5 Onscreen Supermoms of Bollywood

Mothers are a gift to mankind from God. Not only do they make life a lot simpler with the little things they do but they also know how to shower love effortlessly, don't they? This week sees the release of one such movie, MOM, where Sridevi crosses all her limits and boundaries only to fulfill all her duties as a mom. We thought of listing down some superhero mothers of Bollywood who ditched the society's rights and wrongs only to protect their child.

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan- Jazbaa


Anuradha (Aishwarya Rai Bachchan), a lawyer, has to choose between the right and wrong when her 5-year-old daughter is kidnapped.

Nargis- Mother India


A poverty-stricken Radha (Nargis) somehow manages to raise her children saving herself from an evil money lender.

Sharmila Tagore- Aradhana


Vandana (Sharmila Tagore) is secretly married to a pilot, Suraj and is carrying his baby when suddenly the news of Suraj's death reaches her. Her son gets adopted and Vandana starts working as a servant in the same household. She even goes to jail in order to protect her child.

Jaya Bachchan- Kal Ho Na Ho


A single parent, Jenny (Jaya Bachchan) not only raises her kids but also takes care of her late husband's illegitimate child. All of this along with the constant taunts of her mother-in-law.

Swara Bhaskar- Nil Battey Sannata


Chanda (Swara Bhaskar), an uneducated lady works as a maid but wants a better life for her daughter, Apu. And she does everything in her power to provide her kid a proper education.

Isn't this beautiful? Don't forget to read our review of the film MOM right here.