Happy Birthday to Stunning, Sensual & Mesmerizing DIVA of Indian Cinema – REKHA. These are the few words used to describe the ethereal beauty of Rekha. As Rekha turns 63, we take a look back at some of her defining work and memorable roles in Bollywood.
Here is a look back at some of her defining work
Do Anjaane (1976)
Do Anjaane was actually the beginning of the new, svelte and sexy part of her career.
The song Salaam-e-Ishq was another milestone in her long and prolific career.
Some of the most memorable melodies like “Terebinajiyajayena” and “Aajkalpaaonzameer par” were picturised on her.
Rekha gave an award-winning performance (she won a Filmfare Award for Best Actress) in Khubsoorat,
Muzaffar Ali-directed UmraoJaan is often hailed as Rekha’s Mother India. This one won her a National Award.
This was Rekha and Amithab’s last film together.
Rekha’s standout performance earned her a Filmfare Best Actress nomination.
Rekha’s luminous beauty often eclipsed everything else on the screen and it was path breaking in Bollywood at the time.
It also earned Rekha the title Lady Amitabh, says Usman in his biography.
The only film in which Rekha worked with director Gulzar.