Veteran Bollywood actress Jaya Bachchan turned 73 on Friday. Born on April 9, 1948, the Kora Kagaz actress celebrates her Birthday today. Jaya Bachchan was awarded the Padma Shri by the government of India in 1992. She has won the hearts of her fans over the years, through her stellar performances in the movies. And, the actress is also a winner of 9 Filmfare awards. Jaya Bachchan is the wife of superstar Amitabh Bachchan. She is also a doting mother to designer Shweta Bachchan Nanda and actor, Abhishek Bachchan.
On the occasion of Jaya Bachchan’s Birthday, read some unknown facts about her that you surely were not aware of.
Jaya Bachchan started her acting career in films at the age of 15. She was a supporting actress in filmmaker Satyajit Ray’s 1963 Bengali film titled Mahanagar.
Jaya Bachchan’s first role as an adult was in the 1971 film Guddi. The film was directed by Hrishikesh Mukherji.
Kora Kagaz actress Jaya Bachchan is a gold medallist from Pune’s Film and Television Institute of India (FTII)
Amitabh Bachchan and Jaya Bachchan worked together for the first time in the 1972 film titled Bansi Birju. They later went on to star in several films.
Jaya Bachchan had written the story of the 1988 Bollywood classic film Shahenshah
Jaya Bachchan, who played the role of her husband, Amitabh Bachchan’s love interest in the hit film Sholay was expecting her first child with Big B during the shooting of the movie.
In an old interview, Jaya Bachchan had revealed she was really frightened of Amitabh Bachchan, the first time she met him. The actress had also said that it was not love at first sight for Big B and her.
Meanwhile, Jaya Bachchan has acted in many films since 1963. She is currently a Rajya Sabha MP and is representing Samajwadi Party since 2004.
SpotboyE.com wishes Jaya Bachchan a Happy Birthday!
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