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08-28-2009, 03:55 PM #1
Bollywood's superstars & their momsBollywood's superstars & their moms
Few of us have actually seen the superstar's mother. In fact, we've barely ever seen the mothers of Bollywood's big stars.
So lets focus on some of Bollywood's recognisable heroines and their lesser-recognised moms.
Lets start with Priyanka Chopra, whose career is going great guns with the success of Kaminey.
Her mom goes by the name Madhu Akhauri and she is a doctor by profession -- like her husband Ashok Chopra. Madhu hails from a Bihari Kayastha family in Jamshedpur.
Up next is Madhuri Dixit's doting mother Snehlata Dixit.
Much has been written about the strained relationship between Ameesha Patel and her parents over the mismanagement of her funds
Ishaa Koppikar or Eesha Koppikhar -- as she prefers to spell her name -- comes from a family of academicians. Makes you wonder why this Mangalorean gal didn't follow in her parents' footsteps.
Bhoomika Chawla acted in many Tamil and Telugu films before her Hindi debut opposite Salman Khan in Tere Naam.Her parents are Punjabi speaking Delhites.
Did you know that Mahima Chaudhry's real name was Ritu before Subhash Ghai changed it for Pardes? Did you also know that her father works in a tea plantation and mother is a housewife?
This Kapoor family doesn't need any introduction. Still, for those not in the know Karisma and Kareena's mom is none other than Babita, who in her short career appeared in 19 films including Dus Lakh (1966), Raaz (1966), Farz (1967), Aulad (1968), Haseena Maan Jayegi (1969) and Kab Kyon Aur Kahan (1970) before marrying Randhir Kapoor in 1971.
Shabana Azmi's parents are Kaifi Azmi (renowned poet) and Shaukat Azmi (a well known stage actress) which meant young Shabana always had a life surrounded by people and activities.
How did someone from such a politically prominent family like Manisha Koirala's land up in Mumbai is anyone's guess. But land up she did.
The Nepali beauty's family boasts of a grandfather who was the Prime Minister of Nepal during the late 1950s-early 1960s (Bishweshwar Prasad Koirala) and two great grand uncles, Girija Prasad Koirala and MP Koirala. Her mother's name is Sushma Koirala