Rekha is NOT a police officer in real life. But, it has been three times in a row she has been featured as a police officer in her movies (a hat trick, if you like). In her movie ‘Lanka’ she was featured as a police Inspector. She repeated the role of the Inspector in her recent release ‘Kali‘. In an upcoming movie, ‘Damdar’ she is going to be featured in the same police uniform.
Rekha as a police inspector in ‘Lanka’
Looking at the past, both ‘Lanka’ and ‘Kali’ were successful movie and that fact might be the motivation behind Kamal Krishna to repeat the similar role in ‘Damdar’. ‘Lanka’ being the best performer in movie in 2069 BS and ‘Kali’ the best performer in 2070 BS, ‘Damdar’ might be looking to be the best performer in the next year – 2071.
Rekha as a police inspector in ‘Kali’
Rekha says, she doesn’t know why she is being offered the role of the police officer. She jokes, ‘Even after doing three movies, I haven’t been promoted in a higher rank.” Rekha says the viewers of her two previous movies have liked her in the police officer’s role so, she is repeating the same role. She however, claims that the contest and the settings are different in all three movies.
Rekha as a police inspector in ‘Damdar’
Rekha didn’t say whether she will be a police officer in her upcoming movie ‘Himmatwali’ or not. She however says, “I will be in leading role in the movie, just like ‘Kali’, ‘Lanka’ and ‘Rawan’. “