As Kirron Kher turns 60, we take a look at some of her popular roles in Bollywood

  • Abhimanyu Kulkarni, Hindustan Times
  • Updated: Jun 14, 2015 20:33 IST

Kirron Kher has enthralled us with her acting in a number of movies. Nobody plays a Punjabi mom like she does. She has made us laugh, she has made us cry.

Today on 14 June as she celebrates her 60th birthday, we take a look at the 5 movies where she's played a fantastic mom.

1. Dostana (2008)

- 'Fun'tastic mom

- Superb comedy timing

- Her confusion and anxiety over her son's sexual orientation keeps you entertained throughout the movie

2. Rang De Basanti (2006)

- This cult movie had Kirron Kher running a Dhaba while at the same time handling her son's 'out of control' friends

- Her quirky dialogues in the movie are hilarious.

- Her emotional outbreak on losing her son brings out a tear in us every time we watch the movie

3. Hum Tum (2004)

- This quintessential Mrs Parminder Prakash left an indelible mark even though she had very little screen time

4. Om Shanti Om (2014)

-Here she played a melo-dramatic, over-the-top mother who gave the audience the glimpse of Bollywood at every plot.

5. Total Siyaapa

- Not a box office hit, but worth watching just for Kirron Kher

- Her love for India, and hatred for Pakistan keeps the audience in splits throughout the movie

- First time Anupam and Kirron Kher appeared together as a couple on-screen

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