Jaya Bachchan is one of the actresses who will always make it to top 10 actresses list of 70s. She gave many hits, be it her starter Guddi or Parichay or Zanjeer or Sholay or Koshish.
Jaya Bachchan is one of the actresses who will always make it to top 10 actresses list of 70s. She gave many hits, be it her starter Guddi or Parichay or Zanjeer or Sholay or Koshish.
Jaya Bachchan shared screen with all famous actors of 60s and 70s be it Dharmendra or Jeetendra or Amitabh or Sanjeev Kumar or Rajesh Khanna.
She made her debut with Mahangar in 1963 directed by Satyajit Ray but her full-fledged role came with Guddi in 1971. This film directed by Hrishikesh Mukherjee made her a superstar over night. She starred opposite Dharmendra in this film.
After this film she went on to act in many super hits like Parichay (1972), Uphaar (1971), Koshish (1972), Zanjeer (1973), Abhimaan (1973), Kora Kagaz (1974) and many others.
She was seen first time with Amitabh Bachchan in the film Bansi Birju, which came in year 1972. But their pair made it big with 1973 release Zanjeer.
Zanjeer was the film that established Amitabh in the film industry and it was the film, which brought two of them close to each other.
She then appeared alongside Amitabh in films like as Chupke Chupke (1975), Mili (1975) and Sholay (1975).
Jaya was a versatile actor who did every type of role from Girl next door to glamorous girl to a handicapped girl to a negative role as well.
Her film with Sanjeev Kumar, Koshish in which she played the role of a deaf eared her accolades from critics and viewers both.
Jaya also played a negative character in Anamika that came in the year 1973.
Silsila that came in the year 1981 was the last film in which she acted as a lead role.
Later Jaya changed her path as politician. She was elected as a Rajya Sabha member from Samajwadi Party in February 2010 and was re-elected in 2012.
Jaya Bachchan was born as Jaya Bhaduri on 9 April 1948 to Indira and Taroon Kumar Bhaduri in Jabalpur.
Jaya married Amitabh Bachchan on 3 June 1973. They have two children Shweta Bachchan Nanda and Abhishek Bachchan.
She studied acting from FTII (Film and Television Institute of India) completing her graduation. Jaya is now an alumni in the same college.
In 1992, Government of India awarded Jaya with the Padma Shri.
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New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) Had Amitabh Bachchan not married actress Jaya Bhaduri way back in 1973, and had got a chance to woo someone else, it would be the "epitome of Indian beauty" Waheeda Rehman. The megastar says he would have tried to catch her attention with a poem.
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) Film writers often decry absence of due credit, but here was megastar Amitabh Bachchan at a conclave here Friday, glorifying their talent for moulding his profound image as an actor with movies like "Zanjeer" and "Kaala Patthar".
Mumbai, March 7 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who recently wrapped up shooting for "Bhoothnath Returns", says he will now join Ronnie Screwvala in his "exercise to collect funds" for Swades Foundation.
Mumbai, March 7 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who recently wrapped up shooting for his new film "Bhoothnath Returns", has lent a helping hand to the underprivileged.
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Mumbai, Feb 28 (IANS) Veteran actress Jaya Bachchan is all set to return to acting with her maiden television appearance in an adaptation of Gujarati author Kajal Oza Vaidya's novel "Yog Viyog". The hunt is on for an actress who can play the younger Jaya.
New Delhi, February 26 (ANI): Amitabh Bachchan has unveiled the first look of his upcoming film 'Bhoothnath Returns', where he will be seen reprising his role of the friendly ghost.
New Delhi, February 26 (ANI): Amitabh Bachchan recently launched journalist Priyanka Sinha Jha's debut book 'Supertraits of Superstars' in Mumbai.
Mumbai, Feb 26 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who is playing the protagnist in "Bhootnath Returns" says he didn't have the opportunity to share screen space with Ranbir Kapoor, who does a cameo in the film, and hope they can work together some day.
Mumbai, Feb 25 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan Tuesday unveiled the trailer of his much-awaited movie "Bhootnath Returns" in the presence of the entire cast of the film.
Mumbai, Feb 25 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who has been a huge inspiration for many, says his parents were his "greatest inspiration" and that he feels his mother was "the most beautiful woman".
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New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) Alia Bhatt and Randeep Hooda-starrer "Highway" may not be a big grosser at the box office, but it is shinning brighter than Jimmy Sheirgill's "Darr@The Mall", say trade pundits
Chennai, Feb 24 (IANS) Director Vetrimaaran has clarified that he has not yet signed southern actress Amala Paul for his yet-untitled Tamil thriller with Dhanush, but he is definitely considering her for a role in it.
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) The 1960s movie "Mary Poppins" immortalised it with "Feed the birds, tuppence a bag" but beware - what 42-year-old Balwant Singh and many do-gooders in the capital and elsewhere practice every morning - feeding pigeons grain - could lead to compromising their health and hygiene of the surrounding area.
Mumbai, Feb 22 (IANS) Actress Madhuri Dixit is impressed by the content of Marathi films. But she isn't sure if she will ever follow in the footsteps of some Hindi movie stars and produce a film in the regional language.
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Mumbai, Feb 20 (IANS) Contrary to rumours, Kunal Kapoor, who is dating megastar Amitabh Bachchan's niece Naina, says that they haven't decided on any date for marriage yet.
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Kolkata, Feb 18 (IANS) Actor Kunal Kapoor Tuesday clarified there was nothing official about his wedding to long-time girlfriend Naina Bachchan rumoured to be solemnised later this year.
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) Yash Raj Films' latest offering "Gunday" has collected over Rs.40 crore in three days. It is expected to do well in the next weekend too, says a trade expert.
Sujanpur, (Himachal Pradesh) Feb.16 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Sunday said that Andhra Pradesh was a perfect example of poisonous seeds sowed by the Congress.
Mumbai, Feb 16 (IANS) Busy as a bee, Parineeti Chopra has a lot on her plate and says she is enjoying her work and doesn't feel threatened by her contemporaries.
Mumbai, Feb 15 (IANS) After churning out hit after Bollywood hit in 2013, rapper Yo Yo Honey Singh is all set to take a break from Hindi film songs to focus on his non-film career. He is also excited about breaking new ground and working with names like Amitabh Bachchan and Shah Rukh Khan.
Mumbai, Feb 15 (IANS) Alia Bhatt aspires to be a "superstar" after becoming a good actor. But as of now she feels she is "zero".
Mumbai, Feb 12 (IANS) "Dhoom:3 The Game", the official game launched in conjunction with Yash Raj Films' production "Dhoom:3", has crossed the 10 million downloads mark since its release.
Mumbai, Feb 9 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, currently filming for his upcoming movie "Bhootnath Returns", shot a dance sequence for the movie and later said he feels that the choreographers sometimes forget he is "old to be still doing this stuff".
Mumbai, Feb 8 (IANS) The latest flavour of the music industry, rapper and music composer Honey Singh, is all set to have megastar Amitabh Bachchan jive to his tunes in his upcoming film "Bhootnath Returns".
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) Jaya Misra unveiled her resort wear collection, which includes kaftans and cover-ups. The designer says the collection is inspired by Bohemian lifestyle.
Mumbai, Feb 5 (IANS) Actor Abhishek Bachchan turned 38 Wednesday and his father Amitabh Bachchan feels that it's time to turn his son's friend.
Mumbai, Feb 5 (IANS) Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan says that his two-year-old granddaughter Aaradhya was introduced to education and learning on Saraswati Puja.
Mumbai, Feb 5 (IANS) While the Central Consumer Protection Council (CCPC) is planning to target companies and celebrities endorsing a product for any false claims in advertisements, Katrina Kaif believes it will make both the actor and brand more responsible.
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) Contrary to the belief that designing menswear has limited options and one can just experiment with restricted cuts and patterns, Dubai-based Indian-origin designer Varoin Marwah says one can play around a lot of variety in male costumes.
Mumbai, Jan 31 (IANS) Actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, who was ranked fourth in a recent poll of the world's most beautiful women, says she is overwhelmed with the love showered on her by fans from across the world.
Mumbai, Jan 28 (IANS) Actress Aanchal Munjal has replaced Priyal Gor for the role of Radha in television show "Ek Boond Ishq". The former is happy about the role and is looking forward to playing the parallel lead.
Mumbai, Jan 27 (IANS) As a part of the endeavour to enhance Gujarat's tourism, filmmaker Shoojit Sircar will shoot with megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who is also the brand ambassador for Gujarat Tourism, in wildlife areas of the state.
Mumbai, Jan 26 (IANS) On the occasion of the 65th Republic Day of the country Sunday, Bollywood celebrities like Amitabh Bachchan, Akshay Kumar, Anupam Kher and Madhur Bhandarkar took to microblogging website to wish their fans and friends, hailing 'Jai Hind'.
Mumbai, Jan 25 (IANS) Following in the footsteps of comedian Kapil Sharma and Sunil Grover who have started their own TV shows, actor Krushna Abhishek will soon launch his own entertainer on the small screen.
Mumbai, Jan 25 (IANS) Year 2013 wasn't the best for Neil Nitin Mukesh. Three of his films - "David", "3G" and "Shortcut Romeo" led to many thinking that he has exhausted his career opportunities, but the handsome actor says he's just six years old in the industry and he shouldn't be written off just like that.
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Mumbai, Jan 24 (IANS) Actress Genelia D'Souza is excited about the first match of her actor-husband Riteish Deshmukh's cricket team Veer Marathi at the upcoming Celebrity Cricket League (CCL).
Mumbai, Jan 23 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan is bowled over by his "The Great Gatsby" co-star Leonardo DiCaprio's performance in "The Wolf of Wall Street". He is happy that he took Ranbir Kapoor's recommendation seriously.
Chennai, Jan 21 (IANS) Legendary musician Ilayaraja, who loves photography, says he doesn't enjoy it any more because digital photography is not so fascinating.
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) After Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Sonam Kapoor and Freida Pinto, actress Katrina Kaif is the fourth Indian to join the list of spokespersons of global beauty brand L'Oréal Paris.
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan says at 71 he finds dancing "incongruous", but nevertheless, he enjoys it only if the retakes are within "tolerable limits".
Patna, Jan 20 (IANS) Kabaddi may not be popular like cricket, but it has attracted Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan's AB Corp. The company will bid for players when the auction for the 4th edition of the Kabaddi Premier League (KPL) gets underway here next week, officials said.
Mumbai, Jan 20 (IANS) Farah Khan is so happy and satisfied with the "Happy New Year" title track that she woke up early in the morning with the song "playing in my head".
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) From acting to crooning in their own movies, Bollywood celebrities like Amitabh Bachchan, Juhi Chawla and Farhan Akhtar have always been a step ahead of their contemporaries. The latest to join the league is one-film-old Alia Bhatt, who sang "Sooha saha" for her forthcoming film "Highway".
Mumbai, Jan 19 (IANS) After superstar Shah Rukh Khan heard somewhere that everyday people should do one thing that scares them, he went through the syllabus of Intelligence Bureau because it frightens him.
Mumbai, Jan 17 (IANS) Anushka Sharma has started shooting for her maiden production venture "NH10" and the actress-producer is having mixed feelings about the project.
Mumbai, Jan 17 (IANS) Popular names from filmdom, including Amitabh Bachchan, Sridevi, Bipasha Basu, Shoojit Sircar and Madhur Bhandarkar took to Twitter to condole the death of Bengali cinema legend Suchitra Sen died, who died at a Kolkata nursing home early Friday following a massive cardiac arrest.
Mumbai, Jan 15 (IANS) It was a rare moment for Bollywood buffs and industry insiders - veteran actors Rekha and Jaya Bachchan were caught greeting each other warmly at an awards function where megastar Amitabh Bachchan was honoured with a lifetime achievement award.
Mumbai, Jan 15 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, a Unicef Goodwill Ambassador for polio eradication, is happy that WHO has declared India polio-free.
Mumbai, Jan 14 (IANS) Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap will be seen in a full-fledged comedy role of a police officer in " Ghoomkethu ".
Mumbai, Jan 14 (IANS) Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap will be seen in a full-fledged comedy role of a police officer in "Dhoomketu".
Mumbai, Jan 14 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has donned a new look for energy drink Complan's campaign, and says it is his "taaqat ka bhooth" (ghost of strength) avatar.
Mumbai, Jan 14 (IANS) The festivities of New Year continue as the country celebrates Makar Sankranti, Eid Milad-un-Nabi and Pongal Tuesday. Bollywood celebrities like Amitabh Bachchan, Sridevi, Madhur Bhandarkar and Vivek Oberoi conveyed their best wishes to their fans.
Chennai, Jan 14 (IANS) Southern actor Dhanush will miss Pongal celebrations Tuesday, due to his upcoming Tamil thriller "Anegan" shooting. But he says he is enjoying working with the film's director K.V. Anand.
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Mumbai, Jan 13 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan started his day Monday with dubbing for a tribute to late director-screenwriter K.A. Abbas, who gave him his first break.
Mumbai, Jan 13 (IANS) Welcoming the warm festival of Lohri in the cold weather, Bollywood bigwigs like Amitabh Bachchan, Madhuri Dixit and Akshay Kumar have wished a happy and prosperous Lohri Monday to all their fans and wellwishers.
Los Angeles, Jan 13 (IANS) If Hollywood's ace actor Leonardo DiCaprio had his way, he would love to team up with Indian megastar Amitabh Bachchan on screen again after having shared screen space with him in "The Great Gatsby". He finds the veteran an impressive talent and a "gentleman".
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) The world of menswear fashion in India is witnessing a revolution spurred by "international fashion", and it's visible by the way celebrities like megastar Amitabh Bachchan dress, says Singapore-based menswear expert Gary Foo.
Mumbai, Jan 10 (IANS) As Hrithik Roshan turns 40 Friday, his father and filmmaker Rakesh Roshan says that he would never work with any other actor, unless he is making a women-centric drama like "Khoon Bhari Maang".
Mumbai, Jan 9 (IANS) Actor-filmmaker Farhan Akhtar, who has delivered hits like "Bhaag Milkha Bhaag" and "Rock On!!", turned 40 Thursday, and his friends from the film fraternity wished him more power and success.
Mumbai, Jan 8 (IANS) Being back in Kamalistan Studios reminded Abhisek Bachchan of his first shot.
Mumbai, Jan 7 (IANS) Filmmaker Farah Khan, who is currently busy shooting her upcoming musical heist "Happy New Year", is excited about new shooting schedule, which starts Tuesday.
Mumbai, Jan 7 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, a Unicef Goodwill Ambassador for polio eradication, is proud that the country has rid itself of the virus. His next focus is emancipation of the girl child.
Mumbai, Jan 6 (IANS) Rs.100 crore seems like a forgotten figure! "Dhoom:3", the latest instalment of Bollywood's successful action adventure franchise, has grossed Rs.501.35 crore ($83.56 million) worldwide since its release Dec 20 last year.
Mumbai, Jan 6 (IANS) Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan is back here after spending a family holiday in Dubai with his actress-wife Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and daughter Aaradhya.
Mumbai, Jan 5 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Salman Khan is in awe of "Sholay 3D" and the stars associated with it.
Mumbai, Jan 4 (IANS) Actress Sonakshi Sinha is back to work post a two week Christmas and New Year break, and she is "super excited".
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Kolkata, Jan 3 (IANS) Clearing the air about his directorial venture "Happy Anniversary", reportedly starring Bollywood star couple Abhishek and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, noted adman Prahlad Kakkar said the actors are yet to take a look at the script.
Mumbai, Jan 3 (IANS) Aamir Khan stepped out of his comfort zone to essay a negative role in his latest release "Dhoom 3". He says he chose to feature in such a role as he wants to exploit his talent as an actor to the hilt.
New Delhi, Jan 2 (IANS) The annual Dastkari Haat craft bazaar was inaugurated here Thursday with focus on Egyptian arts and crafts.
New Delhi, Jan 1 (IANS) A year full of love, peace and laughter is what Bollywood celebrities like Amitabh Bachchan, Javed Akhtar, Sridevi and Priyanka Chopra have wished their friends, families and fans on New Year's Day.
Mumbai, Dec 31 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan and superstar Shah Rukh Khan are on top of the Bollywood scene, but they aren't as competent when it comes to competing with their grandchildren and children at video games and adventure sports.
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) After making his Hollywood debut with Baz Luhrmann's "The Great Gatsby", megastar Amitabh Bachchan has reportedly been approached for another international project which is likely to be an adaptation of author Vikas Swaroop's "Six Suspects".
Mumbai, Dec 28 (IANS) Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan became "very sad" when he heard of the sudden demise of veteran actor Farooque Sheikh, whom he always appreciated for his honesty and zero pretence.
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Mumbai, Dec 27 (IANS) A new anthem has been composed as a tribute to the "Dhoom" action adventure series. "The Dhoom Anthem" is an innovative adaptation of the signature "Dhoom" title track and features "Mujhse Fraaandship Karoge" actress Saba Azad.
Mumbai, Dec 27 (IANS) There was a lot of speculation this week over Amitabh Bachchan's supposed patch-up with Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray, but the Hindi film megastar says that he attended the function for the benefit of the unsung heroes of the filmdom.
Mumbai, Dec 27 (IANS) The year 2013 has been as eventful as any previous year for Amitabh Bachchan. This year he took the plunge into fiction on television and says that it is as demanding as any other form of entertainment.
Dubai, Dec 27 (ANI): Aishwarya Rai-Bachchan and Manju Warrier were spotted at the openings of Kalyan Jewellers stores at UAE.
Mumbai, Dec 26 (IANS) The much-awaited 3D version of epic film "Sholay", set to release Jan 3, has been made on a budget of approximately Rs.20 crore, which includes restoration and conversion, says producer Sascha Sippy.
Mumbai, Dec 26 (IANS) No work only fun, says Filmmaker Karan Johar. After a busy year with films like "Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani" and "Gippi", he is on his much-needed break.
Mumbai, Dec 26 (IANS) "Back in 'Hazaaron...' space", says filmmaker Sudhir Mishra, who has just finished penning a new script and says it is "grittier" than his 2005 critically acclaimed film "Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi".
Mumbai, Dec 25 (IANS) The Samajwadi Party state unit has criticised the recent patch-up between Bollywood mega-star Amitabh Bachchan and Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray here Wednesday.
Mumbai, Dec 25 (IANS) Bollywood celebrities like Amitabh Bachchan, Akshay Kumar and Farhan Akhtar have reached out to their friends, family members and fans to wish them a 'Merry Christmas' and year full of joy and happiness.
Mumbai, Dec 24 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan is a proud daddy. Revelling in the box office success of his son Abhishek's "Dhoom 3", he says he "never imagined" his boy would become the star that he is today.
Mumbai, Dec 23 (IANS) Bonhomie was evident at the much-awaited meeting between Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan and MNS chief Raj Thackeray as they shared the dais at a programme here Monday after five years.
Mumbai, Dec 23 (IANS) For the first time in almost five years, the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) appears to have softened its stand towards mega-star Amitabh Bachchan.
Mumbai, Dec 22 (IANS) Aamir Khan-starrer big-budget action thriller "Dhoom 3" has collected Rs.69.58 crore -- which includes earnings from Tamil and Telugu versions -- in two days of its release, an official statement here said.
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan is in a nostalgic mode on his mother's death anniversary Saturday and says that she was "the most beautiful woman in the world".