The legendary Rekha is very fond of Alia Bhatt. The senior actress has taken on herself the onus of guiding and advising Alia on her career. Specially now after seeing Alia Bhatt’s performance in Gangubai Kathiawadi Rekha is more convinced than ever that Alia is the best thing to have happened to Indian cinema since Rekha.
An eyewitness at the special screening of Gangubai Kathiawadi at Yash Raj Studios reports that Rekha arrived at the special screening with a basket full of Mogra flowers for Alia.
“Rekha M’aam just couldn’t believe the performance that she saw. After the show she rushed weeping to hug Alia Bhatt,” says the eyewitness.
Apparently Rekha has taken Alia Bhatt under her wings, determined to make another Rekha out of the young superstar.
But one wonders if Alia Bhatt wants to be another Rekha?!
Interestingly Rekha has always been encouraging of new female talent. When Yogeeta Bali had come into the industry Rekha had gone out of the way to befriend her. The trend continued over the years with Sridevi,Shabana Azmi, etc.