Nasty kitchen politics and mean mothers-in-law have long been the core of woman-centric shows on telly. But Smita Bansal, Apara Mehta, Supriya Pilongakar and Indrani Haldar have changed the scenario by backing their on-screen daughters-in-law.
On the occasion of Mother’s Day May 13, these ideal screen moms-in-law say as society has become modern, the relationship has also matured both in fiction and in reality.
Actress Smita Bansal aka Sumitra of “Balika Vadhu”, who is a pillar of strength for her on-screen daughter-in-law Anandi, says the older generation has become more supportive.
“The relationship of a mother-in-law with her daughter-in-law has changed over the years. Since most young women opt to work after marriage, the older generation understands the pressure and supports them,” Smita told IANS.
“I live in a joint family and my bonding with my mother-in-law is very strong. She knows I have to go out for work and she understands my hectic schedule. The relationship has now…