Itihaas is a 1987 movie. Joginder Singh (Raaj Kumar) is a repected Police Commissioner. He lives with his wife Sunaina (Shabana Azmi), his sons, Vijay (Anil Kapoor) and Rakesh (Mohnish Bahl), and daughter Jyoti. Rakesh is a police inspector and Vijay is a lawyer. As his duty Rakesh arrests Kalicharan (Suresh Oberoi) who works for criminal Alexander (Danny Dengzongpa). Joginder Singh gets to know the background of Kalicharan and how he became the victim of Alexander's oppression. Joginder counsels him and helps him become a good man once again. Joginder and his wife taking care of Kalicharan's child Munna while he was in jail. Alexander is angry as Kalicharan dosent want to work for him anymore. Vijay was about to meet his girlfriend Shobha (Rati Agnihotri) in a hotel but few goons try to molest her, Vijay saves her. Alexander kidnaps Joginder's daughter and try to rape her where she gets injured. Joginder arrives and in the fit of rage kills Alexander's man and is arrested for the murder. Rakesh is made to believe his father is a murderer and respecting his profession he
wants his father to go behind bars. Vijay as a lawyer wants to defend for his father.