Jaya Bachchan (Actress and Politician) Biography, Personal Life, Physical Statistics, Education, Luxuries, Income & More

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Jaya Bachchan (Actress and Politician) Biography, Personal Life, Physical Statistics, Education, Luxuries, Income & More

Jaya Bachchan is an Indian film actress and politician, who is recognised as one of the best Bollywood film actresses of her time. In 1992, she was awarded the Padma Shri by the Government of India. She is noted for strengthening a realistic style of performing in cinema. She has won eight Filmfare Awards, including three for Best Actress and three for Best Supporting Actress, which makes her one of the overall most-awarded performer in the female acting categories. She was awarded the Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award in 2007.

Personal Life

Name: Jaya Bhaduri Bachchan
Nickname:
Jaya
Profession:
Actress, Politician (Samajwadi Party)
DOB:
April 9, 1948
Age:
68
Birth Place:
Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh
Nationality:
Indian
Religion:
Hindu
Home Town:
Pune, Maharashtra
Home Address:
Jalsa, B/2, Kapol Housing Society, VL Mehta Road, Juhu, Mumbai, Maharashtra
Best Friends:
Not Known
Hobbies:
Cooking

jaya bacchan biography

Source: Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham

Profession

Debut Work: Film Debut: As a child- Mahanagar (1963), As an adult- Guddi (1971)
Political Party: Samajwadi Party

Physical Statistics

Height: 157 centimetres
Weight:
60 kilograms
Body:
35-34-37
Hair Color:
Grey

Family

Marital Status: Married
Husband:
Amitabh Bachchan
BF: Not Known
Kids:
Shweta Bachchan-Nanda, Abhishek Bachchan
Father:
Taroon Kumar Bhaduri (writer, stage artist & journalist)
Mother:
Indira Bhaduri
Sister: Rita Verma

Education

School: St. Joseph’s Convent School, Bhopal
College (Graduation): Film and Television Institute of India, Pune
College (Post-Graduation): Not Known
Educational Qualification:
Diploma in Acting

Luxuries

Cars: Range Rover, BMW 760Li, Bentley Arnage R
Bikes:
Not Known
House:
Various properties in Mumbai

Income

Salary: MP Salary: 50,000 Rupees
Net Income: $20 million

Likes/ Dislikes

Film: Zanjeer
Actor: Dilip Kumar, Amitabh Bachchan, Dharmendra
Actress: Nargis Dutt
Song:
Not Known

More Information and Facts about Jaya Bachchan

  • Jaya is distinguished for her performances in films counting Uphaar (1971), Koshish (1972) and Kora Kagaz (1974), among others.
  • She appeared in conjunction with her husband Amitabh Bachchan in films such as Zanjeer (1973), Abhimaan (1973), Chupke Chupke (1975), Mili (1975) and Sholay (1975).
  • Subsequent to her marriage and the birth of the children, Bachchan restricted her work in films and after her performance in Silsila (1981) she took an indeterminate retreat from films. She resumed acting with Hazaar Chaurasi Ki Maa in 1998 and since then has appeared in various successful films such as Fiza (2000), Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham… (2001) and Kal Ho Naa Ho (2003).
  • She was bestowed the Best All-India N.C.C. Cadet Award during the Republic Day celebrations in 1966.
  • Her daughter Shweta was born while Jaya and Amitabh were working on Sholay.
  • In 2011, she appeared in the Bangladeshi film Meherjaan.
  • Bachchan was elected in 2004 as a Samajwadi Party MP, representing Rajya Sabha till early 2006. She then got a 2nd term from June 2006 till July 2010 and was re-elected in 2012 for the 3rd term.
  • In 1974, she won the Filmfare Special Award for Uphaar and the Filmfare Best Actress Award for Abhimaan. In 1975, she got the Filmfare Best Actress Award for Kora Kagaz. Then in 1980, she got the Filmfare Best Actress Award for Nauker and in 1998, the Filmfare Special Award for Hazaar Chaurasi Ki Maa. Then in 2001, she won the Filmfare Best Supporting Actress Award for Fiza and in 2002, the Filmfare Best Supporting Actress Award for Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham…
  • 2004 saw her winning the Filmfare Best Supporting Actress Award for Kal Ho Naa Ho followed by the Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award in 2007.

 

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