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Rekha Turns 66, Remains Eternally Beautiful And Evergreen
MUMBAI || Evergreen Rekha remains eternally beautiful even as she turned 66 on Saturday. Social media was flood by her fans to wish her happy birthday. She was born on October 10, 1954 in Chennai and has seen many ups and downs in her life.
From Rekha's films to her personal life, there were times when she was on the verge many a times. But the impact of the upheaval in his life was never seen in his acting. Her film career was excellent. Right now, even at this age, it will be difficult to guess the real age of Rekha.
She looks as beautiful as before. Her beauty still fades the glow of the faces of other actresses. With increasing age, the beauty of Rekha is also increasing, many admit enviously.
Started with South Indian film in 1966
Rekha made her acting debut in 1966 with the South Indian film Rangula Ratnam. She was a child artist in that film. Rekha's real name is Bhanurekha Ganesan but she got recognition from her stage name Rekha. The actress has worked in around 175 Hindi and South Indian films, including 'Khoobsurat', 'Khoon Bhari Mang', 'Khoon Paseena', 'Muqaddar Ka Sikander' and 'Umrao Jaan'.
She has won three Filmfare and one National Film Award. Rekha was also honored with the Padma Shri by the Government of India. Here let us tell you that Rekha's father Gemini Ganesan was a South Indian actor. They had four weddings but never adopted Rekha because of Rekha's mother Pushpavalli, who was a Telugu actress at the time, as wife.
Amitabh and Rekha's alleged love affair made headlines
Bollywood actress Rekha was also in the news for marriage and love affairs. Rekha's name continued to be associated with Amitabh Bachchan for a long time. However Rekha's life brought actors like Naveen Nischal, Jitendra, Vinod Mehra, Vishwajit and Shatrughan Sinha with whom her affair was in the news. But his relationship with superstar Amitabh Bachchan became the most talked about. The two never spoke openly about it.
What was on between the two is still a mystery. When Rekha and Amitabh Bachchan are present in a ceremony, people keep a close eye on them. Both of them were also very popular on screen. The two worked together in films like 'Iman Dharam', 'Ganga Ki Saugandh', 'Mukaddar Ka Sikandar' and 'Suhaag'. The two last worked together in the film Silsila.
The film also featured Jaya Bachchan. Yash Chopra's 'Silsila' was Amitabh and Rekha's last film together, this story is inspired by the story of both.
Rekha still sports vermilion. In the year 1990, Rekha married Delhi-based industrialist Mukesh Aggarwal, although the marriage did not last long and both got divorced. Mukesh Aggarwal later committed suicide. But Rekha still puts vermilion. The secret of why she puts vermilion is still unknown.