Taking a trip down memory lane!

Tamil movies have always had a special place in our hearts as they are filled with emotions and stories that we can truly relate to. Not only do they make us feel connected to our family and loved ones, but they also make us feel the warmth and love of a mother's embrace.

From Saranya Ponvannan to Nadhiya, these actresses have truly made the role of the mother come alive on screen!

Saranya Ponvannan

Saranya Ponvannan plays an empathetic, jovial persona in all the roles of a mother in flicks. Although she has played a mother in every movie she has appeared in, the role has always left a lasting impression on the audience such as "VIP," "Ram" and "Kalavaani."


The 'Poovae Poochudavaa' girl, Nadhiya, has gained notoriety for her timeless beauty and also by playing a single mother in the highly acclaimed film, M Kumaran S/o Mahalakshmi, starring Jayam Ravi.


Manorama underwent redevelopment throughout the 1980s. She went from being the reigning comedy queen to becoming the go-to actress for every filmmaker looking for an emotional, sappy mother who would put up with anything for the sake of her beloved son(s). One of her heart-tugging performances as a mother in a film was Annamalai.


Radhika is renowned for her solemn and imposing role as a mother. She began playing supporting roles in the late 1990s, and her performance in Suryavamsam earned her plaudits and notoriety. Her mother characters in Theri, Thangamagan, and Naanum Rowdy Dhan were more relevant to the audience's younger demographic.


The late Srividya was married in real life but never had children. Despite not having children of her own, she was able to portray a mother in films and display maternal devotion as if it were genuine. Srividya acted brilliantly in all of the roles she played, whether it was the mother in "Adaminte Variyellu," "Daivathinte Vikrithikal," or "Ente Sooryaputhrikku."


Lakshmi began acting in minor roles following over ten years as a main actor. The finest of her parts was in Padayappa when she played Superstar's mother as she effortlessly transitions between the parts, giving us a distinctive persona.

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