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Mother’s Day 2021: From Mom to Nil Battey Sannata, 7 films to watch with your mother

They are the epitome of unconditional love, support and sacrifice.

Stills from Mom and Nil Battey Sannata- (YouTube)

New Delhi: Mother’s day is celebrated on the second Sunday of May. This year, the special day falls on Sunday (May 9).

The day is an opportunity to honour mothers for their selfless love and sacrifices. They are the epitome of unconditional love, support and sacrifice. Nobody can take the  place of a mother. From the day her child is born to the day she breathes her last, a mother only lives for her child.

Mother’s Day is a celebration of motherhood. From feeding them to being the constant support and shoulder to cry on, the duty of a mother is endless. A mother’s love can never be changed and for her, her fully grown adult offspring will still seem like a little baby.

It is a special day to make your mother feel loved and cherished. Mothers are selfless, shower unconditional love on their children, and sacrifice all their needs for their families. The workload of mothers has increased amid the COVID-19 pandemic, thus this day should be taken as an opportunity to make them feel special.

Amid the Covid-19 pandemic, it is not advised to go step out of the house to celebrate the day, but one can always spend some quality time with their mother at home. On the occasion of Mother’s Day, here’s a list of films that celebrate motherhood and define the beautiful bond between a mother and her children.

Mom (2017)

Starring late veteran actor Sridevi, the film sees her seeking revenge and justice after her daughter’s physical assault.

English Vinglish (2012)

Starring late actor Sridevi in the role of a housewife and mother, the film depicts her journey as she tries to learn the English language.

Nil Battey Sannata (2016)

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Starring Swara Bhaskar as a single mother, the movie shows her working tirelessly as a maid to educate her daughter.

Secret Superstar (2017)

Meher Vij essays the role of a mother who goes against the wishes of her husband to support her daughter’s dream and passion.

Mother India (1957)

In the film, Nargis essays the role of an Indian woman who battles societal evils for the safety of her own sons.

Helicopter Eela (2018)

The film which sees Kajol play the role of an overprotective mother talks about the reason why mothers are overprotective.

Badla (2019)

It’s about the revenge a mother takes from her son’s murderers.

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