The back-room dealings and illegal activities of corrupt criminal lawyer Ravi Verma (Chandrachur Singh) are finally catching up to him, and now he finds himself the focus of a criminal investigation. When he has one of his prosecutors killed, however, he finally pushes his luck too far. Capt. Karan (Sanjay Dutt), the murdered lawyers son, knows exactly whats going on and who is to blame for it, and he wont stop until hes avenged his fathers death.
Daag: The Fire is a 1999 Hindi-language Bollywood film written, produced and directed by Raj Kanwar, starring Sanjay Dutt, Chandrachur Singh and Mahima Chaudhry in the lead roles. The film was a box-office success.
Karan is a former soldier. One day when Karan finds out that his father committed suicide in prison after he is falsely charged with a crime, he suspects Ravi Verma, a city attorney who has a wife and a kid. When Karan spots Ravi on the street with his wife Kajal, he abruptly shoots Ravi and Kajal; however, Ravi survives the murder and Kajal ends up dead. After Ravi's release from the hospital, he does not realize that he has a new and different wife who looks exactly like Kajal, later on he does. While Ravi's life continues, Karan's revenge also continues against Ravi. Ravi claims that it wasn't his idea to set Karan's father up, it may be Ravi's father-in-law and his colleagues who may be responsible.
This action-packed movie is about an unflinching former soldier Karan (Sanjay Dutt) who has on the brain the revenge of the death of his upright father who allegedly dies in jail because of a lawyer Ravi Verma (Chandrachur Singh) and his crooked associates, i.e. his father-in-law Singhal (Raj Babbar) & his allies. In a shot of revenge, Karan one day fires at Ravi and his wife Kajal (Mahima Chaudhry) in which Kajal is killed and Ravi is mentally impaired as he loses his memory. As a medication to restore Ravis memory, a Kajals lookalike Kajri (Mahima Chaudhry, in a dual role) is engaged by Singhal to represent Kajal, with Ravi under Singhals stronghold. But an obstinate Karan is ready for a war to the knife to kill Ravi. With the help of Kajri Ravi starts to get back his memory. Suddenly he starts to behave like a good guy and when he comes to know about Karan who is trying to kill him, he pacifies with Karan with the help of kajri and promises Karan that he will prove his father was innocent. Learning this Singhal and his allies try to kill Ravi, Kajri and Karan. In the final fight Karan wins over the baddies and his father is proved innocent.
Over and above, the movie had been one of the musical hits of Bollywood for the year.