Mother’s Day Special: From Reema Lagoo to Vidya Balan here are the most iconic mothers on screen:
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Reema Lagoo- Kuch Kuch Hota Hai
In Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, Lagoo played a loving mother to Kajol. While she wanted her daughter to get married to Salman Khan’s character, she knew in her heart that Kajol was not happy with the choices she has made.
Farida Jalal- Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge
Among the various roles she has played, one of the most recognized ones has been that where she played the role of Kajol’s supportive mother for which she has even won the Filmfare Award for the Best Supporting Actress.
Sridevi- English Vinglish
Shashi, the hero of this story, is a small business owner who makes snacks. With a desire to learn new things and challenge her inner fear, she enrols in an English class to prevent her husband and her daughter from making fun of her English skills.
Rakhee- Karan Arjun
“Mere Karan Arjun Aayenge” is the phrase popularized by Rakhee Gulzar as the unfortunate mother of two children who die at the hands of evil Thakur. Rakhee is another main lead actress turned supporting actress in her second innings in Bollywood.
Vidya Balan- Tumhari Sulu
Sulu is a fascinating character, who failed – three times – to clear her school-leaving exams, and she overcompensates with a relentless hunt to find an identity. She grew up in the shadow of her elder sisters, officious identical twins who boss her around while calling each other didi, and now finds herself handling the house while hiding behind her husband’s name.