Roti Kapda Aur Makaan
() is a 1974 Indian Bollywood
Hindi-language film which is written, produced, directed by and stars Manoj Kumar
alongside Shashi Kapoor
, Zeenat Aman
, Amitabh Bachchan
, Moushmi Chatterjee
, Prem Nath
and Madan Puri
in pivotal roles. Laxmikant Pyarelal
were the music directors. The film was the highest grossing Bollywood film of 1974.
After the retirement of his dad (Krishan Dhawan
), the responsibility is on Bharat (Manoj Kumar
) to look after his Delhi
-based family. He has two younger college-going brothers, Vijay (Amitabh Bachchan
) and Deepak (Dheeraj Kumar
) and a sister of marriage age, Champa (Meena T.
). Although Bharat himself is a college graduate, the only work he can find is as a low-paid singer, much to the frustration of his girlfriend, Sheetal (Zeenat Aman
). Meanwhile, Vijay has turned to crime as a last option to provide for the family, but after an argument with Bharat, he leaves home to join the army.
Sheetal starts working as a secretary for rich businessman Mohan Babu (Shashi Kapoor
) and Mohan becomes attracted to her. She too becomes attracted to Mohan Babu but is more interested in his wealth and luxury. She loves Bharat but cannot contemplate a life in poverty. Bharat finally finds a job as a builder but starts to realise that Sheetal is slowly drifting away from his life. Afterwards he loses his job as a builder after the government takes over the building site currently being constructed and his financial problems increase... Read More