Rekha – Family, Fame & Facts
Name: Rekha (Birth name: Bhanurekha Ganesan)
Birthday: 10th October 1954
Sibling(s): 7 Sisters – 1 is Dr Kamala Selvaraj & 1 is Radha and 1 Brother
Past Boyfriends: Amitabh Bachchan (Alleged long term affair) & Bollywood Actor Vinod Mehra
Parents: Father – Gemini Ganesan & Mother – Pushpavalli (Parents never married)
Claim to Fame: “Umrao Jaan”
First Movie Success: Sawan Bhadon (1970)
Movies to Transform the Career: Sawan Bhadon, Elaan, Khoon Khoon, Keemat, Namak Haraam, Do Anjaane, Ghar, Kabeela, Alaap, Khoon Pasina, Muqaddar Ka Sikandar, Silsila, Khubsoorat, Judaai, Umrao Jaan, Kalyug, Baseraa, Suhaag, Mr Natwarlal, Ek Hi Bhool, Utsav, Ijaazat, Karma Sutra, Khiladiyon Ki Khiladi, Lajja, Zubeidaa, Koi Mil Gaya, Parineeta & Krrish.
Family Connections: Father was popular Tamil actor, Gemini, while her mom was a popular Telugu actress, Pushpavalli. She is the maternal aunt of aspiring Bollywood actor Naveed, son of her sister Radha, who she has taken under her wing as he prepares for his debut in Hindi Films.