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Rekha Birthday Special 5 timeless classics of evergreen diva

Bollywood’s eternal diva Bhanurekha Ganesan, popularly known as Rekha turned 63-year old today. Beauty of the veteran actress is often compared as fine wine, which keeps getting better with time. Rekha is one of those actresses of B-Town who has remained in the headlines not only for her power pack performances in films but for her personal life as well. Even today, her secret marriage with actor Vinod Mehra is still a mystery. In the illustrious career of over four decades, Rekha has proved several times that age is just a number and her roles continues to win hearts of the audience. Rekha has been honoured for her outstanding contribution and achievement in the field of Art and Cinema and was awarded with a Padmashri Award in the year 2010. Let us take a look at some of the evergreen films which are immortalised by the magic of Rekha:

News Nation Bureau | Updated : 10 October 2017, 05:59:56 PM
Rekha Birthday Special

Rekha Birthday Special

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Bollywood’s eternal diva Bhanurekha Ganesan, popularly known as Rekha turned 63-year old today. Beauty of the veteran actress is often compared as fine wine, which keeps getting better with time. Rekha is one of those actresses of B-Town who has remained in the headlines not only for her power pack performances in films but for her personal life as well. Even today, her secret marriage with actor Vinod Mehra is still a mystery. In the illustrious career of over four decades, Rekha has proved several times that age is just a number and her roles continues to win hearts of the audience. Rekha has been honoured for her outstanding contribution and achievement in the field of Art and Cinema and was awarded with a Padmashri Award in the year 2010. Let us take a look at some of the evergreen films which are immortalised by the magic of Rekha:
Rekha Birthday Special

Rekha Birthday Special

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Umrao Jaan – Directed by Muzaffar Ali, the movie is based on the 1905 Urdu novel Umrao Jaan Ada. Rekha was praised for her role in the flick, as she played the character with such grace and elegance making the movie a cult classic.
Rekha Birthday Special

Rekha Birthday Special

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Khoobsurat – Directed by Hrishikesh Mukherjee, Rekha won Filmfare Award for Best Actress for her role of Manju Dayal, which was played by her beautifully. The film also won Filmfare Best Film Award.
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Rekha Birthday Special

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SIlsila – Directed by Yash Chopra, the timeless classic featured Rekha, Amitabh Bachchan and Jaya Bachchan in the lead roles. The movie was also rumoured to be inspired by the real-life love triangle between the three stars.
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Rekha Birthday Special

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Aastha – Directed by Basu Bhattacharya, the film featured Rekha, Om Puri and Daisy Irani in lead roles. Rekha portrayed the role of a housewife who turns to prostitution in order to fund her craving for luxuries.
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Rekha Birthday Special

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Khiladiyon Ka Khiladi – Directed by Umesh Mehra, the movie featured Rekha, Akshay Kumar and Raveena Tandon in lead roles. The veteran actress played the role of antagonist in the flick and the movie went on to become superhit at the box-office.