Birth anniversary special: The iconic screen mothers of Bollywood

On Nirupa Roy's birth anniversary, we pay tribute to the actresses who portrayed on-screen mothers to perfection in Bollywood films


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    We pay tribute to the actresses who portrayed mother figures to perfection in Bollywood films. Text compiled by S.Ramanujam

    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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