1. Nirupa Roy
Critics named her ‘Queen of Misery‘. Nirupa Roy played the role of a mother in over 425 films in her whole acting career over 50 years. The most famous dialogue in Bollywood “Mere Paas Ma Hai” has her name labelled on it. More than 15 times, she has played as Amitabh Bachchan’s mother in films like Deewar, Amar Akbar Anthony, Muqaddar Ka Sikandar, Suhaag, Mard, Lal Badshah and so on.
2. Reema Lagoo
Reema Lago was one of the most iconic mothers in Bollywood. She was the most famous Rajshree mother. Her first role as a mother was in the movie Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak where she played Juhi Chawla’s mother. Her other magnificent performances were in Maine Pyar Kiya and Hum Aapke Hain Kaun. She has played mother to Salman Khan, Govinda, Shah Rukh Khan, Ajay Devgan, Sanjay Dutt and many more.
3. Dina Pathak
Dina Pathak was born on 4 March 1922 and passed away on 11 October 2002. She was Bollywood’s most popular and loved mother. Dina Pathak has appeared in the role of mothers with different shades from bold to funny, from witty to kind in more than 100 movies. She would be remembered for her strong roles in the movies Gol Maal, Khubsoorat and Koshish.
4. Farida Jalal
Farida Jalal is a versatile actress and was born on 14 March 1949. She is one of the most beautiful and adorable mothers of Bollywood. Her roles in Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge and Kuch Kuch Hota Hai were huge hits. Her unique method of acting with her smiling nature has made her one of the most distinctive mothers until today.
5. Rakhee Gulzar
Raakhee was born on 15 August 1947. She is popularly known as Raakhee Gulzar after her marriage to Gulzar. Her most famous dialogue is “Mere Karan Arjun Aayenge” from the popular movies Karan Arjun, where she was mother of two brothers- Karan and Arjun played by Salman Khan and Shahrukh Khan. She has always played a strong-minded mother.