Congratulations to Jaya Bachchan and Amitabh Bachchan who are celebrating their 47th wedding anniversary today. Yes, it has been 47 years of togetherness for the lovely couple. Amitabh Bachchan marked the occasion by sharing some adorable throwback photos from their wedding day. Along with the photos, he also recalled how the success of his film Zanjeer and his wish to go to London with Jaya led to their marriage. In his caption, he wrote, “47 years..today..June 3, 1973..!! Had decided if Zanjeer would succeed, we would along with a few friends go to London for the first time .. My father asked who you going with? When i told him who, he said you must marry her before you go .. else you don’t go .. so.. I obeyed ..!!
The comment section of this post soon got filled up with congratulatory messages from many big celebs. “Happy Anniversary dearest Amitabh ji and Jaya Aunty, wishing you many more years of happiness, love and friendship,” wrote Shilpa Shetty. Bipasha Basu wished the couple by writing, “Favourite couple. Happy Anniversary. Onek bhalobasha.” Bhumi Pednekar, Maniesh Paul, Rajkumar Rao, Esha Deol, and many more celebrities also congratulated the couple in the comments.
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47 years .. today .. June 3, 1973 .. !! Had decided if Zanjeer would succeed, we would along with a few friends go to London for the first time .. My Father asked who you going with ? When i told him who , he said you must marry her before you go .. else you don’t go .. So .. I obeyed .. !!
Their children, Shweta Bachchan and Abhishek Bachchan, also shared throwback pictures of the couple. Shweta captioned her post, “Happy Anniversary,” while junior Bachchan wrote, “Happy Anniversary Ma and Pa. Love you.”
Throughout the years, Mr. and Mrs. Bachchan have done many movies together including Bansi Birju, Zanjeer, Abhimaan, Mili, Chupke Chupke, Sholay, Silsila, and many more. Bansi Birju, their first film together, was released in 1972. They got married one year after the release of their first film together.