Moms aren’t just birth givers. They are your biggest supporters, toughest critics, loudest cheerleaders and strictest teachers. They are also the epitome of love and strength. If it weren’t for mom’s constantly watching and leading the way, we’d all be a little lost, in life and otherwise. Here is what a few actors had to say about the one thing they’ve learnt from mom that they follow to this day. After all, Mommy knows best!!

Taapsee Pannu

Taapsee Pannu
Taapsee Pannu

My mom’s internal strength is what I became a huge fan of once I grew up. The way she handled 3 really different personalities at home (my Dad, my sister and myself) the way she became a shock absorber of our madness and still kept us together. The way she was the bridge between my Dad and me and still continues to be. The way she doesn’t give up on any one of us even though we r very mean to her at times because she is way more evolved and stronger person than us

Richa Chadha

Richa Chadha
Richa Chadha

What I learnt from my Mom is compassion. When I was little, I would kill ants and insects. My mother told me – “Yeh cheenti shayad apni mummy ke paas ja rahi hai?” That was such a strong rephrase at the time. It’s made me compassionate and ethical.

Ali Fazal

Ali Fazal
Ali Fazal

Somebody is always watching. Always. Just remember to fold your clothes and your own sheets. Keep your room neat. Your life is but a version of that room.

Arunoday Singh

Arunoday Singh
Arunoday Singh

The greatest thing my mother has taught me is that happiness and self-esteem are not synonymous with success. She taught me to seek the joy, to stay in the light. No matter what I’m dealing with.

Sumeet Vyas

Sumeet Vyas
Sumeet Vyas

That there’s no harm in listening, rather than always waiting for your turn to speak. Also Dosing off in the most dreadful and tense situations in life.

Rasika Dugal

Rasika Dugal
Rasika Dugal

The one skill I have learned from my mother is- attention to detail and that has been an important skill to have as an actor. Her attention to the smallest of things in everything she does never ceases to amaze me. Whether it’s in her attention to her work or in the way she chooses gifts for people and especially when she is cooking /baking. I can never be as good as her but I think I have got some of it!

Amyra Dastur

Amyra Dastur
Amyra Dastur

My mother has always been a very kind and generous woman. She never bought our pets over the years, instead, she would adopt them (especially strays). She has paid for the education of all our maids’ children and she’s been helping charities like Red Cross ever since I can remember. My mother has taught me to look at the good inside people and to never ever judge an individual at face value or by someone else’s statements. I admire my mother for not only teaching me how to stay kind and honest in a harsh world but also, how to laugh at myself every once in a while and to not take life so seriously. She is and always will be my hero.

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  1. Oh no. Sooo many motherlovers.
    Sonam where are you?

    Mothers should not be loved as you aptly say in the trailer of Veere and call the guy motherlover as if it is a curse word.

    Sonam, come on stop these mother lovers.

    Guys should only be their wive’s property. Pretty sure Anand will be one joru ka ghulam.

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