The name Rekha which has become synonymous with the term Diva is one of the finest actresses of Indian cinema. This eternal charmer is not only an enigmatic, elusive, timeless beauty but also an extremely desired & popular face of Bollywood.This dignified yet seductive stunner is a Living Legend in her own right. A style icon, a high priestess of fashion & still photography, this dusky recluse who personifies grace & elegance has defined & redefined fashion every time. she has stepped out of her ivory tower.
Born to South Indian Matinee Idol Gemini Ganesan & actress Pushapavalli on 10th October 1954 in Chennai as Bhanurekha Ganeshan,this gorgeous siren started her career with the 1966 Telegu film “Rangula Ratnam” as a child artist but gained over night stardom from her first Hindi film “Sawan Bhadon” in 1970.
This prolific actor who has curved a niche for herself has completed her Marvelous 43 years in Film Industry .She has got nearly 180 films to her credit which includes gems like UmraoJaan, Ijazat, Utsav, Kalyug, Vijeta, Khubsoorat, Khoon Bhari Maang, Silsila, Ghar, Aastha, Khiladiyon Ka Khiladi, thereby successfully bridging the gap between commercial films & art house movies .With more than 25 Awards in her kitty acknowledging her brilliance which includes a National Award, 4 Filmfare Awards, Padma Shri, this Member of Parliament is undisputedly the Queen of Bollywood who has mesmerized the audiences for the last 4 decades & continues to do the same with her effortless elegance, superlative acting prowess & her enduring Rekha magic.