| Action, Crime, Drama
Vijay struggles as a dockworker. Eventually, he becomes a leading figure of the underworld, while his younger brother, Ravi, is an educated, upright policeman. This divide causes problems in their relationship.
Amitabh Bachchan's character was based on docks smuggler Haji Mastan. Whereas Madan Puri's character was based on Sukkur Narayan Bakhia, rival of Haji Mastan.
Before I talk, I need to know if I am talking to a brother or a police officer?
Ravi: As long a brother speaks, a brother would listen. When a criminal speaks, a police officer would respond!
In the awards scene at the start, Nirupa Roy is shown again in the audience after she goes on the stage.
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