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Jaya Bhaduri Bhachchan - Biography, Early Life & Film Career

Jaya Bhaduri Bachchan – Biography, Early Life & Film Career

Jaya Bachchan is one of the most brilliant actresses of Indian film industry. She has made an incredible contribution in the growth and prosperity of the Indian cinema. She was born as Jaya Bhaduri on the 10th of April in 1948 in Jabalpur district. Well, in this article, we will present you with the biography of Indian actress Jaya Bachchan.

Life History

She was born as the daughter of Indira and Taroon Kumar Bhaduri. She did her schooling from St. Joseph’s Convent school, Bhopal. She is an alumna of the Film and Television Institute of India, Pune. On June 3, 1973, she tied her wedding knots with the famous Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan. The couple has two children, namely Shweta Bachchan-Nanda and Abhishek Bachchan. Abhishek is also a great actor.

Film Career

When Jaya was fifteen, she was offered a small role to play in the Bengali film Mahanagar produced by Satyajit Ray. Her next movie Guddi, which was in Hindi, was a big hit in the box office. In this film, she was portrayed as a school girl, who had a major crush on the superstar Dharmendra. She was simply obsessed about him. Thereafter, she signed plenty of films like Jawani Diwani, Uphaar, Anamika and many more.

Participation in politics

Jaya Bachchan at a later stage began taking interest in the politics of the country. She was a part of the Samajwadi Party and also has been a Member of Parliament. There has been a lot of controversy regarding her holding the position of profit side by side with the post of MP.

Awards & Recognition 

  • Filmfare Awards (1975, 1980, 2001, 2004, 2007)
  • Omega Award for Excellence: Lifetime Achievement (1998)
  • She is a recipient of the Yash Bharati Samman, the highest award in Uttar Pradesh

Notable Works of Jaya

  • Zanjeer
  • Abhimaan
  • Chupke Chupke
  • Sholay
  • Laaga Chunari Mein Daag
  • Silsila
  • Annadata
  • Mili
  • Parichay
  • Kal Ho Naa Ho

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