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Rekha Birthday: 3 Films of the real Bollywood diva that crossed all the limit of boldness on silver screen

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 10 October 2018, 12:13 IST
Rekha Aastha

The evergreen actress Rekha is celebrating 64th birthday as she was born on 10th October 1954 in Madras. Rekha came to Bollywood films after a long time till then she was doing regional cinema films and she also worked as a child artist. Rekha is always known as an actress who gives power to her roles through her power-packed performances. Not just delivering the best class performances of her career through films like Umrao Jaan, Ghar, Mr Natwarlal and others.

Not just the legendary performances but the actress also had taken very bold moves while doing films like Kamasutra: A Tale Of Love and broke the all sensations on the silver screen. Here we will tell you about three films of the actress that really broke the limit of boldness in India cinema.


1. Utsav (1984)

Rekha Utsav

Rekha starred in Girish Karnad's film Utsav produced by Shashi Kapoor. The film was set in the backdrop of 2nd century and the film deals with the relationship between a courtesan and a Brahmin. In the film, there were so many bold scenes in between Shekhar Suman and Rekha.


2. Aastha: In the Prison of Spring (1997)

Rekha Aastha

In this film, Rekha and Om Puri played the role married couple who are living their lives, but Rekha who played the role of Mansi was not happy with the earnings of her husband finds a way of prostitution to afford extravagantly. The bold scenes of Rekha were really amazing and the film even hurt the image of Rekha.

3. Kama Sutra: A Tale of Love (1997)

Rekha Kamasutra

The film was really a revolution to the film industry and it got banned in India to not release in the theatres. This film of Mira Nair was based on the ancient text of Kama Sutra. In this film, Rekha played the role of Rasa Devi, a teacher of Kama Sutra.

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First published: 10 October 2018, 12:07 IST