Famous Mother Characters, Roles in Hindi Bollywood Films which relates to Modern Day Moms

Mother’s are the best gift from God and this is the reason why we trust her and believe in her. She is the only person who knows how to be kind in difficult of circumstances. She knows us, she understands us, she know what we want and what we feel and giving her the title of all-rounder is also justified, not because she deserves it but because she is actually one. Bollywood has also its take on these mothers. Here is the list.

Farida Jalal as Lajwanti “Lajjo” in Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge

The famous Lajjo from DDLJ as the mother of Kajol who supported her daughter’s love despite of her husband’s anger and let her choose what she actually wanted and always encouraged her to achieve her goals.


Reema Lagoo as Kaushalya Choudhary in Maine Pyar Kiya

Kaushalya Choudhary of Maine Pyaar Kiya who stood for her son’s love and motivated him to go and achieve his need. When the whole family stand up against Salman’s decision, he found support in his mother.


Kirron Kher as Maryam Hayat Khan in Veer-Zaara

Played the role of Maryam Hayat Khan in Veer-Zara. Preity Zinta who played the role of Zara was supported by her mother. When the difficult time came up, her mother stood up for her, even when she went to India in the film.


Tisca Chopra as Maya Awasthi in Taare Zameen Par

The highly acclaimed film, Taare Zameen Par in which she played the role of Maya Awasthi, the mother of a child who is suffering from a disease called Dyslexia. She knew that her child wasn’t doing well and she sent him away in hostel and still knew hoe her child feels. She also supported her child when his problem came to her knowledge.


Jaya Bachchan as Nandini Raichand in Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham

Nandini Raichand of Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham. She set an example in the film that a son will be always be a son no matter if his is real or adopted and the treatment of behavior should be given in the same way without holding grudges.


Rekha as Sonia Mehra in Koi… Mil Gaya

Sonia Mehra of Koi Mil Gaya in which she became the strength of his mentally disturbed son and always encouraged him to believe that he can do more. In times, she also fought for her son to protect him from difficulties.


Shefali Shah as Neelam Mehra in Dil Dhadakne Do

Dil Dhadakne Do’s Neelam Mehra who lived a luxury life in a divided family but when it came to her daughter and her son, she takes the full stand in giving them what they wanted from their lives. That was elaborated in the final scenes of the film.


Shabana Azmi as Rama Bhanot in Neerja

Highly successful film, Neerja based on the true story of the brave Neerja Bhanot, whose on-screen mother role was played by Shabana Azmi as Rama Bhanot who tells the bravery of her daughter and what she always wanted to do. Throughout Neerja’s life, she supported her on her decisions too.


Swara Bhaskar as Chanda Sahay in Nil Battey Sannata

Chanda Sahay in Nil Battey Sannata. In the story there is a mother who is a high school dropout and works as a maid and her only daughter who too believes that she will also work as a maid and the motivation starts where Chanda starts studying as well as encourages her daughter also. She teaches her and makes her eligible.


Zohra Sehgal as Buddhadev’s mother in Cheeni Kum

The romantic saga is a story of a old man Buddhadev living with his Mother who is the only friend of him and discusses a whole lot of issues. She is her only friend and motivator, he trusted upon.


Jaya Bachchan as Jennifer “Jenny” Kapur in Kal Ho Naa Ho

Played the role of Jeniffer Kapur in kal Ho Na Ho. She acted as true friend to her daughter and as a mother who always look up for her child and tried to protect them from her grandmother who always eyes evil on them.


Kirron Kher as Rani Kapoor in Dostana

Rani Kapoor of Dostana. She portrayed as Abhishek Bachchan’s mother who came for her son’s rescue after she learnt his only son was in relation with another man.


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