Rekha is an Indian actress born on 10th October, 1954 to Tamil actor Gemini Ganesan and Telugu actress Pushpavalli. Rekha quit school to pursue a career in acting due to financial problems in her family. Rekha’s debut as a child actress was in the Telugu film, Rangula Ratnam in 1966. Her first Hindi film was Anjana Safar. In her career of 40 years, Rekha has acted in over 180 films. She has portrayed strong female characters in her films. She has won three Filmfare Awards, two for Best Actress and one for Best Supporting Actress, for her roles in Khubsoorat, Khoon Bhari Maang and Khiladiyon Ka Khiladi respectively. Her role in Umrao Jaan fetched her with the National Film Award for Best Actress. At the 2012 IIFA Awards, she was given the Lifetime Achievement Award.
|Date of Birth||October 10, 1954|
|Full Name||Rekha Ganesan|
|Place of Birth||Madras, Madras State, India|
|Other Names||Rekha Ganesan|