In a coup of sorts, Rekha is to give here first-ever TV interview
on the talk show Rendezvous with Simi Garewal.
The 90-minute programme will be telecast in two episodes on 5 June
and 13 June.
The show will run through Rekha's entire life. The actress also
talks about Amitabh Bachchan and the impact he has on her life.
"This is going to be my 110th episode and it was one of my
toughest ones. We go through Rekha's transition from childhood to
adolescence when she joined movies, then adulthood, marriage, widowhood,
then the influence of Bachchan and her search for her father,"
Simi has been quoted as saying in a press release.
"Rekha has constantly refused to come on television. And at
the end of my rendezvous, she says this will be her only TV interview,"
As the current series of Rendezvous comes to an end, Simi
is a satisfied person with the amount of progress that her show
has made. "I've enjoyed every moment of the seven-year experience.
I've learnt something from everybody I've interviewed," Simi
"Especially memorable have been my interviews with the Bachchans,
both individually and as a family. Interviewing the whole Bachchan
family together was a unique experience. They had never been seen
together on television before," she adds.
Simi also loved interviewing AR Rahman, Waheeda Rehman and most
recently Dev Anand.