9 May is a day that people all around the world acknowledge as International Mother’s Day. Being a mother is the most thankless job in the world. From giving birth to our wonderful lives to inspiring us at every step. Our existence is practically a gift from our mothers. This mother’s day 2021, we celebrate the most special person in our lives through these Hindi movies which can be watched on various OTT platforms. Take some time out to tell her how much she means to you. We too curated a list of some women-centric movies that you can catch up on this mother’s day.
Produced under the label of Fox Star Studios, Kangana Ranaut’s Panga alludes to the story of a mother who had given up her dreams once for her family. The movie beautifully depicts the importance of a mother. How she without complaint gives up her dreams just for the sake of her children. Directed by Bareilly Ki Barfi famed Ashwini Iyer Tiwari, this movie marks the debut of Jassie Gill.
Where to watch – Disney+Hotstar
#2 English Vinglish
Sridevi’s English Vinglish is probably the most beautiful way in which a mother’s plight has been depicted in Indian Cinema. Sashi’s discovery of freedom and independence during her motherhood will surely elevate your emotions. It’s one of the best movies you can watch on an OTT platform this Mother’s Day 2021.
Where to watch – Jio Cinema, Eros Now
#3 Badhaai Ho
Family comedy, Badhaai Ho is something that serves well with every Indian household. Director Amit Sharma’s movie is a delight to watch. A mother who goes to heights to fight her family to save her child. The movie jabs your emotions and hooks you to its premise. Neena Gupta, Ayshmaan Khurrana, Sanya Malhotra, Gajraj Rao and Surekha Sikri deliver some amazing performances that are a must-watch.
Where to watch- Disney+Hotstar
Another of the legendary Sridevi’s gems was Mom. The thriller movie deals with care a sensitive topic of rape. A mother set out to avenge for the pains of her daughter. The movie is a beautiful depiction of a mother’s protective nature towards their children. While she can be all loveable towards her children when time demands she can even take the role of a warrior to save her children.
Where to watch- Netflix
#5 Nil Battey Sannata
Ashwini Iyer Tiwari’s directorial debut Nil Battey Sannata is a beautiful celebration of the Mother-Daughter relationship. The movie showcases with such nuance the struggles a mother goes through to inspire he daughter to complete her education. Swara Bhaskar’s impeccable performance shows how good of an actor she is. This is one of the most critically acclaimed movies but at its core, it’s a heartwarming story of the bond between a Mother and a Daughter, which you can watch on an OTT platform this Mother’s Day 2021 with your mother.
Where to watch- Jio Cinema, Amazon Prime Video
#6 Mary Kom
Priyanka Chopra’s Mary Kom is a biopic based on India’s Boxing prodigy Kom. It shows through the struggle she faces to become who she is today. It also showcases her role as a dedicated mother.
Where to watch- Netflix, Voot