Jaya Bachchan, the ‘girl-next-door’ of the 1970s, celebrates ‘quiet’ birthday

Back in the 1970s, while Amitabh Bachchan was the angry young man of Indian cinema, his wife Jaya Bachchan, who turns 70 today (April 9th), was the ‘girl-next-door’ of the 1970s Hindi cinema.

Jaya Bhaduri (her name before marriage) acted in several diverse films like Mili, Guddi, Parichay, Koshish and Bawarchi, showing here versatility; she could be a daughter, sister, friend and the beloved, with ease.

Jaya Bachchan, the ‘girl-next-door’ of the 1970s, celebrated a ‘quiet’ birthday (born on 9 April, 1948) with her family.

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Amitabh Bachchan and Jaya Bachchan got married in June 1973 and have two kids Shweta and Abhishek, who is married to actress Aishwarya Rai.

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Best songs of Jaya Bhaduri Bachchan

Samne Yeh Kaun Aaya – Jawani Diwani 1972

Bahon Mein Chale Aao – Anamika (1973)

Teri Bindiya Re – Abhimaan (1973)

Maine Kaha Phoolon Se from Mili (1975)

Chupke Chupke Chal Ri Purwaiya from Chupke Chupke (1975)