Rekha, born Bhanurekha Ganesan, is an iconic Indian actress. Her acting career started as a child actress in a Telegu movie ‘Rangula Ratnam’ (1966). She made her debut as a lead actress in ‘Operation Jackpot Nalli C.I.D 999’ (1970). Controversies kept her first Bollywood movie ‘Anjana Safar’ from being released the same year. So, she officially made her Bollywood debut in ‘Sawan Bhadon’ in 1970.
Some of Rekha’s earliest hits were ‘Raampur Ka Lakshman’ (1972) and ‘Do Anjaane’ (1976). Rekha went on to deliver one of her most iconic performances to date in the role of Aarti in ‘Ghar’ (1978). Some of Rekha’s best movies are ‘Khubsoorat’ (1980), ‘Judaai’ (1980), ‘Umrao Jaan’ (1981), ‘Khoon Bhari Maang’ (1988), ‘Phool Bane Angaray’ (1996), and ‘Lajja’ (2001).
‘Muqaddar Ka Sikandar’ (1978), ‘Khiladiyon Ka Khiladi’ (1996), and ‘Koi…Mil Gaya’ (2003) are some of Rekha’s highest earning movies. With a career spanning more than 180 movies, it is no surprise that she has also starred in some massive box-office disasters. Some of Rekha’s worst movies are ‘Madam X’ (1994), ‘Bulandi’ (2000), and ‘Sadiyaan’ (2010).
A young girl named Amiran is kidnapped from Faizabad in 1840, and sold to a brothel in Lucknow where she grows up to be a cultured woman and courtesan. Although she finds true love with the Nawab Sultan and later a bandit, Faiz Ali, she is destined to live a tragic life.
Based on the epic Mahabharata, this drama film tells the story of two business families in India, and how their relationships are affected by the fierce competition between them.
Vijeta is a coming-of-age drama film which revolves around a young teenager named Angad, who is confused regarding his life and is also stuck between the marital problems of his parents. He eventually decides that he will become a fighter pilot for the Indian Air Force.
Amit is found on the railway tracks, mortally wounded as well as suffering from memory loss. A wealthy couple decides to adopt him, and six years later, after watching a film, he regains his memory, as the lead actress of the film is non-other than his former wife.
Adaptation of the Sanskrit drama ‘Mricchakatika,’ Utsav revolves around courtesan Vasantsena of Ujjain’s King Palaka’s court. While trying to escape King’s mean brother-in-law, Samsthanak, she hides in the house of married, penurious Brahmin Charudatta, which soon leads to a passionate relationship between them. Following a political intrigue Charudatta is accused of murder. The story unfolds to reveal what destiny has in store for the lovers.
Alaap is a musical drama film which tells the story of a wealthy advocate Triloki Prasad who owns a law firm. He wants his son Alok to follow in his footsteps and become a lawyer. However Alok is interested in music, and goes against his father’s wishes. Eventually, he is forced to leave his house to pursue his dreams. However, his father is determined to ruin his efforts.
Two brothers, Kishan and Amit are separated at birth when Amit is stolen by his criminal father Vikram’s rival, and sold to a bootlegger. Having grown up in different circumstances, the two unite. When Vikram, unknowingly orders a hit on his own son, the two brothers unite to triumph over evil.
Raju feels extremely guilty after his brother Amit, a college professor, gets killed due to the former’s association with gangsters. Later, he meets Shankar, a lookalike of his brother Amit, and starts to believe that his brother has returned. However, he is unaware of the fact that Shankar is actually a wanted criminal.
This thriller film tells the story of Seth Dharamdas, a rich, powerful and influential man, who uses his wealth to help those in need of assistance. However, his son Ranbir learns about his dark past as a gangster, and therefore, is determined to expose his father.
Agar Tum Na Hote is a drama film which tells the story of Ashok Mehra, a wealthy businessman, whose wife passes away after the birth of their daughter. As his daughter Mini grows up, she starts longing for a mother. Soon, a woman named Radha who was in need of a job, becomes a nanny to Mini, and the void in the girl’s life starts to get filled. Ashok starts having feelings for Radha, unaware of the fact that she is married.
Sanjay Mehra is a scientist trying to communicate with extra terrestrials from outer space. However, before his work shows any results, he passes away due to a fatal accident. Years later, his son Rohit, who has a mental disability, befriends an alien. The police tries to capture it, so that it can be used for research purposes, but Rohit tries his best to protect his friend.
After killing their parents, Jagatpal raises his nephews Ram and Balram, who are unaware of the fact that he is their parents’ killer. His plan is to push Ram into the world of smuggling and earn money, and he sends off Balram to join the police force, so that he is able to protect his brother from getting arrested. However, the brothers eventually unite against Jagatpal.
Ram, who lives with his mother, is a criminal leader in the part of town that he lives in. When he meets Rekha, they fall in love and get married, and he also promises to give up his criminal life. However, when his rival hears about this, he decides to move into Ram’s territory.
Krishna Mehra is a young man with superhuman abilities, who falls for a young woman Priya, while the latter is on a vacation. He eventually goes to Singapore to meet her for a second time, but he soon comes across a shocking truth about his father’s death.
Mohan and Ahmed are two friends who act as mock witnesses and give false evidence in court as per the requirements of the cases. This changes when they meet Kabir Das, and influenced by him, they decide to change their lives. However, they find it difficult to earn a living as honest citizens. Meanwhile, Kabir Das is arrested for a murder he didn’t commit, and now it is up to the duo to help him.