Janmashtami 2023: Actresses who portrayed the role of Yashoda Maata in Krishna Serials
Janmashtami, the celebration of Lord Krishna’s birth, is being observed on August 6-7 this year. Preparations for Krishna’s birth anniversary are in full swing across the country. Temples are decorated, and the tradition of breaking the “matki” (clay pot) is being organized in many places. In the world of cinema, several serials have been made to depict the stories of Lord Krishna. Let’s talk about the actresses who played the role of Yashoda Maata, showcasing the motherly love for Krishna.
Neha Sargam is a popular TV actress who has worked in various television serials. However, she is best known for her portrayal of Yashoda in the TV show “Yashomati Maiya Ke Nandlala.” This serial beautifully portrayed the relationship between Krishna and his beloved mother, Yashoda, from her perspective.
Damini Kanwal Shetty:
Between 1993 and 1996, the famous serial “Shri Krishna,” directed by Ramanand Sagar and aired on Doordarshan, captured the hearts of the audience. In this series, Sarvadaman D. Banerjee played the role of Lord Krishna, while Damini Kanwal Shetty portrayed the character of Mother Yashoda. Both actors gained immense popularity for their performances, with Damini becoming a household name during that time.
Aditi Sajwan, known for her roles in historical shows like “Meera,” “Balveer,” and “Akbar Birbal,” has played the role of Yashoda Maata twice on the small screen. She first appeared as Yashoda in the serial “Jay Shri Krishna” and later reprised the role in the series “Hathi Ghoda Palki Jai Kanhaiya Lal Ki.” Her emotional and convincing portrayal of Mother Yashoda earned her praise from the audience.
Reena Kapoor, a versatile actress in the television industry, has appeared in many mythological serials. She portrayed Sita in “Vishnu Puran” and Ganga Ma in “Mahabharat.” However, she won hearts as Yashoda Maata in the popular TV serial “RadhaKrishn.”
These actresses have left a lasting impression with their heartfelt portrayals of Yashoda Maata, adding depth and emotion to the stories of Lord Krishna’s childhood adventures.