Rekha Birthday Special: The Legendary Actress' Love for Kanjeevaram Sarees cannot be Even and it's as Deep as our Admiration for Her (View Pics)

Chandni Shah

Legendary actress Rekha celebrates her birthday today and there's no better gift than a Kanjeevaram saree to gift her. The Umrao Jaan still continues to rule our hearts with her charm that's hard to match and even find these days. She's an epitome of grace who loves to flaunt her love for sarees like no one else. In fact, it won't be wrong to say that her name today is synonymous with the word 'Kanjeevaram' for she doesn't leave any opportunity to step out in her ethnic best. Kangana Ranaut is Like My Daughter, Declares Rekha!

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Though some believe she's quite monotonous with her approach, we think it's her classic style that shouldn't be compromised. It's a part of her identity and she should carry forward the same legacy for as long as she wants. Trust us when we say the traditional six yards never looked so gorgeous before and the way she adds her own charm and aura to those designs is pure gold. On the eve of her special day, let's rewind the time and pick seven of her most stunning sarees that would give runway designs a run for their money. 31 Years of Khoon Bhari Maang: Kabir Bedi Calls the Rekha Film His Biggest Hit.

An ethereal Goddess

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Who's more charming? Rekha or her saree?

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The combination looks as elegant as the actress

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Hello, sunshine!

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Traditional weave in modern design

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Simply gorgeous!

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A class apart!

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It's hard to match her elegance and we wonder if any actress from recent times would even try to. She's probably Bollywood's first diva who continues to retain her tag and there's no way she's stepping down. She deserves a round of applause for being so consistent and loyal to her fashion choices. Dear Rekhaji, please take a bow! Lastly, Happy Birthday, Ma'm!