Rekha turned 66 on Saturday, and wishes have been pouring in from friends and fans all through the day. Bollywood celebs like Hema Malini, Urmila Matondkar, Shilpa Shetty, Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Sonam Kapoor, Preity Zinta, Alia Bhatt, Pooja Hegde, Divya Dutta, Vivek Oberoi, Aditi Rao Hydari, Madhuri Dixit, Arpita Chatterjee and others wished her on her birthday.
"Happy Birthday wishes go out today to dear Rekha. We have been good friends for many years now and I always wish her happiness and prosperity in life. Have a great day and year dear friend," actress-politician Hema Malini tweeted, along with a picture collage of the two superstar actresses who were contemporaries in their heydays.
Urmila Matondkar wrote: "Star-struck. Happy Birthday Most Gorgeous #Rekha ji. Thank you for sharing love n warmth both on n off screen. Love you to moon and back."
— Urmila Matondkar (@UrmilaMatondkar) October 10, 2020
"Wish you a very happy birthday Rekha Maa. The love that you shower, the aura around you, and the affection you lavish me...with are all so pure. May you continue to shine brighter and spread positivity like only you can," Shilpa Shetty wrote on Instagram Story.
Check out the wishes of other celebs below:
If I need to look forward to someone to get inspiration, it will always be Rekha ji. Her life-force gives me the strongest push towards my goal. May you live a healthy & happy life.#HappyBirthdayRekha
— Arpita Chatterjee (@ArpitaCP) October 10, 2018
— Madhuri Dixit Nene (@MadhuriDixit) October 10, 2018
Happy happiest birthday to the embodiment of timelessness... love you soooo much #rekhaji... hope you have the happiest year filled with your special glow #ForeverFan
ps- thank you for your duas and blessings and for always looking out for me pic.twitter.com/iogdEGVchs
— Aditi Rao Hydari (@aditiraohydari) October 10, 2018
— Vivek Anand Oberoi (@vivekoberoi) October 10, 2020
— Preity G Zinta (@realpreityzinta) October 10, 2018
Rekha is considered a Bollywood style icon for her ethnic statements, particularly in signature Kanjeevaram saris and stellar roles in a career spanning nearly 50 years.