Jaya Bhaduri, popularly known now as Jaya Bachchan, is ranked as amongst the most talented actresses in the Bollywood film industry.
Apart from being an acclaimed actress, Jaya Bhaduri is also a politician, being a Member of Parliament from the Samajwadi Party.
Jaya Bhaduri is recognized as one of the finest actors to have ever acted in mainstream Bollywood and independent Indian film industry.
About Jaya Bhaduri
|Real Name||Jaya Bhaduri Bachchan|
|Date of Birth||9th April 1948|
|Age (as of September 2018)||70 years|
|Place of Birth||Jabalpur (Madhya Pradesh)|
|Education||Diploma in Acting from Film and Television Institute of India (FTII - Pune)|
|Height||5 ft 2"
(157 cm) approximately
Family & Relationships
|Father||Late Taroon Kumar Bhaduri
|Mother||Late Indira Bhaduri|
|Net Worth||INR 518,00,00,000
(USD 72 Million)
|Famous for||Guddi, Uphaar (1971), Bawarchi, Parichay, Samadhi, Koshish, Shor (1972), Anamika, Zanjeer, Abhimaan (1973), Aahat, Kora Kagaz (1974), Mili, Chupke Chupke, Sholay (1975), Abhi To Jee Lein (1977), Nauker (1979), Silsila (1981), Fiza (2000), Kabhie Khushi Kabhie Gham (2001), Kal Ho Naa Ho (2003), Drona (2008), Ki & Ka (2016)|
|First Movie||Guddi (1971)|
|Favorite Actors||Amitabh Bachchan, Dilip Kumar and Dharmendra|
|Favorite Actress||Nargis Dutt|
Jaya Bhaduri is undoubtedly one of the most talented and critically-acclaimed female artists in the Indian film industry. Jaya Bhaduri is also one of the most award-winning actresses in Bollywood today.
Jaya Bhaduri’s age is around 70 years as Jaya Bhaduri was born on the 9th of April, 1948, in Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh. Jaya Bhaduri’a height is around 5 ft 2 inches (157 cm) while Jaya Bhaduri’s weight is around 60 kg (125 lbs). In her spare time, Jaya Bhaduri loves to cook, as her hobby.
Jaya Bhaduri’s father was the late journalist, author and stage artist, Taroon Kumar Bhaduri, while Jaya Bhaduri’s mother was the late Indira Bhaduri. Although Jaya Bhaduri does not have any brothers, Jaya Bhaduri’s sister is Rita Verma. Jaya Bhaduri ‘s husband is celebrated and veteran Bollywood legen Amitabh Bachchan, whom Jaya Bhaduri has been married to since June of 1973. Jaya Bhaduri and Amitabh Bachchan have two children – daughter Shweta Bachchan-Nanda, and son, Abhishek Bachchan, who is also a popular Bollywood actor.
Owing to her immense success as an actress, and combining it with her income as a Member of Parliament, Jaya Bhaduri’s net worth is estimated to be around INR 518 crores (USD 72 Million)
Talking about Jaya Bhaduri’s acting talent, Jaya Bhaduri is the winner of several prestigious acting awards and has also been nominated numerous times.
In recognition of her immense contribution to the Indian cinema for over 40 years now, Jaya Bhaduri was conferred with India’s 4th-highest civilian award, the Padma Shri award, by the Government of India in 1992.
The list Jaya Bhaduri’s award-wins include winning the Filmfare Special Award for her impressive performance in ‘Uphaar’ (1972), the Filmfare Best Actress Award for her role in ‘Abhimaan’ (1974), the Filmfare Best Actress Award for ‘Kora Kagaz’ (1975), the Filmfare Best Actress Award for ‘Nauker’ (1980), the Filmfare Special Award for ‘Hazaar Chaurasi Ki Maa’ (1998), the Filmfare Best Supporting Actress Award for ‘Fiza’ (2001), the Filmfare Best Supporting Actress Award for ‘Kabhie Khushi Kabhie Gham’ (2002), the Filmfare Best Supporting Actress Award for ‘Kal Ho Naa Ho’ (2004) and the Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award in 2007.
Jaya Bhaduri has also won the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Best Supporting Actress Award for her amazing role in ‘Fiza’ (2001), the IIFA Best Supporting Actress Award for her performance in ‘Kabhie Khushi Kabhie Gham’ (2002) and the IIFA Best Supporting Actress Award for ‘Kal Ho Naa Ho’ (2004).
Besides these, Jaya Bhaduri is also the winner of the Bengali Film Journalists’ Association (BFJA) Awards’ Special Award (Hindi) for her impressive debut performance in ‘Guddi’ (1972), the Bengali Film Journalists’ Association (BFJA) Awards’ Best Actress in a Supporting Role award and the Zee Cine Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role – Female for ‘Fiza’ (2001), as well as winning the Sansui Viewer’s Choice Awards’ Best Actress in a Supporting Role award for her performance in ‘Kabhie Khushi Kabhie Gham’ (2002).
Apart from winning these prestigious awards, Jaya Bhaduri has also been named for several other award nominations as well.
Jaya Bhaduri’s award nominations include the Filmfare Best Actress Award nomination for her debut ‘Guddi’ (1972), the Filmfare Best Actress Award nomination for her role in ‘Uphaar’ (1972), the Filmfare Best Actress Award nomination for ‘Koshish’ (1974), the Filmfare Best Actress Award nomination for ‘Mili’ (1976) and the Filmfare Best Actress Award nomination for her performance in ‘Silsila’ (1982).
Interesting Facts About Jaya Bhaduri
- It is unknown whether Jaya Bhaduri smokes or if she drinks alcohol.
- Jaya Bhaduri is the only actress in the Bollywood film industry to have earned a Gold Medal from FTII-Pune.
- Jaya Bhaduri does not like to carry bulky handbags hence has special pockets stitched in her outfits to carry her essentials, such as wallet, car keys, etc.
- Jaya Bhaduri also confessed that she knew her husband, Amitabh Bachchan’s alleged affair with actress Rekha, which created quite a controversy in the country at the time.