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Birthday Special, Find out some rare lesser known facts about Waheeda Rehman


Our film Industry is blessed with many super-talented, multitasking and obviously beautiful Actors and actresses.

And speaking of beauty makes us want to talk about one of the most beautiful and talented actresses of her times, the evergreen Waheeda Rehman.

Waheeda ji turns 83 today

Hence, on Waheeda Rehman’s 83rd birthday, take a look at some rare facts about the actress.

Waheeda ji turns 83 today (February 03) and what would be a better occasion to know the veteran actress a little more closely?

Rare facts about Beauty Queen – Waheeda Rehman

1. She started off her filmy career with South Indian films; her first one being a 1955 Telugu film Rojulu Marayi.

2. The ‘70s saw another version of Waheeda Rehman as she continued to deliver one hit after the other in films such as Kabhi Kabhie (1976), Trishul (1978), Jwalamukhi (1980), Namkeen and Namak Halaal (1982), (1984), Chandni (1989) and Lamhe (1991)

3. Waheeda Rehman never wanted to become an actress, however, was deeply interested in dancing (Bharatnatyam) and becoming a doctor.

4. Her Dance teacher didn’t want to taught her Bharatnatyam because she is muslim, but somehow he made Her Kundli found that she would be the best dancer in his class, then he started to teach her.

5. Veteran actor Guru Dutt once attended the premiere of a Telugu movie in Hyderabad, in which, Waheeda Rehman was the female lead.

He was so enthralled with her performance that he invited her over to Mumbai and thus, we were gifted with one of the best on-screen performers of all times.

6. Waheeda Rehman founded a breakfast cereal before top brands made it to the market. So, if you like it, you should be thankful for her.

7. Waheeda Rehman and Dev Anand were a hit pair of the ‘60s. The pair went on to star in as many as 7 films together and are still considered people’s favourite. One of their best movies includes Guide.

8. A biography was written about the veteran star in 2014 titled Conversations With Waheeda Rehman, that consists of interviews by the author of the book and director Nasreen Munni Kabir.

We wish you a very happy Birthday Waheeda Ji

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