Rekha, the powerful actress of bollywood films had provided landmark performances in many films. She also gave elegant lips in many notable films. In the film Umrao Jaan, all the songs composed by Khayyam and sung by Asha Bhosle, had classical touch. The songs including “in ankhoki masti”, “yeh kya jagah hai doston”, “dil cheez kya hai”, “ justju jiski thi”, etc., written by Shahryar, of displayed the flavour courtroom performance and was related to mujras performed by tawaifs in India for generations.
Rekha gave adequate lips in the songs of the film Ghar, directed by Gulzar. Songs like “aaj kal paon zamee par”, “tere bina jiya jayna”, composed by Rd Burman, became big hits. Vinod Mehra complimented Rekha with his romantic performance in the film and he too gave good lips in Kishore Kumar’s songs “aap ke aankho me kuch”, “phir wohi raat hai”, in the same film.
The songs of the film Silsila, were most sung in the background. The songs composed by Shiv Hari, and sung by Lata, like “yeh kahan agaye hum”, were excellent by every standard. Rekha’s screen presence in the film was appreciated by the viewers.
Rekha also gave good lips in the song “pardesiya”, sung by Lata in the film Mr. Natwarlal. Although it was an action film with Big B playing the major part, Rekha’s performance in her limited role was satisfactory.
Rekha also gave good lips in the songs in the film Muqaddar Ka Siqandar, where the songs were composed by Kalyanji Anandji. The other films where she gave elegant lips include Suhaag, Do Anjane, etc., where Big B, also played significant role.
Rekha also gave good lips in the song “kaisi pehli hai yeh zindagani” in the film Parineeta, where she played the role of a performer in the bar named Moulin Rouge in Park Street in Kolkata.
The viewers expect her to continue the good work in future.
By: Supriya Chatterji.