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5 Bollywood Blockbusters Perfect for a Memorable Mother’s Day Bonding Session!

Discover the top five Bollywood movies to watch with your mom this Mother’s Day! From heartwarming dramas to hilarious comedies, these films are sure to make your celebration unforgettable.

 

Mother’s Day is annually celebrated on the second Sunday of May, a tradition embraced globally.

This occasion serves as a tribute to the essence of motherhood, symbolizing the nurturing and protective role mothers play in the lives of their children.

This year, the commemoration falls on the 12th of May.

Within the realm of contemporary Indian cinema, mothers are depicted as formidable figures with distinct voices. Films often portray them fostering friendships with their offspring.

Here are five cinematic gems from Bollywood that offer poignant narratives suitable for viewing alongside one’s mother on Mother’s Day:

1. *Mimi*
Released in 2021 and directed by Laxman Utekar, *Mimi* is a Hindi-language adaptation of the 2011 Marathi film *Mala Aai Vhhaychy!* The storyline revolves around Mimi (portrayed by Kriti Sanon), a surrogate mother entrusted with carrying the child of an American couple. Despite facing the possibility of the child having Down Syndrome, Mimi refuses the couple’s request for an abortion, ultimately delivering a healthy baby.

2. *English Vinglish*
Sridevi’s 2012 masterpiece, *English Vinglish*, narrates the journey of a gentle and unassuming homemaker enduring subtle humiliations from her highly educated husband and daughter due to her lack of proficiency in English. During a trip to Manhattan to visit her sister, she enrolls in an English language course, where she discovers her self-worth transcends the opinions of others.

3. *The Sky Is Pink*
A poignant tale starring Priyanka Chopra and Farhan Akhtar, *The Sky Is Pink* depicts the emotional turmoil of a couple grappling with their daughter’s diagnosis of pulmonary fibrosis, a terminal illness. Balancing the challenges of parenthood and marriage, they strive to provide their daughter with a life filled with joy and meaning.

4. *Secret Superstar*
Released in 2017, *Secret Superstar* centers around Insia, a young girl harboring a fervent passion for singing despite belonging to a conservative family. Hindered by her father’s disapproval, Insia finds solace and support in her mother, who clandestinely nurtures her daughter’s dreams.

5. *Dangal*
A cinematic masterpiece from 2016, *Dangal*, featuring Aamir Khan, portrays the real-life story of Mahavir Singh Phogat, a former wrestler determined to defy societal norms by training his daughters, Babita and Geeta, in wrestling. Through resilience and determination, they challenge existing prejudices and carve a path to success.

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