Bobby (1973 film)

  • Rishi Kapoor: Raj Nath
  • Dimple Kapadia: Bobby Braganza
  • Pran: Mr. Nath
  • Premnath: Jack Braganza
  • Prem Chopra: Prem Chopra
  • Aruna Irani: Nima
  • Farida Jalal: Alka Sharma
  • Sonia Sahni:
  • Durga Khote:
  • Shashi Kiran:
  • Pinchoo Kapoor:
  • Jagdish Raj:

Bobby is a very successful Indian teenage love story of Raj Kapoor in the year 1973.


The 18 -year-old Raj Nath, son of wealthy industrialist Mr. Nath, falls in love with the 16 -year-old Bobby. She is the granddaughter of his former housekeeper and governess and daughter of a poor fisherman Jack Braganza Goan.

It happened when Raj visited his old housekeeper, and first saw Bobby. For him it was love at first sight. But Raj realizes that his eccentric father is not simply accept the relationship with the daughter of a poor fisherman.

Raj wants to give up and not because of its persistence are his father and visited by Jack, actually to stop with him to his daughter's hand for Raj. Instead, he accuses Jack that the beauty of his daughter was key to Raj's money. He offers Jack even money just so they can Raj in peace. Bobby's father feels humiliated by these accusations and insults Mr. Nath. Jack locks even a Bobby.

Raj is engaged to another girl named Alka Sharma. But Raj and Bobby can not live anymore without each other and so Raj flees from home to get married to Bobby. Ultimately, Mr. Nath admits his mistakes and takes Bobby, as a daughter- in the family.


  • Filmfare Award / Best Actor at Rishi Kapoor (1974 )
  • Filmfare Award / Best Actress at Dimple Kapadia (1974 )
  • Filmfare Award / Best Sound at Allauddin Khan Qureshi (1974 )
  • Filmfare Award / Best Playback Singer for the song Beshak Mandir Masjid at Narendra Chanchal (1974 )
  • Filmfare Award / Best Art Direction at Rangaraj A. (1974 )


Among the many love songs of the film is also known Hum tum ek kamre my band- ho, one of several duets by Shailendra Singh and Lata Mangeshkar. Other playback singers are Narendra Chanchal and Manna Dey. The song lyrics are by Anand Bakshi, and Inderjit Singh Tulsi Patel Vithalbhai.

A piece from the song Main Shayar To Nahin can also be heard in the movie Hum Tum. Since Rishi Kapoor played this song on the piano in the airport of Paris.