Mother’s Day Special: 10 Things To Learn From The Incredible Moms on ZEE5

Mothers Day

Mother’s Day 2024 falls on May 12. This is the day we celebrate the resilience, love, and unwavering strength that every mother possesses. This Mother’s Day, let’s celebrate the incredible moms portrayed in the diverse array of stories on ZEE5. From tales of sacrifice to narratives of empowerment, the moms in these Mother’s Day movies embody traits that are truly awe-inspiring. Here are 10 things or qualities that we can learn from the amazing moms on ZEE5:

  1. Unconditional Love Without Sacrificing Self-respect

Sridevi made an astounding comeback into the film industry after a 15-year hiatus in the English Vinglish movie. It’s the story of Shashi Godbole, a small entrepreneur who makes snacks and sweets. Her kids and husband constantly mock her lack of English speaking skills. While Shashi loves her family unconditionally, she doesn’t sacrifice her self-respect. She enrolls in English-speaking classes, picks up the skills, and makes them realize their mistake. Like a true Mom, she doesn’t mock her family or put them down, she simply stands up for her self-respect, while showing the right path to her loved ones.

  1. Staying Courageous in Adversity

In the Kaali web series, Paoli Dam plays the role of Kaali, a mother who must save her son from the clutches of the drug mafia. It shows how a mother stays courageous even in the face of adversity, for her family. In this show, Kaali showcases her unwavering determination and bravery as a mother. Despite being pushed to indulge in illegal activities, Kaali fearlessly confronts every danger to protect her child from any harm.

  1. Empathy and Compassion

Nil Battey Sannata is a brilliant movie that showcases the empathy and compassion a mother holds for her children, and how we as children, sometimes fail to reciprocate the same. Swara Bhaskar plays the role of Chanda, a single mother who works four different menial jobs, including that of a housemaid, to support her daughter, Apu. When she sees Apu failing classes, Chanda who is a high-school drop-out decides to learn maths just so that she can teach her. Instead of chastising Apu, Chanda shows her empathy and compassion while trying to make the best of her situation making it one of the best movies to watch on Mother’s Day.

  1. Selfless Love and Unconditional Support

Salaam Venky is a poignant tale of selfless love. It features Vishal Jethwa as Kolavennu Venkatesh ‘Venky’ a young boy suffering from Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy who wishes to donate his organs before leaving this world. Kajol plays the role of his mother Kolavennu Sujata who epitomizes unwavering love and determination as she supports her son wholeheartedly.

  1. Multi-tasking and Resilient

Motherhood isn’t easy, and for anyone who doesn’t believe that, try watching Mentalhood. Karishma Kapoor plays the role of Meira, a multi-tasking mom who juggles various roles while striving to provide the best upbringing for her children. She even starts a blog for moms like her to help find the right balance in parenting. Despite everything that life throws at her, Meira stays resilient, making it a great Mother’s Day web series to watch on ZEE5.

  1. Determination and Perseverance

In Jazbaa, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan plays Anuradha Verma, a prominent criminal lawyer and single mother. When her daughter is kidnapped to blackmail her into fighting a case, she showcases the true power of determination and perseverance in the face of adversity. Despite facing daunting challenges and moral dilemmas, Anuradha’s unwavering determination and relentless pursuit to find her daughter teaches us to stay calm and determined even in tough situations.

  1. Fearless and Resourceful

In Kahaani 2: Durga Rani Singh, Vidya Balan’s character, Durga Rani Singh, exhibits how fearless and resourceful mothers can get in the face of adversity. This is shown as she fights relentlessly to protect her daughter and seek justice in Kahaani 2. Durga Rani Singh teaches us to how to remain fearless and power through difficult situations for your loved ones.

  1. Women Supporting Women

Mothers are our best friends, our biggest support system. But have you heard of a mother-in-law being their daughter-in-law’s biggest cheerleader? That’s Yamini Das’s character from the Saas Bahu Achaar Pvt. Ltd. web series. After the divorce, when Suman struggles to set up an achaar business to get her kids back from her ex-husband, Dilip, it is her ex-mother-in-law who becomes her biggest support system. She taught us that motherhood isn’t defined by blood but by the relation one shares.

  1. Protective Instinct and Fierce Love

It is rightly said that Mothers can stand against the entire world when it comes to their children. Sridevi’s character Devki Sabarwal from Mom goes to unimaginable lengths to avenge her step-daughter Arya. When she gets to know that Arya was drugged and sexually assaulted after a party, she goes the legal way to get justice for her daughter. When that fails, she takes it upon herself to avenge her daughter’s perpetrators. Despite Arya being her stepdaughter, Devika doesn’t leave any stone unturned to get her the justice she deserves. This shows the fierce love and protective instinct a mother has towards her daughter.

  1. Managing Multiple Responsibilities

Radhika Apte’s portrayal of Durga in Mrs Undercover exemplifies how every mother beautifully manages multiple responsibilities. In the film, she’s seen balancing her roles as a mother and an undercover agent, showcasing strength and intelligence in confronting challenges to safeguard her family and fulfill her duty as an undercover agent.

There you go, now, you not only have a list of qualities you can learn from mothers all around the world, but you also have a list of MOMentous Mother’s Day movies on ZEE5 that you can stream with your mom this Mother’s Day. Don’t waste time waiting, go make plans with your Mom now!