Jaya Bhaduri Bachchan turns 68 years today. Mr. Amitabh Bachchan and Abhishek Bachchan shared birthday messages for her on social media. Jaya Bachchan was born on April 9 1948 to journalist Taroon Kumar Bhaduri and Indira, a Bengali family living in Jabalpur. She studied at St Joseph’s Convent School in Bhopal where she was also the Head Girl and later studied at the Film and Television Institute of India, Pune. A member of the Rajya Sabha from Uttar Pradesh, the seven time Filmfare Award winner also won a special Filmfare Award for her role in ‘Hazaar Chaurasi Ki Maa‘.
On June 3, 1973, Jaya married actor Amitabh Bachchan. She met to Amitabh when he was a struggling actor and starred with him in films at a time no other actress would. Amitabh and Jaya Bachchan have two children, Shweta Bachchan and Abhishek Bachchan. Jaya was pregnant with Shweta while shooting ‘Sholay’. The young Jaya Bacbegan her professional life at the age of 15 in 1963 under master filmmaker Satyajit Ray. The film was called ‘Mahanagar’ and Jaya had a supporting role with acclaimed Bengali actors Anil Chatterjee and Madhabi Mukherjee in central roles.
Amitabh Bachchan tweets:
“Raat ke din beet gaye .. aur 9 ki tareeq aa gai .. janm din ki shubhkamanayein .. Patni ko .. jo videsh hain”
Abhishek Bachchan uploaded a picture on Instagram and say:
“Happy birthday Ma. There will never be enough words in the world for me to express how much I love you”.