Award-winning Bollywood drama. Nandini (Sonu Walia) and Sanjay Verma (Kabir Bedi) are lovers who conspire to take over the vast estate of Mr Saxena (Saeed Jaffrey) and his only widowed daughter, Aarti (Rekha). After Saxena passes away suddenly, Sanjay woos Aarti and marries her. On a boating trip both Nandini and Sanjay do away with Aarti, making it look like an accident, and subsequently take over the entire Saxena estate. But Aarti survives and with the help of plastic surgery transforms herself into a successful model, Jyoti. She then plans to get revenge against Sanjay, but finds that he has been physically abusing her children, pets, and servants. She must now decide whether to reveal her identity, or continue with her plan and be a spectator to the abuse on her loved ones.