This is the story of Govind Narang (Sunil Shetty), a honest, upright, chivalrous, and handsome and goodlooking to boot. He lived in a small village in Punjab, fell in love with Sudha (Sushmita Sen), but marries Masterji's (Achyut Potdar) daughter, Pushpa, (Suman Ranganath), as she is pregnant by a police officer, who refuses to marry her. Pushpa does not love Govind, and hates Sudha. Together with her brother, Laxman (Sharad Kapoor), Pushpa tries to have Sudha thrown out of the village, but is unsuccessful. When Laxman finds out about Pushpa's infedility, he poisons her, and after his wife's death, Govind relocates to Bombay, with his sister, Ratna (Shradha Nigam). He meets beautiful and gorgeous Gitika (Namrata Shirodkar), and they fall in love. One day Govind defends the honor of a young girl from the younger brother of hoodlum Johnny Handsome (Sharat Saxena), and as a result generates hatred and animosity. Johnny also is humiliated by Govind and others, and swears vengeance with the help of Sadanana Kutty (Gulshan Grover) and Karim Khan Toofani (Govind Namdeo). On the other hand, Govind befriends Ram Shevak (Alok Nath), and with his help and assistance of a landowner arranges the purchase of a prestigious plot of land so that hawkers and small shop-owners could set-up their businesses. But nothing goes according to plan. The plot of land and the owner turn out to be fakes, and Govind gets all the blame; His sister is openly raped, and and brutally killed in broad daylight; and Govind himself gets seriously wounded in broad daylight before the very eyes of the people he defended. Does Govind ever recover? Will he be able to redeem himself in the eyes of his friends?.