Father’s Day is almost here and so is the time to shower our Dad with some love! From being the superheroes of our lives, to being our harshest critics, Dads love has always been selfless and unconditional. From our first ever bike ride to our first ever driving lesson, Dads have always stood behind us like pillars of support and still continue to do so. And where better to see the best examples of different types of dads, than in Bollywood? Like all roles, dads come in different personalities so here are some that are unforgettable:
The Fun Dad: Chachi 420- Kamal Hassan
Kamal Hassan’s character in Chachi 420 is something he is remembered for till date.This dad, in order to see his little girl, dresses up like an old woman to be his own daughter’s caretaker. Kamal Hassan has cleverly portrayed this role and completely outdone himself in it.
The Sanskari Dad : Hum Saath Saath Hai – Alok Nath
Alok Nath known for his depiction of Sanskari roles, plays another in the super hit film Hum Saath Saath Hai. Even after having a luxurious life, he and his wife have inculcated values and strong ethics in their children. His portrayal of a supportive father of 4 children in a joint family is the perfect example of a Sanskari Dad.
The Over Protective Dad : Piku- Amitabh Bachchan
In the movie Piku, Amitabh Bachchan has cleverly potrayed the role of an overprotective father of his single, beautiful daughter played by Deepika Padukone. Their constant arguments and funny conversations, and the love they have for each other is what every daughter can relate to.
The Emotional Dad : Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar- Kulbhushan Kharbanda
A motivator in the truest sense of the word, this dad wants to see his son excel in his talents, and experiences numerous battles for his sons. This emotional journey of being a single parent and raising his children has been beautifully potrayed by Kulbhushan Kharbanda fondly known as Ramlal in the movie.
The Storyteller Dad : Sanju- Paresh Rawal
Paresh Rawal’s portrayal as Sunil Dutt in the movie Sanju has taught us about life, poetry and struggles. At whatever point his child was stuck in any circumstance, Paresh Rawal told him about his life experiences, and struggles and how he ultimately overcame them, conquering them where he encouraged his son to face all his challenges fearlessly.
The Understanding Dad : Ye Jawaani Hai Dewaani- Farooq Shaikh
Having a stubborn son isn’t easy for any father, but dealing with them in the right way surely is. Farooq Shaikh plays the role of Ranbir Kapoor’s father, who is a free spirited young boy who wants to live life his way. Farooq Shaikh supports his son in the right way, does not stop him from pursuing his dreams and understands the mind-set of his son which adds love and respect to their relationship. Definitely a dad to remember.
The Coach Dad : Dangal- Aamir Khan
One of the most inspiring on-screen dads, Aamir Khan’s character in Dangal breaks all the stereotypes and trains his daughters to become top wrestlers of the country. A strict yet totally loving father, he shows the world that his daughters are capable, and not less than anybody. He strives hard to make their future in spite of all the struggles and succeeds in the end.