A mother-in-law is a person who becomes an important member of a newlywed girl’s life besides her husband. Although she begins to share a good rapport with the other members of her husband’s family over time, it is the mother-in-law with whom she forms the closest bond. After tying the marital bond with the guy that she loves with her whole heart, a girl is welcomed happily and acquainted with her new family by her mother-in-law. She is also made aware of the customs of the new family by her mother-in-law. As a girl leaves her own mother behind while getting married and moving into a completely new family, she considers her mother-in-law as her own mom and makes efforts of bonding nicely with her so that she can become like her own daughter. In India, it is said that the institution of marriage is constructed not just with a guy and girl but between two families. For this reason, a guy’s mother always tries to welcome her new daughter-in-law like her own child in her home and ensures that the latter feels comfortable and happy while getting introduced to unknown faces and adjusting herself to a totally new surrounding with ease.
Unlike the daily television soaps which mostly protrays the mother-in-law as a villain, the real life scenario of saas and bahu is completely different and they become like good friends with the passage of time. From gossiping and laughing over random tales to trying to fix problems in daily life together, saas-bahu jodis are really amazing. The real saas bahu jodis of Bollywood are totally amazing and they attract a lot of attention whenever they are spotted together in public places.
Some of the power saas bahu jodis who have massive professional contributions to the Bollywood industry-
Neetu Kapoor and Alia Bhatt
Eminent actress Alia Bhatt became a part of the iconic Kapoor family of Bollywood after tying the knot with actor Ranbir Kapoor on April 14, 2022. As the mother-in-law of Alia Bhatt, Neetu Kapoor has cheered her all along for her marvelous achievements in Indian cinema. When the trailer of the blockbuster Gangubai Kathiawadi was released, an excited Neetu Kapoor showered praises on her bahu Alia in a story on her Instagram handle. By sharing a snapshot of the trailer, the saas captioned it, “Ufffff outstanding @aliabhatt” with starry-eyed and raising hands emojis, indicating she’s rooting for her. Moreover, Alia’s superb acting in the film impressed her saas a lot due to which the latter posted a picture of the film’s poster in a story on Instagram and captioned it “Watch how @aliaabhatt hits the ball out of the park.” Alia, touched by the love, quickly reshared Neetu’s post, writing, “Love you.” with heart emoticons. Neetu, who was a popular actress of Bollywood in the 70s and 80s, continues to pour her love to Alia on her stories and posts regularly. Meanwhile, Alia too continues to shower feelings of gratitude for her mom-in-law on Instagram. The duo who are quite active on social media are a true example of a perfect saas bahu jodi.
Sharmila Tagore and Kareena Kapoor
One of the most stylish saas bahu jodis of Bollywood, Sharmila Tagore and Kareena Kapoor shares a beautiful bond together. The duo literally gives out vibes of royalty which is not surprising as both of them are queens or begums of Pataudi, a town located in Haryana. The most noteworthy aspects of these queens are that they have been portraying bold and wonderful roles in Indian cinema. From flaunting bikinis on the big screen in confidence to giving life to various expressions during dance sequences along with various scenes, this saas bahu jodi have defined women power with their works. During a media interview, Sharmila Tagore had said that she loves the quality that Kareena doesn’t compare herself with anyone and remains calm even in dire situations.
Jaya Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai
When you ask someone about the ideal saas bahu jodi of Bollywood , the first answer would always be that of Jaya Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai. Whenever the Bachchan family is spotted together in public events like awards ceremony, Aishwarya Rai can be seen sitting quietly and obediently besides her in-laws. From sharing clothes to being overprotective of each other, Jaya Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai always gives off saas bahu goals wherever they are spotted together. On Koffee with Karan, Jaya had spoken about the qualities she likes about her daughter-in-law. “She is lovely. I love her. I have always loved her. I have never ever seen her push herself whenever we are all together. I like that quality of hers to stand behind. She is quiet. She listens and she is taking it all in. And another beautiful thing is that she has fitted in so well in the family. She knows who are our good friends, ” Jaya had said. Besides being the perfect desi saas bahu jodi, they are actresses who rose to stardom with their powerful performances in Indian cinema.
Pamela Chopra and Rani Mukherjee
Although they rarely make public appearances together, it is a well known fact that actress Rani Mukherjee shares a wonderful bond with her mother-in-law Pamela Chopra who is a producer, playback singer and writer. Rani Mukherjee is always a popular cast member in Yash Chopra’s movies. As per reports, Pamela and Rani would often share meals together after shoots. Pamela had even worked as a dress designer for some movies.
Veena Devgan and Kajol
Bollywood actress Kajol shares a heart-warming relationship with her mother-in-law Veena Devgan who is a producer. Kajol who is quite active on social media never fails to praise her mother-in-law with wonderful words every now and then. On February 19, 2022, Kajol had penned a beautiful caption on Instagram as it was her mother-in-law’s birthday and praised her for being with her through thick and thin. She wrote, “When u marry a Man U don’t only marry him. It’s his whole family as well. So here’s a cheer to someone who has always been there for me and on many days I feel more married to than even my husband. Happy happy birthday to this awesome woman Veena Devgan.”