1972 Film Love in Bombay to release on August 2
The last film of the “Love in” trilogy, Joy Mukerji’s Love in Bombay will release on August 2, 2013. Love in Bombay will release in all major cities of India through PVR Director’s Rare.
The series started with Joy Mukerji’s acting debut in the blockbuster hit Love in Simla in 1958 followed by the golden jubilee hit Love in Tokyo in 1966 and Love in Bombay, completing the series in 1973.
The film features Ashok Kumar, Waheeda Rehman and Kishore Kumar along with Joy Mukerji in the lead role. The music is composed by Shankar-Jaikishan and lyrics are penned by Majrooh Sultanpuri.
Love in Bombay is an adventurous romantic tale about an innocent, young man, Badal (Joy), who meets an arrogant city girl, Preeti (Waheeda Rehman), on a ship. When the ship gets caught up in the eye of a storm, Badal saves Preeti’s life and they along with a few others are washed on to an island. What ensues after this is an adventure of love, loss, freedom that finally results in Badal coming to the big city of Bombay and winning over his city sweetheart.
The movie’s negative was accidentally found by Joy’s children- Sujoy Mukerji , Monjoy Mukerji and Simran Halwasiya in Fazal Bhoy cold storage at Worli, which resulted in the three siblings’ quest to showcase their father’s last masterpiece. Mukerji passed away in 2012.