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.
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.
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 & Recognitions
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
Notable Works of Jaya
Laaga Chunari Mein Daag
Kal Ho Naa Ho