Seth Dhanpath Rai (Sanjeev Kumar) is the country's most powerful smuggler who is surrounded by his fortress of power and money. Then one fine day, his daughter Sonia (Poonam Dhillon) falls in love with Ravi Malhotra (Shashi Kapoor), a police officer and wants to marry him. Dhanpath Rai very soon realizes that his son Vicky (Randhir Kapoor) has also taken a path that goes against the one he travels. Vicky has been engaged with a pretty but poor girl (Swaroop Sampat). Now the question begins to haunt Seth Dhanpat rai - "What is more important? His children's happiness or what he is, i.e. power and money.". Dhanpath Rai's question is answered soon. At the end Seth Dhanpath Rai finds true wealth in his life.