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The Glamourous, Beautiful, Ageless, Graceful, and Sensuous Actress of Bollywood Industry, Rekha is an Indian actress who mainly works in Hindi Language Films. Her real name is Bhanurekha Ganesan.
She is recognized as one of the finest actresses in the Bollywood Industry. She acted in more than 180 films and won a National Film Award and Three Filmfare Award. Moreover, she was also honored by Padma Shri for her immense contribution to Indian Cinema.
Height / Weight / Age
This Glamourous beauty Rekha seems tall with a height of 168 in centimeters and 5’6” in feet & inches. Born on, 10 October 1954 this beautiful Diva has turned 66 years old in the year 2020. She possesses a healthy and fit figure with a weight of 60 kilograms and 132 lbs in pounds.
Her body is complemented by her beautiful Brown eyes and her silky long Black hair. She is very conscious about her physique as she maintains herself by doing daily yoga and body exercises and her figure measurements are 34 inches breast, 28 inches waist, and 34 inches hips.
According to the sources, the estimated net worth of Rekha is $30 Million.
Education / Family
Rekha was born and raised up in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India and belongs to a Hindu family. She is born to Gemini Ganesan (Father) who was a Tamil Actor and Pushpavalli (Mother) who was a Telugu Actress. Rekha has a sister Radha and five half-sisters, Kamala Selvaraj, Jaya Sreedhar, Vijaya Chamundeswari, Revathi Swaminathan, and Narayani Ganesh.
She also has one half-brother, Sathish Kumar Ganesan. She completed her schooling at Church Park Convent, Chennai, Tamil Nadu and there is no information available about her further academic qualifications.
|Nickname||Madame X, Rekhaji, The Bollywood Queen|
|Real Name||Bhanurekha Ganesan|
|Birth Place||Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India|
|Date Of Birth||10 October 1954|
|Height||In centimeters – 168 cm
In feet inches –5’6”
|Weight|| in Kilograms- 60 kg
in Pounds- 132 lbs
|School||Church Park Convent, Chennai, Tamil Nadu|
|Home Town||Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India|
|Debut||Child Artist – Rangula Ratnam
As Female Lead – Operation Jackpot Nalli C.I.D 999 (Kannada, 1969)
|Fathers Name||Gemini Ganesan (Tamil Actor)|
|Mothers Name||Pushpavalli (Telugu Actress)
|Brothers||Sathish Kumar Ganesan|
|Sister||Kamala Selvaraj, Radha, Jaya Sreedhar, Vijaya Chamundeswari, Revathi Swaminathan, Narayani Ganesh
Career / Fashion And Style
She commenced her career in the Kannada Film “Operation Jackpot Nalli C.I.D 999” in 1999. After that, she featured in the Telugu film “Amma Kosam.” She made her Bollywood debut with the film “Sawan Bhadon” and this film was a hit at the box office.
Furthermore, she featured in commercial hit films like “Do Anjaane,” “Raampur Ka Lakshman,” “Kahani Kismat Ki,” “Pran Jaye Par Vachan Na Jaye,” “Ghar,” and “Muqaddar Ka Sikandar.” She played the role of ‘Manju Dayal’ in the comedy “Khubsoorat” in 1980.
In next year she featured in “Umrao Jaan” which was considered one of the best performances of her career and also earned her a National Award for Best Actress. She acted alongside Amitabh Bachchan in numerous films in which most of the films were huge hits.
She appeared in one of the most scandalous films ‘Silsila’ in 1981 opposite Amitabh Bachchan and it was the last film they did together. She lent her voice for Neetu Singh in Yaarana and for Smita Patil in Waaris. She also sings two songs in her movie “Khoobsoorat” at the behest of R. D. Burman.
Boyfriends, Affairs, Husband and More
She fell in love with many famous personalities such as Biswajit Chatterjee, Actor, Late Vinod Mehra, Former Actor, Sajid Khan, Actor, Late Navin Nischol, Actor, Jeetendra, Actor, Shatrughan Sinha, Actor, Yash Kohli, Amitabh Bachchan, Late Mukesh Agarwal, Akshay Kumar (Rumoured). In 1990, she settled down with Mukesh Aggarwal, a Delhi-based businessman but her husband committed suicide after one year of their marriage.
|Boyfriends||Biswajit Chatterjee, Actor
Late Vinod Mehra, Former Actor
Sajid Khan, Actor
Late Navin Nischol, Actor
Shatrughan Sinha, Actor
Yash Kohli, Film Producer
Amitabh Bachchan, Actor
Late Mukesh Agarwal, Entrepreneur
Akshay Kumar, Actor (Rumoured)
|Husband||Late Vinod Mehra (rumored)
Late Mukesh Agarwal (m. January 1990; d. October 1990)
Here we are providing you a list of her favorite things.
|Favorite Actors||Dilip Kumar|
|Favorite Actress||Kangana Ranaut|
|Favorite Musical Instrument||Not Known|
|Favorite Singer(s)||Not Known|
|Favorite Sport||Not Known|
|Favorite Destinations||Not Known|
|Favorite Color(s)||Golden and Red|
Some Interesting Facts About Rekha
- She was nominated for the upper house of the parliament in 2012.
- She follows a purely vegetarian diet.
- She loves to do writing poetry, doing yoga, and making charcoal sketches.
- Her Zodiac Sign is Libra.
- She is very punctual about timings.