7 Mothers’ Who Defined Motherhood In Bollywood!

7 Mothers’ Who Defined Motherhood In Bollywood!

Despite an extra pinch of drama, Bollywood has more or less been a part of our lives. The portrayal of mothers has always been prominent in Bollywood films, owing to our distinct family-oriented themes.


Jaya Bachchan:

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After giving super hits as a leading actress in her films, Jaya took a break from Bollywood when motherhood happened in real life. However, the real-life mother came back to the screen with Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham, Kal Ho Naa Ho and Laaga Chunari Mein Daag and we loved her nonetheless.


Reema Lagoo:

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Reema Lagoo who left us last year was one of the most favorite female character actors of Bollywood. The innocence and affection that she carried would make anyone wish for a mother like her.

Maine Pyar Kiya, Hum Aapke Hain Koun, Vastav, Aashiqui, Judwaa, Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, Hum Saath Saath Hain are some of her popular appearances.


Nirupa Roy:

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 She can be proudly called as Bollywood’s most popular mother, successfully mothering heroes in movies like Maa, Mard, Deewaar, Do Bigha Zamin, Amar Akbar Anthony, Suhaag, Gumraah, Mukddar ka Sikandar.


Farida Jalal:


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Restricted by an industry that mostly offered her mother roles, Farida Jalal made each role her own and gave us something to remember her by: Dilwale Dulhaniya Le jayenge, Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham, Mammo, Kaho Naa Pyaar Hai, Student Of The Year, Laadla, Kya Kehna, Zubeidaa and many more.



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What do you remember when you read “Mere Karan Arjun aayenge!”?
A generation probably only remembers Rakhee for her famous act in Karan Arjun, made memorable by the dialogue. However, it was Rakhee who first successfully transitioned from being a leading actress to play the role of a mother in Hindi films. She’s famous for her roles in films like: Karan Arjun, Dil Ka Rishta, Rudaali, Baazigar, Baadshah.

Kirron Kher:

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Kirron Kher created a newfound modern motherly character who was witty and struck the right chord with the millennials. She has worked in movies like Devdas, Khamosh Pani, Khoobsurat, Om Shanti Om, Veer Zara, Dostana, Total Siyapaa, Punjab 1984, Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna, Fanaa, Rang De Basanti, Singh Is Kinng.

Rohini Hattangadi:


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Rohini Hattangadi played the mother, and even the grandmother sometimes. She was mostly offered character roles in mainstream Hindi cinema after her portrayal in Gandhi. Also most fondly remembered as mother of MunnaBhai MBBS for the world-famous Jadoo ki Jhappi!


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