New Delhi: Amitabh Bachchan’s name is associated with many famous actresses like Zeenat Aman, Parveen Babi, Smita Patil, but Rekha’s name is still associated with her. After three years of marriage to Jaya Bachchan, discussions about Amitabh and Rekha’s affair started, which made Jaya Bachchan very upset.
It is said that their love started on the sets of the film ‘Do Anjaane’ which continues till now. Rekha behaved many times as if she was Amitabh Bachchan’s wife. Rekha, Amitabh and Jaya never talk about their relationship, but many stories of their love are famous. Yasir Usman has drawn people’s attention to many unknown aspects of his life in his book ‘Rekha-Kaisi Pehli Zindagani’.
Rekha used to get nervous seeing Amitabh Bachchan
The author has mentioned the words of ‘Umrao Jaan’ director Muzaffar Ali in the book, which suggests that Rekha considered herself Amitabh Bachchan’s wife. She used to behave like a married woman. Muzaffar Ali had told that during the shooting of ‘Umrao Jaan’ in Delhi, Amitabh Bachchan used to often come on the sets. Rekha used to get very nervous seeing them, as if she was a walking dead body. Amitabh is a family man, probably because he could never accept Rekha in the form she wanted.
When Rekha expressed her love for Amitabh Bachchan
Muzaffar Ali had revealed that Rekha never used Amitabh’s name, but used addresses like ‘inno’ or ‘inko’ like a married woman. Due to this, people started to feel that Rekha considers herself the wife of Amitabh Bachchan. Many people present on the set along with Rekha and Amitabh Bachchan noticed these things. In a conversation with Simi Grewal, Rekha had clearly said that she loves Amitabh like a fan. When Rekha arrived at Neetu Singh and Rishi Kapoor’s wedding wearing vermilion, there was a lot of discussion about her affair.
Rekha has been seen filled with vermilion many times.
Jaya Bachchan and Rekha once lived in the same flat
Rekha’s deep connection has been not only with Amitabh, but also with his wife Jaya Bachchan. According to media reports, 74-year-old Jaya Bachchan used to live in the same flat in Mumbai with Rekha before marriage. Rekha used to fondly call Jaya Didi Bhai and this trend continues even now. Why Jaya was called Didi Bhai, the answer to this was given by 80-year-old Amitabh in an interview. The megastar had said, ‘She is the eldest among sisters, so she has been calling Jaya Didi Bhai. This could be the reason why people in the industry also call him Didi Bhai.
Rekha used to call Jaya Bachchan as Didi Bhai.
Rekha’s name was associated with many celebs
Apart from Amitabh Bachchan, Rekha’s name was also associated with actors Jeetendra, Sanjay Dutt and Akshay Kumar. She married Delhi-based businessman Mukesh Aggarwal, who was in a lot of controversies. Mukesh Aggarwal had committed suicide, for which Rekha was considered guilty. It is said that 68-year-old Rekha had secretly married actor Vinod Mehra, but the actress had denied these claims in an interview to Simi Grewal.
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FIRST PUBLISHED : January 22, 2023, 15:58 IST