Lyricist Shahryar back in eighties had rightly written - "In Aankhon Ki Masti Ke Mastaane Hazaaron Hain"- And it's no wonder, we say.
For, she has been capturing the hearts of men from then on till date.. Again it's no wonder that she has been associated with the names 'Khubsoorat' and 'Umrao Jaan'- And that's why Rekha is still considered the enigmatic beauty of our Indian cinema"
Keeping her magic of beauty alive for 58 years, Rekha celebrates her special day today. And we at IndiaGlitz, look back to her illustrious and remarkable performances, as a mark of her birthday celebration"
Sawan Bhadon - A very young Rekha in her debut movie opposite Naveen Nischol in 1970
Namak Haram - A budding actress then Rekha got to share the screen with power stars Rajesh Khanna and Amitabh Bachchan in this one
Muqaddar Ka Sikander - The gradual rise of future 'Umrao Jaan'. Rekha became popular with role of courtesan in this Amitabh Bachchan starrer
Khubsoorat - Rekha won hearts by playing a typical, bubbly girl-next-door Manju in this Hrishikesh Mukherjee's 1980 family entertainer
Utsav - Sizzling dream girl of men, she became a hot sensation with 'Utsav'
Silsila - And who can forget this reel-real love saga
Umrao Jaan - The landmark of Rekha's filmography
Mujhe Insaaf Chahiye - Rekha in a very strong character as an advocate
Khoon Bhari Maang - A story of love and revenge. Rekha transforms from a simple-looking meek and innocent woman to stylish, stronger diva after her screen husband's failed murder attempt.
Khiladiyon Ka Khiladi - This Akshay Kumar starrer proved to be too shocking for Rekha's ardent fans in new, bold and vamp avatar.
Zubeidaa - Rekha looked royal and elegant by playing a Maharani to perfect in this Shyam Benegal directorial which bagged National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Hindi.
Bhoot - The evergreen beauty played an exorcist for first time in this hit Ram Gopal Varma spooky thriller.
Koi Mil Gaya & Krrish - Rekha plays mother to the handsome Hrithik Roshan in this superhero series - quite something different from her regular stylish roles. At a time when Rekha was paired opposite Rakesh Roshan, it was interesting to see her sharing screen with his star son.
Om Shanti Om - Her special appearance in the film's title track was refreshing surprise for all.