Jaya Bachchan is a well-known face in the Indian film industry. Jaya had a bright and noteworthy career in the Bollywood and has bagged several honourable awards in the film industry. In 1992, Jaya was awarded with Padma Shri from Government of India. Jaya Bachchan’s journey in Bollywood has been a quite memorable one. There’s not one but many movies that garnered huge numbers of box-office and was critically acclaimed as well. Thus, on her 68th birthday, let’s reminisce some of the best movies of Jaya Bachchan till date.
Abhimaan (1973) A brilliant representation of relationships and jealousy, this movie has brought many accolades for the actress back in the 70’s.
Chupke Chupke (1975) This comedy plus drama-filled movie still entertains many with its witty jokes and well-sorted comedy sequences.
Guddi (1971) A Bollywood comedy in which a schoolgirl is obsessed with a film start and is unable to differentiate between reel life and real life.
Zanjeer (1973) A revenge-drama that won the Filmfare Award for best story, best screenplay and best editing. It’s famous song ‘Yaari Hai Imaan Mera’ is still the friendship anthem for many.
Silsila (1981) This movie takes a dive into a sensitive issue of adultery and love. A young man sacrifices his love in order to give a new life to his dead brother’s fiancé. But what happens when he comes face-to-face again with his love? Will he able to hold his desires back?
Uphaar (1971) Based on the short story ‘Samapti’ by Rabindranath Tagore, Uphaar is a simple story of a childish girl who doesn’t understand what marriage is. She’s married to Anoop who’s compelled to leave her with her mother. Will she ever realize this sacred bond of marriage?
Mili 1975 This movie will hit the right chords of your heart with its innocent love story. Shekhar, played by none other than Jaya’s husband, Amitabh Bachchan, falls in love with Mili only to know that she has only few weeks more to live. How things unfold upon this revelation is what the true beauty of this movie is.