Here is Rekha’s Interview from Filmfare November 1984. She talks about her affair with Amitabh Bachchan, having children and also Jaya Bachchan. about
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And what do you know, after almost 30 years the story has been repeated with SRK &PC.
Amitabh still loves her, that's why he tries to deny her all the time. Your love is truly great. Don't deny nature, you are part of it.
Rekha and Amitabh affair is an ongoing mystery that will never fade away. The way they act towards each other might be hate or love who is to know but like some else already mentioned I think Amitabh's love is always his 'image' not his wife or Rekha.
they are both a lil creepy when it comes 2 each other. On one hand Amitabh acts like he does not know Rekha and shes a germ and on the other hand Rekha talks about him like hes a god.
nice post,Gud work..i think its to save his marriage hes acting like that way to Rekha...who knows wats going on in between them..but Rekha and Amitab makes a good pair rather than Jaya Amitab,wud love to read more abt their affair...
@Is it just me or does Rekha only wear sindoor in her hair when Amitabh is goign to be a t the sam place.
omg great observation man. Thts so creepy if she does.
@YOU ALL SHOULD KNOW SRK WILL DEFINITELY DIVORCE GAURI. DO YOU THINK HE WILL EVER LEAVE PRIYANKA (A YOUNGER WOMAN) AND GO BACK TO GAURI AND HIS KIDS? NO WAY!. SRK SAID HE WILL NOT MISS ANYONE. HE ALSO SAID BARE UP ALIITLE LONGER THAN YOU THINK YOU CAN, LIFE WILL EVENTUALLY CHANGED.
How do you know? srk told you himslef, is it?
i dislike amitabh bachchan, dont know why people think hes sexy, ugh
The thing that caught my eye was her fantasy of having children "imagine children running up the stairs"
Despite all the success, still such little happiness is not fulfilled! I guess so many wish to have the life celebs have, thn again some sacrifices they have to make!
OKAY AMITHABH BACHCHAN HAD AN AFFAIR WITH REKHA- IT'S OVERHE WENT BACK TO HIS FAMILY- JAYA WON, HER HEART DID NOT BREAK FOR LONG, SHE GOT HER SATISFACTION BACK- REKHA LOSE. MR. BACHCHAN IS ALL FOR HIS FAMILY NOW.
YOU ALL SHOULD KNOW SRK WILL DEFINITELY DIVORCE GAURI. DO YOU THINK HE WILL EVER LEAVE PRIYANKA (A YOUNGER WOMAN) AND GO BACK TO GAURI AND HIS KIDS? NO WAY!. SRK SAID HE WILL NOT MISS ANYONE. HE ALSO SAID BARE UP ALIITLE LONGER THAN YOU THINK YOU CAN, LIFE WILL EVENTUALLY CHANGED. YOU ALL JUST WAIT AND WATCH. SO DON'T COMPARE SRK WIL AMITHABH BACHCHAN. MR. BACHCHAN IS A DIFFERENT MAN THAN SHAHRUKH KHAN. SRK IS A RUTHLESS, SON OF A B****. HE DOESN'T CARE ABOUT HIS OWN FAMILY LIKE HE CARED FOR SOMEONE ELSE. YOU ALL CAN SEE THAT FOR YOURSELF. SRK SHOULD LEARN FROM AMITHAB BACHCHAN.
PaniPuri please stop posting old news articles about yesteryears actors/actresses..things have changed drastically in these stars lives from then to now. It's no fair to dig up there past and now hold it against them. Amithabh Bachchan and Rekha has moved on from this affair, Amithabh Bachchan is living a happy family life with his wife, kids, grandkids, and daughter-in-law. Rekha is also happy with her life now.
This is not fair. No more long aga interviews please.
It is a pity that Rekha can't go over this old obsession and be a free person. Or perhaps she does it all only to get attention and to tease him.
@Fri, 2012-05-04 14:09 — Anonymous
When it comes to Amitabh Bachchan, I guess Rekha is a kinda crazy, so I don't doubt even for a second that her vanity case said 'Rekha Bachchan'. Also, I believe that they spent a lot of time together on the sets of their movies. I read somewhere that when the director was casting the actress opposite Amitabh, Jaya didn't want Rekha, and said that she would be really upset if he did. On the other hand, Rekha was putting pressure on the director to cast her opposite Amitabh or she would not let any other actress get the part. And apparently Rekha behaved like a complete wife towards Amitabh on the sets.
I've heard of the Parveen Babi affair before and you know what, I kind of do believe that it happened and then him leaving her probably did push further into mental problems but I do not think it was all Amitabh's fault.
And thank you, there are a few people who always put in their two cents which is nice. And those are the people who make it all worth while! Thank you guys for liking these vintage posts :)
Also, to anon who said I forgot to do a post on Hema Malini, I apologise! It will be up this weekend :)
Rekha is nuts! Amitabh may or may not have had an affair with Rekha, but today he is a family man and Jaya is very much the mistress of his life and home. Rekha on the other hand walks around with tons of make up hiding her wrinkles and puffed up eyes and has that odd ball Farzana as her live in partner. She has a broken marriage with her poor husband of few weeks committing suicide. She talked herself out of that tight corner, how she did that, I'd never know. Then there is a talk of her secret marriage to Vinod Chopra and multitude of affairs with likes of Raj Babbar, Sunjay dutt, Akshay Kumar and I can't even remember the rest.
Bachchan family is looked upon as the first family of the Bombay film industry.
So go work out your maths!
I'm confused with this whole mess. On her interview with Simi Garewal Rrendezvous, she said there is NO affair. Anyway, it seems now he hates her & avoid her like she's a psycho ex-girlfriend. She seems to ignore his clue of "get loss, I don't want to have anything to do with you". She acts like she always wants to be close to him, by going up to talk and hug Jaya, Abhi, & Ash when he is there with them. She should just stay at her space & ignore them. I don't see them going to her to say hi. If they did have an affair, to him it's an affair NOT to remember. Rekha should read the book and see the movie "He's not that into you". If he was, he would have leave his wife and married her.
Deluded Stalker Rekha loved Amitabh who only wanted her as a mistress for a period in his life but she thinks he loved her back and only she is his love. He obviously is with Jaya and could never leave her.
WOW how opened she was about! Now I know it's damn true! Cheap but beyond honest.
Reading every now and then about this affairs with married men, all i can say is bollywood is bunch of shameless people. Here Priyanka gets bashed even when she denies the affair. How can she make such an outrageous confession? First of all, seducing a married man is the biggest mistake and then confessing it in public, i mean where is the decency? She is confessing to it as if she has got a Nobel prize. Anyways if she had got married, what she had taught her children and grandchildren?
Agreed with anon. I dont think Jaya and aish have a healthy relationship. There whole family in fact seems weird and artificiala nd fake near cameras. All smiles plastered on their face etc. But in reality I dont think theyre what they portray themselves to be. I think the kids are bitter towards amitabh. I think jaya is bitter towards amitabh which is CLEARLY visible. Then I think Jaya is not too into AIsh. ButAish and Abhi seem happy, which is good. May they alwys be happy. Im not an aish fan, but I do wish for all couples to be happy.
always thought that....
Rekha is a stalker. She was married to Vinod Mehra and the other dude who committed suicide,
Ab chose Jaya. Jaya won! Sour Grapes. He never loved Rekha.
Rekha has a colourfull long listed history with many men. Her mother also had affair with her father. Unmarried parents, Her father had kids with 3 different women.
Rekha stalks Amitabh. He never loved her. He has gone on to spend 30 yrs more with Jaya after thisinterview.
Rekha Deluded Obsessed One sided love. I don't see love in AB's eyes for Rekha.
The way Amitabh treats Rekha nowadays is weird! on one hand he is denying any affair with her, then why be so indifferent to her presence? He is not even cordial to her at events. Isnt that behaviour odd? If he was her costar in so many blockbuster films and says he didnt have a romantic liking for her, why cant he be nice to his costar and greet her at functions? Instead, he avoids her like the plague and acts as if she doesnt exist. That makes one more curious to know the real story! such a behaviour is justified only when a person has special interests in the other person and is trying hard to avoid media attention at any cost. Poor Rekha; must be feeling exploited. Should hang the married men who do such things!
GUYS TAKE A LOOK ON Pictures of the Bachchans & Rekha at the Filmfare Awards 2009.....
YOU CAN SEE THAT REKHA REALLY MENTALLY IMBALANCED.......
ABHI SURPRISED AND AMITABH LOOK LIKE CLOWN IN THIS GLASSES AN COSTUME !!!
I have read this interview before and others by her in the same era... she apparently befriended both Jaya and Amitabh and took a lot of advice from both of them, and saw Jaya as a sister and learned acting from Amitabh, so she said. They were somewhat of mentors or role models for her but at some point she must have fallen in love with Amitabh (like 1/2 the country at that time) but it was one sided. Still she persisted and went to the media with her feelings, bashing Jaya and praising Amitabh. I seriously think she was trying to break them up and position herself as his woman. Well that didn't work out for her, but I sometimes wonder that if she WAS dating him for 10 years as claimed and she WAS so desperate for public validation as we see in this interview, wouldn't she have tried to produce a love child to support her public outcry that he was her decade long lover?
In any case, she certainly has mellowed out, we don't see her screaming from the rooftops about her long term lover Farzana, she prefers to keep that relationship more low key for reasons that only she knows! But one thing's for sure, she sure gave entertaing interviews and they just don't make them like Rekha anymore!
Thie cine blitz was rajeev masand of yesteryears lol, publishing every fake story
He can deny as much as they like now, but a lot of people in India know that they were going out together & very much an item at one time.
Not wanting to name names, but an acquaintance, who worked with Yash Chopra amongst others, told us that while traveling he noticed Rekha used to have 'Rekha Bachchan' as the name on her vanity case. Also, they would spend an awful long time together in their dressing rooms ! This was even on the sets of Silsila with poor Jaya waiting for them on the sets. In fact Yash Chopra deliberately made that film to cash in on their affair.
Another thing was around the same time he was carrying on with poor Praveen Babi. I was at his concert in London in 1985 where she also appeared. They danced & mimed to the song 'Angregi Mein Kahte Hein I Love You' from 'Khuddar'. Soon after she disappeared suffering from a nervous breakdown. When she did eventually return, in all her interviews she would constantly blame him for causing it. However, he is very well connected & she was just made out to be mentally imbalanced - how sad ...
btw, panipuri love your posts. I seemost PinkVila-ites appreciate your posts which is a good thing considering the amount of time you spend on collecting these vintage articles, covers, magazine scans etc.
It intrigues me though..this whole affair that they had! I mean at the end of the day they were both superstars with tons of money and fan following and all..but their affair and their craziness makes them so normal...! I mean amitabh on the one hand having fun with all these women trying to fight his married status and be with someone lovely like parveen or rekha...and rekha on the other hand trying to fight her destiny and be with a married man! and then the future..where amitabh's like ignoring her..treating her like the plague..and she is like all crazy about him! I mean i dont know..it scares me i guess!..realtionships are scary specially when they dont work out!