From ‘Bansi Birju’ to ‘Sholay’, here are 7 Bollywood films that featured the powerhouse duo of Amitabh-Jaya.

Amitabh and Jaya’s films Image Credit Source: Social Media

The pair of Amitabh Bachchan and Jaya Bachchan is considered as the hit pair of Bollywood. People from home and abroad like it. June 3 was their 51st wedding anniversary. Meanwhile, some of his fans living in New York organized a surprise on the occasion of the anniversary, the video of which has been shared by Big B himself on social media. Meanwhile, let’s take a look at some of the Amitabh-Jaya films that featured their dynamic onscreen pairing.

Amitabh and Jaya have worked together in many Bollywood films. There are some films in which both were seen as each other’s partners. Let’s come face to face with these movies.

1. Bansi Birju

‘Bansi Birju’ was the film in which Amitabh and Jaya were seen together on the big screen for the first time. In which Jaya Bachchan played the role of Bansi and Amitabh played the role of Birju. The story of this romantic picture is that Bansi and Birju fall in love and get married. The twist in the story is that Bansi is a prostitute who causes problems in marriage.

Bansi Birju

2. Chain

‘Zanjeer’ was released in the year 1973. The film proved to be a blockbuster at the box office. It is said that Amitabh and Jaya got close during this picture, after which both decided to get married. Both of them had great chemistry in the film. Which was directed by Prakash Mehra.

3. Hush hush hush

Amitabh and Jaya were seen together in Hrishikesh Mukherjee’s film ‘Chupke Chupke’. ‘Chupke Chupke’ was a remake of the Bengali film Chdambashi. The comedy-filled film featured stars like Dharmendra, Sharmila Tagore, Om Prakash, Usha Kiran, David Abraham Cheulkar, Asrani and Keshato Mukherjee in important roles along with Amitabh and Jaya Bachchan.

4. Pride

Jaya and Amitabh Bachchan played the role of husband and wife in ‘Abhiman’. The story of the film was that of a husband preparing his wife to pursue a career in music. Later when she becomes more famous than her husband. After this, cracks start to appear in their relationship. Great acting of Amitabh and Jaya was seen in this.

5. Gaze

The story of ‘Nazar’ is that Amitabh is the son of a rich father named Akash. Jaya falls in love with Akash but Akash’s father disapproves of this relationship. After this he decides to leave home. The film was directed by BRIshara.

6. Milli

In this film too, Amitabh and Jaya fall in love with each other. In the picture, Amitabh was in the role of Shekhar while Jaya Bachchan was in the role of Mili. Mili is Shekhar’s neighbor. It depicts a beautiful story of two lovers. Released in the year 1975, the film was critically acclaimed and loved by the audience.

7. Sholay

Shole Jaya

Though ‘Sholay’ is the story of Jay and Veeru, there was also a hidden love angle of Jaya and Amitabh. Even without saying anything in the film, the love between the two is evident. Jaya Bachchan played the role of a widow in this. The film was released in 1975 and was directed by Ramesh Sippy.


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