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Rekha (Actress) Biography, Age, Height, Affair, Husband, Children, Family, Facts, Wiki & More

Updated On : October 11, 2020

Short Biography

Rekha Ganesan, the most elegant and successful actress of the Bollywood and Indian Cinema, was born on 10th October 1954 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. She is a woman of strength and believes and this is what she portrays in the characters played by her in various movies. She has worked in the Bollywood and Tollywood Cinema.

Other Name: Rekha Ganesan, Bhanurekha Ganesan
Other Professions: Politician
Appearance: Bollywood Telugu Kannada

Rekha Complete Bio & Career

One of the finest actors of her times, Rekha is a living legend who is still winning the hearts of millions of her fans through her on screen and off screen appearances. The actress started her career in 1966, with the movie Rangula Ratnam Telugu film, as a child actor. Her first movie as a lead actress was Operation Jackpot Nalli CID 999, a Kannada Movie with the actor Rajkumar. This happened in 1969, while her Hindi Debut was also done in the same year with the movie Anjana Safar.
Sawan Bhadon, was her first Hindi Superhit movie, which recognised Rekha as a star. The actress has seen a number of ups and downs and everytime she has bounced back for better and even better. From her looks, to make-up and dressing sense, to Spoken Hindi to acting skills, Rekha has always proved the critics wrong and rouse to a greater level every time she was complained about her weaknesses.
She has been tagged as the reigning Queen of Indian Cinema who has conquered the hearts of people across the Globe. Few of her Blockbuster movies include Umrao Jaan, Baseraa, Ek hi Bhool, Silsila, Khubsoorat, Ghar, Do Anjane and the list is endless. 

Rekha Popular Videos

Honours & Awards

Padma Shri Civilian Award 2010 Arts

Rekha Family, Relatives and Other Relations

She was born to Gemini Ganesan and Pushpavalli. She has six siblings including Vijaya ChamundeswariKamala Selvaraj, and Radha Usman Syed. Abhinay Vaddi is her nephew. She was married to Mukesh Aggarwal in 1990.

Life's Important Dates Of Rekha

Body Measurements

Breast Size 34
Waist Size 28
Hip Size 34
Body Figure 34-28-34
Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Brown
Hair Colour Black

Personal Info

Home Town Chennai ,Tamil Nadu, India
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address Bandstand, Bandra (West) Sea Springs, Bungalow No. 2, Byramjee Jeejeebhoy Road, Bandstand, Bandra (West), Mumbai 400050
School Church Park Convent School, Chennai,Tamil Nadu.
College N/A
Qualification N/A
Hobbies Collect Postcards, Pictures Both Old and also New.
Marital Status Divorced
Debut Telugu Film - Inti Guttu (1958)
Kannada Film - Operation Jackpot Nalli C.I.D 999 (1969)
Bollywood Film - Sawan Bhadon (1970)
Best Movies Silsila (1981), Umrao Jaan (1981), Khubsoorat (1980), Ghar (1978), Khoon Bhari Maang (1988) and among others.
Salary N/A
Net Worth $40 Million (approx)
Official Website N/A


Favorite Color Black, Golden and Red
Favorite Actress Nargis Dutt , Meena Kumari
Favorite Actor Amitabh Bachchan , Shah Rukh Khan
Favorite Singer Lata Mangeshkar
Favorite Song Tere Bina Jiya Jaye Na (Lata Mangeshkar)
Favorite Dress Indian Saris
Favorite Food Fried BhindI

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Rekha

  • She entered Bollywood at the age of 13.
  • She made her debut on television through the serial named, Gum Hai Kisi Ke Pyaar Mein in October 2020.

Rekha Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

69 years, 9months, 7 days old age Rekha will turn 70 on 10 October, 2024. Only 2 months, 22 days, 7 hours,8 minutes has left for her next birthday.

Birthdays Celebrated on Each Day of Week

Rekha has celebrated the total number of 70 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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  • 9
  • 11
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