Actress Rekha from Biggboss Tamil Season 4 family background, children, lifestyle, age, bio


Rekha is a renowned South Indian actress known for her beauty and performance. She debuted at the age of 16 in the movie “Kadalora kavithaigal” directed by the most famous Barathiraja.

She has acted in 75+ films throughout her career both as a heroine during her early days and as a character artist after her second debut.



Nickname Rekha
Original Name Sumathi Josephine
Date of Birth August 28, 1971
Age 49
Native Eramalloor, Alappuzha
Mother Tongue Malayalam
Husband George Harris
Parents ·      Father- Varadaraja

·      Mother- NA

Daughter Anusha – Born in 1998
Debut 1986- Kadalora Kavithaigal
Diet Non-Vegetarian


More about Rekha

  • Since she had a pretty early career breakthrough she couldn’t continue her education, but the lessons that she has learned from her career are pretty intense.
  • Her husband is a seafood exporter. She is often spotted posting seafood pictures on her social media.
  • Her next movie is all set for release after the COVID-19 situation.
  • She is a caring mother.
  • She once told in Biggboss that she wanted to break the image of her being portrayed as family dependent.
  • She has a do not judge policy.
  • She is a Kalaimaamani recipient.
  • She completed her education in Ooty, Tamil Nadu.


Movies Year
Kadalora Kavithaigal 1986
Punnagai Mannan 1986
Idhu Oru Thodar Kathai 1987
Enga Ooru Paatukaaran 1987
Meendum Mahan 1987
Krishnan Vanthan 1987
Bommukutty Ammavukku 1988
Thaaya Thaarama 1989
Puriyadha Pudhir 1990
Gunaa 1991
Annamalai 1992
Aadum Koothu 2005
Dasavatharam 2008
Uthamaputhiran 2010
Thalaivaa 2013
Bengaluru Naatkal 2016
Pyaar Prema Kaadhal 2018
Annum Innum Ennum 2012
Money, Money, Money 2012


  • She has acted in 7+ films every year at the peak of her career between 1986 and 1992 in all the languages including Tamil, Malayalam, Telugu and Kannada simultaneously.
  • She has also played a role in Kana Kaanum Kaalangal serial in Vijay TV and a few serials in Malayalam and Telugu.


  • Cine Express Award
  • Kalaimaamani Award
  • Filmfare for Best Actress in Malayalam for the movie Dasharatham in 1989

Social media

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