From “Pyaar Kiya Toh Darna Kya” to “Salam-E-Ishq Meri Jaan“, veteran actress Rekha left everyone smitten here with her grand finale performance at the 19th edition of IIFA here on Sunday night.
Known for her elegance and twinkle toes, Rekha, 63, looked stunning in a powder pink Anarkali bedazzled with silver zari work as she performed live on stage after two decades.
Rekha Ji Performance –
— Priya Gupta (@priyagupta999) June 24, 2018
She brought alive the 1981 film “Umrao Jaan” . She swayed effortlessly on numbers like “Dil Cheez Kya Hai” and “In Aankhon Ki Masti“.
Also she danced on numbers from the 1960 film “Mughal-E-Azam”. Like “Pyaar Kiya Toh Darna Kya” and “Thare Rahiyo” from “Pakeezah”.
After the “Khoobsoorat” actress finished with her 20 minutes performance, the audience and celebrities were left asking for more.
How blessed were we to see the living legend perform on stage, even share the same stage & have a moment of our very #salaameishq with her…#Rekhaji left us mesmerised. The grace, the elegance & the poise, the diva on stage owned it & how… fitting finale to #iifa2018 @IIFA pic.twitter.com/bBDLaHqj0l
— Arjun Kapoor (@arjunk26) June 25, 2018
Rekha received a standing ovation from her fans.
Co-hosted by Riteish Deshmukh and Karan Johar, the 19th edition of the International Indian Films Academy (IIFA) Weekends and Awards saw a spectacular gala on Sunday.