Rekha, the golden lady, joined the traditional bandwagon at this party. From top to toe, Rekha stepped out wearing her signature golden saree with matching accessories and well, we’re sure she swept quite a few men off their feet with her evergreen charm.
Let us tell you some of the lesser known facts about her:
Many would not believe but Rekha was called an ‘ugly duckling’ during her initial days in Bollywood. She herself revealed in one of her interviews that due to her dark complexion and South Indian features, she was tagged as an ‘ugly duckling’. But, Rekha transformed herself and how! In ‘Do Anjaane’ she showed the world, a new side of her personality.
Rekha was born in Chennai to superstar Tamil actor Gemini Ganesan and Telugu actress Pushpavalli. The legendary actress completed her studies from the popular Church Park Convent in Chennai. She considers Telugu to be her mother tongue. She also speaks Hindi, Tamil and English quite well.
The veteran star has one real sister,one half brother and five half sisters, reportedly. She likes to keep her personal life private and away from the prying eyes.
From duckling to swan
After her major success in Bollywood, critics staring noting her work and credited Rekha for transforming herself from a plum duckling to a beautiful swan. Her major blockbuster films were ‘Silsila’, ‘Umrao Jaan’, ‘Khoobsurat’ and ‘Khoon Bhari Maang’.
Rajya Sabha member
Rekha started off her political innings too. She was nominated for Rajya Sabha, and became a member of the Upper House in May 2012.
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