Every Indian serial is incomplete without the quintessential character of a mother. Some of these television mothers have had such an impactful presence that it is impossible to imagine the show without their witty one-liners. On this Mother’s day, let’s take a look back at some of the most iconic dialogues from our favourite TV mothers.
Rupal Patel as Kokila Modi was a sensation to say the least. Her stern and witty character of Gopi’s mother-in-law will remain unforgettable for years.
Ratna Pathak Shah’s portrayal of the sarcastic and status-obsessed Maya Sarabhai is as iconic as it can possibly get!
It’s almost impossible to forget Farida Jalal’s role as the sassy ‘nani’ who enjoyed playing pranks on her son-in-law and always managed to save the day with her magic.
Sudha Shivpuri as Baa or the ‘Sabse badi sadasya of Virani parivaar’ will always have a special place in our hearts.
Deepika Singh’s heroic and aspirational character as Sandhya is what made the show stand the test of time and emerge as a cult favorite.
Divyanka Tripathi’s empowering portrayal of a single mother has resonated with millions of women in India making ‘Ishita’ a household name.
Neelu as Bhabho was an instant hit when the show released and continues to surprise us with her stern yet loving character.
This list would be incomplete without Disha Vakani’s portrayal of everyone’s favourite Garba-enthusiast, Daya Ben.