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Teji Bachchan Biography, Age, Death, Husband, Children, Family, Facts, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : August 12, 2021

Short Biography

Teji Bachchan, a social activist, was born on 12-08-1914 in Faisalabad in the state of Punjab, Pakistan. She was a close friend to Prime Minister Indira Gandhi.

Other Name: Teji Suri Bachchan, Tejwant Kaur, Tejwant Kaur Suri, Teji Harivansh Rai Srivastava Bachchan

Teji Bachchan Complete Bio & Career

Mother of the legendary actor Amitabh Bachchan, Teji Bachchan was a homemaker and woman who had immense love for the stage. She was the wife of the great poet Harivansh Rai Bachchan. She was extremely friendly and was seen taking active participation in social issues. Along with raising two extremely successful sons, the lady was quite popular with her social engagements.
The couple, Teji Bachchan and Harivansh Rai Bachchan used to be part of a high social circuit of Indian literature. In the Hindi adaption of Macbeth by Harivansh Rai Bachchan, the great woman played the role of Lady Macbeth. Additionally, in 1973, she was given the great responsibility of becoming one of the esteemed Directors of Film Finance Corporation.

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Health Issues, Illness and Death Info

Teji Bachchan died at the age of 93 on 21-12-2007 after prolonged illness in Mumbai, Maharastra, India.

DEATHDAY 21 December,2007 (Thursday)
DEATH PLACE Mumbai, Maharashtra

Teji Bachchan Family, Relatives and Other Relations

She was into a Khatri Sikh Punjabi family to Amar Kaur Sodhi & Sardar Khajaan Singh, who was a Barrister. She was married to a poet Harivansh Rai Bachchan in 1941. Together the couple had two sons named Ajitabh Bachchan & Amitabh Bachchan (Shahenshah of Bollywood). Her husband died on 18-01-2003 at the age of 95.

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Body Measurements

Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour White

Personal Info

Home Town Lyallpur, Punjab Province, British India
(now: Faisalabad, Punjab, Pakistan)
Nationality Indian
Religion Sikhism
Address Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
School N/A
College N/A
Qualification N/A
Hobbies Reading
Marital Status Married
Salary N/A
Net Worth N/A
Official Website N/A


Favorite Color White
Favorite Dress Saree

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Teji Bachchan

  • Her birth name was Tejwant Kaur Suri and belongs to the Punjabi Sikh Khatri family. After marriage, her name was changed to as full name "Teji Harivansh Rai Srivastava Bachchan".
  • Before her marriage, she was a teacher of psychology at Khoob Chand Degree College, Lahore.
  • She along with her husband sang songs at events of India's high society.
  • In 1976, she and her husband were seen in Yash Chopra's film Kabhi Kabhie as a parent of lead actress Raakhee (as Pooja Khanna).
  • In 1973, she was appointed as the Director of the Film Finance Corporation.
  • She was a close friend of Indira Gandhi, former Prime Minister of India.

Teji Bachchan Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

Teji Bachchan was 93 years 4 months & 9 days old age.