When Vinod Mehra's mother took off her chappal to beat Rekha after their alleged marriage ceremony

by Jeremy Spirogis
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Rekha is usually described as ‘an enigma’. One of probably the most stunning actresses within the Indian movie trade, Rekha has impressed a whole era. Even the present era of actors typically attempt to emulate her adaa and nazaakat. However, whereas the evergreen actress is lauded for her performing prowess and her magnificence, her private life has not been devoid of controversies.

Apparently, love got here in her life many a time, but it surely didn’t final without end. In public occasions, the actress is usually noticed with sindoor on her brow however not a lot is understood in regards to the particular person she places it for. This makes us need to take you again in time when Rekha and her co-star, Vinod Mehra’s alleged marriage created headlines. In truth, a biography on her, titled Rekha: The Untold Story, penned by Yasser Usman, accommodates many shocking info in regards to the actress’ life.

One of them dates again to the time when Rekha and Mehra had apparently received married and allegedly, it was not a pleasing event for her when she went to satisfy the actor’s mom for the primary time.

The e book mentions Rekha getting married to Mehra in Calcutta (now Kolkata) and whereas returning to Bombay (now Mumbai), they straightaway made their manner in direction of Mehra’s home. Allegedly, when Rekha had bent down to the touch her possible mother-in-law’s toes, she pushed her away and forbade her from coming into the home. It was additionally talked about that Mehra’s mom was so offended at Rekha that she not solely abused and humiliated her but in addition took off her chappal, in an try and beat the brand new bride.

The e book additional provides that Rekha was so numb with this complete incident that she rushed in direction of the elevate with tears in her eyes as a mob had gathered to look at the scene. Mehra had then apparently run in direction of her and requested her to remain at his home until his mom calmed down.


While this story is about their obvious marriage ceremony and repercussions thereafter, in an interplay with Simi Garewal years again, Rekha had shared that she and Mehra had been by no means married and had referred to him as only a “well-wisher”.

(Cover pictures supply: rasoulamit1981, What’s Up Bollywood Israel)

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