Rekha is acclaimed for her versatility and is considered one of the finest actresses in Hindi cinema.
For more than a decade-and-a-half, she remained the top star of Hindi cinema, co-starring with all top heroes and handling memorable roles. Rekha bagged every available award, including the National Award and three Filmfare awards. She worked with all top directors, excelling in both straightforward and offbeat roles.
She was the most versatile star of her generation,” observed the late iconic director Hrishikesh Mukherjee. “And unmatched in handling comic roles.”