New Delhi, April 9 (Calcutta Tube) Actress Jaya Bachchan might not be on Twitter, but this did not stop Bollywood from wishing her on her birthday on this micro-blogging site. In return, Amitabh Bachchan thanked them all on her behalf.
Jaya, who turned 63 Saturday, is best known for her roles in ‘Mili’, ‘Abhimaan’, ‘Chupke Chupke’, ‘Guddi’ and many other films. On the occasion, well-wishers from the industry greeted her via Big B and son Abhishek.
‘Wishing Jayaji a very very happy birthday,’ posted director Ken Ghosh.
Actor Aftab Shivdasani wrote: ‘Here’s wishing the very beautiful and kind hearted Mrs. Jaya Bachchan a very happy and blissful bday!(sic).’
F.A.L.T.U star Jackky Bhgnani also wished her through Abhishek and posted: ‘Hey Abhishek bhaiya please wish Jaya aunty a very happy birthday from my side too.’
Actress Priyanka Chopra also sent a message to Amitabh to wish her: ‘Here is wishing the amazing Jaya maam a very happy bday sir (sic).’
Though Abhishek couldn’t be with her on this occasion as he is busy promoting his upcoming movie ‘Dum Maro Dum’, he took the charge of conveying all these b’day wishes to her.
‘Unfortunately, I couldn’t be with her today as I’m busy with the promotions of ‘DUM MAARO DUM’. Thank you all lovely people for your wishes to my mother today on her birthday. Will convey all of them to her. Thank you again,’ Abhishek wrote.
But Jaya’s hubby thanked them all on her behalf.
‘To all my friends and family on this platform ..Thank you for your wishes for Jaya on her birthday .. she asks me to express it to you,’ he posted.
Jaya took 18 years’ break from Bollywood to focus on her family life and made a comeback to cinema again with Govind Nihlani’s ‘Hazaar Chaurasi Ki Maa’ in 1988.
After that she appeared in movies like ‘Fiza’ – for which she received the Filmfare Best supporting actress award, ‘Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham’ and ‘Kal Ho Na Ho’, for which she again won Filmfare Best supporting actress award.