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Happy Birthday Rekha: Many relationships, but currently single

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 10 October 2017, 10:49 IST
Happy Birthday Rekha: Many relationships, but currently single

Legendary actress Rekha is celebrating her 64th birthday on 10 October. The actress was born on 10th October 1954 and she made debut in the film industry at the age of 15 years.

Life didn't come easy for the beautiful actress as she struggled a lot to become a super star. She went through a lot of ups and downs in her personal and professional life. During her career, her name was linked up with many film stars, even Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar. The actor who is much younger than her was in an alleged relationship with her.

Once it was believed that Rekha got married to Bollywood actor Vinod Mehra. After so many rumours of link ups and break ups, the actress is currently single.

Bollywood actor Jitendra was her first love

It is believed that Rekha's first love was her first co-star from debut movie Sawan Bhado actor Naveen Nischal. But Yaseer Usman wrote a book 'Rekha: The Untold Story' and revealed that Rekha's first love was Jitendra. Jitendra was, however, committed to his air hostess girlfriend Shobha. That's why their love story didn't go a long way, so in that case, Rekha's first love remained incomplete. After this Vinod Mehra was Rekha's love interest.

Rekha married Vinod Mehra

According to the reports, Rekha married Vinod Mehra and the marriage was held in Kolkata. After this, Vinod Mehra brought Rekha to his home, where she met with his mother. Vinod's mother Kamla Mehra didn't accept Rekha as her daughter-in-law. In the book, it has been said that Kamla Mehra knew the past of Rekha that she is the daughter of an unmarried woman Pushpawati. However, there is no proof of their marriage and even Rekha told in an interview that Vinod Mehra was only her well-wisher.

Rekha and villain Kiran love story

After a breakup with Vinod Mehra, Famous actor Jeevan's son Kiran Kumar, who was famous for playing villain's roles, came in the life of Rekha. But Rekha's relation with Kiran was not acceptable for Jeevan. So in that case, even Kiran left Rekha.

Amitabh-Rekha love story

Amitabh was married to Jaya Bachchan in 1973 and after some years the linkup rumours of Amitabh and Rekha came in headlines. There were rumours that Amitabh and Rekha came close during the shooting of their film Do Anjaane in 1976. Even in 1981, filmmaker Yash Chopra made a film about their relationship called Silsila and that was the last film of both actors Rekha and Amitabh.

Rekha married to Delhi based businessman Mukesh

In 1990, Rekha married to Delhi based businessman Mukesh, however, he committed suicide in just one year after marriage. Rekha and Mukesh, reportedly, had a difference in just a few months of their marriage.

Shocking affair with Akshay Kumar

It was a time of the 90s when Rekha's name was connected with Akshay Kumar. Actually, both were seen together in a film 'Khiladiyon Ka Khiladi' and since then the closeness of both became part of discussions. However, later not so much things came of their affair.

However, Rekha who had always been in discussions about her relationship has always been underestimated as the legendary actress of Indian cinema. She still enjoys a huge fan following for her acting and style.

First published: 10 October 2017, 10:49 IST