Maa Beta is a 1962 film. Rameshwari (Nirupa Roy) and her Husband Ganga are newly married and share their family home. They share the house with Ganga's elder brother Bishan (I.S. Johar) and his wife Krishana Devi (Manorama). Ganga works hard but barely earns and still he share the major part of his salary with his brother. Rameshwari helps her husband and they start a cottage industry. they work hard and become sucessful. Ganga goes mad and jumps from the hill. Rameshwari soon gives birth to a boy. But the child is stolen by her servant Rampyari. Ganga's son is brought up by Rampyari's daughter Munni and her husband Charandas (Mukri). The couple work as servant in Rameshwari's house and bring up her Kishore (Manoj Kumar) without telling her.