In the Telugu TV show Ninne Pelladatha, Madhubala plays the lead character Mrudula. In the Telugu serial, she has to constantly fight for acceptance and validation from her family and the society at large. Each new day brings in a new challenge. Sometimes, her husband in the show Madhu, played by Abhi Prathap, may let her fight her battles alone. But the one person who stands by her always is the lady, played by Sheela Singh, who Mrudula calls ‘amma‘, although she is not her biological mother in the show.
She is the one who allows Mrudula and her biological mother in the show to stay in her house and work as a house help. But over time, they all mingle together like one big happy family. And just like any other mother, she too keeps all of Mrudula’s secrets safe with her.