Karigar is a story about a poor skilled worker who is jobless. He sells his tools to look after his family. While he is jobless, his wife and son manage to get a job at a rich man's house. But one day, he gets a job and needs tools to complete the work and so, he buys a set of tools whichlater get lost. While searching for his bag of tools, he lands up in jail and later tries to prove his innocence with the help of his son.