Rekha hails from Kodakara, Thrissur. She is married to Mohan, a business man based in Malaysia.
Rekha played the character role of Mammootty’s sister in the 1996 released film ‘Udyanapalakan’ directed by Hariharan. She rose to popularity after playing the title character Mayamma in the serials ‘Sreejanmam’ and ‘Mayamma’. She has also acted in films like ‘Nee Varuvoolaem’ and ‘Yathramozhi’.