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24 Desi Parents From Bollywood That You're Glad Aren't Your Parents

You wouldn't even dare to dream about dating and Goa trips around some of these.

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1. Baldev Singh from Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge

YRF

You'd rather shoot yourself, come back to life and shoot yourself again, than ask him for that Goa trip ke liye permission.

2. Sexy Sam from Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna.

Dharma Productions

Basically, the equivalent of Regina's mom from Mean Girls, this "too cool for school" dad will embarrass you in public.

3. Rahul Khanna from Kuch Kuch Hota Hai.

Dharma Productions

Granted, kid Anjali wanted him to meet adult Anjali. But do you want your dad to turn up at your cool summer camp just because you caught a cold? So mortifying.

4. Yash Raichand from Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham.

This guy was ready to alienate his kids and make his wife suffer because of parampara and his man-child behaviour.
Dharma Productions

This guy was ready to alienate his kids and make his wife suffer because of parampara and his man-child behaviour.

5. Susheela from Main Prem Ki Diwani Hoon.

Rajshri Films

A modern-day Mrs. Bennett, she believes that her daughter deserves a rich-ass hubby, and pre-marital sex is a problem.

6. Virus from 3 Idiots.

I mean, his son committed suicide because he couldn't put up with the life of an engineer that his dad had imposed on him. And Virus has no regrets about it.
Vinod Chopra Productions

I mean, his son committed suicide because he couldn't put up with the life of an engineer that his dad had imposed on him. And Virus has no regrets about it.

7. Dharamvir Malhotra from Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge

YRF

How far removed from raising this child must you be to have made him a stalker, a failure, and a ridiculously spoiled brat?

8. Mrs. Bhamra from Bend It Like Beckham.

Bend It Films

This mom firmly believes that a woman is "feminine" only if she knows how to make dal, chawal and roti, and wear a sari.

9. Rohan's father from Udaan.

Imposing, intimidating, alcoholic, and physically and emotionally abusive. Enough said.
UTV Spotboy

Imposing, intimidating, alcoholic, and physically and emotionally abusive. Enough said.

10. Kavita Malhotra from 2 States.

Dharma Productions

Loud, belittling, and disrespectful of other cultures. A nightmare, both as a mother and mother-in-law.

11. Bhaskor Bannerjee from Piku.

MSM Motion Pictures

A humongous obsession with potty and messages about the same to daughter's office? Again, mortifying.

12. Kavita Kapoor from Cocktail.

Illuminati Films

Imagine having to be a perfect, desi, sanskaari girl all the time, to please your mom.

13. Mr. and Mrs. Kapoor from Kapoor And Sons.

This picture was taken when they weren't fighting like savages, belittling one son and being homophobic towards another.
Dharma Productions

This picture was taken when they weren't fighting like savages, belittling one son and being homophobic towards another.

14. Kamal Mehra from Dil Dhadakne Do.

Excel Entertainment

Neglectful of his son's wishes and doesn't deem his daughter to be worthy enough of heading his company. Also, insensitive towards their mother. No one needs such subtle toxicity in their lives.

15. All the parents of various kids from Hulchul.

On one side we have Angar Chand who won't let his sons get married, promoted toxic masculinity and openly endorsed misogyny because of stupid ego issues. And on the other side we have Laxmi Devi who has manipulated her sons and grand-daughter into sabotaging a rival fam's relations, also because of ego issues.
Venus Records

On one side we have Angar Chand who won't let his sons get married, promoted toxic masculinity and openly endorsed misogyny because of stupid ego issues. And on the other side we have Laxmi Devi who has manipulated her sons and grand-daughter into sabotaging a rival fam's relations, also because of ego issues.

16. Dev Saran from Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna.

Imposed pressure on his little kid to "man up" and forced him to play football, regardless of his utter dislike and health issues.
Dharma Productions

Imposed pressure on his little kid to "man up" and forced him to play football, regardless of his utter dislike and health issues.

17. Nandkishore Awasthi in Taare Zameen Par.

Utterly unsympathetic and abusive towards his artistic kid and doesn't even bother finding out if his son is special. Would rather send him to boarding school out of spite.
Aamir Khan Productions

Utterly unsympathetic and abusive towards his artistic kid and doesn't even bother finding out if his son is special. Would rather send him to boarding school out of spite.

18. Rahul's socialite parents in Ek Main Aur Ekk Tu.

In order to be a good son to these two, one has to play golf, win gold medals, become an architect, and join the family business. And by doing so, end up giving himself low self-esteem issues.
Dharma Productions

In order to be a good son to these two, one has to play golf, win gold medals, become an architect, and join the family business. And by doing so, end up giving himself low self-esteem issues.

19. Dhankor Baa from Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela.

Sanjay Leela Bhansali Entertaiment

She literally cut her daughter's finger all because she wouldn't marry another guy. Also, scary AF.

20. Farookh from Secret Superstar.

Zee Studios

The biggest POS of them all. Abusive, unsupportive and almost committed female infanticide.

21. Ranjit Rai and Harbans Lal from Ishq.

They despise the poor and just want their children to marry each other because they're rich, regardless of their likes. Plus, they try to get a couple of poor kids killed.
Baba Films

They despise the poor and just want their children to marry each other because they're rich, regardless of their likes. Plus, they try to get a couple of poor kids killed.

22. Kiran Kumar from Akele Hum Akele Tum.

Also, one doesn't just get up and leave your son 'cause you're frustrated with your life. You sit and explain first!
United Seven Combines

Also, one doesn't just get up and leave your son 'cause you're frustrated with your life. You sit and explain first!

23. Nirmala Devi Rathore from Khoobsurat.

UTV Disney Motion Pictures

Really attached to parampara, image, and rigid family roles, and also responsible for slowly destroying her family's mental stability

24. And finally, this awesome threesome from Devdas.

First we have Devdas's mom who is suffering from reverse Oedipal complex and crushes on her own son. Then, Paro's mom who is obsessed with her neighbours and keeps pushing for her daughter's marriage to their son. And lastly Dev's dad, who keeps dropping shame-bombs on him.
Imaan Sheikh/Buzzfeed/SLB

First we have Devdas's mom who is suffering from reverse Oedipal complex and crushes on her own son. Then, Paro's mom who is obsessed with her neighbours and keeps pushing for her daughter's marriage to their son. And lastly Dev's dad, who keeps dropping shame-bombs on him.