Actor Amitabh Bachchan posted a comeback photo with his wife, actor Jaya Bachchan. The photo is from their first film together, BansoBirju.
In the black and white photo, Amitabh and Jaya share a hug. They are both in a dark mood. Sharing the photo, Amitabh wrote: “Our first movie together .. ‘Bansi aur Birju’ .. released on September 1, 1970 .. that was 49 years ago.” However, he was in the wrong year. The film was released in 1972, which made it 49 years old.
His daughter Shweta Bachchan Nanda and granddaughter Navya Naveli Nanda reacted to the photos. Shweta wrote, “Love you both”, while Navya left a heart emoji.
In Bansi Aur Birju, Amitabh played Birju while Jaya played Bansi. The film was directed by Prakash Verma. Amitabh and Jaya went on to act together in films such as Sholay, Abhimaan, Silsila, Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham and others.
Amitabh and Jaya got married in 1973. He once wrote on his blog that with Jaya and their friends he wanted to go on vacation to London, but his father, the famous Hindi poet Harivansh Rai Bachchan told him that he could not leave until after the two were married. The two were planning to get married soon at her home and were heading to London the same night.
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Amitabh was last seen in Chehre with Emraan Hashmi. The film is directed by Rumi Jaffery and also stars actors Rhea Chakraborty, Krystle D’Souza, Annu Kapoor and Siddhanth Kapoor, among others. It was due out in 2020 but has been delayed due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
Besides Chehre, Amitabh also has other films in his kitty such as Brahmastra and Goodbye. He is currently busy filming for Kaun Banega Crorepati’s new season. Jaya will be seen in Rocky Aur Rani Ki Prem Kahaani. She will play Ranveer Singh’s mother in the film.