Bollywood’s most iconic films
Mother India (1957)
Director Mehboob Khan remade his own film in Aurat in 1957 and called it Mother India. The iconic film showed the struggles of a village woman raising her sons and how her self-righteousness makes her alienate and even kill her own son. The film saw impactful performances by Nargis, Sunil Dutt and Rajendra Kumar and became the first Hindi film to be nominated for the Oscars.