1. Karisma Kapoor as Meira Sharma - Mental Mom
Mentalhood is a ZEE5 Original series which showcases the struggles of a mom in raising her kids. The series is directed by Karishma Kohli and created by Ekta Kapoor. It is slated to premiere on 11 March 2020 on ZEE5. The show will feature Karisma Kapoor, Sandhya Mridul, Sanjay Suri, Dino Morea, Shruti Seth, Shilpa Shukla and Tillotama Shome in lead roles. The series has shown various types of moms that a child deals with. Helicopter parenting, tiger moms, perfect parenting are various tags given to moms. Here we have jotted down various types of moms shown in Mentalhood.
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Bollywood actress Karisma Kapoor will essay the role of Meira Sharma who is a mother of three. Coming from a small town, Meira tries her level best to give her kids the best life. Meira is stressed out and keeps worrying but manages to fulfil her kids’ demands. She is also a multi-tasker and cares a lot about her family.
2. Sandhya Mridul as Anuja Joshi - Momzilla/The Perfectionist Mom
Actress Sandhya Mridul will play the character of Anuja Joshi aka AJo who is a Momzilla to her two heavily-disciplined kids. AJo’s character is shown to be quite powerful and intimidating. She is a perfectionist supermom who can do anything to ensure that her children are perfect, just like her.
3. Shilpa Shukla as Namrata - The Workaholic Mom
Chak De actress Shilpa Shukla will play the role of Namrata Dalmia, who is a workaholic mother to her baby girl. She is a multi-tasker who juggles her career and her personal life. She is a materialistic person, and feels that one can buy anything with money.
4. Tillotama Shome as Preity - Hitler mom
Actress Tillotama Shome will play the role of Preity Khosla, a mother to two naughty boys. Preity is a pushover mom who believes that monstrous kids are like goons. Preity is a Punjabi mom tries to hide her lack of proficiency in English and tries to compensate for it by looking good.
5. Shruti Seth as Diksha - The Boho Mom
Shararat actress Shruti Seth will play the role of Diksha Shah, a boho mom who loves yoga and meditation. She is close to nature and believes in natural healing. She doesn’t like her kid getting vaccinated and is quite dysfunctional. Her motherhood mantra is gluten-free food, alternate medicine, practising Reiki, and being gender fluid.
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Catch Karisma Kapoor and Aamir Khan’s classic romantic film Raja Hindustani here.