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Real Name Bhanurekha Ganesan
Nickname The Bollywood Queen, Rekhaji, Madame X
Profession Actress
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.) in centimeters- 168 cm
in meters- 1.68 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 6”
Weight (approx.) in Kilograms- 60 kg
in Pounds- 132 lbs
Figure Measurements (approx.) 34-28-34
Eye Colour Brown
Hair Colour Black
Personal Life
Date of Birth 10 October 1954
Age (as in 2016) 62 Years
Birth Place Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Libra
Nationality Indian
Hometown Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
School Church Park Convent, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
College Not Known
Educational Qualifications Not Known


Family Father– Gemini Ganesan (Tamil Actor)

Mother– Pushpavalli (Telugu Actress)


Favourite Things
Favourite Actress Kangana Ranaut
Favourite Actor Dilip Kumar
Favourite Colours Golden, Red
Boys, Affairs and More
Marital Status Divorced
Affairs/Boyfriends Biswajit Chatterjee, Actor


Husband/Spouse Late Vinod Mehra (rumored)
Late Mukesh Agarwal (m. January 1990; d. October 1990)
Children Son– N/A
Daughter– N/A
Money Factor
Net Worth $30 million


Some Lesser Known Facts About Rekha

  • Does Rekha smoke: Not Known
  • Does Rekha drink alcohol: Not Known
  • Rekha is the illegitimate child of late South Indian actors Gemini Ganesan and Pushpavalli. His father even refused to acknowledge his paternity towards Rekha.
  • Rekha has one real sister, five half sisters and one half brother from her father Gemini Ganesan.
  • A travel freak, Rekha dreamt of becoming an air hostess in her younger days. However, she was rejected owing to her young age.
  • She then started thinking of becoming a nun as her convent school housed many Irish nuns. Poor financial conditions, however, forced young Rekha to work in B and C grade Telugu films.
  • During her initial days in the film industry, Rekha was always looked down upon because of her dark complexion and was sometimes even referred to as an ‘ugly duckling.’
  • Apart from acting, Rekha has also given her voice-over for other veteran actresses. She dubbed for Neetu Singh in Yaarana (1981) and Smita Patil in Waaris (1988).
  • On R. D. Burman’s behest, Rekha even took to singing. She sang two songs in her movie titled Khoobsoorat (1980).
  • It is said that the Evergreen diva has no fashion stylist. Since day one, she has been picking up her own clothes and selecting hairstyles of her liking.


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