When all your effort seems to have gone down the drain, life may seem bleaker than death. Directed by Tapan Sinha and starring Shabana Azmi, Irrfan Khan, Pankaj Kapur and Deepa Sahi, Ek Doctor Ki Maut is a Hindi drama film that won 3 National Film Awards and 1 Filmfare Award for its spectacularity. This film is about a doctor who, after discovering a vaccine for leprosy, is subjected to great contempt by jealous medical practitioners of higher stature. The mental and emotional assault is made more intense when the credit for the discovery is given to another man. Having lost all that he had worked for, the doctor is devastated. Is this the end for the humble man or does his life have more to offer?