Actor Amitabh Bachchan posted a photoshoot with his wife, actor Jaya Bachchan. The image is from their first movie together, BansoBirju.
In the black and white photo, Amitabh and Jaya are seen sharing a hug. Both are in a gloomy 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 erred in the year. The movie was released in 1972, making it 49 years old.
Responding to the photos were his daughter Shweta Bachchan Nanda and his granddaughter, Navya Naveli Nanda. Shweta wrote, “I love you both,” while Navya left a heart emoji.
In Bansi Aur Birgu, Amitabh played Birju while Gaya played Bancy. The film is directed by Prakash Verma. Amitabh and Gaya later starred in films like Sholay, Abhimaan, Silsila, Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham among others.
Amitabh and Gaya married in 1973. He once wrote in his blog that with Gaya and their friends they wanted to go on vacation to London, but his father, well-known Indian poet Harivansh Rai Bachchan told him that he could only go after two got married. The two planned to tie the knot quickly at her home and headed to London the same night.
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Amitabh was last seen in a month with Imran Hashmi. The film is directed by Romy Javeri and also stars Rhea Chakraborty, Kristel D’Souza, Anu Kapoor, Siddhanth Kapoor among others. It was supposed to launch in 2020 but was delayed due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
Apart from Chehre, Amitabh also has other movies in his cat like Brahmastra and Goodbye. He is currently busy filming for the new season of Kaun Banega Crorepati. Gaya will appear in Rocky Aur Rani Ki Prem Kahaani. She will play the role of Ranveer Singh’s mother in the film.