Jan Nissar Akhtar Khan works as a Forest Officer, and lives with his wife Zakhiya. One day while on duty, he comes across some poachers who were cutting sandal wood trees illegally. When challenged, they retaliate, a struggle ensues, and one of them, Ram Gupta, gets killed.
Khan is charged with killing him, tried in court and sentenced to several years in prison. His shocked and devastated wife kills herself. Years later, an angry and embittered Khan is released from prison.
One day he comes across another young man, Vijay Singh, and finds out that he is struggling with taking vengeance against two men who had traumatized and killed some of his family members, and decides to help him.
It is then Khan finds out that Gupta is still alive and decides to kill him, quite dramatically in the same courtroom in which he was convicted for his murder. Will Khan's plans succeed? How will his future be affected? And, what about Vijay's plan to avenge the death of his family members?
Amitabh Bachchan and Madhavi played pivotal cameo roles as husband and wife, in this movie.
This movie had a supporting cast of some exceptionally experienced actors including Pran, Danny Denzongpa, Amrish Puri, Madan Puri, Prem Chopra and Asrani.
Dharmendra makes a guest appearance in this movie.
This film is a remake of the Tamil movie Sattam Oru Iruttarai (1981).
Andhaa Kanoon 1983
08 Apr 1983 ● Hindi ● 2 hrs 48 mins
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