Amitabh and Jaya first met at FTII Pune in early 1970s. Film director K Abbas along with a group of actors including Amitabh arrived at the FTII where Jaya fell in love with Big B. It was love at first sight. Thereafter on the sets of Bollywood movie 'Guddi', Jaya and Amitabh met again.


Jaya had already made her niche in the Bollywood, while Amitabh was a struggling actor. The duo worked in many films together like 'Abhimaan', 'Chupke Chupke' among others. It was on the sets of movie 'Ek Nazar' where Amitabh fell in love with Jaya and decided to carry forward his relationship life long.


Jaya and Amitabh planned a London trip to celebrate the success of latter's film 'Zanjeer, but his parents objected for going out with a girl without marriage. So, the couple being deeply in love with each other got married on June 3, 1973 and left for their dream trip of London the same day.


The couple's love story grew day by day and they extended their family with two children, Shweta and Abhishek Bachchan. Shweta Bachchan Nanda married to businessman Nikhil Nanda, while Abhishek Bachchan is a Bollywood actor.


Amitabh's rumoured love affair with actress Rekha proved to be a major hurdle in their successful marriage life. Rekha's growing closeness with Amitabh was talk of the town. Jaya was shattered but never showed it publicly. She remained calm and composed. Later, Jaya's love won the relationship battle and Amitabh and Rekha parted ways.


Since then the couple have managed to remain happily. The duo even recreated the magic of their chemistry on silver screen and gave many blockbusters movies.

We wish the charming couple all the best on their marriage anniversary.



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