Amitabh and Rekha’s romantic tale is a standout amongst the most discussed issues of Bollywood even till date. However, this much-discussed romantic tale dependably remained a secret as both the on-screen characters never acknowledged their relationship out in the open. While the two themselves have said practically nothing, every other person appears to be more than sure about the undertaking.
Amitabh and Rekha-the two legends of our film industry, how did everything start and how it finished? Here is unfurling the mystery behind this romantic tale.
An unsuccessful love story
Their romantic tale started on the arrangements of film Do Anjaane (1976), when Amitabh was a hitched man. Amid the underlying days of their mystery relationship, the couple used to meet in a lodge that had a place with Rekha’s companion. No one thought about this issue between officially wedded Amitabh and Rekha. Everything was a smooth sail until the point when an occurrence happened.
Amid the shoots of Ganga Ki Saugandh (1978), Big B allegedly lost his temper on a co-performing artist who was getting out of hand with Rekha. After this, their issue came in the spotlight and got the media consideration. The two denied the affiar, however it is uproarious and clear that the two were dating each other. In one of the meetings, Silsila chief, Yash Chopra affirmed their relationship!
The prattle factories began producing stories of Rekha-Amitabh’s issue. They even stood out as truly newsworthy saying that Rekha and Amitabh have subtly hitched. What’s more, these theories burst more into flames when Rekha made a thrilling section at Rishi Kapoor and Neetu Singh’s wedding, wearing sindoor and mangalsutra. The consideration of everybody show at the wedding moved to Rekha and her much-wedded look! Individuals began whispering that has Rekha got married!
Not just this, she likewise went up to Amitabh and began conversing with him formally, raising more eyebrows! Discussing how Jaya felt around then, one of the sources uncovered:
“Jaya endeavored to keep a stoic front for quite a while, however in the end she needed to twist her head and let the tears move down.”
Following a couple of minutes of discussion, the debate ruler of that time left the wedding setting! Many inquiries concerning this current jodi’s issue were replied with this strong advance taken by Rekha.
At the point when Jaya came to think about the undertaking
It was accounted for that after this episode, Jaya Bachchan welcomed Rekha home for supper and disclosed to her authentically that she could never abandon her significant other whatever may happen. Also, in like manner, Jaya stayed faithful to her obligation till the very end. Rekha at last understood that she either need to be Mrs. Bachchan or remain single!
In a meeting given to Filmfare magazine in 1984, Rekha talked about Amitabh’s disavowal of their relationship. She stated:
“For what reason would it be advisable for him to have not done it? He did it to ensure his picture, his family, his kids. For what reason should general society know about my adoration for him or his affection for me? I cherish him and he adores me-that is it! On the off chance that he’d responded that courses towards me in private, I would have been exceptionally frustrated.”
She additionally included:
“Mr. Bachchan is as yet out-dated. He wouldn’t like to hurt anyone, so why harmed his significant other?”
Amitabh Bachchan notwithstanding the unnecessary love for Rekha, never let it out openly. Then again, Rekha intensely conceded her adoration for him. Silsila was this mysterious couple’s last film together. In a meeting with BBC, chief Yash Chopra said that Rekha and Amitabh were particularly in a relationship before Silsila.
“I was dependably on tenterhooks and frightened (amid Silsila) in light of the fact that it was genuine coming into reel life. Jaya is his significant other and Rekha is his sweetheart and a similar story is going ahead, (in actuality). Anything could have happened on the grounds that they are cooperating.”
After the shoot of Silsila, Amitabh-Rekha’s relationship started to blur. Rekha needed to wed Amitabh and did not have any desire to settle down with the tag of the ‘other lady’ in Amitabh’s life. She understood she has no future in this relationship as Amitabh was not in any temperament to leave his better half Jaya for Rekha. With this, their energetic romantic tale arrived at an end, both on and off screen.
Rekha wears sindoor for Big B?
All things considered, despite the fact that Rekha and Amitabh went their different ways a short time later, however it is notable that Rekha has dependably observed showing up supporting a sindoor on her brow. While the vast majority for since quite a while ago rejected it to be Rekha’s one of a kind style articulation, Deepali Issar, on-screen character Puneet Issar’s better half trusts it to be something else. She once uncovered:
“Rekha wears sindoor for Big B.”
In one of her past meetings, while accepting a honor, Rekha stated:
“In the city I come from, it’s fashionable to wear sindoor.”
She has been wearing sindoor for over two decades now! In a real meeting in 2008, she was again gotten some information about the explanation for wearing sindoor. She stated:
“I don’t stress over individuals’ responses. Incidentally, I think it looks somewhat pleasant on me.. sindoor suits me.”
Rekha’s marriage to Mukesh Agarwal
After Amitabh and Rekha’s relationship had a grievous closure, she proceeded onward in life and got hitched in 1990. In her as of late discharged account, there is a section that gives the unmistakable points of interest of her marriage. The portions read:
“Rekha was at last getting hitched. After a lifetime of looking for, Rekha, conceived with only one parent present, had at long last got what she most wanted: a true blue surname.”
The selections additionally uncovered:
“The underlying days in London were delightful. That was the first occasion when that Rekha and Mukesh had hobnobbed. However, it took just seven days for Rekha to understand that they were altogether different individuals. She was likewise stunned to see Mukesh taking a few pills every day. In any case, she thought, now that they needed to spend whatever is left of their lives together, such issues would need to be neglected. ‘I’ve to make [a] achievement of it,’ she let herself know. ‘Can Rekha bomb in anything she endeavors?’ They had been in London for over seven days. Rekha could see that something was alarming Mukesh. And afterward, one day, a bleak Mukesh looked profound at her and stated, ‘There’s an AB in my life as well.’
Three months into the marriage, Rekha was divastated to realize that her significant other was rationally sick. She chose to take some time out and consider what isn’t right with her significant other and marriage. However, when she was not ready to discover an answer for take care of her conjugal issues, she chose to separate herself from Mukesh and his family. She exited his home and quit accepting his calls. On one sad day, when her bothered spouse was not ready to take this, chose to take away his life. In an extremely sensational style, he hanged himself to the roof aficionado of his room, utilizing his significant other’s dupatta. Their marriage went on for just seven months!
She was rebuked by Mukesh’s family to be a terrible spouse and taking without end his life. She was anticipated as the ‘Vamp’ by the media as well as by many individuals from the film crew. Rekha has dependably been exceptionally unfortunate in adoration!
Rekha still infatuated with Amitabh?
Some say that Rekha is as yet stricken by Big-B. In one of her meetings to Hindustan Times in 2008, when the writer inquired as to whether she might want individuals to quit associating her to Mr. Bachchan, she instantly answered:
“Why? I want to think not. Mr Bachchan is a standout amongst other things to have occurred in my life. The best educator, the best master. All things considered, I’ve gained as much from his off-camera.. as from his on-camera demeanours.”
This is a terrible story of solitary love which never observed the light of the day! Post-Silsila, Amitabh is said to have overlooked Rekha inside and out. In spite of the fact that the two verged on featuring together in R Balki’s Shamitabh, they didn’t share any screen space together. This demonstrates the injuries may have mended with time, the scars never vanished.
Rekha’s forlorn life has seen many bits of gossip and some reality. Indeed, even her marriage to Delhi-based agent Mukesh Aggarwal did not keep going long. Be that as it may, whatever the conditions had been for Amitabh and Rekha’s separation, the overwhelming emanation of this tragic romantic tale still waits on! After such a great amount of occurred in Rekha’s own life, her enthusiasm towards life has still not finished. She is really a diva!