New Delhi: Seeing Amitabh Bachchan and Jaya Bachchan together, people’s faith in marriage increases. Their pair is a beautiful example of love and relationship. Both came close during the shoot of the film ‘Ek Nazar’ and then got married soon. There were many ups and downs in their life, but their love crossed every difficult time. In the world of glamor, it is very common for an actor’s name to be associated with his co-actress. Amitabh Bachchan also got involved, but when the romance of the screen becomes a part of real life as well, then there is sure to be an earthquake in the life of husband and wife. The same happened with Jaya and Amitabh.
Amitabh Bachchan’s name is associated with Zeenat Aman, Parveen Babi and Smita Patil, but Rekha’s name is still associated with them. The actress had also expressed her love for Amitabh in several interviews. After three years of marriage, Amitabh’s affair with his co-actress Rekha was affecting his relationship with Jaya. In an interview given to Stardust, Rekha had told that once Jaya was crying while watching her romantic scene with Amitabh.
Jaya Bachchan used to watch many films with mother-in-law and husband
Jaya was deeply shocked by the love scene between Rekha and Amitabh in the film ‘Muqaddar Ka Sikandar’. Rekha had said, ‘When the entire Bachchan family arrived to watch the trial show of ‘Muqaddar Ka Sikandar’, I was watching everyone from the projection room. Jaya was sitting in the front row and Amitabh and his parents were sitting in the second row. They could not see as well as I could see Jaya. During our love scene, I saw that tears rolled down Jaya’s cheeks.
Rekha and Jaya were once close friends. (Photo Credits: Instagram @rekhajifp)
Amitabh Bachchan did not say a word to Rekha
Rekha further revealed that Amitabh Bachchan had told many film producers that they would not work with him. Big B’s move started being discussed everywhere. When this thing reached Rekha’s ears, she asked Amitabh Bachchan about it, but he did not utter a word. The actress had further told, ‘After a week of the trial show of the film, every person in the industry was telling me that they have clearly told the producers that they will not work with me. Everyone told me about it, but he didn’t say a word. When I questioned him, he said that I will not say a word. Don’t ask me about that.’
Amitabh-Rekha were last seen in ‘Silsila’
Discussions about Rekha and Amitabh’s affair started from the set of the film ‘Do Anjaane’. It was the most controversial love affair of that time. It is said that Yash Chopra’s film ‘Silsila’ is based on the love triangle of Jaya, Amitabh and Rekha. Amitabh and Jaya were last seen in the film ‘Silsila’. Amitabh is 80 years old family man. He did not let the family disintegrate in difficult times. Today he is counted among the great and rich actors of the country. Abhishek Bachchan’s father has assets worth more than Rs 33 billion.
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FIRST PUBLISHED : March 05, 2023, 15:56 IST