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Things you didn't about the ageless diva of Bollywod, Rekha

Yasser Usman has penned down a book on Rekha. The book is titled REKHA: The Untold Story. This book tells the truth about her relationship with the reigning superstar of the time, her many other love affairs, the shocking suicide of her husband, and her curious relationship with her androgynous secretary Farzana. Yasser Usman is an award-winning TV journalist and the author of the bestselling Rajesh Khanna: The Untold Story of India's First Superstar. He is a noted film commentator.

News Nation Bureau | Updated : 04 September 2016, 09:29:21 AM
Things you didn't about the ageless diva of Bollywood, Rekha

Things you didn't about the ageless diva of Bollywood, Rekha

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Yasser Usman has penned down a book on Rekha. The book is titled REKHA: The Untold Story. This book tells the truth about her relationship with the reigning superstar of the time, her many other love affairs, the shocking suicide of her husband, and her curious relationship with her androgynous secretary Farzana. Yasser Usman is an award-winning TV journalist and the author of the bestselling Rajesh Khanna: The Untold Story of India’s First Superstar. He is a noted film commentator.

Things you didn't about the ageless diva of Bollywood, Rekha

Things you didn't about the ageless diva of Bollywood, Rekha

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After getting married in Calcutta, Vinod and Rekha returned to Bombay. Vinod’s mother, Kamla Mehra refused to let Rekha enter her house. She lost her cool and abused and humiliated Rekha.

Things you didn't about the ageless diva of Bollywood, Rekha

Things you didn't about the ageless diva of Bollywood, Rekha

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On the occasion of Rishi Kapoor and Neetu Singh’s wedding, Rekha had a bright red bindi on her forehead. Sindoor in Rekha’s hair caught everyone's eye. Everyone wanted to know: had Rekha married?

Things you didn't about the ageless diva of Bollywood, Rekha

Things you didn't about the ageless diva of Bollywood, Rekha

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During the shooting of Anjana Safar, director Raj Nawathe said 'action', Biswajeet took Rekha in his arms and pressed his lips on hers. Rekha was stunned. This kiss had never been mentioned to her.

Things you didn't about the ageless diva of Bollywood, Rekha

Things you didn't about the ageless diva of Bollywood, Rekha

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In the new book, author Yasser Usman shows a new side of the Bollywood diva. The book is out for pre-order on online retailer websites Flipkart and Amazon.