Date Of Birth: 1948-04-09, Occupation: Politician | Actor » Jaya Bachchan is considered to be one of the finest actresses of her generation. A gold medalist from FTII, Pune, Jaya Bachchan brought about a naturalistic style of acting that would be prevalent during the 60s and 70s. The actress married Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan and have two children Abhishek Bachchan and Ashweta Nanda Bachchan. Actress and model Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is her daughter-in-law. Mrs Bachchan Sr has to her credits some of the most memorable films made during the 70s namely Guddi directed by Hrishikesh Mukherjee, with whom she would collaborate in several films, then came Uphaar, Koshish, Kora Kagaz, among others. She appeared alongside her husband Amitabh Bachchan in films such as Zanjeer, Abhimaan, Chupke Chupke, Mili and Sholay. Filmmaker Yash Chopra managed a casting coup of sorts when Jaya Bachchan, Amitabh Bachchan and Rekha were cast in a love triangle in Silsila. Jaya Bachchan is also a Rajya Sabha MP.