Rekha Thapa | Full Biography, Height, Age, Relationship, Education

Rekha Thapa
Rekha Thapa
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Rekha Thapa is Nepali actress, model, producer, director, story writer, and choreographer who was born in Salakpur, Morang, eastern Nepal. She was also top ten finalist for Miss Nepal in 1999. She is one of the legend actresses in Nepali film industry. Till now she acted in more than 200 movies. She is best known for her glamorous, Chanchali, chhucchi roles. She is also known as “Maha Nayika[Superstar]” of Nepali film industry.

NepalRekha Thapa
Date of Birth 21 August 1982
Birth PlaceSalakpur, Morang, Nepal
Nick NameNanu, Kali, Himmatwali
ParentsPrem Thapa
Sawaswati Thapa
ProfessionActress, Model, Producer, Derector, Story Writer
Marital StatusDivorced
Debut movieHero
Favorite PlacePokhara
Height5 Feet 3 "
Current LocationMitra Park, Kathmndu
HobbiesTraveling, Collecting miniskirts, Singing, Dancing, writing
Hair ColorBlack
Eye ColorDark Brown
Favorite Food Pizza, Dal Bhat
MoviesMitini, Hami tin bhai, Himmat, Kismat, Bato muniko phool, Himmatwali
AwardsCG Digital Film award for Best Actress
NEFTA Film Award for Best Actress

Early life and Education

Rekha Thapa was born in 1982 in Salakpur, Morang, Nepal. She spent all her early life in Morang. After SLC, she moves to Kathmandu for further studies. She was highly interested in the glamorous field from her childhood. Because of her passion, she continued to participate in various modeling and glamorous programs. In 1999, she participated in Miss Nepal and made a place in top ten finalists. Two years later she acted in the debut movie Hero.

Rekha Thapa
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Film Career

Her debut movie was Hero (2000) in the opposite of Rajesh Hamal. Till now Rekha Thapa worked in more than 200 movies and she is a most popular actress of Nepali film industry. Many newcomers especially actress influenced by Rekha’s acting, dress up, get up and styles.

She is also the popular as a producer. Rekha Thapa and his husband produced more than 8 movies under the name Rekha Films. Rakha is popular even among senior citizens of Nepal. Her popularity is not only in cities but all over Nepal and even outside Nepal.

Rekha Thapa in Politics

She joined top political party UCPN(Moist) in 2013 but a year later, she announced that she was no longer associated with the maoist party. After then she joined another political party known as Rashtriya Prajatantra Party in December 2016. She was elected as a central member of that party in February 2017. Nowadays she is highly interested in political and social works.

Rekha Thapa
                                                                   Picture Source: Rekha’s Facebook Page

Rekha Thapa Relationship

She got chance to act in the movie Hero in 2000 and this movie was produced by Chabiraj Ojha. During the shooting of Hero, she became close with Chabiraj Ojha. After few years of togetherness, he proposed her and they were married in traditional custom.  But, After ten years, they ended their relationship in 2012. Now she has been dating Sudarsan Gautam the actor in Himmatwali. In an interview, Sudarsan Thapa talks about the possibility of marriage but Rekha revealed that the affair with Sudarsan was a publicity stunt. Now she is single.

Controversial Life

Rekha Thapa was a hot topic for media after she danced with Prachanda(Chairman of CPN Moist) in 2009. Some people named her “Dekha Thapa” whereas some people appreciate her style. Anyway, that was in old time. Now wearing skirts is very very common in the Nepali society.

She slapped a journalist in 2012 and became the hot topic. However, this things just happen in celebrity life.

Social works

Rekha Thapa is also popular for her social works. She is helping poor family and children who are in need. She frequently visits rural areas and cooperates with locals to raise the voice for them.  Recently she inaugurated her own foundation called Rekha Thapa Foundation.

Now, she is moving forward with the campaign of “Stop Child Marriage”.

Rekha Thapa Biography
Rekha Thapa With Local Women

Secrets About Rekha Thapa

  • She was the first girl until 3 class
  • She is different girl than the typical girl. Which means she is a daring type of girl
  • She was a top ten finalist for Miss Nepal in 1999
  • Rekha Thapa debut movie was released in 2000.
  • She is a dreamy person

Rekha Thapa Social links:

Rekha Thapa is one of the top celebrity of Nepal with the huge number of social media followers. Here is the link to her social and official links.

Rekha Thapa Facebook

Rekha Thapa Instagram

Rekha Thapa Twitter Handle

Official Website

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