Rekha Thapa is the established talented, bold and beautiful female star of Nepali film industry. She was born on 21st August 1982 in Salakpur of Morang of Eastern region of Nepal. She is a daughter of Prem Thapa and Saraswati Thapa.
She has many nicknames like Kali, Nanu. She is 35 years old. Her 36th birthday is coming near. Rekha follows Hinduism. She is 5 ft 5 inch. in height. She belongs to Chhettri caste. She lives in Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal. Her star signs in Pisces. She is also Brilliant Model and Filmmaker of Nepal.
Education and Film Career
Rekha did her SLC from the school of her hometown with good marks. After graduating from school, she shifted to Kathmandu for her higher studies. She had a strong passion for acting and modeling. In Kathmandu, She participated in many modeling and glamorous programs by which she left her study when she was in class 12. In Miss Koshi Pageant, a local level contest, she was titled as Miss catwalker which was a good achievement to pursue her modeling career. Later in 1999, she participated in Miss Neal pageant and she was selected in top10.
She got participated in many modeling programs after 1999. After 2 years, the famous film director offered her film and she debuted in Nepali industry with movie Hero starring Rajesh Hamal. The movie was a big hit. That movie was the path for her dream to be true. After this movie, she came to get many movies and in the Nepali industry, she has done around 200 movies. She has gained popularity in the film world because of her glamorous world. She owns her own production house ‘Rekha Entertainment’ which has gain better progress. In Movie, she believes for the good one and to be best performs in on screen, there should be a good comfort zone with the co-stars. She never thinks herself perfect. She mostly wants to get character by feeling like real. She always feels lucky that she is surrounded by many good people.
During the shooting of First debuted movie “Hero”, The director of movie Chabiraaj Ojha fell for her adorable beauty and proposed Rekha Thapa. Rekha accepted the proposal and they got married in 2002 in traditional style. But their marital life had many ups and downs. Their marital status didn’t remain for more than 10 years. In 2012, they got separated. But in her interview, she told that she will find a life partner by 2019.
Hobbies & Likes
Rekha Thapa is one of the most courageous actresses of Nepali Industry. She is the first Nepali actress to attempt bungee jump. Bunjee jump needs a lot of courage to do this adventurous stuff. Most of the people heart beat faster even hearing the word. Can you imagine, How did she attempt the jump? We should praise her attempt.
Rekha love to travel. Maintaining her busy schedule, Rekha visited different places. The best place for Rekha in Nepal in Pokhara. She enjoyed Paragliding in Pokhara. She also loves to hang out with friends in the street of Pokhara. In fact, she usually does something that proves her to be a fearless and aggressive lady. She loves to read books. In fact, she likes her lips and seductive eyes.
Her favorite dish is pizza. Her favourite pets are Dogs and Rabbit.
Weight and fitness
Rekha is 58 kg in weight. She is well concerned about her health. But actually, She doesn’t believe in dieting. But she usually does exercise for 2 hours. She is planning to take yoga classes. Actually, she is busy in many projects but she is maintaining her figure.
She usually is concern about fashion. She is good looking, a beautiful actress in Nepal. She wears the dress according to her shape of the body. In Programs, She loves to wear a sari. In outer programs, she mostly wears jeans. As she is part of the glamorous film industry, she wants to dress as a global trend.
Rekha Thapa is an incredible female actress who has won the heart of Nepalese including a child, youth or old. As we know, she is very good at acting, modeling as well. In recent years, many new actresses have come in the Nepali film industry but if we ask any age group of Nepali film industry then, many of them will take the name of Rekha Thapa. In Nepali film world, many old actresses care being disappeared due to unable to pursue the acting career. But, Rekha Thapa is continuing her acting career and she is making many movies. She has done many films till now, around 200. She has won awards for her best performances in movies.
- In 2011, she has won CG Digital Film awards for Best Actress for a movie Kasley choryo Mero Maan.
- In 2014, she won NEFTA Film awards for movie Hiffajat.
- In 2015, she has won D Cinw award.
House and Car
Rekha Thapa has been living in jorpati Kathmandu. She lives with her mother. She has actually invested Rs.75,00,000 for her house. She has also booked a flat in jagadamba Apartment.
Rekha loves driving. She has a car from Hyundai. The market value of her car is more than $ 26,000.
Rekha is living a celebrity life. She highly maintains her personal life. According to her, she needs 50,000 per month to maintain her celebrity life. Actually, she loves shopping. She loves to wear miniskirt. She has a collection of miniskirt in her wardrobe. She has a busy schedule. So, she wakes up at 5 am. Usually, she sleeps at 9 pm. In the morning, she does the long exercise for 2 hours.
Rekha earns 3-4 lakhs per movie. She is one of the old actresses in Nepali film industry who gives continuity to her acting career. According to her good acting ability, many filmmakers offered her films with good money. Yup, we know she gives hit movies.
Rekha Thapa actively participates in many social works. She has established the Rekha Thapa Foundation which is a non- profit organization established in 2013. She helped the victims of a destructive earthquake with a big heart. She donated money for the welfare of orphan children and old aged people.
Rekha Thapa is an avid social media user. She is more active on Facebook in order to maintain her fan follower. She is one of the Nepali celebrities who use Facebook most. She actually wants to get connected to her fans and share them her activities. She has 32,00000 fan following in her facebook. She has 8,000 fan followers in Instagram.
Rekha became a member of CPN Maoist party of Nepal. She announced that she likes the ideologies of the party and she wants to and will actively take part in the various programs of the party in upcoming days. In many programs of Maoist, it is seen, Rekha singing and dancing with Prachanda. For the Party, She was offered a ticket to participate in the election. She had forgotten to register herself in voter’s list by which she couldn’t participate in the election. She distanced herself from the party. With time, Rekha left the Maoist party and joined the Rashtriya Prajatantra Party. She has won the election held on February 21st, 2016 and selected as the member of the central committee in the female quota with 1,603 votes of Rastriya Prajatantra Party.
She later joined the party and was also offered a ticket to participate in the election for the party. She however couldn’t participate as she had forgotten to register herself in the voters’ list. After that, she distanced from the party. In a surprise move, Rekha joined RPP:
Rekha love to dance from her childhood. She particularly likes Nepali cultural dances as well she likes Nepali dresses.
Rekha Thapa has performed live dance on the stage for the first time on May 14, 2016. The concert was held in Tundikhel, Kathmandu featured two actresses, Sonakshi Sinha and Malaika Arora from Bollywood and Nepal’s top actresses such as Rekha Thapa, Priyanka Karki, Nisha Adhikari, Sushma Karki, Keki Adhikari.
On January 23rd, 2013, She had gone to the USA. In New York, she announced a press conference , where she announced her purpose of social work. In Remix Dhamaka 5 program, Rekha didn’t go to Malaysia in spite of her commitments by which the organizers accused her of being unprofessional.
Later, she established a Rekha Thapa foundation which is a non- governmental organization to give rise to the social worker. She adopted four raute children and she kept them in her institution providing the facilities. She used the children for the opportunity of the photo. Later, she ignored them completely by which the parents of those children took their kids with them.
Actually, the society works and commitments of Rekha had not been so long-lasting. To two rape victims, Pooja Bohora and Pooja Karki she promised to offer them roles but the promise wasn’t fulfilled.
Rekha has done catwalk in many fashion shows. She has been actively participated in fashion shows.
Films Produced by Rekha Films
- Ajambari Nata
- Kasle choryo mero maan
Rekha is doing her best in the industry by which she is able to get films. She is in heart of many Nepalese fan’s hearts.