Rekha Age68, Height, Family, Biography, Net worth and More

Bhanurekha Ganesan better realized by her stage name Rekha, is an Indian entertainer who shows up dominatingly in Hindi movies. Recognized as perhaps of the best entertainer in Indian cinema, she has featured in excess of 180 movies and is the beneficiary of a few honors, including one Public Film Grant and three Filmfare Grants.

She has frequently areas of strength for played convinsoluted female characters — from fictitious to abstract — in both standard and autonomous movies. However her profession has gone through specific times of decline, Rekha has gained notoriety for reevaluating herself various times and has been attributed for her capacity to support her status. In 2010, the Public authority of India regarded her with Padma Shri, India’s fourth most elevated regular citizen honor.


NameBhanurekha Gemini Ganesan
Nick NameRekha and also known as Rekha
ProfessionActress, Television star,  model, Dancer and social media star
Famous forActing skills, Instagram reels, and adorable smile

Rekha Biography

Date of Birth10 October 1954
Age68 years old
Birth placeChennai
Zodiac signLibra
Food HabitsNon-Vegetarian
SchoolChurch Park Convent, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
College/ UniversityNot Known
Educational qualificationNot Known

  Physical stats and more 

Height165 cm
Weight (approx.)62kgs.
Figure (approx.)34-28-34
Hair colorBlack
Eye colorBrown

Affairs and more

Marital StatusMarried
HusbandMukesh Aggarwal

Family and Siblings

FatherGemini Ganesan
SisterRadha Usman Syed
BrotherNot Known

Favourite Things

Favourite  FoodMurukku, Jigarthanda, Kothu Parotta
Favourite  ActorAmitabh Bachchan
Favourite  ActressKangana Ranaut
Favourite  colorRed
Favourite  FilmKhiladiyon Ka Khiladi
Favourite  Sports PersonNot Knows
Favourite  SingerHariharan
Favourite  DressIndian Dress, sarees
Favourite  DestinationMarina beach

Hobbies and Money Factor

Hobbies Dancing
Net Worth40$ million USD

Social Media ID

Facebook IDClick to follow
Instagram IDClick to follow
Twitter IDClick to follow


Facts About Rekha 

  • The little girl of entertainers Pushpavalli and Gemini Ganesan, Rekha began her profession as a youngster entertainer in Telugu films Inti Guttu (1958) and Rangula Ratnam (1966).
  • Her most memorable film as a lead occurred with the Kannada film Activity Bonanza Nalli C.I.D 999 (1969).
  • Her Hindi presentation with Sawan Bhadon (1970) laid out her as a rising star, however in spite of the progress of a few of her initial movies, she was in many cases panned in the press for her looks and weight.
  • Roused by analysis, she began dealing with her appearance and put exertion into working on her acting method and order of the Hindi language, bringing about a widely discussed change.
  • Early acknowledgment in 1978 for her exhibitions in Ghar and Muqaddar Ka Sikandar denoted the start of the best time of her vocation, and she was one of Hindi film’s driving stars through the vast majority of the 1980s and mid 1990s.
  • For her presentation in the satire Khubsoorat (1980), Rekha accepted her most memorable Filmfare Grant for Best Entertainer. She followed it with jobs in Baseraa (1981), Ek Hello Bhool (1981), Jeevan Dhaara (1982) and Agar Tum Na Hote (1983).
  • While for the most part productive in famous Hindi film, during this time she wandered into equal film, a development of neo-pragmatist arthouse films.
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  • These movies included shows like Kalyug (1981), Vijeta (1982) and Utsav (1984), and her depiction of a traditional prostitute in Umrao Jaan (1981) won her the Public Film Grant for Best Entertainer.
  • After a short difficulty during the 1980s, she was among the entertainers who drove a recent fad of ladies focused vengeance films, beginning with Khoon Bhari Maang (1988), for which she won a second Best Entertainer grant at Filmfare.
  • Her work was considerably less productive in ensuing many years. Her jobs in mid 1990s for the most part met with tepid audits.
  • In 1996, she played against type in the job of a hidden world wear in the activity spine chiller Khiladiyon Ka Khiladi (1996), for which she won a third Filmfare Grant in the Best Supporting Entertainer classification, and further showed up in Kama Sutra: A Story of Affection (1996) and Aastha: In the Jail of Spring (1997) to basic praise yet some open examination.
  • During the 2000s, she was applauded for her supporting jobs in the 2001 dramatizations Zubeidaa and Lajja, and began playing mother jobs, among which was her part in the sci-fi Koi… Mil Gaya (2003) and its hero continuation Krrish (2006), both business victories.
  • The lattermost arose as her most elevated earning discharge.
  • Aside from acting, Rekha has filled in as a part for the Rajya Sabha beginning around 2012.
  • Her confidential life and public picture have been the subject of incessant media interest and conversation. Her matching inverse Amitabh Bachchan beginning during the 1970s in various fruitful movies was joined by hypothesis about a relationship between the two, finishing in their featuring film Silsila (1981), which was intelligent of media projections.
  • Her main union with the Delhi-based industrialist and TV producer Mukesh Agarwal in Walk 1990 finished seven months some other time when he kicked the bucket by self destruction.
  • Her public picture has frequently been attached to her apparent sex claim. Rekha is hesitant to give meets or examine her life, which brought about her being marked a loner.
  • In late 1968, the Nairobi-based money manager Kuljeet Buddy visited Gemini Studios to scan a novice for his new venture Anjana Safar (an adaption of H. Rider Rough’s 1885 novel Lord Solomon’s Mines). He spotted Rekha at the studio and cast her as the film’s subsequent female lead after Vanisri. Buddy went to Pushpavalli’s home to give Rekha a screen test, directing various sentences in Hindi, which were changed by Rekha in Latin content, and afterward advised her to retain it. A couple of seconds after the fact, Rekha said the sentences totally and Buddy was dazzled of her local Hindi-speaker-like voice. He gave her a five-year agreement to star in four movies from him and his sibling Shatrujeet Buddy each.
  • Rekha moved to Bombay (present-day Mumbai) in 1969 and leased a room at the Inn Ajanta in the city’s neighborhood Juhu, with Buddy paying off the fee.
  • Likewise that year, she reported her introduction to public and the media, and the fruitful Kannada film Activity Bonanza Nalli C.I.D 999 with Dr. Rajkumar, where she includes as a lead interestingly, was released.
  • In Anjana Safar, coordinated by Raja Nawathe, she played Sunita, a lady constrained by her dad to make a trip to Africa looking for a secret fortune.
  • She was paid ₹25,000 (US$310) for her work.
  • Since her mom became sick at that point, Rekha was joined by her auntie to the shooting, what began in August that year at Mehboob Studio.
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  • A debate emerged around a kissing scene highlighting Rekha and male lead Biswajit Chatterjee, of which she was not advised as Nawathe needed to keep up with her regular reaction.
  • In later years, Rekha grumbled at having been fooled into the scene.
  • The film ran into control issues and wouldn’t be delivered until 1979, when it was retitled Do Shikaari. The kissing scene came to the front of the Asian version of Life magazine in April 1970.
  • This provoked the American columnist James Shephard to make a trip to India to meet with Rekha, which she saw as a potential chance to help her vocation and express her complaint. Do Shikaari failed to meet expectations at the container office.
  • Not long after her move in 1969 to Bombay, Rekha was endorsed by the maker and chief Mohan Sehgal for his film, Sawan Bhadon, and the shooting began on 11 October.
  • He cast her as Chanda, a town young lady who doesn’t get endorsement from her folks to wed her darling (Navin Nischol).
  • In spite of the fact that her hair was at that point lengthy and thick, Sehgal constrained her to wear a hairpiece. Thus, it didn’t fit on her hair and her beauticians needed to shave her hair to practically bare. She was not conversant in Hindi at that point and the greater part of the movie’s group derided her for having South Indian background.
  • Denoting her Hindi presentation, Sawan Bhadon was delivered in September 1970 and turned into a business success. Movie commentators disdained her looks, however commended her certainty and comic timing in the film.
  • Manoj Das trusted that “shame” was displayed all over in each scene with Rekha, and Movie World magazine noticed the movie’s prosperity was a leap forward for her career.
  • Amma Kosam, a Telugu show from the chief Kolli Pratyagatma, was delivered toward the year’s end, and she devoted it to her mother.


Rekha’s (FAQ’S) – Frequently Asked Questions- 

1 . Who is Rekha ?

Ans. Bhanurekha Ganesan better realized by her stage name Rekha, is an Indian entertainer who shows up dominatingly in Hindi movies. Recognized as perhaps of the best entertainer in Indian cinema, she has featured in excess of 180 movies and is the beneficiary of a few honors, including one Public Film Grant and three Filmfare Grants.

2 . How old Does Rekha?

Ans. Rekha born on 10 October 1954 and by this we can say her age must be 78 in 2022.

3 . How much does Rekha earns from her acting profession?

Ans. She is well known as being actress and acting is her main source of income through which she made a net worth of 40$million.

4 . What is the Height of Rekha?

Ans. She is 5 foot 6 inches taller which is approx. 165 cm.

5 . Does Rekha have Husband ?

Ans. Yes She Have husband and  his name is Mukesh Aggarwal.

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