It was a special day for the Bachchans as Amitabh and Jaya completed 41 years of married life together. However, the 71-year-old actor spent it all by himself.
Amitabh and Jaya Bachchan celebrated their 41st wedding anniversary on 3 June. Bachchan announced the anniversary to his 8.98 million followers on Twitter, revealing that his family was away from home.
“In a few minutes June 3, marriage anniversary .. 41 years !!” the actor tweeted, later adding that “Devoid of any celebration, devoid of presence, just devoid … Wife away out of country, children travelling ..but hearts together !”
“And to all that wish for the anniversary .. many thanks for the wishes .. love all of you,” he added.
Though Abhishek was busy shooting for a film, he took to the microblogging site to wish his parents. “My parents anniversary today. 41 yrs and still going strong! Love you guys,” he wrote.
Congratulatory messages from fans and well-wishers have been literally pouring into Bachchan’s Twitter account.
“Wishing you a very very happy anniversary! You and Jayaji are the ideal couple: complement each other beautifully. 2 lovely kids,” one of the fans wrote, while another one added: “aaawwwww….sweetheart….distance means nothing when hearts love…your love is most powerful!!!”
Big B debuted on the silver screen in 1969; however, it took four more years for him to get established as an actor of merit and conquer Bollywood and the hearts of Indian cine-goers. Bachchan shot to stardom with his 1973 film Zanjeer and tied the knot with actress Jaya Bhaduri in the same year. The couple has two children – Shweta Nanda and Abhishek Bachchan.
Shweta has two children – Agastya Nanda and Navya Naveli Nanda – with husband and business man Nikhil Nanda. Abhishek who has been married to actress Aishwarya Rai, since 2007 has a daughter named Aaradhya.