Must Watch Bollywood Movies To Cheris Mother-Daughter Bond

Best Bollywood movies showcasing the mother-daughter duo

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A mother-daughter bond is certainly something beyond explanation. Undoubtedly, Bollywood has always presented this elegant affection above par. The film industry also does not shy away from the theatrics of emotional relationships and that one of a strong mother is pivotal to many iconic films. Be it an emotionally concerned or stressed mother or an independent mother aptly looking after her children, the industry has covered every single aspect. Concerning this, certain hallmark Bollywood movies explore the strength and challenges faced by the mothers simultaneously. So, here are the five such beautiful Bollywood movies that make the top of our list.

1. Nil Battey Sannata

Ratings: 8.3/10

Top Billed Cast:

Swara Bhaskar, Ratna Pathak Shah, Riya Shukla, Pankaj Tripathi


Interviewer: Why do you want to be an IS?

Apeksha Sahay: Because… I don’t want to be a maid!

This film is a masterpiece showcasing the mother-daughter duo so elegantly. Based on the person’s right to dream and transforming it into reality, this movie is certainly irrespective of all pseudo-social status. A household maid and single mother of a sullen young girl, Apeksha (Riya Shukla), Swara Bhaskar aka Chanda Sahay played a fabulous portrait of a mother with big dreams for her daughter. The movie also shows various ups and downs in the bond of Appu and Chanda. One such unforgettable moment for instance is when Chanda enrolls herself in the same school and class as her daughter. She consequently did so to motivate her daughter to achieve something big and not led the life as she led. The movie left a remarkable satisfaction on each of us that as a result, it won five awards and occupied its name on the Top rated Indian movies #52.

2. Secret Superstar

Ratings: 8.1

Top Billed Cast:

Zaira Wasim, Meher Vij, Raj Arjun, Aamir Khan, Tirth Sharma


Yai Kaise Life Ji Rahai Hai hum… Saans Lene Tak Ko Alowed Nahe Hai Humain.

Who to whom- Insia to her mother

Advait Chandan has done a remarkable job in this movie. The movie portrays Zaira aka India who certainly dreams to be India’s most loved singer. Meher as a mother who loves her Insu more than anything else but is also helpless simultaneously. One of the most lovable character, Chintan aka Tirth Sharma portrays a friend who would go to any limits to help out the girl he adores. To sum up, this movie is all about a talented teenage singer-songwriter who lives amid domestic abuse and afraid of her ferocious father. She also becomes a YouTube sensation after a song video where she performed under her burkha, anonymously. From there, she follows her passion and ultimately proved that Everyone has the right to dream!

3. English Vinglish

Ratings: 7.8

Top Billed Cast:

Sridevi, Adil Hussain, Mehdi Nebbou, Priya Anand, Sulabha Deshpande


Mard khana banaye toh kala hai …aurat banaye toh uska farz hai. (Shashi)

The movie revolves around a quiet, sweet-tempered housewife Shashi aka Sridevi who consequently endures small slights from her well-educated husband and daughter. This is because of her inability to speak and understand English. She’s also hard-working and dedicated but these traits are left unnoticed by the family. Amid such circumstances, one day she goes to visit her sister in Manhattan. Then, there she enrolls herself secretly in an English speaking class. Here, a host of new people become her friends who taught Shashi to value herself beyond the narrow perspective of her family.
As a result of the crew’s immense work, English Vinglish won twelve awards and 19 nominations. This Bollywood showcase is thus, everyone’s favorite.

4. Neerja

Ratings: 7.7

Top Billed Cast:

Sonam Kapoor, Shabana Azmi, Abrar Zahoor, Jim Sarbh


Agar yeh hota toh woh nahi hota … agar woh hota toh yeh nahi hota … hota toh wohi hai joh hona hota hai

A real-life story of the super courageous Neerja Bhanot, who sacrificed her life meanwhile rescuing 359 flight passengers on the Pan Am flight 73 in 1986. This flight was consequently hijacked by a group of the terrorist organization. Thus, Director Madhvani has led an emotional and honorable tribute to the brave Indian daughter. The movie also offers a great narration with enough flashbacks. This is certainly considered Sonam’s best acting movie. Likewise, Jim surprised the audience with his role as an eccentric terrorist. To summarize, Neerja glorified another dimension for Bollywood.

5. Mom

Ratings: 7.3

Top Billed Cast:

Sridevi, Sajal Ali, Akshaye Khanna, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Adarsh Gaurav


Galat Aur Bahut Galat Mein Se Chunna Ho, To Aap Kya Chunenge?

Who to whom- Devki to Inspector

The movie portrays Sridevi aka Devki Sabharwal as a higher secondary school teacher who lives with her husband, daughter and a stepdaughter, Arya. One unfortunate night on Valentines, the latter was attacked and brutally raped by four acquaintances. Arya gets almost in a coma however after her recovery, she reveals the name of culprits but they’re all set the free die to lack of evidence. Consequently, when the justice system fails despite pleads, Devki pledges to revenge with the fours on her own. She faces some tough decisions and goes to great lengths to grant justice for her most loved one. The ultimate end is so satisfying, anyone can binge on ceaselessly.

Trivia: Do you know the first look of the movie was unveiled by Salman Khan who also called Sridevi ‘A bigger superstar than the Khans.’

So, in a nutshell, this was all about our list of top five inspiring Bollywood movies showcasing the beautiful mother-daughter duo elegantly. If you have missed any of it, we highly recommend you to go for it ASAP. Also, for more entertainment and inspiring blogs, check out Digiteer.

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