Rekha Shanti Sharma is an Canadian actress of Hindustani decent who was born in Vancouver, British Colombia. Her ancestors are from the state of Uttar Pradesh in Northern India. They left India after the British Occupation of the country, resettled in the Fiji Islands. Sometime later Rekha's parents immigrated to Canada where she was born. She has one older brother.
Rekha says she caught the acting bug in the fifth grade but didn't pursue a career until her twenties. She is best known for her television roles she also has feature films and stage experience on her resume.