Affairs, Love Interests And Broken Marriages: Rekha’s Love Life Deserves A Bollywood Movie Of Its Own
Rekha is one of the most iconic and talented actresses of the Hindi film industry. We all can agree on the fact that she has been ruling hearts for as long as one can recall. She did more than 180 films in her long career. She started off as a child artist in a Telugu movie and then Later, she entered the Hindi film industry with Sawan Badhon in which she played the female lead. There is no denying the fact that the veteran actress had a whole generation crushing over her gorgeous looks but even at the age of 64, she is still single.
From her alleged affair with megastar Amitabh Bachchan to a fling with Akki, Rekha has been in the limelight more for her personal life than films. Check out the list of men who entered her life but couldn’t stay with her forever.
Rekha and Jeetendra were two good looking stars of their times who featured in many films together. The actor was known for flirting with his leading ladies but apparently, Rekha got serious for him. However, he was already married to Shobha Kapoor. Thus, when their dating rumours surfaced, the lady was called “home-breaker”. Later, their relationship ended.
2. Kiran Kumar
The relationship didn’t last for long. Kiran is the son of famous antagonist Jeevan. Both the stars were attracted towards each other but things didn’t work out and they decided to part ways.
3. Vinod Mehra
Vinod won Rekha’s heart with his charm and as a result both of them got married secretly. However, it ended soon. According to an excerpt, a filmmaker revealed that when Vinod took Rekha to Culcutta to introduce her to his family, she was mistreated by his mother. Not only this, it also said that the actor’s mother even tried to hit her with sandal. However, Rekha denied any marital relations with Vinod on Simi Garewal’s show.
4. Amitabh Bachchan
Rekha and Amitabh were one of the most loved couples of the silver screen. Their dating rumours were not new to cinema lovers. In fact, Rekha had professed her love for the megastar in various interviews. During a show she said,“I was never impressed by the ordinary. And he was like something I had never seen before. I have never seen him, ever, express pain”.
5. Mukesh Agarwal
It is said that the Delhi-based business tycoon was smitten by Rekha’s beauty. Both of them met and fell instantly for each other. They got married within a month. However, soon after their marriage, Mukesh’s business suffered heavy losses. He was suffering from acute chronic depression and post-divorce, he committed suicide by hanging himself from a ceiling fan. After this incident, people started giving Rekha names like “man-eater”, “witch-hunter” and more.
6. Sanjay Dutt
Rekha and Sanjay’s love rumours also made headlines with people saying that the latter applies sindoor for the actor. However, Sanjay denied all such allegations. In Rekha: The Untold Story, it was reported,“Rekha and Sanjay Dutt were working in a film together, probably Zameen Aasmaan (1984). The rumours of their affair surfaced at that time. In fact, some went on to say that they got married. These rumours became so strong that Sanjay Dutt had to deny the allegations in a magazine. It was an official denial.”
7. Akshay Kumar
The actor worked with Rekha in Khiladiyon Ka Khiladi in 1996. It is said that both of them came closer while shooting for the movie and their increasing proximity didn’t go down well with his then girlfriend Raveena Tandon, who had to intervene. While talking to Cine Blitz back them Raveena said,