The story portrays a simple girl from a small village named Jeeva (Jaya Prada). Jeeva & Shiva (Rishi Kapoor) are childhood sweethearts. Yashpal Singh (Raza Murad) has his eyes set on beautiful Jeeva. One day he tries to rape her but she manages to escape safely. Furious Yashpal kills Shiva on the honeymoon night of Jeeva & Shiva. Jeeva takes her revenge by killing Yashpal. Jeeva is then sentence for life . She gives birth to her child in the jail. Everyone calls the child by the name Munna. Munna is loved by all women prisioners. The jailor Kapil Dev Singh (Manooty) who is a very honest cop. Yashpal's wife & his brother Krupal Singh (Danny) want to kill Jeeva & her son but Kapil Dev Singh stands by Jeeva & Munna very strongly.