In many dramas, the hero or heroine is usually the center of focus. However, some story-lines demand that a motherly character or even characters play a central part in the lives the main leads.
Mothers have all kinds of personality traits, come from various backgrounds as well as possess different outlooks on life. Therefore, the actresses listed here played all types of roles, both positive and negative as mothers in recent years.
1- SAMINA PEERZADA:
The most well-known on-screen mother is probably Samina Peerzada. This is because for many years now she has been playing various kinds of roles in so many dramas. Most of these roles portray her as a mother.
She has played the role of an intelligent, patient and independent figure to three daughters in the recent hit drama “Zindagi Gulzar Hai“, she also moved viewers with her powerful acting as a mother who helps her daughter save her failing marriage in “Durr-e-Shahwar”.
Not all of Samina’s characters are protagonists, in fact she was shown as the destructive force in “Meri Zaat Zarra-e-Benishan” who plotted against the happiness of her own son.
2- Bushra Ansari
Whether it is Billo from “Bilqees Kaur” who would do anything to prevent her children from making the same mistakes she made no matter how strict she has to be with them or whether it is the loud Saima Choudhary from the “Kis Ki ayegi Baarat” series, Bushra Ansari is considered perfect mum material in the Pakistani drama industry.
The manner in which she is able to portray various shades of characters with intense yet natural acting is what makes her so special.
3- Saba Hameed
Saba is a very well known Pakistani actress. She has been part of many hit dramas in Pakistan. Over the years, viewers have come to recognize and appreciate her powerful dialog delivery, spot-on facial expressions as well as her versatile acting ability. She was seen playing the motherly role in many star-studded dramas such as the “Kis Ki Ayegi Baraat” series, “Man Jali“, “Qaid-e-Tanhai“, “Main Abdul Qadir Hoon” and so many more.
4- Hina Khawaja Bayat
When it comes to mothers from upper class societies, Hina Bayat has quite a few such roles to her credit in popular dramas such as “Zindagi Gulzar Hai“, “Shehr-e-Zaat” and “Humsafar”.
In all three, Hina takes up the role of a wealthy, educated and career oriented woman who however fails as a parent and thus has to suffer the consequences of neglecting her duties as a mother.
5- Atiqa Odho
Who can forget Farida Aunty from Humsafar? Due to the wild success of this drama, Atiqa Odho has gained a lot of recognition for portraying the role of a mother who was selfish, manipulating and cruel which ultimately lead to years of suffering for her son.
This character that Atiqa so skillfully executed shows that sometimes parents overlook the happiness of their off-springs for the sake of their own bloated egos.
She is therefore one mother that will be remembered by drama fans for a long time to come.