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Raaste Kaa Patthar (1972)

  • LanguageHindi

Raaste ka Patthar is a story of the rise and fall of human characters. Today the price of a career is too high... Still one has to live. But there comes a moment in life when the individual realises that he has paid too much for just a career and then he makes a stand and puts every bit of his conscience on the stake. 

Jai, the hero of this story, is such a man who finds this terrible moment staring at him. Without realising he has paid a very high price for an easy and comfortable life. Without realising the after effects he is letting his flat and his self-respect. And when he is sure that he has achieved the life he wanted so badly he discovers at a particular point that he has been cheated in love. Nita too is standing on a cross road and she does not know if it is possible for her to continue the journey. She knows that she can't go back. She is in a dilemma. She cares for Ranjeet Choudhry but he is a married man. 

The story is also standing on this cross road. but it must move on because life is not static. it does move with the tragedies of various incidents of the characters involved in the story. to know how it culminates you will have to see "Raaste Ka Patthar".

(From the official press booklet)