5 Bollywood films that revolved around the topic of pregnancy before marriage
Teree Sang: A Kidult Love Story
This film has two cute people who are in the phase of adolescence, experiencing their newfound love for each other. Friendship turns into relationship and then into a shock. Unfortunately, the girl gets pregnant and the journey to save their unborn from the world. Ruslaan Mumtaz and Sheena Shahabadi play the lead characters in the film.
Saif Ali Khan and Preity Zinta's film 'Salaam Namaste' had quite a fresh take on pre-marital sex and pregnancy. Two Indians on a foreign land fall in love with each other and start living together. But what follows next is something that they might have never thought about! Preity gets pregnant despite all precautions and Saif is not ready to take the responsibility. Being adamant enough, Preity refuses to undergo an abortion and decides to give birth to the child. The story unfolds to have an happy ending with Saif realising his love for Preity and the baby.
Preity Zinta, Saif Ali Khan and Chandrachur Singh-starrer 'Kya Kehna' was quite ahead of its time. Preity Zinta falls in love with handsome Saif Ali Khan and they consummate their relationship. Preity gets pregnant but Saif refuses to take responsibility of it. Everyone gets against Preity and start making fun of her pregnancy. Despite all the odds, she gives birth, post which, her good friend Chandrachur Singh decides to marry her. This is when Saif realises his love for her and the baby. It is then to decide who would she choose as her potential husband, and the father of her newborn, Saif or Chandrachur.
'Julie', a 1975 film, had an Anglo-Indian girl getting pregnant with a Hindu's boy's baby. She gives birth to the baby and the boy is completely kept in the dark. As they are from different castes, their parents oppose their marriage. Somehow everything falls in place and they get married to each other.
Dhool Ka Phool
'Dhool Ka Phool' starring Mala Sinha, Rajendra Kumar, Nanda and Manmohan Krishna had a very twisted story. Meena played by Mala and Mahesh played by Rajendra Kumar are lovers in this film. Meena gets pregnant with Mahesh's child but on the other side, Mahesh gets married to someone else. He disowns Meena and her child and then, the story of an illegitimate child trying to survive in this nasty world begins.