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 film of 1974 [ 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 further. When Sheetals boss, Mohan Babu, proposes marriage, she accepts and soon both are engaged leaving Bharat heartbroken. After losing his love, Bharat also loses his father, devastating him and leaving him unable to deal with his life. Frustrated, Bharat burns his diploma on his fathers funeral pyre.
Meanwhile, his sister Champa has found a suitor, but Bharat has no money to pay for the wedding and it cannot go ahead. Still depressed at the state of his life, Bharat soon finds salvation by helping a poor girl, Tulsi [Moushmi Chatterjee], who also lives in poverty but gets by. He also makes friends with Sardar Harnam Singh [Prem Nath] who comes to his rescue when he attempts to save Tulsi from a gang of hoodlums. He then receives an offer from a corrupt businessman named Nekiram [Madan Puri] who persuades Bharat to do his illegal activities and he and his family will finally come out of poverty and be wealthy. The plot centers on whether Bharat agree to this, or whether his moral nature stop him from turning to crime to provide for his family.
*Manoj Kumar .... Bharat
*Shashi Kapoor .... Mohan Babu
*Zeenat Aman .... Sheetal
*Amitabh Bachchan .... Vijay
*Moushmi Chatterjee ... Tulsi
*Dheeraj Kumar .... Deepak [Bharats youngest brother]
*Krishan Dhawan .... Bharats father
*Kamini Kaushal .... Bharats mother
*Prem Nath .... Harnam Singh [Tulsis friend]
*Madan Puri .... Nekiram
*Aruna Irani .... Poonam [Nekirams mistress]
*Meena T. .... Champa [Bharats sister]
| Song || Singer[s]|| Notes
| Hay Hay Yeh Majboori
|| Lata Mangeshkar
|| Picturized on Zeenat Aman in a wet sari
|Main Na Bhoolunga
||Mukesh and Lata Mangeshkar
||There were two versions of this song in the film - one happy and one sad. This song was picturized on the love triangle between Shashi Kapoor, Manoj Kumar, and Zeenat Aman
|Aur Nahin Bas Aur Nahin
|Mehngai Mar Gayi
||Lata Mangeshkar, Mukesh, Narendra Chanchal and Jani Babu
|Panditji Mere Marne Ke
||Picturized on Aruna Irani
Awards and nominations
*1975 Filmfare Best Director Award for Manoj Kumar
*1975 Filmfare Best Male Playback Award for Mahendra Kapoor and the song Aur Nahin Bas Aur Nahin
*1975 Filmfare Best Lyricist Award for Santosh Anand and the song Main Na Bhoolunga
*1975 Filmfare Nomination for Best Film
*1975 Filmfare Nomination for Best Actor for Manoj Kumar
*1975 Filmfare Nomination for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for Prem Nath
*1975 Filmfare Nomination for Best Actress in a Supporting Role for Moushumi Chatterjee
*1975 Filmfare Nomination for Best Story for Manoj Kumar
*1975 Filmfare Nomination for Best Music for Laxmikant Pyarelal
*1975 Filmfare Nomination for Best Lyricist for Santosh Anand for the song "Aur Nahin Bus Aur Nahin"
*1975 Filmfare Nomination for Best Male Playback Singer for Mukesh for the song "Main Na Bhoolonga"
Source : Roti Kapda Aur Makaan Wiki Page