Film details


Drama. A petty thief robs a schoolmaster who is unable to save his son's life. The thief resolves to change his life and, taking the place of the teacher's son, he dedicates himself to looking after him and his wife. When the village is then threatened by dacoits, he stands up to them and frees the villagers from their reign of terror.

Cast & Credits

Latest from the BFI

  • Latest from the BFI

    Latest news, features and opinion.

More information

Films, TV and people

  • Films, TV and people

    Film lists and highlights from BFI Player.

More information

Sight & Sound magazine

  • Sight & Sound magazine

    Reviews, interviews and features from the international film magazine.

More information

Back to the top