Waheeda Rehman Indian Legend Star Biography Profile

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Name: Waheeda Rehman
Date of Birth: May 14, 1936
Place of Birth: Hyderabad, India

Waheeda Rehman Life History Details

Waheeda Rehman was born on 14th May 1936, in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, into a traditional Muslim family. Her father was a DM (District Magistrate), She lost her father when she was 12 years old. Waheeda wanted to become a doctor but due to some kind of infection in her lungs, she could not accompalish it. which resulted in the family moving from one city in the South to another. However, he ultimately settled in Vizag and it was here that she was brought up and had her schooling. Though Rehman had dreamt of becoming a doctor, fate had something else planned for her. Due to some infection in her lungs, she had to drop out of school.

Waheeda Rehman Career

Waheeda Rehman made her debut in the Telugu film industry, with the movie ‘Jaisimha’ (1955). It was followed by another Telugu film, ‘Rojulu Maraayi’, released the same year. It was around that time only that Guru Dutt spotted the charming beauty and brought her to Mumbai. He cast her as a vamp in his production ‘C.I.D.’ (1956). From there on, started her career as one of the most popular actresses of Bollywood. Next, she was seen in a leading role in Guru Dutt’s ‘Pyaasa’ (1957).

Waheeda Rehman Birthday:  14 May, 1936.
Waheeda Rehman Born: one another date of birthday:  July 16, 1936 (1936-07-16) (age 74)
Waheeda Rehman Place of Birth: New Delhi
Chengalpattu, Tamil Nadu, India.
Waheeda Rehman Country:  India Bharat.
Waheeda Rehman Religion: Muslim
Waheeda Rehman Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
Waheeda Rehman Hair Color: Black
Waheeda Rehman Hobbies: photography
Waheeda Rehman Marital Status:  widow
Waheeda Rehman Height: 5′ 1″ (1.55 m)
Waheeda Rehman Children: two children Kashvi and Sohail
Waheeda Rehman Spouse: Shashi Rekhi, (s) Mr. Kamaljit Singh (1974 – 2000, his death)
Shashi Rekhi Languages: tamil, urdu, hindi, english
Other Facts:  trained in Bharatnatyam.

Waheeda Rehman Short Biography ( Mini Biodata )

Waheeda was born in a Urdu-speaking family in Chengalpattu-Tamil Nadu, India, on May 14, 1936. Her father was the District Magistrate which led him to be posted in several places. Tragedy visited her in 1948 when her dad passed away. Her mom passed away in 1955.

A year after her dad’s death she appeared in a Telegu movie ‘Rojulu Marayi’. Her role was as an dancing child artiste. She is proficient in Bharat Natyam. It was here that she was spotted by noted Bollywood actor and film-maker, Guru Dutt, who gave her a lead role in C.I.D.. She went on to appear in ‘Pyaasa’, ‘Kagaz Ke Phool’, ‘Sahib Biwi Aur Ghulam’, ‘Chaudvi Ka Chand’, ‘Bees Saal Baad’, ‘Teesri Kasam’ just to name a few, in a career that spanned from 1949 through to 2006. She has acted as a child artiste, a leading lady, then switched to character appearances. She has procured the Best Film Actress Award in 1965 for her role in ‘Guide’, and then again in 1968 for ‘Neel Kamal’.

She had co-starred with Kamaljit Singh in ‘Shagun’, and later married him on April 27, 1974, and moved to his farmhouse in Bangalore. She subsequently gave birth to a son, Sohail, and then to a daughter, Kashvi. When Kamaljit became ill, she considerably reduced her commitments in Bollywood, and the family re-located to ‘Sahil’, located near Bandra Bandstand, Bombay. Kamaljit passed away on November 21, 2000. Sohail has achieved his M.B.A. and is working in a Private Limited Company, while Kashvi is a Jewelery Designer.

She is very friendly with former actress Nanda and both spend a lot of time together, and often go out to eat out, including Dahi, Bhel, and Pani Puri right outside Elco Arcade in Bandra, West.

A Taurus, Waheeda went on to produce her very own film ‘Om Jai Jagadish’ which met with considerable success. She went on to act in ‘Water’, ‘Maine Gandhi Ko Nahin Mara’, ’15 Park Avenue’, and ‘Rang De Basanti’.

Waheeda Rehman Family Background

Waheeda Rehman National Film Awards

  1. National Film Award for Best Actress for Reshma Aur Shera in 1971.
  2. Filmfare Best Actress Award for Guide in 1965
  3. Filmfare Best Actress Award for Neel Kamal in 1968
  4. Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award in 1994
  5. NTR National Award for 2006.
  6. Padmashri in 1972

Award Filmfare Nomination

  1. Filmfare Nomination as Best Supporting Actress–Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam (1962)
  2. Filmfare Nomination as Best Actress–Ram Aur Shyam (1967)
  3. Filmfare Nomination as Best Actress–Khamoshi (1970)
  4. Filmfare Nomination as Best Supporting Actress–Kabhi Kabhie (1976)
  5. Filmfare Nomination as Best Supporting Actress–Namkeen (1982)
  6. Filmfare Nomination as Best Supporting Actress–Lamhe (1991).

Waheeda Rehman Filmography

  • Jayasimha (1955).  Princess
  • Rojulu Marayi (1955)
  • 1956 – CID
  • 1957 – Pyaasa
  • 1958 – 12 O’Clock, Solva Saal
  • 1959 – Kaagaz Ke Phool
  • 1960 – Kala Bazar, Ek Phool Char Kaante, Chaudhvin Ka Chand
  • 1962 – Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam, Bees Saal Baad, Baat Ek Raat Ki
  • 1963 – Mujhe Jeene Do
  • 1964 – Kohra
  • 1965 – Guide
  • 1966 – Teesri Kasam, Dil Diya Dard Liya
  • 1967 – Patthar Ke Sanam, Ram Aur Shyam
  • 1968 – Neel Kamal, Aadmi
  • 1969 – Khamoshi
  • 1970 – Prem Pujari
  • 1971 – Reshma Aur Shera
  • 1973 – Phagun
  • 1976 – Aadalat, Kabhi Kabhie
  • 1978 – Trishul
  • 1982 – Sawaal, Namak Halaal
  • 1983 – Himmatwala, Mahaan, Coolie
  • 1984 – Mashaal
  • 1989 – Chandni
  • 1991 – Lamhe
  • 2002 – Om Jai Jagadish
  • 2005 – Water, Maine Gandhi Ko Nahin Mara, 15 Park Avenue
  • 2006 – Rang De Basanti
  • 2006 – Chukkallo Chandrudu
  • 2008 – Dilli 6.

Waheeda Rehman Recent Movies List

  • Delhi-6 (2009)
  • Water (2007)
  • Brides Wanted (2007)
  • Rang De Basanti (2006).

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1 Response

  1. Sury Mukherjee says:

    I take this opportunity to express my heartfelt admiration for MS Waheeda Rehman.God give her long and happy life.