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Bhanurekha Ganesan

Birthdate: (59)
Birthplace: Chennai (formerly Madras), Tamil Nadu, India
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Gemini Ganesan Ramaswami and Pushpavalli
Widow of Mukesh Aggarwal
Sister of <private> Usman Syed (Ganesan)
Half sister of <private> Swaminathan (Ganesan); <private> Ganesan; <private> Selvaraj (Ganesan); <private> Shreedhar (Ganesan); <private> Ganesan and 1 other

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Immediate Family

    • husband
    • mother
    • <private> Usman Syed (Ganesan)
      sibling
    • stepmother
    • <private> Ganesan
      step-parent
    • <private> Swaminathan (Ganesan)
      half sibling
    • <private> Ganesan
      half sibling
    • <private> Selvaraj (Ganesan)
      half sibling
    • <private> Shreedhar (Ganesan)
      half sibling
    • stepmother
    • <private> Ganesan
      half sibling

About Bhanurekha Ganesan

Bhanurekha Ganesan, better known by her stage name Rekha is an Indian actress from Tamil Nadu, India who has appeared in Bollywood films.

Noted for her versatility as an actress, Rekha was particularly recognised for playing female-oriented characters, such as that of the school-girl in Khubsoorat and the decisive avenger in Khoon Bhari Maang, both of which earned her the Filmfare Best Actress Award. Her portrayal of a classical courtesan in Umrao Jaan won her the National Film Award for Best Actress. Throughout the 1970s and onwards she has been featured as a sex symbol in the Indian media.

Rekha has acted in over 180 films in a career that has spanned 40 years. She has reinvented herself numerous times in her career and is known for her ability to sustain her status. Taking part in both Indian mainstream and art cinema, known in India as parallel cinema, she has achieved commercial success, as well as critical praise for numerous of her performances throughout the years.

Selected Filmography:

   * Sawan Bhadon (1970) ... Chanda
   * Raampur Ka Lakshman (1972)
   * Gora Aur Kala (1972) ... Phoolwa
   * Dharma (1973)
   * Kahani Kismat Ki (1973) ... Rekha
   * Namak Haraam (1973) ... Shyama
   * Pran Jaye Par Vachan Na Jaye (1974) ... Janniya
   * Dharam Karam (1975) ... Basanti
   * Dharmatma (1975) ... Anu
   * Aakraman (1975)
   * Do Anjaane (1976) ... Rekha/Sunita Devi
   * Santan (1976)
   * Kabeela (1976)
   * Alaap (1977) ... Radhiya
   * Khoon Pasina (1977)
   * Aap Ki Khatir (1977)
   * Immaan Dharam (1977)
   * Ganga Ki Saugandh (1978) ... Dhaniya
   * Ghar (1978) ... Aarti Chandra
   * Muqaddar Ka Sikander (1978) ... Zohrabai
   * Prem Bandhan (1979)
   * Kartavya (1979)
   * Suhaag (1979) ... Basanti
   * Mr. Natwarlal (1979)
   * Jaani Dushman (1979)
   * Aanchal (1980)
   * Judaai (1980) ... Gauri
   * Kali Ghata (1980) ... Rekha/Rashmi
   * Jal Mahal (1980)
   * Khubsoorat (1980)
   * Agreement (1980) ... Mala Mathur
   * Kalyug ... Supriya (1980)
   * Silsila (1981) ... Chandni
   * Umrao Jaan (1981) ... Amiran/Umrao Jaan
   * Baseraa (1981) ... Poornima "Nima" Kohli
   * Ek Hi Bhool (1981) ... Sadhana Srivastav
   * Vijeta (1982) ... Neelima
   * Jeevan Dhaara (1982) ... Sangeeta Shrivastav
   * Nishaan (1983)
   * Mujhe Insaaf Chahiye (1983)
   * Agar Tum Na Hote (1983) ... Mrs. Neena Mehra/Mrs. Radha Bedi
   * Bindiya Chamkegi (1984) ... Bindiya
   * Utsav (1984) ... Vasantsena
   * Faasle (1985) ... Maya
   * Musafir (1986)
   * Locket (1986) ... Shalu
   * Pyar Ki Jeet (1987) ... Soni
   * Soorma Bhopali (1988) ... (Guest Appearance)
   * Khoon Bhari Maang (1988) ... Aarti Verma/Jyoti
   * Ijaazat (1988) ... Sudha
   * Biwi Ho To Aisi (1988) ... Shalu Mehra
   * Bhrashtachar (1989) ... Bhavani
   * Phool Bane Angaray (1991) ... Namrata
   * Madam X (1994) ... Sonu/Madam X
   * Khiladiyon Ka Khiladi (1996) ... Maya
   * Kama Sutra: A Tale Of Love (1996) ... Rasa Devi
   * Bulandi (2000) ... Lakshmi
   * Zubeidaa (2001) ... Maharani Mandira Devi
   * Lajja (2001) ... Ramdulaari
   * Dil Hai Tumhaara (2002) ... Saritaji
   * Bhoot (2003) ... Sarita
   * Koi... Mil Gaya (2003) ... Sonia Mehra
   * Parineeta (2005) ... Moulin Rouge singer
   * Bachke Rehna Re Baba (2005) ... Rukmini / Richa / Gurpreet
   * Krrish (2006)  ... Sonia Mehra
   * Kudiyon Ka Hai Zamana (2006) ... Mayuri
   * Yatra (2007) ... Lajwanti
   * Om Shanti Om (2007) ... Special Appearance

Completed Filmography: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rekha_filmography

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List of awards and nominations received by Rekha: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Rekha%27s_awards,_nominations_and_honours

IMDb: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0004334/

Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rekha

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Rekha's Timeline

1954
October 10, 1954
Chennai (formerly Madras), Tamil Nadu, India
1990
1990
Age 35