'Bobby' is a bold and evocative teenage love story deploying the urban ‘pop’ iconography of mid- 60s middle-class teenage fashions and exploring the drastically changing social concepts about romantic relationships, love and marriage in that era.
The 18-year-old Raj Nath (Rishi Kapoor), son of a wealthy businessman (Pran) and a rough but prosperous Goan fisherman’s (Premnath) 16- year-old daughter, Bobby Braganza (Kapadia), have a romance despite their respective fathers feuding over class status.
Will the lovers be able to unite in the sacred bond of matrimony? Can their respective families and society at large accept a relationship between two people coming from a vastly different socio-economic strata of society?
Did you know?
Raj Kapoor, as a new actor, went to Jaddan Bai's home to ask her to allow her daughter to work in his film. Nargi's was making 'pakodes' in her home and came running to receive the stranger standing outside. She opened the door and rubbed her forehead to clear the hair and 'besan' got stuck on her forehead. This was the time when Raj was mesmerized by her and it started the course of a very successful on screen pair. This real-life event was brought to life in 'Bobby' as this was the Raj and Bobby first meet. Read More