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Bhanurekha Ganesan (born 10 October 1954), better known by her stage name Rekha, is an Indian actress who appears predominantly in Hindi films. Acknowledged as one of the finest actresses in Indian cinema, she has starred in more than 180 films and is the recipient of several accolades, including one National Film Award and three Filmfare Awards. She has often played strong and complicated female characters—from fictional to literary—in both mainstream and independent films. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Rekha has received more than 12,995,630 page views. Her biography is available in 43 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 37 in 2019). Rekha is the 3,324th most popular actor (down from 3,303rd in 2019), the 413th most popular biography from India (down from 391st in 2019) and the 41st most popular Indian Actor.

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Among actors, Rekha ranks 3,324 out of 10,030Before her are Adela Noriega, Fred Williamson, Tim Matheson, Mikhail Pugovkin, Anthony Mackie, and Diana Muldaur. After her are Marsha Mason, Billy Crudup, Judith Light, Monica Bleibtreu, Andy Griffith, and Mykelti Williamson.

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Among people born in 1954, Rekha ranks 200Before her are Roddy Piper, Hartwig Gauder, Mango, Kengo Kuma, Sergey Naryshkin, and Ross the Boss. After her are Carter Burwell, Joe Bryant, Mark Lindsay Chapman, Han Zheng, Tallis Obed Moses, and Corinna Harfouch.

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In India

Among people born in India, Rekha ranks 413 out of 1,227Before her are Mala Sinha (1936), Robert Swinhoe (1836), Anish Kapoor (1954), R. K. Narayan (1906), Mohammad Hamid Ansari (1937), and Arundhati Roy (1961). After her are Kamala Surayya (1934), Tirumalai Krishnamacharya (1888), Percy Hobart (1885), Balbir Singh Sr. (1923), B. D. Jatti (1912), and Arthur E. Kennelly (1861).

Among ACTORS In India

Among actors born in India, Rekha ranks 41Before her are Nutan (1936), Priyanka Chopra (1982), Jackie Shroff (1957), Hrithik Roshan (1974), Vijay (1974), and Mala Sinha (1936). After her are Sharmila Tagore (1944), Preity Zinta (1975), Madhuri Dixit (1967), Sabu Dastagir (1924), Suriya (1975), and Sunny Deol (1956).

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