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Jaya Bachchan

Other names of Jaya Bachchan: Jaya Bhaduri
Birthday: 09-04-1948 Age: 70 Star sign: Taurus

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Born on 9th April 1948 Jaya Bachchan is an Indian artiste, who is also a politician. A noteworthy point is that, she is a former student of the Film and Television Institute of India. She is married to the legend of Bollywood, Mr. Amitabh Bachchan. Her daughter-in-law is the former Miss World and Bollywood heartthrob Aishwarya Rai.

Jaya Bachchan entered into the film industry with the film Mahanagar when she was a teenager. Later, her first film as an adult was Guddi, which won her the acclaim which she deserved. This film was directed by Hrishikesh Mukherjee and later Mrs. Bachchan worked with him in many films. During that time she performed in Hindi films; she maintained her stature as a good artiste and her works are just a glaring proof of that. Her natural style of acting worked in favor of her.

When Jaya was at the peak of her career, things took a turn in her personal life too. She was greatly attracted by Amitabh Bachchan and eventually Mr. Bachchan reciprocated her love. They entered into wedlock during the year 1973. The couple is blessed with two children, Abhishek Bachchan and Shweta Bachchan.

Amitabh and Jaya shared their screen space in films, including Zanjeer, Silsila, Abhimaan, Sholay, Chupke Chupke etc. These films rocked the box office and their pairing was awesome. Both of them were talented artists and maintained excellence in their work.

After a break from films, Jaya returned to films with great fervor during the year 1998. Later, she starred in films, including Fiza, Kal Ho Na Ho and Kabhi Kushi Kabhi Gum. These films were successful at the box office. 

In the year 2004, Jaya Bachchan entered into politics; she became a member of Samajwati Party and this had great influence in her life. She was conferred with the Padmashri award during the year 1992. Since July 2004 she has been the Uttar Pradesh Film Development Council’s Chairperson. One fact not known to many is that, Mrs. Bachchan is also a good writer.

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