Amitabh and Jaya Bachchan’s love story

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By Samrudhi Ghosh 
Published June 3, 2021

Hindustan Times

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Amitabh and Jaya Bachchan tied the knot on June 3, 1973. They have just celebrated 48 years of marriage

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Amitabh and Jaya first met on the sets of Guddi, and she was impressed and awed by him

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Jaya was an established actor at the time, while Amitabh was yet to find his foothold in the industry

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Amitabh and Jaya’s love blossomed on the sets of Ek Nazar

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Amitabh married Jaya after his father refused to let them go on a holiday together otherwise

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Amitabh and Jaya wanted to go to London with their friends to celebrate the success of Zanjeer

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Amitabh and Jaya starred together in hits such as Silsila, Abhiman, Mili and Sholay

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Amitabh and Jaya have two children -- daughter Shweta Nanda and son Abhishek Bachchan

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Jaya took a sabbatical from films not long after marrying Amitabh, to focus on her family

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Amitabh and Jaya are now grandparents to Shweta’s children Navya and Agastya, and Abhishek’s daughter Aaradhya

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