Aabroo , India, 05 January 1968

Manish (Deepak Kumar) lives with his brother Anand (Ashok Kumar) an advocate, and sister-in-law Tilottama (Nirupa Roy), in Kashmir. Manish has just returned from abroad having completed his medical degree. Neena (Vimi) has come to Kashmir for her holidays and meets Manish and they fall in love. Manish is waiting to get a job confirmation from one of the hospitals in Bombay. Neena’s sister Sharda (Leela Naidu) lives with her husband Chandrashekhar (Rehman) in Bombay. The two are very uch in love with each other. Being childless Sharda is harassed by her mother-in-law Mrs. Verma (Lalita Pawar). Sharda asks Shekhar to get married again but he refuses. Mrs. Verma's harassment of Sharda turns to tragedy when two relatives Darwazalal (Jeevan) and Shanta (Shashikala) come to live with them. Nina is also staying in the house with her sister. Darwazalal poison's Sharda who while dying makes Nina promise that she will marry Shekhar. After Sharda dies Nina and a distraught Shekhar get married. Shekhar has no interest in Nina as he is still grieving the loss of his beloved wife Sharda.

Manish finally gets a job in Bombay and Anand asks him to stay with his good friend Shekhar till he settles in. On arriving at Shekhar’s house Manish is shocked to find the girl he loves, Nina, now married to Shekhar. Darwazalal and Shanta start rumours regarding Manish and Nina, however Shekhar overhears Darwazala’s plotting but is hit on the head by him. His situation is critical and the attending doctor is Manish. When Shekhar dies Manish is arrested for murder. After a courtscene where Anand fights for the prosecution and his wife Tillottama defends Manish, the nefarious planning of Darwazalal and Shanta is revealed.

  • Genre: Thriller
  • Runtime: 170 Minutes
  • Director: C.L. Rawal


Aabroo (Honour) is a 1968 Hindi romantic crime drama film directed by C. L. Rawal. The story, screenplay and dialogue were written by G. L. Rawal. It was produced by B. L. Rawal for Rawal Films banner. The music directors were Sonik-Omi and the lyricist was G. L. Rawal. The director of photography was M. N. Malhotra. The film starred Ashok Kumar, Nirupa Roy, Vimi, Rehman, Leela Naidu, Shashikala and Deepak Kumar.

The story revolves around two lovers, Manish and Neena, who are separated when Neena is forced to marry her sister’s husband. The husband is killed and Manish is arrested for his murder.