The Bollywood Emperor Amitabh Bachchan’s partner and his wife, actress Jaya Bachchan, have been highly regarded on and off screen. The two worked together for the first time in Prakash Varma’s management company ‘Bansi Aur Birju’. This movie was released 49 years ago on September 1, 1970. Big B recently shared a photo of this movie on social media. In this, Amitabh is seen hugging Jaya.
After this movie, Amitabh and Jaya worked together on the movie ‘Ek Nazar’. During the filming of the movie ‘Zanjeer’, love blossomed between the two. In 1973, Amitabh married Jaya. The film ‘Zanjeer’ is said to be Amitabh’s first blockbuster film. After this, Amitabh and Jaya’s couple gave many superhit movies like ‘Abhimaan’, ‘Chupke Chupke’, ‘Mili’, ‘Sholay’ and ‘Silsila’. The two were last seen together in the movie ‘Ki and Ka’.
Amitabh and Jaya met at the Film Institute in Pune. At the time Big B was struggling to make a place for himself in Bollywood, while Jaya had become a huge movie star. He had a huge following who loved his performance. By the way, seeing the photo of Jaya Bhaduri on the cover of a magazine, Amitabh Bachchan had already fallen in love with her. He had found the queen of his dreams, who had a beautiful balance of traditional and modern values.
Let’s know those 5 movies in which Amitabh-Jaya’s partner has been a superhit …
Amitabh Bachchan shared the image from his first movie with his wife Jaya Bachchan on social media.
1. Movie: Bansi Birju
When was it released – 1972
Director- Prakash Verma
This was Amitabh and Jaya’s first movie together. Bansi (Jaya Bhaduri) becomes a prostitute, forced by circumstances. One day, some thugs try to rape her together, but Bansi cheers up and runs away. After this, he meets Birju (Amitabh Bachchan) on the bus. Hearing the story of her life, her heart breaks and she marries Bansi. They both go to town and start a new life, but it is said that the past does not give up many times. The village learns of Bansi’s history and begins to oppose him. Threatens to kick them out of town. The same story of Bansi and Birju’s struggles is shown in the film. The Amitabh and Jaya couple really liked it in this movie.
2. Movie: Zanjeer
When was it released – 1973
Director- Prakash Mehra
The film Zanjeer changed the destiny of Amitabh Bachchan. If this movie hadn’t been a superhit, then maybe Big B would have left Bollywood and returned to Allahabad at that time. This movie turned Amitabh into the angry young man. This movie brought Amitabh and Jaya closer together. This movie gave everything Bigby needed at the time. In this movie, Big B played the role of a police officer Vijay, whose parents are murdered. Committed to avenging the murder and teaching the criminals a lesson, Vijay becomes a police officer, but takes it upon himself to eliminate petty crimes. Meanwhile, a great incident occurs that shakes him up. The only witness to this crime, Mala (Jaya Bhaduri) is threatened and silenced by criminals, but after Vijay speaks, Mala agrees to him and helps him by putting his life in danger. During this, love falls between the two. The love for the big screen in the movie Zanjeer is the reality of Amitabh-Jaya. After the filming of this movie, they both got married. The film made many box office records.
3. Movie: Abhimaan
When was it released – 1973
Director: Hrishikesh Mukherjee
The film Abhimaan was reportedly based on the relationship between classical music legend Pandit Ravi Shankar and his wife Annapurna Devi. The film revolves around two singers. In the film, Jaya Bachchan was sung by Lata Mangeshkar, while Amitabh was sung by Kishore Kumar, Mohammad Rafi, and Manhar Udhas. The music was composed by SD Burman. Subir (Amitabh Bachchan) is a famous singer, who is in great demand. Once on the way to his aunt’s house, he meets Uma (Jaya Bachchan), whom Subir falls in love with after hearing her sing. he marries her. After the marriage, encourage Uma to start singing professionally. Uma isn’t ready at first, but starts singing later. People are convinced by his song. His popularity surpasses that of Subir. This hurts Subir’s ego and differences arise between them. In this movie, Jaya and Amitabh have played their respective characters so beautifully that it feels like seeing reality. Pride had put four moons on the success of the movie Zanjeer.
4. Movie: Sholay
When it was released – 1975
Director- Ramesh Sippy
All the actors and characters who worked on the highest grossing movie ‘Sholay’ in the history of Indian cinema became immortal. It stars Sanjeev Kumar, Dharmendra, Hema Malini, Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya Bachchan, and Amjad Khan in the lead roles. All the colors of life are seen in ‘Sholay’. Between the revenge story of a policeman and a thief, there is a feeling of love on the one hand, friendship on the other, along with the social message that a widow has the right to be loved and married. In the movie, Thakur Baldev Singh (Sanjeev Kumar) leads two criminals Jai (Amitabh Bachchan) and Veeru (Dharmendra) to their village to catch the dacoit Gabbar Singh (Amjad Khan). Here Jai and Veeru meet Basanti (Hema Malini) and Radha (Jaya Bachchan). Jai-Veeru falls in love with them. With this, the thieves annihilate Gabbar Singh and his gang. Meanwhile, Jai dies. The most beautiful thing about this film is that the dialogues between Jai and Radha are insignificant, as they both express their love very well. Although all the characters in this movie are memorable, Jai-Radha’s love lives on in people’s minds.
5. Movie: Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham
When it was released – 2001
Director – Karan Johar
Shahrukh Khan, Kajol, Hrithik Roshan, Kareena Kapoor are in the lead role along with Amitabh Bachchan and Jaya Bachchan in the movie Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham. In this film, business moguls Yashvardhan Raichand (Amitabh Bachchan) and Nandini Raichand (Jaya Bachchan) have adopted a boy, Rahul (Shah Rukh Khan). Rahul is smart and hardworking like his father. You are ready to rule your business empire. But in the meantime he meets Anjali (Kajol), with whom he falls in love. Anjali belongs to a middle class family, so Raichand does not approve of this relationship. Upon this, Rahul rebels against his father and marries him. After that, they kick him out of the house. Rahul settles abroad with his family. After a long time, his younger brother Rohan (Hrithik Roshan), who is the biological son of Yash and Nandini, joins his family. The film portrays the character of Jaya Bachchan as a submissive wife who eventually turns against her husband and reunites with her adopted son.