Before I start off with the topic, I would like to share the first thing that struck my mind when I thought about it. Mother’s love is something that has no limit on its volume. It has an unbeatable effect. Even the on-screen mother roles taken up by the women of South Indian industry, make sure they make all of us feel like their children, through their marvellous acting.
So, starting with the topic, South Indian industry comprises of 4 major languages namely, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada.
Saranya Ponvannan is one of the leading female artists, and she has predominantly appeared in Tamil movies. She has her unique style of screen presence and acting. She tends to cover the majority of the audience by gaining their attention in a very smart way. There’s a say;the first impression is the best impression. Guess Saranya was an example for this. Her first debut movie was NAYAGAN, opposite Kamal Hassan. Later, her mother roles turned out to be extremely powerful and popular. Her recent film, Velai Illa Pattadhari gave her an astonishing role as a mother. She carried the typical qualities of a mother. It gave her an astounding position.
She entered the South Indian industry with an ambition of giving a powerful impact. For the Malayalam movie,Chattakari (1974), she won her Kerala State Film Award for Best Actress. She acted with almost all the leading actors and Stars of South India. She was always a bold actress. The attitude she carries in every scene explains the passion she has towards acting. She has proved to be one of the best on-screen mothers in South Indian industry through an extraordinary film, Padaiyappa. She was a responsible mother with an impressing attitude. Beyond all this, she hosts TamilTV shows too. Looks like she’s got enormous talent in her!
Annapoorna is a Telugu film actress known for her portrayal as a mother, mother-in-law, and grandmother, aunt, etc. She also acted in Tamil movies such as Nadodi Pattukkaran, and Varavu NallaUravu, etc. and in Hindi movies such as Waqt Ka Shahenshah, and Kanoon Ki Hathkadee. Annapoorna, who played the role of heroine to
Mohan Babu in Swargam Narakam movie, also played the role of mother to Mohan Babu in Assembly Rowdy movie. Both the movies were blockbusters in the history of Telugu film industry. She portrays herself in a matured way bringing the crowd to her attention. She has this unique style which gives her a neat image.
Sumithra is a cheerful actress, who has acted in all the four South Indian languages. Sumithra acted as heroine with Rajini and Kamal as well as she acted as a mother to both of them. She brings out her elegant and a sweet attitude as a mother in the movies she has acted. She plays an amazing supportive role and justifies it in a very competitive manner.
Sujatha is famous for her maturity in acting. The way she carries out her role is just outstanding because as a yesteryear actress, she knows very well as to how to present herself in the role of a mother. During her middle age acting time, she excelled in performances portraying herself as a mother. Varalaruwas her last film in which she played the role of a grandmother.Her role in the Tamil movie ARUL was quite commendable. She brings out the best of acting when she gets the opportunity. She had always managed to provide the fullest of her potential. Her death was something unfortunate.South Indian Industry misses her.
Menaka is an Indian film actress and producer. She brought out a different face of acting by capturing everyone’s heart through her beauty and her acting skills. She gives emotion to acting, which proves to be a great plus point for her. She brings out the admiration for her through an effortless acting. She is a person with great looks and elegance in acting. She brings happy smiles on the faces of the audience.