Timeless beauty of B- Town Rekha has turned a year older today!
Rekha is an evergreen beauty and it seems her charisma will never fade away. She has turned a year older today. She is an unmatched star who is worshiped by her fans not only for her beauty, but for her stupendous acting skills too. Well, she doesn’t believe in celebrating her birthday as she has reportedly said. However, ever since this dusky beauty entered B-town, she has not lost her glamour which has made her a figure of fascination among her fans from all walks of life.
The way she talks, the way she presents herself can bowl hearts even today. Her sensual voice is enough to turn on heads. As she celebrates her 63rd birthday today, we will take you back in time to tell you the inspiring story of this sexy diva, who is still ruling the millions of hearts.
Did you know she was born as Banurekha Ganesan?
She was born as Banurekha Ganesan to Tamil actor Gemini Ganesan and Telugu actress Pushpavalli . Acting was in her blood but her journey wasn’t a bed of roses. She led a controversial life and it began with her birth. Her parents weren’t married and Rekha’s father refused to acknowledge her. Gorgeous Rekha entered B- town in 1969 with the movie Anjana Safar ( later titled sikari). But her first movie as leading lady was Sawan Bhado opposite Nivan Nischol. It was a blockbuster and made Rekha a superstar.
Rekha’s not -so -easy journey in Bollywood
Despite her new- found stardom in the B- Town, Rekha was slammed for being dark and fat. But she remained determined for her work. It took complete reinvention of her image, helped by a strict schedule of diet and yoga, for Rekha to be acknowledged as one of the Bollywood’s beauties. She went on to do more than 180 films and she still keeps on making appearances in the movies.
Super hits of untouched beauty aka Rekha :
- Do Anjane
- Khoon Bhari Mang
- Muqaddar ka Sikander
- Khiladyoon ka Khiladi
- Umrao Jaan
- Vijeta and many more.
Peeping into the controversial love life of Rekha
Rekha took the B-town by storm in the 80’s era. She has given some evergreen hits to the industry. She did women centric roles and had set an example for the budding stars at that time. But life wasn’t easy for her. While she was giving hits like Khoon Bhari Mang, Umrao Jaan, her personal life was at a roller coaster ride. Though sexy diva was linked to many actors, Vinod Mehra, Raj Babbar, Akshay Kumar, but her most talked love affair was with Amitabh Bachchan. Their love story always remained a mystery. However, she got married to a Delhi- based businessman Mukesh Agarwal in 1990, a relationship that ended in a tragedy when Mr. Agarwal committed suicide a year later.
She is indeed an inspiration
No matter what life offered her, she always stayed calm and determined to her work. She has inspired a lot of women out there. So we wish her a very HAPPY BIRTHDAY and a blissful life ahead.
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