Bhanurekha Ganesan is the full name of Rekha.Her stage name well knows as Rekha. She is an Indian actress who emerged dominantly in the Indian film industry during the late 1980s and ruled the Indian Film Industry for more than 40 years.
She is known as one of the finest actresses of the Hindi Film Industry. She had worked on more than 180 movies and won one National Film Award and three Filmfare Awards. So, if you want to know more about Rekha then you have to stick with this article until the end.
She was born on 10th October 1954 in Madras. Her parents were also South Indian actors Gemini Ganesan and Pushpavalli. In 2010 the Government of India had also awarded her with the Padma Shree, the 4th highest civilian honor of the country.
She had always played the character of an intense and complicated female role in the script. Though there were times in her career where her career was declining, she still never lost her hope and gained a reputation for reinventing her talent numerous times.
|Real name||Bhanurekha Ganesan|
|Nickname||The Bollywood QueenRekhajiMadame X|
|Body measurements||Chest – 34 inches |
Waist – 28 inches
Hips – 34 inches
|Date of birth||10th October 1954|
|Age (as of 2020)||62 Years|
|School||Church Park Convent, Chennai, Tamil Nadu|
|Educational qualification||Not Known|
|Hobbies||Writing poetry, doing Yoga, Making Charcoal Sketches|
Career of Rekha
She started her career as a child actress in Telugu films like inti Guttu(1958) and Rangula Ratnam. She got her lead role on a Kannada movie, Operation Jackpot Nalli CID 999. (1969).
Her first Hindi movie was SawanBhadon (1970) which established her as a rising star in Bollywood.
By the end of the 1980s, she proved to be a successful actress in Bollywood. Apart from acting, Rekha served as a member of the Rajya Sabha since 2012.
Family and Relationship
|Husband/ boyfriend||Late Mukesh Aggarwal|
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Some Unknown Facts of Rekha.
- She had spent nearly 4 decades in the Hindi film industry .
- On RD Burman’s behest,Rekha even took to singing.she sang two songs in her movie titled Khoobsurat (1980)
- Rekha is known for her punctuality,unlike other Bollywood stars she never used to be late.
- Rekha dreamt of becoming an air hostess in her younger days, however she was rejected due to her young age.