Jaya Bachchan's life in pics
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Jaya Bachchan's life in pics

As Jaya Bachchan celebrates her birthday today, we take a look at her journey so far through pictures. Disclaimer: itimes does not represent or endorse the accuracy or reliability of any information's, content or contained on, distributed through, or linked, downloaded or accessed from any of the services contained on this website.
Priyanka Sharma8th Apr, 2016
Jaya Bachchan's life in pics

Jaya Bachchan's life in pics

Jaya Bhaduri was born April 9, 1948 in a Bengali Hindu family to Indira and Taroon Kumar Bhaduri, writer, journalist and stage artist in Jabalpur. She studied in St. Joseph's Convent school, Bhopal. Image Source: Procured via Google Search.

Jaya Bachchan's life in pics

Jaya Bachchan's life in pics

She started her career with a supporting role in Satyajit Ray's Bengali film, Mahanagar at the age of 15.She later decided to join Film and Television Institute of India, Pune to learn acting and got a gold medal. Image Source: Procured via Google Search.

Jaya Bachchan's life in pics

Jaya Bachchan's life in pics

She was also picked out to play the eponymous role of Guddi in the 1971 Hrishikesh Mukherjee film in which she played a schoolgirl obsessed with film star Dharmendra. Image Source: Procured via Google Search.

Jaya Bachchan's life in pics

Jaya Bachchan's life in pics

Guddi was a success and she moved to Bombay and soon picked other roles. Image Source: Procured via Google Search.

Jaya Bachchan's life in pics

Jaya Bachchan's life in pics

Prior to her Hindi film debut, she had appeared in two Bengali films: a 13-minute short film, Suman and a Bengali comedy Dhanni Meye s sister-in law. Image Source: Procured via Google Search.

Jaya Bachchan's life in pics

Jaya Bachchan's life in pics

However her petite looks, created the girl-next-door image for her, which she was often associated with through the rest of her career. Image Source: Procured via Google Search.

Jaya Bachchan's life in pics

Jaya Bachchan's life in pics

Then her married life faced considerable upheavals especially with the much-publicized affair of her husband with Bollywood actress, Rekha. Image Source: Procured via Google Search.

Jaya Bachchan's life in pics

Jaya Bachchan's life in pics

She was later seen in films like Fiza, Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham, Koi Mere Dil Se Poochhe, Kal Ho Naa Ho, Drona and Laaga Chunari Mein Daag. Image Source: Procured via Google Search.

Jaya Bachchan's life in pics

Jaya Bachchan's life in pics

Jaya Bachchan caught in an candid mode during her hay days. Image Source: Procured via Google Search.

Jaya Bachchan's life in pics

Jaya Bachchan's life in pics

Abhishek was born a year or a two later after Shewta. Image Source: Procured via Google Search.

Jaya Bachchan's life in pics

Jaya Bachchan's life in pics

She tried to break the mould with films like Koshish where she and Sanjeev Kumar played the role of deaf and mute couple. Image Source: Procured via Google Search.

Jaya Bachchan's life in pics

Jaya Bachchan's life in pics

She tried to break the stereotype with glamourous roles in films like Jawani Diwani, which also starred Randhir Kapoor. Image Source: Procured via Google Search.

Jaya Bachchan's life in pics

Jaya Bachchan's life in pics

She also tried her hand in a negative role of a heroine faking amnesia, in Anamika. Image Source: Procured via Google Search.

Jaya Bachchan's life in pics

Jaya Bachchan's life in pics

She has also been a part of films like Uphaar, Bansi Birju, Bawarchi,Parichay, Shor among others. Image Source: Procured via Google Search.

Jaya Bachchan's life in pics

Jaya Bachchan's life in pics

Jaya first acted with Amitabh Bachchan in the film, Bansi Birju and after that they went on to give hits films like Zanjeer, Abhimaan and Sholay. Image Source: Procured via Google Search.

Jaya Bachchan's life in pics

Jaya Bachchan's life in pics

Her popularity landed her the cover page of prestigious Filmfare magazine in 1972. Image Source: Procured via Google Search.

Jaya Bachchan's life in pics

Jaya Bachchan's life in pics

After knowing each other for sometime, Amitabh and Jaya tied the knot in June 1973, in traditional Hindu wedding ceremony. Image Source: Procured via Google Search.

Jaya Bachchan's life in pics

Jaya Bachchan's life in pics

Jaya cut down on her work after her marriage to Amitabh Bachchan. After marriage she was seen in few films like Kora Kagaz, Mili, Sholay and Nauker. Image Source: Procured via Google Search.

Jaya Bachchan's life in pics

Jaya Bachchan's life in pics

Rajesh Khanna was a good friend of Jaya. Jaya was madly in love with Amitabh Bachchan, however, Rajesh Khanna never liked it and stopped Jaya Bhaduri from meeting Amitabh. Image Source: Procured via Google Search.

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