Rekha was born on October 10, 1954 in Chennai. It is said that her father abandoned her in childhood, after which her mother Pushpavali raised her, a South Indian actress. Rekha has always been interested in dance, so she thought about working in films. She started working at the age of 15. It is also said that she was rejected by many films, but she never gave up.
Love story with Jitendra
Rekha was engaged as soon as she came to Bollywood. Her first appearance was in the film Do Shikari. Her acting and beauty used to win people’s hearts, and to this day she still wins hearts with her beauty. Rekha’s name was first associated with actor Jitendra. However, the actor was married, which Rekha had to listen to a lot. At the same time, Jitendra had to save his married life, so they both parted. After that, Vinod Mehra entered her life.
Canceled marriage to Vinod Mehra
Rekha had fallen in love with actor Vinod Mehra and they both got married, but her mother did not approve of this relationship. According to reports, when Rekha arrived at her in-laws’ house after marrying Vinod Mehra, his mother misbehaved towards her and fired her, after which they ended their relationship.
The Love Story of Rekha and Amitabh Bachchan
As soon as Rekha’s name is mentioned when her love is mentioned, then Amitabh Bachchan’s name comes first. Rekha and Amitabh’s pairing was a huge hit both on and off screen. Much has been said about the love story between the two. They both loved each other very much, fate would have it, but there is something else on their mind that made them want to break up. It is said that Rekha is still in love with him and the vermilion she applies is for Amitabh.
After a few years, Rekha married businessman Mukesh Agarwal. He is said to have often harassed her. In 1990, Mukesh committed suicide by hanging himself from a fan at home, after which she was also blamed. Not only that, her name has also been associated with Khiladi Kumar i.e. Akshay Kumar. Both were featured in the movie Khiladiyon Ka Khiladi where the chemistry between the two was very popular.
Rekha with Akshay Kumar
As soon as the news of Rekha and Akshay Kumar’s affair broke in the media, different things happened but Akshay Kumar and her never made any statement and broke up. There was a lot of discussion about Rekha’s affair, but in real life she craved love, which she never got. To this day, fans still wait for Rekha to see her on screen.
Rekha has directed 180 films to date, for which she has received several film awards and the National Film Award of India. On the other hand, she owns about 331 crores and is still active in the cinema world.