By Divya Solgama(09 Apr 2008)
Sushma(Jaya Bhaduri) and Anand(Sanjeev Kumar) are college mates in love. When Sushma's father insists on getting her married to the boy of his choice. Sushma runs away from home. She goes through a variety of experiences in meeting different people showing different emotions. The movie is about the nine rasas of life depicted by Sanjeev Kumar in nine roles. First she is saved from committing suicide by a rich widower(Sanjeev Kumar)with a young daughter. When Sushma escapes from him, she is taken to a brothel where she meets a drunkard(Sanjeev Kumar) who helps her to escape from there and she ends up in a mental hospital where the old doctor(Sanjeev) shows her "karuna". From there she d..... To a man who has turned into a murderer(Sanjeev) due to circumstances. He depicts anger(krodh). When the police comes after him she joins a procession of a swamiji who turns out to be a smuggler gantique statues. He shows her vaasha (lust), Sushma runs away from him and meets a leper who is actually Seth Dhawraj a handsome rich man. She helps him to reach the hospital. On the way tack faints and in saved by the people of a theatre company. The hero of the company depicts shringar ras. She escapes from there in disguise and is saved from a lion's attack by a hunter. He recognises her and calls up her boyfriend. He comes and clears the misunderstandings and they get married.