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At 64, Rekha Is Bollywood's Ageless Diva

At 64, Rekha Is Bollywood's Ageless Diva

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Symbol of Sensuality

Director's diva, master's muse, poet's inspiration, Rekha has proved, time and again, that she is the true diva of Bollywood. She made news for her films, fitness choices, her performances, and even her rumoured relationships.
On her 64th birthday, here's a look at some rare pictures of the diva.1/5BCCLGlamour Queen Of Bollywood

Glamour Queen Of Bollywood

Rekha became the most-sought-after actress in the Hindi film industry after her popularity in 'Muqaddar Ka Sikandar' (1978), 'Ghar' (1978) and 'Mr Natwarlal' (1979). She bagged the Filmfare best actress award for the 1980 film 'Khoobsoorat'.2/5BCCLThe Fault In Our Stars

The Fault In Our Stars

Actor Amitabh Bachchan (L) and Rekha came together on the big screen for the first time in 'Do Anjaane' that was released in 1976. The duo shared crackling chemistry on screen, and in no time became the audience's favourite on-screen couple. Producers and directors, too, wanted to cash in on this, and cast them together, leading to rumours about a relati onship.
In pic: The '80s romantic pair pictured during shooting of 'Ganga Ki Saugandh' in 1978.3/5BCCL

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Classical Beauty

Classical Beauty

'Umrao Jaan' became a landmark movie in Rekha's career. She won the National Film Award in 1982 for the best actress category for her performance in the movie.
Two popular songs from the movie - 'In Aankhon Ki Masti' and 'Dil Cheez Kya Hai' - remain her most-talked about dance performances of all time.
In Pic: Rekha (L) and Farooq Sheikh in a still from 'Umrao Jaan', directed by well-known film-maker Muzaffar Ali in 1981.< /em>
4/5BCCLB-Town's Ageless Beauty

B-Town's Ageless Beauty

In 1983, Chunky Pandey’s mother and dietician Snehlata Pandey planned a specialised 'Rekha Diet' so that the actress could lose weight. The 'Silsila' actress said that she practiced yoga daily which helped her get in shape faster.
Rekha pictured in 19885/5BCCLTo see your saved stories, click on link hightlighted in boldSource: Google News Hollywood

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