One Line Review: Devki is trying her best to bridge the gap which exists between her and her step-daughter Arya. But an unfortunate and horrific incident changes their life forever.
Negative Points: The film does not seem to have negative points as such, but editing could have been a bit better.
A day after a woman on Twitter described in chilling detail how she narrowly averted a kidnapping and gangrape attempt of another woman in Hauz Khas Village in New Delhi comes Mom, a drama that reminds how unsafe women are in the capital and how the victims' kin have no faith whatsoever in the legal system for justice. Like Raveena Tandon did a couple of months before in Maatr, it's time for supermom to step in and take matters into her own hand.More »
There are two types of stepmothers in Hindi films.One who spends the entire duration of it torturing and plotting against her stepchildren and another who'll go to extremes to prove she's the epitome of maternal virtue.Sridevi plays one such selfless, loving and protective step mum of a haughty teenage girl in Ravi Udyawar's directorial debut, Mom.Before she assumes this stressful avatar that will consume most of her energy, the actress walks into the frame looking fresh and fabulous in a white suit and silver bangles bringing to mind one of the most iconic portrayals of her career.More »
It plays out along largely foreseeable, if disquieting, lines, but MOM doesn't strictly fall into the category of a conventional rape-and-revenge drama. It breaks free from the genre constraints on the back of a clearly defined moral and emotional context. It presents vengeance as a choice between two wrongs separated only by their respective degree of severity: galat aur bahut galat, as the titular character puts it.But do two wrongs ever make a right? If all this sounds like a bit of sophistry to justify the act of cocking a snook at the law, it is evident all through MOM that the two vendetta masterminds - schoolteacher Devki Sabharwal (Sridevi) and private detective Daya Shankar Kapoor (Nawazuddin Siddiqui) - are acutely aware of their ethical compass.More »
Queen Hawa Hawai, on her storming act that all the Motherhood are in tack, where mother word is born once again,light on a perfect day light in believing as Mom.