"Rekha Bhardwaj (also spelled 'Bharadwaj') is an Indian playback singer. She is known in the industry for her distinctive singing style. She is the recipient of a National Film Award for the Best Female Playback Singer for the film Ishqiya in 2011. In 2012, she won the Filmfare Award for Best Playback Singer (Female) along with Usha Uthup for the song ""Darling"" from 7 Khoon Maaf. She is married to the famous director, producer, and music composer, Vishal Bhardwaj.
Rekha was a student of music at Hindu College, Delhi. She released her first album titled 'Ishqa Ishqa' in 2002[ and won critical acclaim. Her song in the movie Omkara, ""Namak Issq Ka"", written by Gulzar and composed by her husband, Vishal, won her accolades