In pictures: The iconic screen mothers of Bollywood

On Nirupa Roy's birth anniversary, we pay tribute with a recap of actresses who are renowned for portraying mothers on screen in Bollywood


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    Nirupa Roy

    Referred to as 'The Queen of Misery' in Hindi film circles, her roles as mother to characters played by Amitabh Bachchan and Shashi Kapoor made her name synonymous to the impoverished suffering mother in the 1970s. Her dialogue 'Mujhe Khareedne ki Koshish Mat Karna' in 1975's 'Deewar' is one of her most memorable lines.

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