survives and investigates further and at last finds the actual killer and the motive behind Roopas murder.
Shammi Kapoor, Asha Parekh, Prem Nath, Randhir, Helen
Comedy, Musical, Mystery
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R. D. Burman