'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?
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The movie is credited as being a trend-setter that introduced to Hindi cinema, the genre of teenage romance with a rich-vs-poor clash as a backdrop. Numerous movies in the following years were inspired by this plot. Read More