Zee Media Bureau
New Delhi: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan – the ‘Shehanshah’ of Bollywood – is celebrating 40 years of blissful togetherness with Jaya Bhaduri today.
Married on June 3, 1973, the super-couple of Bollywood have two children – actor Abhishek Bachchan and Shweta Nanda.
The two versatile actors met and fell in love on the sets of ‘Guddi’, in which Amitabh had made a guest appearance. They later worked together in a number of commercially successful movies like ‘Zanjeer’, ‘Chupke Chupke’, and ‘Sholay’.
Amitabh – who is quite active on social networking sites – took to Twitter past midnight to thank all his well-wishers who wished him a very happy anniversary.
“To all those that wish us a happy anniversary .. our gratitude and love and blessings .. and joy ! Thank you!” Amitabh tweeted.
The actor – who will next be seen in Prakash Jha’s political thriller ‘Satyagrah’ – even took out time to post a few things about his marriage on his official blog.
“40 years !! 40 years of marriage on the 3rd of June 2013 .. ! Jaya and I in marriage for 40 years ..! A lifetime almost ! Seems like just the other evening I had driven with my parents to a friends place on Malabar Hill, in the Southern region of the city, and to a very quick, no fuss, no ‘taam jhaam’, family and a few friends, and a few close media, wedding,” he wrote.
“A wedding that had the fulfilment of a promise, that if ‘Zanjeer’ succeeded we would get married ! Here we are now, two children and three grand children, son in law, daughter in law, relatives and ‘samdhi’s’ in our family fold. God has been very kind !” he added.
Here’s wishing Amitabh and Jaya a very happy marriage anniversary!