This Mother’s Day, Check Out These Regional Films On Moms

Regional films on moms
Regional films have grown in popularity in recent years. As a result, regional filmmakers are also creating more engaging content for the pan-Indian audience. From romantic dramas to thriller films, these filmmakers have touched upon various issues and topics with their creative eyes.

Mothers bring us joy and affection with their kindness and unconditional love. They are as loving as they can get overly possessive at times when it comes to their kids. Even then, their possessiveness only describes how they want their kids to be safe and healthy. A mother always ensures that her children always stay on the right way while also learning their way through life.

This mother’s day celebrate the essence of motherhood with your mother while treating her to a movie date. Wondering which film to watch? We have just the list for you.

Celebrate Mother’s Day with Five Regional Films On Mothers:

Amma Kanakku

A remake of 2016 director Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari’s own Hindi-language film Nil Battey Sannata, Tamil-language Amma Kanakku was also released in 2016. The film star actors Amala Paul, Yuvasri Lakshmi, Revathi and Samuthirakani in major roles. Amma Kanakku revolves around a young widowed mother who joins her daughter’s class in order to motivate her to study.

Amala Paul plays the role of Shanti, a maid who envisions a bright future for her daughter Abhinaya (Lakshmi). However, her daughter does not show interest in studies so her mother decides to join the school along with her.


2019 Marathi film Hirkani is a historical drama film which revolves around a brave mother Hirkani who lives near Raigad Fort under the regime of Chhatrapati Shivaji. Hirkani is a milkmaid who decides to climb a steep cliff in order to get home to her hungry son after the gates of the fort had been shut for the day.

Sonalee Kulkarni is seen in the titular role along with Makrand Deshpande, Jitendra Joshi and Aishwarya Rajesh. The film also features director Prasad Oak as Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj.

regional films on moms

Marathi film Hirkani


2017 Bengali-drama film Posto is directed by Nandita Roy and Shiboprosad Mukherjee. The film amassed critical acclaim for its portrayal of familial relationships in a subtle yet thought-provoking manner. Actors Soumitra Chatterjee, Jisshu Sengupta and Mimi Chakraborty among others play major roles in the film.

The film revolves around a conflict between the parents and grandparents of a little boy called Posto. The parents want to take the child away with them after he was raised by his grandparents for years. It also touched upon the complicated relationship of a working mother with her child as she tries to create a bond with him.

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Bucket List

The film begins with Madhura (Madhuri Dixit), a middle-aged housewife, who makes custom-made food for each of the family members: her son, daughter and husband. It can be seen that her entire existence is dedicated to her family’s happiness. However, she decides to fulfil the wishes of a 20-year-old heart donor as a sign of gratitude and goes on a journey of self-discovery as she realises so many things she had been missing upon.

Actor Madhuri Dixit made her Marathi debut with the film Bucket List along with actors Renuka Shahane, Sumeet Raghavan, Vandana Gupte, Dilip Prabhvalkar and Sumedh Mudgalkar among others.

reginal films on moms

Madhuri Dixit in Bucket List


Pichaikkaran is a 2016 Tamil-language film starring Vijay Antony, Satna Titus, Bagavathi Perumal, Vazhakku En Muthuraman and Dheepa Ramanujam among others. The film is directed by Sasi. Pichaikkaran is an action-drama film which revolves around a successful businessman Arul who lives the life of a beggar for 48 days in order to save the life of his mother.

His mother meets with an accident and is sent into a coma. He meets a sage at the hospital that his mother can be saved only if he lives as a beggar for 48 days without revealing his identity or this information to anyone. Will he be able to save his mother? You’ll need to watch the film in order to find out!