If you are in love already or planning to fall in love because you never know when Cupid might strike you, or want to relive the precious memories of love, romantic movies will give you ample opportunities to experience your kind-of-love. Among all the love stories, the ones which speak of our first crush is the best, because there is a sense of nostalgia in it. And young love is fresh and unadulterated. Let’s have a look at 5 school romances which are evergreen and has a timeless appeal.
Let’s begin with one of the favorites of all times; Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikander. A small town and the clash of a bunch of youngsters from two different stratas of the society, Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikander is one of the iconic movies of the 90’s. And there is not a single boy or girl who has not seen this movie during their growing-up years. Growing up can be tough, and coming to terms with the realities of life can be tougher; Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikander has been a lesson for many youngsters. The film’s song ‘Pehla Nasha’ is definitely the signature tune for first crush till date.
If you are talking about school romance and teenage love, you cannot miss Rockford. The entire narrative was woven around teenage emotion and explored the various complexities of adolescence, with love being one of the crucial points of contention. KK sings a soulful ‘Yaaron’ which has become a friendship anthem for all the youngsters.
When Karan Johar makes a movie, you can expect some OTT elements and Student of the Year is no exception. This stylish school romance became the launch pad for three of the most promising actors of our generation. But the narrative follows a niche pattern with a triangle love story and a life-changing competition where the students are pitted against their friends to prove their worth.
If we are talking about romance, it is a sin not to mention King Khan. Mohabbatein was not just your typical teen romance, it had all the stylistic elements of Shahrukh Khan. The movie explored various facets of love in totally three different love stories of three young men. Of course, the element of supernatural in the form of Aishwarya Rai sounded a bit overambitious, but as they say love has no boundaries!
And let’s end with one of the oldies, but definitely a sweet romance. Guddi by Hrishikesh Mukherjee is all about schoolgirl romance and gradually leaving behind those ideas to embrace the grown-up years. This is one of Jaya Bacchan’s most celebrated movies. This movie is all about first crush and that happens on a superstar. After all, you cannot blame Guddi for falling in love with superstar Dharmendra. But as the film shows, that eventually one must realize that life hardly goes the Bollywood way.