Josephine, better known by her stage name Rekha, is a Malayalam and Tamil actress who acted in hit movies like Ramji Rao Speaking, Aey Auto and Sagaram Sakshi in Malayalam and Punnagai Mannan, En Bommukutty Ammavukku and Kadalora Kavithaigal in Tamil. She was born in Kerala and completed her studies at Ooty in Tamil Nadu. She now acts in TV serials and in character roles in films. She won Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Malayalam film Dasharatham
She married a seafood exporter in 1996 and has a daughter.