When Rekha admitted relationship Amitabh Bachchan: I like him, he loves me – that's it!

by Jeremy Spirogis
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When Rekha admitted relationship Amitabh Bachchan& 

Key Highlights

  • Amitabh Bachchan and Rekha’s alleged affair has been making the headlines for the reason that 70s
  • However, Amitabh Bachchan has hardly ever spoke about it, alternatively, Rekha had opened up concerning the supposed rumours again within the day
  • In 1984, she had admitted in an interview about relationship Amitabh Bachchan and that they love one another

It’s been round 44 years for the reason that Amitabh Bachchan and Rekha shared display house in Dulal Guha’s Do Anjaane. Ever since then there have been studies, rumours and speculations of their alleged affair. So a lot so, that it fancies folks even today. For many years, neither Rekha nor Amitabh Bachchan have reacted to any of these relationship rumours, in actual fact, Amitabh Bachchan barely spoke about it, even again within the 70s and 80s. 

However, within the early 80s, Rekha had been fairly candid concerning the relationship in an interview and went on to confess that she certainly is in a relationship with Big B. According to Free Press Journal, Rekha had said in a 1984 Filmfare interview about why Amitabh retains denying their relationship studies. 

She had stated, “Why should he have not done it? He did it to protect his image, to protect his family, to protect his children. I think it is beautiful, I don’t care what the public thinks of it. Why should the public know of my love for him or his love for me? I love him, he loves me – that’s it! I don’t care what anybody thinks.”

She had additional questioned, “If he’d reacted that way towards me in private, I would have been very disappointed. But has he ever done that? I ask you. So why should I care about what he’s said in public? I know people must be saying bechari Rekha, pagal hai us par, phir bhi dekho. Maybe I deserve that pity. Not that he has 10 rollicking affairs! Mr Bachchan is still old-fashioned. He doesn’t want to hurt anybody, so why hurt his wife?” 

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Rekha had additionally added, “My reaction is not a typical reaction, I know that. But there’s a total fulfilment. We are human beings who love and accept each other for what we are. There’s more happiness in our lives than misery. Nothing else matters. But as long as I’m with that person, I don’t care. I cannot identify me with anyone else. Don’t publish this. For he’ll deny it. Then I’ll affirm it. Then there will be a statement from his camp saying, ‘No, no. she is nuts like Parveen Babi.’ Then I’ll say ‘No, no. Parveen Babi is not here, but here I am to issue a statement.’ Anyway, why should I be talking to you about my personal life? I am a very creative person. I have lots of interests. People love talking about my personal life. But I want to keep it to myself. Mr Bachchan is important to me, not to anybody else.” 


Besides, Do Anjaane in 1976, Rekha and Amitabh Bachchan additionally starred in movies like Namak Haraam, Mr Natwarlal, Suhaag, Alaap, Muqaddar Ka Sikandar, Khoon Pasina, Ram Balram and Silsila, amongst others. 

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