Jaya Bhaduri Bachchan is an Indian politician and former film actress. She was born on April 9, 1948 at Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh. Her mother is Indira Bhaduri and her father Taroon Kumar Bhaduri. She studied in St. Josephs Convent School, Bhopal.
Jaya married actor Amitabh Bachchan on 3 June 1973 The couple has two children, Shweta Bachchan-Nanda and Abhishek Bachchan.
Padma Shri, Indias fourth highest civilian award from the Government of India in 1992
Special Award for Uphaar in 1972
Best Actress Award for Abhimaan in 1974
Best Actress Award for Kora Kagaz in 1975
Best Actress Award for Nauker in 1980
Special Award for Hazaar Chaurasi Ki Maa in 1998
Best Supporting Actress Award for Fiza in 2001
Best Supporting Actress Award for Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham in 2002
Best Supporting Actress Award for Kal Ho Na Ho in 2004
Lifetime Achievement Award in 2007
Other film awards
Bengal Film Journalists Association Awards: Special Award (Hindi film) for Guddi in 1972
Anandalok Awards: Special Editor Award in 1999
Bengal Film Journalists Association Awards: Best Actress in Supporting Role for Fiza
Zee Cine Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role – Female for Fiza in 2002
Best Actress in a supporting role for Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham at the Sansui Viewers Choice Awards in 2002
Jaya baduri started her acting career with a supporting role in Satyajit Rays Bengali film Mahanagar at the age of 15. she had appeared in two Bengali films, a 13-minute short film, Suman and a Bengali comedy Dhanni Meye (1971). Then she decided to join Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) to learn acting and passed out with the gold medal.
She played a role of Guddi in the 1971 Hrishikesh Mukherjee film Guddi. Guddi was a successful film. she played in films of "middle-cinema" directors like Gulzar, Basu Chatterjee and indeed Hrishikesh Mukherjee. These films include Uphaar (1971), Piya Ka Ghar (1972), Parichay (1972), Koshish (1972) and Bawarchi (1972), with marked sensitivity. By now, she was a popular star.
She first acted with her future husband Amitabh Bachchan in the film, Bansi Birju (1972). Her last film as a lead actress was Silsila (1981), opposite her husband.
Jaya Bachchan was first elected in 2004 as a Samajwadi Party member of parliament, representing Rajya Sabha, and in February 2010 she stated her intent to complete her term. She was re-elected in 2012.
Movies acted by Jaya Bachchan
1971: Guddi, Dhanni Meye, Uphaar
1972: Jawani Diwani, Bawarchi, Parichay, Bansi Birju, Piya Ka Ghar, Annadata, Ek Nazar, Samadhi, Koshish, Shor, Jai Jawan, Jai Makan
1973: Gaai Aur Gori, Anamika, Phagun, Zanjeer, Abhimaan
1974: Aahat, Dil Diwana, Kora Kagaz, Naya Din Nai Raat, Doosri Sita
1975: Mili, Chupke Chupke, Sholay
1977: Abhi To Jee Lein
1978: Ek Baap Chhe Bete
1998: Hazaar Chaurasi Ki Maa
2001: Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham...
2002: Koi Mere Dil Se Poochhe
2003: Kal Ho Naa Ho
2007: Laaga Chunari Mein Daag
2010: Aap Ke Liye Hum
2013: Sunglass / Taak Jhaank