This duo stand evergreen until today. Infatc the man is still the hot favourite amongst the girls despite his age. He is also the host of one of the best reality shows. One can just identify him with his voice. From ads to movies, he has made wonders. Obviously he also managed to weave magic with his lady love, a dedicated, talented Bollywood actress. The well known keukenhof gardens infact became more famous, and all thanks goes to them. Know why? Well the song 'Dekha Ek Kwaab' not only brought out the wonderful romance between the two but infact made the foreign place that this was shot to be known as 'Silsila' gardens amongst us.
A classic movie with these stalwarts acting together is ofcourse 'Zanjeer' which actually set the 'workable chemistry' path between the two. Before Zanjeer, movies like Guddi , Piya ka Ghar, Ek Nazar, Bawarchi set the initial spark between the two. One famous song from the movie Guddi is 'Bole re pappi hara' echoing in Vani Jairam's voice. This song in a way also marked a South Indian singer's entry into Bollywood. An unforgettable Jaya - Amitabh combo was set in 1975 with the release of the movie 'Chupke Chupke'. And ofcourse needless to say with Sholay becoming a path breaking movie released in the same year, there was more love waves traversing between the couple. 'Chal Shuru Hoja' in S.D.Burman's tunes is a wonderful song and while talking about Sholay how can we miss the hit songs 'Mehbooba mehbooba' and 'Yeh Dosti'?
Even in the early 2000's, they shared a wonderful screen space alongside the young actors of this era in the movie Kabhi kushi Kabhi Gham. Needless to say, their romance always looked natural on screen and maybe that is one of the reasons for their successful love story, on-screen and offscreen?