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Oh mother! How she.s been edited out of Bollywood (Mother.s Day is on May 8)

7 May 2011 2:28 PM, PDT | Filmicafe | See recent Filmicafe news »

The always tired woman in white slaving over a sewing machine, the sacrificing one wracked by coughs but lifting load after load at a construction site or the doughty worker who won.t stop at even murder to save her child. The mother figure was for long an enduring cornerstone of Hindi cinema, but not any more. From Nargis and Nirupa Roy to Rakhee and Jaya Bachchan, actors down the ages have played powerful mother roles in hallmark films. Can anyone forget cop Shashi Kapoor.s famous .Mere pas maa hai. to his smuggler brother Amitabh Bachchan in .Deewar., where Nirupa Roy as mother was the pivot the film revolved around. The most iconic film till date is perhaps Nargis in Mehboob Khan.s .Mother India. (1957) as the fiery single mother who brings up two sons in the face of near impossible odds and doesn.t hesitate to fire a »

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Oh mother! How she.s been edited out of Bollywood

6 May 2011 11:39 PM, PDT | Filmicafe | See recent Filmicafe news »

The always tired woman in white slaving over a sewing machine, the sacrificing one wracked by coughs but lifting load after load at a construction site or the doughty worker who won.t stop at even murder to save her child. The mother figure was for long an enduring cornerstone of Hindi cinema, but not any more.From Nargis and Nirupa Roy to Rakhee and Jaya Bachchan, actors down the ages have played powerful mother roles in hallmark films. Can anyone forget cop Shashi Kapoor.s famous .Mere pas maa hai. to his smuggler brother Amitabh Bachchan in .Deewar., where Nirupa Roy as mother was the pivot the film revolved around.The most iconic film till date is perhaps Nargis in Mehboob Khan.s .Mother India. (1957) as the fiery single mother who brings up two sons in the face of near impossible odds and doesn.t hesitate to fire a »

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