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The closest woman in these actors' lives

Last updated on: September 1, 2009 

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When Salman Khan's mother Salma came on Farah Khan's chat show Tere Mere Beach Mein, we saw the fun exchange between the two -- something we have never seen on screen before. In fact, some of us have never seen mothers of Bollywood's superstars.

Salma, whose maiden name is Sushila Charak, revealed a few tidbits about her son on the show like his driving for instance, which she says gives her a headache.

We take a look at the supermoms of Bollywood.


Image: Salma and Salman Khan
Photographs: Stringer India/Reuters
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Okay, so you've seen pictures of the Bachchan family many times. However, this picture of Jaya and Abhishek captures a rare mother and son closeness.


Image: Jaya and Abhishek Bachchan
Photographs: Stringer India/Reuters
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Yes, the lady with Akshay Kumar is his mom, whom the actor is very close to.

'I have always been very attached to my mother. Even today, whenever she is out of town, I fall ill. When I go for outdoor schedules, I fall ill,' the actor was quoted as saying.


Image: Akshay and his mom
Photographs: Pradeep Bandekar
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While we know Fardeen Khan's famous dad, his mother Sundari Khan rarely makes public appearances.


Image: Fardeen and Sundari Khan
Photographs: Pradeep Bandekar
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Fardeen's cousin Zayed Khan's mother Zarine is an interior decorator. She recently spoke about her son-in-law Hrithik Roshan (who is married to Zayed's sister Suzanne).

Zayed's dad is Sanjay Khan. Zayed is the youngest of four children -- older sisters are Simone Khan (wife of Ajay Arora), Suzanne Roshan and Farah Khan Ali (wife of DJ Aqeel).


Image: Zarine and Zayed Khan
Photographs: Chaiwat Subprasom/Reuters
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We have seen Riteish Deshmukh's dad, Vilasrao Deshmukh, former Chief Minister of Maharashtra many times. Here is his mom, Vaishali.


Image: Vaishalitai and Riteish Deshmukh
Photographs: Pradeep Bandekar
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Suniel Shetty is a self-confessed family man whose two favourite women are his wife Manna and his mother, of whom he say loves what he does no matter what.

'My mother, like any mother, says, 'What a lovely film!' and 'You have improved!' Which I know isn't true,' he was once quoted as saying.


Image: Suniel Shetty and his mom
Photographs: Pradeep Bandekar
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Did you know that Milind Soman's father Prabhakar Soman is a scientist and his mother Usha is a biochemist, who taught at Mumbai's Wilson College?

Born in Scotland, Milind lived in England for seven years before moving to India. He has three sisters -- Netra, Medha and Anupama.


Image: Milind Soman and his mom
Photographs: Pradeep Bandekar
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