Most Iconic Roles of Glamorous Rekha

WRITTEN BY Saumya Jaiswar entertainment

Ghar (1978)

The feature film about a passionately in love couple, whose ideal lives is disrupted when the woman is gang raped and her husband is assaulted.

Muqaddar Ka Sikandar (1978)

One of the highest-grossing films of that year saw Rekha play Zohrabai, the nautch girl who falls for the protagonist, Sikandar (Amitabh Bachchan).

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Khoobsurat (1980)

Rekha’s energetic performance in director Hrishikesh Mukherjee’s film was a breath of fresh air.

Silsila (1981)

Rekha played Chandni with such conviction that the movie is regarded as one of the best love triangles of Bollywood.


Umrao Jaan (1981)

Her career-defining role as the woman who was loved by many but accepted by none fetched her a National Film Award for Best Actress.

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Ijaazat (1987)

In this Gulzar-directorial, Naseeruddin Shah and Rekha play a divorced couple who accidentally bump into each other in a railway station's waiting room one stormy night

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Khoon Bhari Maang (1988)

Rekha powers through this Rakesh Roshan-directed film with practised finesse. She played the role of a woman who avenges her husband.


Mr. Natwarlal(1979)

Mr. Natwarlal was a ‘Super Hit’. Rekha portrayed the role of a village girl called Shanno who falls in love with Natwarlal(Amitabh Bachchan).


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