Amitabh and Jaya Bachchan’s love story


By Samrudhi Ghosh 
Published June 3, 2021

Hindustan Times


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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