New Delhi:Something unthinkable happened in this year’s Star Screen Awards,which is held in Mumbai on January 8. Jaya Bachchan and Rekha were snapped hugging each other during the show. They were dressed similar in silk and diamonds, with gajras.
Jaya – Rekha rivalry was highlighted when Rekha joined the Rajya Sabha as a member.The picture show a rare display of the Jaya being cordial to Rekha, years later. The actresses exchanged pleasantries and there was no sign of their one time rivalry.
Rekha and Amitabh Bachchan’s romance was one of the biggest open secrets of the Indian film industry. They were co-stars in many hit films. They were first cast opposite each other in Do Anjaane, ironically that’s what they’ve become to each other today, “Strangers” after their blockbuster film Silsila in 1981.
The list of other audiences include the much rumoured couple Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone and Akshay Kumar. Ranveer was looking dashing in a suit, and Deepika looks ravishing in a white crop top and billowing skirt.
Amitabh Bachchan and Ranveer Singh shared the Best Actor Award. Deepika, who won Best Actress for Piku, engulfed Rekha in a hug soon after.
The celeb roll call also included Rishi Kapoor and his wife Neetu Singh, Varun Dhawan, Sonam Kapoor, Sooraj Pancholi and Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Sonakshi Sinha, Shilpa Shetty, Deepti Naval, Jackie Shroff, Gulshan Grover, Tusshar Kapoor, Ramesh Sippy and his wife Kiran Juneja.