Screen Legends

  • Screen Legends - Rakhee Part 2
  • Episode 074
  • 23m : 10s

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Rakhee began her Hindi films innings with a bang. After a successful debut in ‘Jeevan Mrityu’ (1970), she achieved stardom with her second release, ‘Sharmilee’ (1971). Rakhee’s success streak continued in 1972 with as many as 10 releases. She then wowed the audience with her award winning role in Yash Chopra’s ‘Daag’. At the height of her career, Rakhee fell in love with writer-director-lyricist Gulzar and both married. Gulzar didn’t want her to work in films but Rakhee could not stay away from the arc lights for long. After the birth of her daughter Meghna, Rakhee couldn’t resist Yash Chopra’s ‘Kabhi Kabhie’and Rajshri Productions’ ‘Tapasya’. She separated from Gulzar and began her 2nd innings in films. Screen Legends RAKHEE Part 2 continues the story of the legendary beauty who never hesitated to play a mother even at her peak, to several heroes including Amitabh, her co-star of several films. RJ Adaa narrates Rakhee’s unique life journey which is filled with interesting incidents and independent decisions. And one cannot miss her various moods in clips and scenes from ‘Black Mail’, ‘Jurmana’, ‘Bemisal’, ‘Falak’ and ‘Ek Rishtaa’ among others.



Directed By

Jai Shah

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