Divya Solgamawrote on May 22 2008 7:04PM
Jhankar is a musical movie of sentiments and dedication towards music. The film begins with Joshep Fernandes, a vagabond, who sings and plays drum and earns his living. One night he met with a woman who committed suicide leaving her child. Joshep could not leave the baby and so he granted him as his own son and named him Shankar Fernandes. Shankar got shelter in the house of Master ji. His wife Malati looked after Shankar as she looks at her son. Shankar and Joshep left home in search of earning. It was during this time when Malati died when she was giving birth to a girl child Arati. Shankar and Arati grew up and Arati fell in love with Shankar, who became a vagabond after the death of his father Joshep. He took his father's profession of entertaining people and earning his living. Paralysis struck Masterji, so he had no other option but to take Arati to his elder sister's place. His elder sister was a greedy person, who only for the sake of money wanted to give mariage of Arati with a mastan with the help of Bheeru. Shankar rescues her . He also discovered that this woman was no other than Joshep's own daughter. When the marriage of that rascal and Arati was taking place Shankar went there and told the truth of that man's character but no one believed. It was then that the police came and arrested the rascal, then every one came to know about the truth. Then Masterji died and Arati left the house with Shankar. When some criminals tried to rape Arati, a stranger Kesto Pal appeared there and saved her from the mollestation. He gave shelter to Shankar and Arati. Shankar fell ill and a tumor is found in his stomach by the medical test. He was adviced not to sing by the doctor. But Shankar did not pay any attention to the doctor and he fleed from the hospital in order to sing in the musical programme where he was supposed to perform. On his was he met with that rascal and after much fight he reached the stage ansd there he and Arati performed infront of the audience. Shankar's condition became very critical and he was admitted to the hospital, where the operation was successful and he was well. The two lovers Shankar and Arati were married to each other.