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Rekha Profile, Age, Top, Circle of relatives, Affairs, Husband, Biography & Extra

Bhanurekha Ganesan was born on 10 October 1954, better known as Rekha, an Indian actress. Recognized for her versatility and recognized as one of the finest actresses in Indian cinema, Rekha began her career in 1966 as a children’s actress in the Telugu film Rangula Ratnam, although her film debut took place four years later. late with Sawan Bhadon. Despite the success of many of her early films, she was often criticized for her appearance and it was not until the mid-1970s that she was recognized as an actress.

Rekha has played in more than 180 films over his 50-year career. Throughout her career, she has often played strong female personalities and, besides mainstream cinema, she has appeared in art and experimental films known in India as parallel cinema. She has won three Filmfare Awards, two for best actress and one for best supporting actress, for her respective roles in Khubsoorat (1980), Khoon Bhari Maang (1988) and Khiladiyon Ka Khiladi (1996). Her portrayal of a classic courtesan in Umrao Jaan (1981) earned her the National Film Award for Best Actress. Although her career has experienced periods of decline, she has reinvented herself several times and has been recognized for her ability to maintain her status. In 2010, the Indian government awarded him the Padma Shri.

Rekha was born in Madras of Tamil actor Gemini Ganesan and actress Telugu Pushpavalli. His father did not recognize his fatherhood during his childhood.

Rekha has a sister, a half-brother and five half-sisters. It was in the early 1970s, when she was looking for a base in Bollywood, that she revealed her origins. Later, at the peak of her career, Rekha told a magazine interviewer that her father’s negligence was still flawed and that she had ignored her reconciliation efforts.

Rekha attended the Sacred Heart Convent for girls in Yercaud, Tamil Nadu. At the age of 13, she left school to start a career in acting. She had no personal aspirations in this direction, but the troubled financial state of her family forced her to do so.

She considers Telugu as her mother tongue. She said that she thinks in English.

In 1990, Rekha married industrialist Mukesh Aggarwal, based in Delhi. A year later, while in London, he committed suicide, after several previous attempts, leaving a note: “Do not blame anyone”. At that time she was stopped by the press, a period referred to by a journalist as “the deepest hollow of her life”. Bhawana Somaaya observed the period by speaking of “a powerful anti-wave against the actress – some have called her a witch, others a murderer”, but added that “Rekha came out of the spotless eclipse” 

According to rumors, she was married to actor Vinod Mehra in 1973, but in a 2004 television interview with Simi Garewal, she denied being married to Mehra as “benevolent”. Rekha currently lives in her Bandra house in Mumbai.

Rekha Biodata and Biography


Bhanurekha Ganesan


The Bollywood Queen, Rekhaji, Madame X



Date Of Birth

10 October 1954


66 Years (as in 2020)

Profession / Occupation

Actress / Model (Hindi)

Mother Tongue


Zodiac Sign







Not Known

Height / Weight

5′ 6” / 60kg

First Movie

Inti Guttu (1958, as Child Artist, Telugu)


Inti Guttu (1958, as Child Artist, Telugu)
Operation Jackpot Nalli C.I.D 999 (1969, Kannada)
Sawan Bhadon (1970, Hindi)

Money Factor

Not Known

Rekha Family and Relatives


Gemini Ganesan (Tamil Actor)


Pushpavalli (Telugu Actress)


Sathish Kumar Ganesan


Kamala Selvaraj, Radha, Jaya Sreedhar, Vijaya Chamundeswari, Revathi Swaminathan, Narayani Ganesh

Marital Status



Late. Mukesh Agarwal (Divorced)



Sons None
Boyfriends/ Affairs Late. Vinod Mehra, Late. Mukesh Agarwal

Rekha Height, Weight and Body Measurements

Height in Centimetres


Height in Meters

1.68 m

Height in Feet Inches

5′ 6”



Body Measurement


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Eye Colour


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Rekha Favorites

Favorite Colour

Golden, Red

Favorite Actor

Dilip Kumar

Favorite Actress

Favorite Food Not Known
Hobbies Writing Poetry, Doing Yoga, Making Charcoal Sketches
Favorite Singers Not Known
Favorite Movie Not Known
Favorite Destination Not Known

Rekha Education School and Colleges

Education Qualification

Not Known


Church Park Convent, Chennai, Tamil Nadu

College / University

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Rekha Residence and Contact Address

Birth Place

Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Home Town

Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Present Residence

Sea Spring, Bungalow No.2, B.J. Road, Bandra (West), Mumbai

House Address

Sea Spring, Bungalow No.2, B.J. Road, Bandra (West), Mumbai

Phone No / Mobile No

Not Known

Email ID

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Rekha Social Media


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