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Biography
NameJaya Bachchan (जया बच्चन)
Full NameJaya Bhaduri Bachchan
Birth NameJaya Bhaduri (जया भादुरी)
NicknameDidi Bhai 1
ProfessionIndian Actress and Politician
Political PartySamajwadi Party
samajwadi party
Positions Held2018-2024: Member of Parliament (Rajya Sabha)
2012-2018: Member of Parliament (Rajya Sabha)
2006-2010: Member of Parliament (Rajya Sabha)
2004-2006: Member of Parliament (Rajya Sabha)
Years Active1971-Present
Date of BirthApril 9, 1948
Age (In 2022)74 Years
Birth PlaceJabalpur, Madhya Pradesh, India
ResidenceJalsa Bungalow, Juhu, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
HometownKolkata, West Bengal, India
NationalityIndian
indian flag
ReligionHinduism
EthnicitySouth Asian
CasteBengali Brahmin
Mother TongueBengali
ZodiacAries
Physical Stats
Heightin centimeters- 158 cm
in meters- 1.58 m
in Feet Inches- 5ft 2in
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourSalt & Pepper
Family and Marriage Details
Marital StatusMarried
Husband/SpouseAmitabh Bachchan
amitabh bachchan with jaya bachchan
Marriage DateJune 3, 1973
amitabh bachchan and jaya bachchan marriage picture
Children
Son(s)Abhishek Bachchan
abhishek bachchan with mother jaya bachchan
Daughter(s)Shweta Bachchan Nanda
shweta bachchan with jaya bachchan
Parents
FatherTaroon Kumar Bhaduri (Bengali writer)
MotherIndira Bhaduri
jaya bachchan with her parents
Sibling(s)
Sister(s)Rita Badhuri Verma
Neeta Bhaduri Ross
Other Relative(s)
Nephew(s)Kunal Ross
Shiladitya Verma
Thathaghat Verma
Daughter-in-law(s)Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
jaya bachchan with aishwarya rai
Son-in-law(s)Nikhil Nanda
GrandsonAgastya Nanda
Granddaughter(s)Aaradhya Bachchan
aaradhya bachchan with jaya bachchan
Navya Naveli Nanda
navya naveli nanda with grandmother jaya bachchan
Father-in-lawHarivansh Rai Bachchan
Mother-in-lawTeji Bachchan
Brother-in-law(s)Ajitabh Bachchan
Rajeev Verma
Howard Ross
Education Details
SchoolSt. Joseph’s Convent School, Bhopal
CollegeFTII, Pune
Educational QualificationDiploma in Acting
Filmography
Debut MovieMahanagar (Bengali debut, 1963)
Guddi (Hindi debut, 1971)
Famous MoviesRocky Aur Rani Ki Prem Kahani (2022)
Ki & Ka (2016)
Meherjaan (Bangladeshi film, 2011)
Drona (2008)
Laaga Chunari Mein Daag (2007)
Kal Ho Naa Ho (2003)
Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham... (2001)
Fiza (2000)
Hazaar Chaurasi Ki Maa (1998)
Silsila (1981)
Nauker (1979)
Sholay (1975)
Mili (1975)
Chupke Chupke (1975)
Kora Kagaz (1974)
Abhimaan (1973)
Zanjeer (1973)
Anamika (1973)
Bansi Birju (1972)
Jawani Diwani (1972)
Piya Ka Ghar (1972)
Koshish (1972)
Bawarchi (1972)
Parichay (1972)
Uphaar (1971)
Dhanyee Meye (Bengali, 1971)
Guddi (1971)
Mahanagar (Bengali, 1963)
Awards
Padma Shri, 1992
Lifetime Achievement Award at Filmfare Awards, 2007
Best Supporting Actress for "Kal Ho Naa Ho" at IIFA Awards, 2004
Best Supporting Actress for "Kal Ho Naa Ho" at Filmfare Awards, 2004
Best Supporting Actress for "Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham..." at IIFA Awards, 2002
Best Supporting Actress for "Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham..." at Filmfare Awards, 2002
Best Supporting Actress for "Fiza" at IIFA Awards, 2001
Best Supporting Actress for "Fiza" at Filmfare Awards, 2001
Special Award for "Hazaar Chaurasi Ki Maa" at Filmfare Awards, 1998
Best Actress for "Nauker" at Filmfare Awards, 1980
Best Actress for "Kora Kagaz" at Filmfare Awards, 1975
Best Actress for "Abhimaan" at Filmfare Awards, 1974
Special Award for "Uphaar" at Filmfare Awards, 1972
Other Details
Food HabitNon-Vegetarian
Net Worth (Approx)Rs 2800 crores 2
Alternate NamesJaya Amitabh Bachchan
Jaya Amitabh Srivastav
Signaturejaya bachchan signature
Family Picture
bachchan family picture
Facts
Jaya Bachchan is an Indian actress and politician. She was born on April 9, 1948 to Taroon Kumar Bhaduri and Indira Bhaduri. She has 2 sisters, Rita Verma and Neeta Ross.
Her father Taroon Kumar Bhaduri was a famous journalist, author and poet. He wrote a famous book Obhishopto Chambol (Cursed Chambal) based on of his experiences as a journalist in the chambal area. Almost all the dacoit related hindi movies were inspired by his book.
She did her schooling from St. Joseph's Convent School, Bhopal and graduated from Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), Pune with a gold medal.
Jaya Bachchan was a NCC cadet in her school and was also the head of her NCC batch. In 1966, she was awarded the best All India NCC Cadet on the Republic Day celebrations.
She made her acting debut at the age of 15 in Satyajit Ray's bengali movie Mahanagar (1963).
Her first movie as an adult was Hrishikesh Mukherjee's Guddi (1971).
Jaya got married to Amitabh Bachchan on June 3, 1973. The couple has two children, Shweta Bachchan Nanda and Abhishek Bachchan.
Daughter Shweta Bachchan Nanda is married to businessman Nikhil Nanda, who is the son of Raj Kapoor's daughter, Ritu Nanda. They have two children, Navya Naveli Nanda and Agastya Nanda.
Jaya was was pregnant with her first child, Shweta, while shooting for the movie Sholay (1975).
She worked with her husband Amitabh Bachchan in many movies such as Zanjeer (1973), Abhimaan (1973), Chupke Chupke (1975), Mili (1975), Sholay (1975), Silsila (1981) and Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham... (2001).
She is a Member of Parliament in the Rajya Sabha from the Samajwadi Party for 4 terms since 2004.
Her sister Rita Verma is married to actor Rajeev Verma. They have 2 sons, Shiladitya Verma and Thathaghat Verma.
Her sister Neeta Ross is married to Howard Ross. Their son Kunal Ross is married to actress Tillotama Shome.
She also wrote the script of Shahenshah (1988) starring her husband Amitabh.
Jaya Bachchan was honoured with Padma Shri in 1992.
Jaya used to call Amitabh 'Lambuji' but later she stopped call him with this name because their daughter, Shweta also started calling him by the same name.
Her address is Jalsa, B/2, Kapol Housing Society, VL Mehta Road, Juhu, Mumbai – 400049, Maharashtra, India.
She has won 9 Filmfare Awards.
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