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Happy Birthday Rekha: Unknown Facts Of Bollywood’s Quintessential Beauty

Rare And Unknown Facts Of Bollywood's Original Diva Rekha On her Birthday


Quintessential Beauty actress Rekha has turned a year older on October 10, 2021. Rekha is the epitome of beauty and elegance. The actress has proved her mark in Bollywood with her acting chops and dancing skills. Who can forget that she is also a trendsetter? Rekha is known to have started many trends during her long career in the film industry. The two plaited look, applying sindoor near the forehead and many more.

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Born on October 10, 1954, in Chennai, the capital of Tamil Nadu Rekha’ is a timeless beauty who can easily give a run for money to the younger generation of actors.

Throughout her long career, Rekha played plenty of roles and for that, she won three Filmfare Awards. She bagged her first Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress in Khubsoorat (1980) and the followed by Khoon Bhari Maang (1988) and Khiladiyon Ka Khiladi (1996), respectively. Rekha’s mind-blowing role in Umrao Jaan (1981) earned her the National Film Award for Best Actress.

As a treat for her fans here are some of the lesser-known facts about Rekha:

  • Rekha was born as Rekha Ganesan in Chennai to Gemini Ganesan and Pushpavalli. The actor has one sister, five half-sisters, and a half-brother.
  • She started her career as a child actor in the 1966-released Telugu film named Rangula Ratnam. Made her debut as a heroine in the 1969-released film Operation Jackpot Nalli C.I.D 999. That same year, the diva made her Bollywood debut with Anjana Safar.
  • Due to her financial condition, the actor was forced to work in B and C Grade Telugu movies
  • She tied the knot with industrialist Mukesh Aggarwal
  • Rekha has been linked with multiple co-stars including Amitabh Bachchan, Raj Babbar, Vinod Mehra, Jeetendra, Akshay Kumar, Sanjay Dutt and many more.
  • She also has a search engine named after her whose domain name is www.rekha.com.
  • The actor appeared in the International Harper and Queens magazine in the year 1987.
  • Rekha is obsessed with makeup so much she would make friends with air hostesses who would bring her the best makeup brands.
  • She is best friends with Dream Girl, Hema Malini their friendship dates back many years
  • Rekha wanted to be an air hostess but due to her young age could not make it. Besides Airhostess, Rekha also wanted to be a nun after studying in a convent school with Irish nuns
  • The actress is quite good when it comes to mimicry. She has lent her voice to Neetu Singh in Yaarana and Smita Patil in Waaris.
  • Rekha does not have a stylist. Apparently, she designs her looks and shoots herself.
  • Rekha is known to be highly punctual and she values time more than anything else.
  • She is the first-ever actress in Bollywood who got herself enrolled in a gym at Hotel Ramee International. She started with swimming and basic exercises.

Wishing the Gorgeous Rekha a Very Happy Birthday.

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