A forest officer (Amitabh Bachchan) is jailed for the alleged murder of a
smuggler (Amrish Puri). Unable to bear the shock, his wife (Madhavi) and
daughter commit suicide. On his return from jail, he discovers that the persons
who committed the murder are flourishing. He swears revenge. Meanwhile,
Rajnikanth seeks revenge for the atrocities committed against his parents and
sister Hema Malini. With Reena Roy and Amitabh's help, Rajnikanth faces the
villainous triumvirate of Pran, Prem Chopra and Danny Denzongpa.