Veteran actress Rekha has turned a year older today. She is known as one of the finest actresses of the Hindi cinema. From impressing fashion police with her elegant Kanjeevaram sarees to giving spectacular performances in films, there is no denying the fact that Rekha continues to rule hearts even now. She started her acting career as a child artist and then went on to become one of the most sought-after actresses in the 70s and the 80s.

Her chemistry with co-stars like Amitabh Bachchan, screen presence and mysterious personal life, made people her fan. Rekha has delivered blockbuster films like Muqaddar Ka Sikandar, Mr Natwarlal, Silsila and many more. In fact, she also has many wonderful songs in her kitty.

Blame it on her expressions or her elegance, every song she did looks like a masterpiece.

As the evergreen actress has turned 64 today, have a look at five of her iconic songs.

Dekha Ek Khwab

The song is from the film, Silsila and featured Amitabh Bachchan along with the actress. It was crooned by Lata Mangeshkar and Kishore Kumar.

Inn Ankhoon Ki Masti Ke

Rekha’s elegance and beautiful expressions are proof that nobody could have played Umrao Jaan better than her. The song was crooned by Asha Bhosle. She spelled the same magic once again when she grooved to the beats of this song at IIFA Awards.


Who can forget the chemistry between Rekha and Amitabh in this song from Mr Natwarlal? It was crooned by Lata Mangeshkar and Kishor Kumar.

Salaam-E-ishq Meri Jaan

The song was from the filIshqqaddar Ka Sikandar. Rekha showcased her phenomenal dancing skills. The movie was a big hit and went on to become the third highest grosser of the year.

Tere Bina Jiya Jaye Na

The song was from the 1978 film Ghar. The music of the song was composed by RD Burman.