Bollywood's BEST college romances? VOTE!
Before 2 States lands up in theatres, we look back at movies celebrating college romance.
Abhishek Varman's upcoming film 2 States, based on Chetan Bhagat's bestselling 2009 book of the same name and starring Arjun Kapoor and Alia Bhatt, is a story of two college students who meet on the campus, fall in love and embark on the arduous task called 'meet the parents.'
After the humongous success of 3 Idiots, another film inspired from one of Chetan Bhagat's novels, all eyes are on 2 States and whether it will manage to uphold the box office tradition.
But before that happens, here's a look at the BEST college romances we have seen over the years.
VOTE for your favourite at the end of this slide show!
Image: Alia Bhatt and Arjun Kapoor in 2 States
Divya Khosla Kumar's directorial debut Yaariyan may not have fared well in various critics' books but the film reportedly made decent money at the box office.
The film tells the story of a group of college students as they navigate their way through young love and their respective social lives.
Image: Movie poster of Yaariyan
Student of the Year
Karan Johar's 2012 teenybopper movie launched three starry eyed debutants, who went on become overnight sensations after the film's release.
Living in the incredibly glamorous and competitive world of St Teresa college, the three protagonist -- also the most popular students on the campus -- experience love, friendship, rivarly as they live out their young years.
Image: Siddharth Malhotra, Alia Bhatt and Varun Dhawan in Student of the Year
Imtiaz Ali's intense and all-consuming love story Rockstar stood out, thanks to a stellar performance by Ranbir Kapoor and the exotic beauty of his leading lady Nargis Fakhri.
Before their ill-fated romance moves to more exotic, picturesque locales, the couple first meets as Delhi University students on the campus.
Image: Nargis Fakhri and Ranbir Kapoor in Rockstar
Remo D'Souza's madcap comedy starring Jackky Bhagnani, Arshad Warsi and Riteish Deshmukh is the story of four underachievers, who found a fake university to placate their respective parents.
Also playing love interest to Bhagnani's good-for-nothing Ritesh is former Miss India Puja Gupta.
Image: Jackky Bhagnani, Puja Gupta and Angad Bedi in F.A.L.T.U
Jaane Tu... Ya Jaane Na
Abbas Tyrewala's college romance film won then debutant Imran Khan a whole lot of fans.
The film revolves around Khan's college student Jai and his best friend Aditi and how the two fall in love after a whole lot of soul-searching.
Image: A scene from Jaane Tu... Ya Jaane Na
Main Hoon Na
Farah Khan's directorial debut starred Shah Rukh Khan, Sushmita Sen, Amrita Rao and Zayed Khan in pivotal roles.
SRK's army man Ram Prasad takes admission in a college in order to protect his boss's daughter.
He makes new friends, learns the ways of young people and finds love during his eventful time there.
Image: Shah Rukh Khan, Zayed Khan and Amrita Rao in Main Hoon Na
Although Salman's Radhe is no longer in college, he spends a better part of his day roaming around the premises of his alma mater with his friends and raising hell in Tere Naam.
Until he meets the demure Nirjhara and falls head over heels in love with her.
Image: Salman Khan and Bhumika Chawla in Tere Naam
Shahid Kapoor's super successful debut happened with Ken Ghosh-directed Ishq Vishk.
As the carefree Rajiv, who wants to be a part of the popular clique at college, he tries to date two girls -- childhood friend Payal (Amrita Rao) and the hot new girl in town Alisha (Shenaz Treasurywala).
Image: Amrita Rao, Vishal Malhotra, Shahid Kapoor and Shenaz Treasurywala in Ishq Vishk
Kuch Kuch Hota Hai
The film that pretty much redefined celluloid college romances, this SRK-starrer was Karan Johar's directorial debut that catapulted him into the big league overnight.
As the flirtatious Rahul, SRK gave an entire generation of moviegoers the ultimate love truth, 'Love is friendship.'
Image: Kajol, Rani Mukerji and Shah Rukh Khan in Kuch Kuch Hota Hai
This 1990 romantic drama directed by Indra Kumar pitted Madhuri's flighty rich girl Madhu against the rambunctious middle class boy Raja.
The film culminates in a happy ending after a series of entertaining fireworks.
Image: Aamir Khan and Madhuri Dixit in Dil