Bhanurekha Ganesan, better known by her stage name Rekha, is an Indian film actress. Noted for her versatility and acknowledged as one of the finest actresses in Indian cinema, turns 62 today! Wishing the most beloved Umrao Jaan of Bollywood a super special birthday!
Rekha started her career as a child artist in the Telugu film, Rangulu Ratnam. In career spanned five decades and 180 films; Rekha gave many memorable films like Khoobsurat, Ijazat and Basera.
The actress has been honoured with a National Film Award for Best Actress and a Padma Shri for her contribution to Indian Cinema.
Fans and Followers are wishing on social media since morning and #Rekha has been trending ever since. Even Bollywood celebrities also wished the legendary actress.
Filmmaker, Singer and Actress Divya Khosla Kumar wished Rekha on social media. She wrote, “My warmest wishes to d enchantress who still remains d ultimate diva. Love you Happy Birthday #Rekha ji”
Popular Television Host, Rajat Sharma also wished the actress. He wrote, “Many Happy Returns of the Day to evergreen #Rekha ji. You are a true #Bollywood icon full of grace, poise and versatility.”
Rekha was unlike any of the heroines of those times. Her beauty won over the hearts of many; her stellar performance in films like Silsila and Khoon Bhari Maang got her the adulation of her fans. Despite being appreciated and respected for her talent, her personal life was always under scrutiny. She has a volatile romantic life and Rekha’s nature of speaking her mind often grabbed eyeballs.