Facts you didn't know about About The Ravishing Rekha on her 61st Birthday!
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Rekha, Bollywood’s eternal beauty revered for her magnificent charm and elegance turned 61 today. Worshipped as the goddess of grace and sheer sophistication, Rekha continues to rule millions of hearts with her evergreen style. The legendary actress has won numerous awards for her performances in some of the finest Bollywood movies including Muqaddar Ka Sikandar, Mr Natwarlal, Khoobsurat, Silsila, Umrao Jaan, Utsav, & the list goes on. Let’s unfold some unknown yet interesting facts on this auspicious eve of her 61st birthday.

Born Star:

Glamour runs in Rekha’s veins as her father Gemini Ganesan is a renowned South Indian actor and her mother Pushpavalli is a celebrated Telugu actress.

Sibling Love:

You’d be surprised to know that Rekha shares a strong bond with her sister and six half siblings from the same father but different mothers.

Fly High:

She is a globe-trotter at heart which is why she was inclined towards being an airhostess. Surprisingly her application was rejected as she was underage as per employment norms.

Career Choices:

You wouldn’t believe that Bollywood’s heart-throb was compelled to work in C grade movies as she has had a tough childhood. Her father didn’t acknowledge her and she continues to remain an illegitimate child.

Troubled Relationships:

Rekha’s first husband industrialist Mukesh Mehra committed suicide a year after their marriage. Later she is said to have married Vinod Mehra but rubbished this claim on Simi Garewal’s show.

 

 
 

Co-star Chemistry:

No other actress of her time had linkups with co-stars like Amitabh Bachcahan, Vinod Mehra, Navin Nischol, Jeetendra, Shatrughan Sinha, Sajid Khan, Akshay Kumar to name a few.

The Ultimate Charmer:

Salman Khan, Rekha, Kamal Haasan at Vishwaroopam Movie Screening Photos
It is believed that Rekha was one of the important reasons behind differences in mega star Kamal Hassan and his wife Wadi Ganapati.

Unfulfilled Dreams:

Her dream to star against Dilip Kumar continues to remain a dream.

Melody Queen:

She’s an absolutely stunning singer as well! She lent her melodious voice to two songs in the movie “Khoobsurat”.

Sense of Style:

Known for her stunning sense of style, Rekha designs her looks on her own.

 
 


 
 


 
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