Ruling the Hindi cinema way back in the day was Jaya Bachchan. So pretty and beautiful, she won the hearts of so many with her acts. Married into the first Bollywood family, Jaya is the wife of the evergreen actor, Amitabh Bachchan. She is known for her acts in movies in such as Zanjeer (1973), Chupke Chupke (1975), Sholay (1975), and many more.
Despite all the success and fame as the leading lady of Hindi cinema, Jaya Bachchan took a long break of 18 years to raise her two amazing children – Shweta Nanda and Abhishek Bachchan. With her come back film Hazaar Chaurasi Ki Maa of 1998, Jaya Bachchan has been seen in several movies to which she was applauded for by critics.
Throughout her career as an actress, the leading woman in the industry has bagged a total number of Filmfare awards including the Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award in 2007. She has also been honored with other national and international awards. However, it is often said that change is inevitable.
Jaya Bachchan in the year 2004, began her career as a politician. She was elected as a Samajwadi Party member of parliament, representing Rajya Sabha to which she served till March 2006. Again she had a second term, from June 2006 to July 2010. For the third term, she was re-elected in 2012. Her political career has been a success. In 2017, Jaya Bachchan received the Best Parliamentarian Award.
With so many achievements, it is amazing to know the net worth of the actress turned politician. As reported by Times of India, the former actress who recently filed her nomination for the Rajya Sabha polls has declared immovable assets worth more than Rs 460 crore, and movable assets worth Rs 540 crore. A sum total of Rs. 1000 Crore which makes her the richest MP.
As reported by the leading daily, from the affidavit, Jaya Bachchan and her husband Amitabh Bachchan own the following;
- Gold and jewelry worth over Rs 62 crore.
- 12 vehicles worth over Rs 13 crore. These include a Rolls-Royce, three Mercedes, a Porsche and a Range Rover.
- 3,175 sqm residential property in France.
- Other properties in Noida, Bhopal, Pune, Ahmedabad, and Gandhinagar.
- Jaya also owns a 1.22-hectare agricultural plot worth Rs 2.2 crore in Lucknow’s Kakori area.
Meanwhile, Jaya Bachchan is also reported to have been nominated once again by the Samajwadi Party as her third term will be ended in April.