When Jaya Bachchan said Amitabh Bachchan ‘scared’ her. Watch their old video

Amitabh Bachchan shared a throwback photo from his wedding on social media to mark his wife Jaya Bachchan’s wedding anniversary on Friday. The veteran actors have been married for 49 years. However, there was a time when Jaya said she wasn’t sure if the two would ever get married. Jaya and Amitabh appeared together in a 1998 episode of Simi Garewal’s celebrity talk show, where Jaya was candid about her relationship with Amitabh. Read more: Amitabh Bachchan shares photos with Jaya Bachchan and Navya of ‘restricted’ Holi celebrations

In an old video clip of the couple from the show Rendezvous with Simi Garewal, when Simi asked her if she knew she would marry Amitabh right away, Jaya replied, “I didn’t know I would marry this man. But I was scared. »

Her answer surprised Amitabh, and he continued to whisper and ask her, “Were you scared? When asked why she was afraid, Jaya replied that Amitabh was the only person she had met who could dictate things to her and that she would allow it. She also admitted it was “love at first sight” for her.

“When I first met him, I saw the danger. I was scared because he was the only one who, among many people I knew, could dictate things to me and I allow him to do it,” Jaya said, adding, “It’s not like he dictated things to me, it’s just that even if he said things to me gently, I would do them. It’s something that doesn’t come easily and naturally to me, wanting to please people.

Jaya Bachchan and Amitabh Bachchan married in 1973.

Amitabh and Jaya first met while filming Hrishikesh Mukherjee’s 1971 film Guddi. In the film, Jaya played a star-stuck girl, who was madly in love with Dharmendra, who played himself. Dilip Kumar, Pran, Om Prakash, Ashok Kumar and Rajesh Khanna also appeared in the film.

On Thursday, Amitabh shared his wedding photo with his wife Jaya on Instagram with the caption, “I want to thank everyone for showering us with love and respect for Jaya and my wedding anniversary. I won’t be able to answer all wishes, so please accept this as my answer to all. His granddaughter Navya Nanda left heart emojis in the comments section of Amitabh’s post. She also shared a series of photos on her Instagram Stories of Jaya and Amitabh posing together.

Amitabh Bachchan and Jaya Bachchan are the parents of actor Abhishek Bachchan and entrepreneur and author Shweta Bachchan. They have three grandchildren – Agstya, Navya and Aaradhya.