Rekha Profile, Age, Height, Family, Affairs, Husband, Biography & More


Rekha Profile, Age, Height, Family, Affairs, Husband, Biography & More

Bhanurekha Ganesan was born on 10 October 1954, better known as Rekha, an Indian actress. Recognized for her versatility and recognized as one of the finest actresses in Indian cinema, Rekha began her career in 1966 as a children’s actress in the Telugu film Rangula Ratnam, although her film debut took place four years later. late with Sawan Bhadon. Despite the success of many of her early films, she was often criticized for her appearance and it was not until the mid-1970s that she was recognized as an actress.

Rekha has played in more than 180 films over his 50-year career. Throughout her career, she has often played strong female personalities and, besides mainstream cinema, she has appeared in art and experimental films known in India as parallel cinema. She has won three Filmfare Awards, two for best actress and one for best supporting actress, for her respective roles in Khubsoorat (1980), Khoon Bhari Maang (1988) and Khiladiyon Ka Khiladi (1996). Her portrayal of a classic courtesan in Umrao Jaan (1981) earned her the National Film Award for Best Actress. Although her career has experienced periods of decline, she has reinvented herself several times and has been recognized for her ability to maintain her status. In 2010, the Indian government awarded him the Padma Shri.

Rekha was born in Madras of Tamil actor Gemini Ganesan and actress Telugu Pushpavalli. His father did not recognize his fatherhood during his childhood.

Rekha has a sister, a half-brother and five half-sisters. It was in the early 1970s, when she was looking for a base in Bollywood, that she revealed her origins. Later, at the peak of her career, Rekha told a magazine interviewer that her father’s negligence was still flawed and that she had ignored her reconciliation efforts.

Rekha attended the Sacred Heart Convent for girls in Yercaud, Tamil Nadu. At the age of 13, she left school to start a career in acting. She had no personal aspirations in this direction, but the troubled financial state of her family forced her to do so.

She considers Telugu as her mother tongue. She said that she thinks in English.

In 1990, Rekha married industrialist Mukesh Aggarwal, based in Delhi. A year later, while in London, he committed suicide, after several previous attempts, leaving a note: “Do not blame anyone”. At that time she was stopped by the press, a period referred to by a journalist as “the deepest hollow of her life”. Bhawana Somaaya observed the period by speaking of “a powerful anti-wave against the actress – some have called her a witch, others a murderer”, but added that “Rekha came out of the spotless eclipse” 

According to rumors, she was married to actor Vinod Mehra in 1973, but in a 2004 television interview with Simi Garewal, she denied being married to Mehra as “benevolent”. Rekha currently lives in her Bandra house in Mumbai.

Rekha Biodata and Biography

Bhanurekha Ganesan
The Bollywood Queen, Rekhaji, Madame X
Date Of Birth
10 October 1954
66 Years (as in 2020)
Profession / Occupation
Actress / Model (Hindi)
Mother Tongue
Zodiac Sign
Not Known
Height / Weight
5′ 6” / 60kg
First Movie
Inti Guttu (1958, as Child Artist, Telugu)
Inti Guttu (1958, as Child Artist, Telugu)
Operation Jackpot Nalli C.I.D 999 (1969, Kannada)
Sawan Bhadon (1970, Hindi)
Money Factor
Not Known


Rekha Family and Relatives

Gemini Ganesan (Tamil Actor)
Pushpavalli (Telugu Actress)
Sathish Kumar Ganesan
Kamala Selvaraj, Radha, Jaya Sreedhar, Vijaya Chamundeswari, Revathi Swaminathan, Narayani Ganesh
Marital Status
Late. Mukesh Agarwal (Divorced)
Sons None
Boyfriends/ Affairs Late. Vinod Mehra, Late. Mukesh Agarwal


Rekha Height, Weight and Body Measurements

Height in Centimetres
Height in Meters
1.68 m
Height in Feet Inches
5′ 6”
Body Measurement
Waist Size`
Hips Size
Eye Colour
Hair Colour


Rekha Favorites

Favorite Colour
Golden, Red
Favorite Actor
Dilip Kumar
Favorite Actress
Favorite Food Not Known
Hobbies Writing Poetry, Doing Yoga, Making Charcoal Sketches
Favorite Singers Not Known
Favorite Movie Not Known
Favorite Destination Not Known


Rekha Education School and Colleges

Education Qualification
Not Known
Church Park Convent, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
College / University
Not Known
Not Known


Rekha Residence and Contact Address

Birth Place
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Home Town
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Present Residence
Sea Spring, Bungalow No.2, B.J. Road, Bandra (West), Mumbai
House Address
Sea Spring, Bungalow No.2, B.J. Road, Bandra (West), Mumbai
Phone No / Mobile No
Not Known
Email ID
Not Known
Not Known


Rekha Social Media

Not Known
Not Known
Not Known
Wikipedia @Rekha


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