Updated: April 8, 2018 1:46:54 pm
Rekha is Bollywood’s style diva. Rekha, who started her career as a child artist in 1966 with a Telugu film Rangula Ratnam, went on to become an idol for even the present lot of the industry. Vidya Balan and other ace actors draw an inspiration from this diva for her styling. Rekha has acted in over 180 films in a career spanning over 40 years. Throughout her career, she has often played strong female characters and, apart from mainstream cinema, appeared in arthouse films, known in India as parallel cinema.
Rekha won the National Film Award for Best Actress for her portrayal of a classical courtesan in Umrao Jaan (1981). Rekha has been a witness to many changes and hardships in her life. Even in her filmy career, she has seen quite a many ups and downs, which led her to act in films like Bachke Rehna Re Baba which garnered negative reviews against the actor. However, she did not give up. Instead, she reinvented herself numerous times and has been credited for her ability to sustain her status.In 2010, she was honoured with the Padma Shri by the Government of India.
Rekha at Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma’s reception.
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Rekha at Hello Awards.
Rekha performing at an Award function.
Rekha looks stunning in black.
Don’t you just love her in this picture?
Have you ever seen a stylish diva like her?
Rekha looks nothing less than a goddess.
Rekha looks like a queen.
Rekha was a muse for a lot of photographers.
Her role in various films, including the one in Khoobsurat has been inspiring.
Rekha was a style diva of Bollywood.
Rekha in an award ceremony. She looks so full of grace.
One of the stills from Rekha’s film Khoobsurat.
Rekha on Kapil Sharma’s comedy Show.
Rekha has always been known for her ethnic wear and temple jewellery.
A still from Rekha’s film.
Doesn’t Rekha looks jaw-drop gorgeous here.
Rekha with Sridevi.
Bipasha Basu and Vidya Balan are inspired by her fashion.
Rekha got the perfect attitude.
Rekha looks like an angel from heaven.
Rekha in film Woh Main Nahin.
Rekha from her two old films and famous roles.
Rekha in Umrao Jaan.
Rekha has an unbelievable collection of jewellery and sarees.
You can just not miss Rekha when she is around. Look at this beauty.
One of her old films and one of the rarest pictures of Rekha.
Rekha’s picture when she was just about to make debut in industry.
Umrao Jaan was one of her hit films.
Super Nani was the last film Rekha worked in.
One of the Rekha’s magazine shoot.
And when Rekha was on the cover page.
Rekha at a launch event.
Rekha also has donned hot avatar for films.
Rekha during a magazine shoot.
Rekha portraying modern woman.
Woah! Rekha looks like a queen.
You have seen Rekha in a traditional avatar, now this is her sexy avatar.
Another one from jewellery shoot.
Rekha has been a dream for men in the industry.
Rekha is a stunner.
Do you think any actor can beat Rekha?
Rekha looks beautiful in golden saree.
Rekha at a red carpet event.
Rekha for a magazine shoot.
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