Bollywood’s biggest diva, Rekha, along with churning out numerous super hit films, has a catalogue of smash hit songs to go with them! DESIblitz looks at this superstar’s top five songs!
- ‘In Aankhon Ki Masti’ fromUmrao Jaan(1981)
Oozing glamour and elegance, Rekha’s graceful performance in this number has made it a timeless hit!
Her effortless sultry expressions along with perfectly executed classical dance moves add to the already steaming chemistry between her and her admirers. The beautiful off white suit, matched with bold yet elegant jhumka and necklace, compliment Rekha’s classic Indian demeanour.
Asha Bhosle’s melodious voice on Rekha’s captivating performance, make it hard for anyone to not become a fan of Rekha’s beautiful eyes.
- ‘Salaam E Ishq’ fromMuqaddar Ka Sikandar(1978)
Encompassing both seduction and poise, Rekha’s enchanting performance in this song, have given this track a legendary status.
Looking effortlessly stunning in the bright pink salwar and churidaar outfit, her dazzling jhoomar and tikka give this record a glamorous edge.
Her natural charisma and charm along with Amitabh’s enchanting onscreen presence, make this song captivating!
Rekha’s flirtatious performance in this song, surely won more hearts that just Amitabh’s character in the film!
- ‘Pardesiya Yeh Sach’ fromMr. Natwarlal(1979)
This upbeat and catchy tune has become a classic song for any desi girl expressing her love for her ‘pardesi’ love!
The beautiful native dressing and hair style, along with the setting of the local scenery make this song a treat for the eyes.
The playing of the drums, and the infectious energy of her and all the backup dancers are what make this song loveable!
The catchy lyrics accompanied with Rekha’s irresistible charm, made this Rekha and Amitabh song a smash hit!
- ‘Dekha Ek Khwaab’ from Silsila (1981)
How could one list Rekha’s top songs without mentions the classic that is Silsila.
The effortless chemistry between Rekha and Amitabh Bachchan in this song, led to admiration but also much speculation!
They’re notorious off screen romance was obvious onscreen.
This beautifully picturised song, was shot in classic Yash Chopra style, with both actors looking lovingly at one another in the beautiful outdoors.
- ‘Kaisi Paheli Zindagani’ fromParineeta(2005)
This contemporary classic combines funky jazz beats, with a desi twist and a memorable snap of Rekha’s fingers!
This evergreen beauty glows on screen as a mature women, whilst still looking sultry in a lacy red sari.
Her classic red lips, and confident performance give this song the stamp of a classic Rekha song.
Seducing her members of her crowd including Sanjay Dutt, Rekha shows that she has still got it!
This smooth record can make anyone want to sway and even click along to the beat with Rekha!