Mother's Day is not just a day of celebration, it is a day to honour your mother whole-heartedly for the sacrifices, love, care and affection that she showered upon you. It is a day entirely dedicated to thank her for giving this beautiful life and to remember to follow what the Vedas say, "Matru devo bhava" - Revere your mother as God.
It is celebrated on various days in different parts of the world. We in India, celebrate the Mother's Day on second Sunday of May. On the occasion, we are bringing you a story on the special day about the hottest moms of Tamil film industry who have maintained their charm and beauty post motherhood.
Aishwarya Dhanush, the daughter of superstar Rajinikanth and wife of 'Kolaveri star...' Dhanush, is the mother of two children (Yatra, born in 2006 and Linga, born in 2010). She is an inspiration for many, as she made her directorial debut last year with the film 3 after being a mother of two. How often we see a woman taking risk and making debut without prior experience in the directorial field? Continue reading the story on the slideshow...
Shalini Ajith Kumar
Shalini Ajith Kumar entered film industry as a child artist. The actress, who also made it big as an actress, married Ajith Kumar and they are blessed with baby girl Anoushka. The underlining point is that the actress is interested in badminton and she has played state-level competition even after her marriage.
Simran is one of the hottest mothers in Tamil films. She predominantly appeared in Tamil and Telugu films. She debuted in Bollywood and acted in several Hindi films. The actress has been part of successful movies in all the Southern film industries. She married Deepak Bagga, her childhood family friend, in 2003. They have two sons, Adheep and Aadit.
The actress has maintained her good figure even after becoming mother of two. The actress is currently busy with Surya's Dhruva Natchathiram.
The hot and happening girl of yesteryear, Ramya Krishnan acted in over 200 films in different languages. Not only she did bold roles, but also memorable characters like of villainess in Neelambari, and opposite Rajnikanth in Padayappa.
She married director Krishna Vamsi in 2003 and they have a son named Ritwik. The actress maintains the same charm even at the age of 45.
Rambha, who made her debut in Kannada films, went on to rule all the South industries. She even acted in Bollywood films. The actress was known for glamorous roles and remained a sensation among mass audience. The actress, who acted with all the big names of South films, married businessman Indran Pathmanathan in 2010, and they are blessed with a baby girl.
South Indian actress Roja is the role model for many. The actress, who made her debut in Chembaruthi opposite Prashanth, went on to rule South films. More importantly, she took a plunge into politics a couple of years ago and she is an active member in YS Jagan Mohan Reddy's YSR. The 38-year old is married to director RK Selvamani and they have two children.
Malayali girl Navya Nair entered Tamil films in Radha Mohan's Azhagiya Theeye. She has acted in close to 50 films. The 27-year old married to Mumbai-based businessman, Santhosh Menon, on January 21, 2010, and their first child, Sai Krishna, was born on November 22, 2010. She returned to acting with a Malayalam film last year.
Multifaceted Meena has acted in all four Southern languages (Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam). She has acted with all the big stars of her times. The 37-year old is married to software engineer named Vidyasagar and they have a daughter named Nainika.
Danseuse and actress Shobana, who is working with Rajinikanth in Kochadaiyaan, has worked mainly in Malayalam films. The actress quit films at the height of her popularity to purse her interest in dancing. The unmarried actress adopted a child in 2010. Thus remains a lady, who believed in what she has been doing.
Actress Madhoo shot to fame with Mani Ratnam's award-winning Roja. The actress, who is the niece of Hema Malini, not only became famous in South but also in Bollywood just like her aunt Hema Malini in Hindi films. She is married to Anand Shah and they have two daughters Ameyaa and Keia.