Teenage romance and high school stories have always formed a major part of Bollywood movies. Time and again, we have had movies which depicted such themes onscreen. We take a look at a few such movies which portrayed childhood and teenage phase poignantly.
The 70s film marked the debut of two superstars Rishi Kapoor and Dimple Kapadia. The Raj Kapoor film was an experiment at the time depicting boldness, lovers going at their love in spite of opposition. Bobby attained a cult status over the years but encountered a lot of controversies when it released.
The movie was shot in Doon school and portrayed the complexities of growing up amidst societal pressures. Teenage emotions found their perfect outlet and subtlety in this film. KK’s song Yaaron is still a friendship anthem.
Jo Jeeta Wahi Sikander –
The Aamir Khan film has also attained a cult status over the years for depicting teenage friendship and rivalry. The song ‘Pehla Nasha’ is still the national first love anthem.
Mera Pehla Pehla Pyar –
This feel-good movie was all about teenage romance and heartbreaks. The innocent phase of first love and the courage one has to pursue it in the initial days worked well in the movie’s favor.
The film based solely on young love was in stark contrast to another form of mature love story played by SRK and Aishwarya Rai. In total, there were 4 lead pairs, each of whom with their own complex love stories. The music of the film remains memorable even today.
Tere Sang –
The Satish Kaushik film was based on teenage pregnancy. The film aimed to depict the struggles young lovers face in the aftermath of an impulsive moment. The society’s attitude towards sexual independence and young love also found an apt portrayal in the film.