The Best Jaya Bachchan Movies

List Rules
Vote for your favorite movies, regardless of critic reviews or how big the role was.

List of the best Jaya Bachchan movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Jaya Bachchan's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top Jaya Bachchan movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Jaya Bachchan movies will be at the top of the list. Jaya Bachchan has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Jaya Bachchan movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Jaya Bachchan films to end the squabble once and for all.

If you think the best Jaya Bachchan role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Jaya Bachchan performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

List films include Sunglass, Aap Ke Liye Hum and more.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Jaya Bachchan movies?" and "What are the greatest Jaya Bachchan roles of all time?"

Satyajit Ray and Mehmood have both worked with Jaya Bhaduri Bachchan over the years, as have plenty of other well-known directors.

Ranked by
  • Silsila
    Amitabh Bachchan, Rekha, Sanjeev Kumar
    • Released: 1981
    • Directed by: Yash Chopra
  • Anamika
    nm2147526, Sanjeev Kumar, Jaya Bhaduri Bachchan
    • Released: 1973
    • Directed by: Raghunath Jhalani
  • Abhimaan
    Amitabh Bachchan, nm2147526, Jaya Bhaduri Bachchan
    • Released: 1973
    • Directed by: Hrishikesh Mukherjee
  • Chupke Chupke
    Dharmendra Deol, Sharmila Tagore, Amitabh Bachchan
    • Released: 1975
    • Directed by: Hrishikesh Mukherjee
  • Guddi
    Rajesh Khanna, nm2147526, Dharmendra
    • Released: 1971
    • Directed by: Hrishikesh Mukherjee
  • Sholay
    Dharmendra Deol, Sanjeev Kumar, Hema Malini
    • Released: 1975
    • Directed by: Ramesh Sippy
  • Mili
    Amitabh Bachchan, nm2147526, Ashok Kumar
    • Released: 1975
    • Directed by: Hrishikesh Mukherjee
  • Bawarchi
    Rajesh Khanna, Jaya Bhaduri, Asrani
    • Released: 1972
    • Directed by: Hrishikesh Mukherjee
  • Koshish
    nm2147526, Sanjeev Kumar, Jaya Bhaduri Bachchan
    • Released: 1972
    • Directed by: Gulzar
  • Kora Kagaz
    Jaya Bhaduri Bachchan, Deven Verma, Dinesh Hingoo
    • Released: 1974
    • Directed by: Anil Ganguly
  • Piya Ka Ghar
    Amitabh Bachchan, nm2147526, Jaya Bhaduri Bachchan
    • Released: 1972
    • Directed by: Basu Chatterjee
  • Uphaar
    Jaya Bhaduri Bachchan, Kamini Kaushal, Leela Mishra
    • Released: 1971
    • Directed by: Sudhendu Roy
  • Zanjeer
    Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya Bhaduri Bachchan, Pran
    • Released: 1973
    • Directed by: Prakash Mehra
  • Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham
    Shah Rukh Khan, Amitabh Bachchan, Hrithik Roshan
    • Released: 2001
    • Directed by: Karan Johar
  • Kal Ho Naa Ho
    Shah Rukh Khan, Preity Zinta, Kajol
    • Released: 2003
    • Directed by: Nikhil Advani, Ron Reid Jr.
  • Hazaar Chaurasi Ki Maa
    Anupam Kher, Jaya Bhaduri Bachchan, Nandita Das
    • Released: 1998
    • Directed by: Govind Nihalani
  • Jawani Diwani
    Satyendra Kapoor, Jaya Bhaduri Bachchan, Iftekhar
    • Released: 1972
    • Directed by: Narendra Bedi
  • Aap Ke Liye Hum
    Mithun Chakraborty, Ayesha Takia, Jaya Bhaduri Bachchan
    • Released: 2013
    • Directed by: Revathy s Varmha
  • Parichay
    nm2147526, Sanjeev Kumar, Jaya Bhaduri Bachchan
    • Released: 1972
    • Directed by: Gulzar
  • Fiza
    Hrithik Roshan, Sushmita Sen, Johnny Lever
    • Released: 2000
    • Directed by: Khalid Mohamed
  • Laaga Chunari Mein Daag: Journey of a Woman
    Hema Malini, Abhishek Bachchan, Rani Mukerji
    • Released: 2007
    • Directed by: Pradeep Sarkar
  • Shor
    nm2147526, Jaya Bhaduri Bachchan, Madan Puri
    • Released: 1972
    • Directed by: Manoj Kumar
  • Gaai Aur Gori
    Jaya Bhaduri Bachchan, Shatrughan Sinha, Bindu
    • Released: 1973
    • Directed by: M.A. Thirumugham
  • Sunglass
    Naseeruddin Shah, Jaya Bhaduri Bachchan, R. Madhavan
    • Released: 2013
    • Directed by: Rituparno Ghosh
  • Drona
    Priyanka Chopra, Abhishek Bachchan, Jaya Bhaduri Bachchan
    • Released: 2008
    • Directed by: Goldie Behl