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Times when Bollywood portrayed mothers as fierce and not ‘Bechari’

by Vibhuti Gupta, Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Bollywood has always given us the most idealistic and pure mothers. The kind of moms who live without any complexity or grey shades, they live to make to love everyone, with no question asked.

But thankfully, things are changing and so today's mothers are portrayed more real and complicated. They’re loving and selfless, but they're also fierce and strong.

Wondering who are they? Well, you've watched them and loved them. These mothers are very real and relatable!

Without further ado, let's know about the flawless Bollywood mothers!

Amrita Singh as Kavita Malhotra in 2 States

Yes, she did come across as little bit racist but on the other hand, she was a realistic too!

Neetu Kapoor as Kusum Duggal in Do Dooni Chaar

She was the perfect middle-class mother, who aces the household activities and supports and binds her family at all times!

Shabana Azmi as Rama Bhanot in Neerja

For a parent, there is no greater loss than the loss of a child. Shabana Azmi's portrayal of a suffering mother felt as real as it could.

Meher Vij as Najma Malik in Secret Superstar

No matter how difficult the situation gets, a mother can do anything for her child. And Najma proves it quite well!

Kirron Kher as Manju Chakravarty in Khoobsurat

Before making you guys realise, how good she was as the unbashed Punjabi mother. You all will agree that Manju was her daughter's biggest cheerleader!

Shefali Shah as Neelam Mehra in Dil Dhadakne Do

Our mothers are not just a bundle of love but they uphold many faces and they also deal with insecurities, doubts, and mistakes.

Bottom line being, our mothers are our only supporters and confidante. They are stronger than anyone and can willingly take a bullet for their children. We hope that we see more such amazing mothers on the silver screen soon!

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