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Jaya Bachchan

Biography

Bollywood star that has won multiple Ideal Supporting Actress Honours from your International Indian Film Academy. Her movies consist of Sholay and Abhimaan. She experienced her first performing role at age group 15 in the 1964 film THE BEST Town: Mahanagar. She became known on her behalf functions in the 2001 film Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham, the 2011 film Meherjaan, as well as the 2000 film Fiza. She got wedded to Amitabh Bachchan in 1973; the few had two kids called Shweta and Abhishek. She’s a sister called Rita. She experienced a supporting part with Sanjeev Kumar in the 1975 actions film, Sholay.

Quick Facts


Date Of Birth April 9, 1948
Place Of Birth Jabalpur, India
Height 1.57 m
Profession Movie Actress
Education Film and Television Institute of India, St. Joseph's Convent School, Bhopal
Nationality Indian
Spouse Amitabh Bachchan
Children Abhishek Bachchan, Shweta Bachchan-Nanda
Parents Taroon Kumar Bhaduri, Indira Bhaduri
Siblings Rita Verma
Awards Filmfare Award for Best Actress, Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award, Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress, Filmfare Special Jury Award, IIFA Award for Best Supporting Actress, Guild Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Nominations Zee Cine Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Movies Sholay, Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham..., Silsila, Abhimaan, Kal Ho Naa Ho, Guddi, Zanjeer, Chupke Chupke, Anamika, Bawarchi, Mili, Fiza, Paa, Jawani Diwani, Ek Nazar, Dil Diwana, Shor, Laaga Chunari Mein Daag: Journey of a Woman, Piya Ka Ghar, Shahenshah, Kora Kagaz, Uphaar, Parichay, Koshish, Drona, Nauker, Mahanagar, Samadhi, Phagun, Annadata, Irandam Ulagam, Bansi Birju, Koi Mere Dil Se Poochhe, Gaai Aur Gori, Naya Din Nai Raat, Doosri Sita, Hazaar Chaurasi Ki Maa, Meherjaan, Yeh Vaada Raha, Ek Baap Chhe Bete, Lovesongs: Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow, Antarmahal, Jaani Dost, Abhi To Jee Lein, Aap Ke Liye Hum, Desh, Jai Jawan Jai Makan, Sunglass, Aahat – Ek Ajib Kahani, Mother of 1084
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#Fact
1Urban legend of her being married to fellow FTII classmate Bhaskar Chowdhury in the late 1960's. Not to be confused with actor and Hollywood actor Bhaskar Roy Chowdhury.
2Jaya dubbed for actress Nandini Ghoshal for the film CHAR ADHYAY.
3She starred in Vinod Bachchan's shelved film "Samparan - The Real Submission". Directed by Aruna Raje. The film was about the uplifting of street kids. This was in 2004.
4Actress Tillotama Shome married her nephew Kunal Verma ( Rita and Rajeev's son).
5Sister Rita ( Married to actor Rajeev Verma) has 2 sons . Shiladitya Verma. He is a painter based in Bhopal. He is married to Poorvi Karanwar. The second son is Thathaghat Verma. He is a software engineer based in Mumbai. He is married to Darshika Mahajan.
6Jaya is the Chairperson of the Uttar Pradesh Film Development Council from July, 2004. [March 2006]
7Sister-in-law of actor Rajeev Verma who is married to her younger sister, Rita Badhuri (not an actress).
8She was pregnant with her daughter Shweta while shooting the movie Sholay (1975).
9Her daughter-in-law is Aishwarya Rai, former beauty queen, and Bollywood actress.
10During 2004 Jaya became a Member of the Rajya Sabha, but following a complaint by the Congress Party, her status was reviewed and in March, 2006, the President of India decided that she can no longer be qualified to a member of the Rajya Sabha as this conflicts with her current status as a Chair of the Uttar Pradesh Film Development Council.
11Mother of Bollywood actor, Abhishek Bachchan, and daughter, Shweta Nanda. Became a grandma in 1997, when Shweta gave birth a baby girl, Nain Naveyli Nanda. Shweta subsequently gave birth to a son, Agastye.
12Is currently involved in the Samaj Wadi politican Party in India.
13Daughter of Bengali writer Tarun Bhaduri.
14Wife of Indian megastar Amitabh Bachchan.
15Mother of movie star Abhishek Bachchan


Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Ki & Ka2016Jaya Bhaduri
Irandam Ulagam2013Ramya's Professor
Sunglass2013
Ganga Devi2012
Meherjaan2011Meher
Paa2009Narrator
The Legend of Drona2008Rani Jayati (as Jaya Bachchan)
Lovesongs: Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow2008Mridula Chatterjee (as Jaya Bachchan)
Laaga Chunari Mein Daag: Journey of a Woman2007Savitri (as Jaya Bachchan)
Kal Ho Naa Ho2003Jennifer Kapur
Desh2002Suprabha Devi (as Jaya Bachchan)
Koi Mere Dil Se Poochhe2002Mansi Devi (as Jaya Bachchan)
Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham...2001Nandini Raichand (as Jaya Bachchan)
Daughters of This Century2001Abhagi (as Jaya Bachchan)
Dr. Mukta2000Dr. Mukta
Fiza2000Mother Nishatbi (as Jaya Bachchan)
Hazaar Chaurasi Ki Maa1998Sujata Chatterji
Akka1994Special Appearance (Song)
Yeh Vaada Raha1982Sunita Sikkan (voice)
Silsila1981Shobha Malhotra (as Jaya Bachchan)
Nauker1979Geeta
Ek Baap Chhe Bete1978Asha
Abhi To Jee Lein1977Jaya
Sholay1975Radha
Mili1975Mili Khanna
Chupke Chupke1975Vasudha Kumar
Dil Diwana1974Nita
Doosri Sita1974
Naya Din Nai Raat1974Sushma
Kora Kagaz1974Archana Gupta
Anamika1973Anamika / Kanchan / Archana
Gaai Aur Gori1973Vijaya
Phagun1973Santosh 'Toshi'
Abhimaan1973Uma Kumar
Zanjeer1973Mala
Annadata1972Aarti
Jai Jwala1972Special Appearance
Koshish1972Aarti Mathur
Samadhi1972Rekha
Shor1972Raat Ki Rani / Rani
Parichay1972Rama
Bansi Birju1972Bansi
Ek Nazar1972Shabnam
Jawani Diwani1972Neeta Thakur
Bawarchi1972Krishna Sharna
Piya Ka Ghar1972Malti Shankar
Dhanyee Meye1971Mansa
Jai Jawan Jai Makan1971
Uphaar1971
Aahat - Ek Ajeeb Kahani1971
Janani1971
Guddi1971Guddi
An Angry Young Man1970Short
Mahanagar1963Bani

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Dekh Bhai Dekh1993TV Series producer - as Jaya Bachchan, 1993
Antarmahal: Views of the Inner Chamber2005producer

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Shahenshah1988story - as Jaya Bachchan

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Abhi To Jee Lein1977in tribute to

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Tehzeeb2003thank you for being there... always - as Jaya Bachchan
Chupke Chupke1975grateful acknowledgment

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Celluloid Man2012DocumentaryHerself
49th Manikchand Filmfare Awards 20032004TV SpecialHerself - Best Supporting Actress Winner
Rendevouz with Simi Garewal2003TV SeriesHerself
Himalay Se Ooncha1975Herself (Special appearance)

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Koffee with Karan2004TV SeriesHerself

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2011Award of ExcellenceLos Angeles Movie Awards, USBest ActressMeherjaan (2011)· Rubaiyat Hossain
2011River Admiration AwardSilent River Film Festival, USBest ActressMeherjaan (2011)
2004Apsara AwardApsara Film Producers Guild AwardsBest Actress In A Supporting RoleKal Ho Naa Ho (2003)
2004Popular AwardAwards of the International Indian Film AcademyBest Actress in a Supporting RoleKal Ho Naa Ho (2003)
2004Filmfare AwardFilmfare AwardsBest Supporting ActressKal Ho Naa Ho (2003)
2002Popular AwardAwards of the International Indian Film AcademyActress in a Supporting RoleKabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham... (2001)
2002Filmfare AwardFilmfare AwardsBest Supporting ActressKabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham... (2001)
2001Popular AwardAwards of the International Indian Film AcademyBest Actress in a Supporting RoleFiza (2000)
2001Filmfare AwardFilmfare AwardsBest Supporting ActressFiza (2000)
2000Significant Contribution to Indian CinemaBombay International Film Festival
1998Special AwardFilmfare Awards
1980Filmfare AwardFilmfare AwardsBest ActressNauker (1979)
1975Filmfare AwardFilmfare AwardsBest Actress
1974Filmfare AwardFilmfare AwardsBest ActressAbhimaan (1973)

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2004ScreenScreen Weekly AwardsBest Supporting ActressKal Ho Naa Ho (2003)
2004Popular AwardZee Cine AwardsBest Actress in a Supporting RoleKal Ho Naa Ho (2003)


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