Amitabh Bachchan and Jaya Bachchan are one of the most popular couples in Bollywood. The duo worked together in many films before tying the knot on June 3, 1973. They are married since 50th year. Amitabh Bachchan in his show KBC frequently shares interesting stories of his personal and professional life with the contestants.
In the latest episode he praised a contestant's long hair and requested her to open them for him and the rest of the audience. Contestant Priyanka placed her long hair on the front side of her shoulder, Amitabh said, “Humne apni patni se byaah ek iss wajah se kiya tha kyuki unke baal kaafi lambi the (I married her because she had very long hair)." Amitabh Bachchana left the audience and the contestant in laugh.
Big B and Jaya first met during the shoot of Hrishikesh Mukherjee’s 1971 film, Guddi. Jaya and Amitabh have appeared together in many films which include Zanjeer, Abhimaan, Chupke Chupke, Sholay, and Kabhi Kahushi Kabhie Gham. They tied the knot in 1973. The couple is parent to actors Abhishek Bachchan, and Shweta Bachchan Nanda. They have three grandchildren – Agastya Nanda, Navya Nanda, and Aaradhya Bachchan.
On the work front, Amitabh Bachchan was last seen in Uunchai. Speaking about the film, Uunchai stars Amitabh Bachchan, Anupam Kher, Boman Irani, Parineeti Chopra, Neena Gupta, and Sarika in pivotal roles. It has been directed by Sooraj Barjatya under Rajshri Productions. The filmmaker, who is known for directing films such as Hum Aapke Hain Kaun, Prem Ratan Dhan Paayo, Hum Saath Saath Hain etc, has returned to the director’s chair after seven years with this film. The movie is doing really well at Box office.