Directed By: Joy Mukherjee
Released On: 2 August 2013
Genre(s): Comedy | Drama | Romance
Movie Star Cast: Joy Mukherjee, Waheeda Rehman, Ashok Kumar, Kishore Kumar, Rehman, Sonia Sahni, Rajendra Nath, Narendra Nath, Tun Tun
Synopsis: Love in Bombay (also marketed under the title Love in Mumbai) is a Hindi film produced and directed by Joy Mukherjee. The film was originally made in 1971 and starred Waheeda Rehman, Sonia Sahni, Rehman, Kishore Kumar, and Ashok Kumar. The film was not released and was discovered by Mukherjee’s son after his death in March 9, 2012. But it has released on August 2, 2013, that is,42 years after it was made.
Plot: This film is a simple story of a village boy, Baadal (Joy Mukherjee) who meets a girl from the city, Preeti (Waheeda Rehman) in the most unusual circumstances and the couple eventually fall in love, and wish to get married only to find Preeti’s scheming father, played by Rehman and her fiancé, Roshan try all methods to separate the couple. There’s a lot of drama, jealousy, and a challenge that ensues, but Baadal ends up triumphant through it all. The most fun element was Kishore Kumar‘s character, Ganpat Rao who effortlessly makes you smile from the time he enters the scene. Then there’s the moment of unity for actor brothers, Ashok Kumar and Kishore Kumar which was heartwarming for more reasons than just their screen presence together