Rekha Birthday Special: 5 Memorable Movies Of The Evergreen Actress

The ageless diva, Rekha celebrates her birthday today. On the occasion of her 64TH birthday, here’s a list of actress’ 5 films which are par excellence

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Rekha Birthday Special: 5 Memorable Movies Of The Evergreen Actress

The evergreen actress Rekha turns a year older today. Rekha, who will celebrate her 64th birthday, has given us films which we can cherish lifelong. Known for her beauty, Rekha has reinvented herself over the past many years. Rekha has given many hits and it’s impossible to list down all of them in few words. So, we bring to you her most memorable movies that can be enjoyed time and again.

Mr. Natwarlal (1979)

Rakesh Kumaer’s Hindi action comedy saw Rekha as Shanno and Amitabh Bachchan as Natwar. Who can forget the famous track, Pardesia, from the film which witnessed the sizzling hot chemistry between Rekha and Big B.

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Mr. Natwarlal

Rakesh Kumaer’s Hindi action comedy saw Rekha as Shanno and Amitabh Bachchan as Natwar. Who can forget the famous track, Pardesia, from the film which witnessed the sizzling hot chemistry between Rekha and Big B.

Khoobsurat (1980)

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Khoobsurat

Directed and produced by Hrishikesh Mukherjee, Rekha plays the role of a naughty, energetic and vibrant girl named Manju, who comes to stay with her married sister at her in-laws.

Silsila (1981) 

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Silsila

The Yash Chopra directorial, saw the tale of two brothers Shekhar Malhotra played by Shashi Kapoor and Amit Malhotra played by Amitabh Bachchan, who are orphaned at a young age. Amit is an emerging writer, who falls in love with attractive Chandni, played by Rekha, while his younger brother Shekhar falls in love with the lovely Shobha played by Jaya Bachchan. After Shekhar’s death in a flight accident, Amit marries Shobha and then the story unfolds a s love triangle between Chandani, Amit and Shobha.

Umrao Jaan (1981)

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Umrao Jaan

In Muzaffar Ali’s film, Rekha played the role of a courtesan. Paired opposite Farooq Shaikh, Rekha’s acting was par excellence. The film, which saw Rekha’s glamorous avatar, was based on the 1905 Urdu novel, Umrao Jaan Ada.

Khoon Bhari Maang (1998)

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Khoon Bhari Maang

In Rakesh Roshan’s directorial, Rekha plays a role of Aarti Verma, who is a widow with two children and has a birthmark on her face. Her husband played by Rakesh Roshan dies in a car accident under mysterious circumstances, and her father played by Saeed Jaffrey is one of the richest and most famous businessmen in the city.


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