Veteran actress Waheeda Rehman has been one of the prominent actress of 1950's, 60's and early 70's. Rehman not just mesmerised the audience with her evergreen charm but also with her amazing dancing skills. Waheeda Rehman had several superhit movies to her name making her one of the top actress of her era.
Let's take a look at 10 Interesting and unknown facts about Waheeda Rehman:
1. Her Discovery
The actress came into Bollywood by unadulterated possibility. An unbelievable performer had come to visit Hyderabad for an exceptionally concise visit, when somebody figured out how to convince him to be available amid a Telugu film's chief. This film additionally happened to star a debutant, Waheeda Rehman, who was confronting the camera surprisingly and was all of 16. She awed Guru Dutt such a great amount of just by her screen nearness that Guru Dutt gave her a solicitation to Mumbai.
2. First Bollywood Film
When Waheeda came to Mumbai, she was allowed to work in CID, which Raj Khosla, who was then Guru Dutt's main collaborator chief was coordinating. The film additionally featured Guru Dutt's dear companion, Dev Anand. From that point forward, Waheeda stayed related with Guru Dutt for the following six years, in which she could just team up with his generation organization for five movies.
3. Secret To Success
Waheeda Rehman was a complete natural. It would simply go to her the minutes she took a gander at the camera. What's more, when you saw her on-screen in high contrast, you would not know whether you were seeing a human or a goddess. She would look as if she was simply acting naturally, and still figure out how to shock the watchers with how photogenic she was. Nutan was likewise fairly like this, aside from that Waheeda was significantly more sexy, which she would amalgamate with nobility and elegance.
4. Many Relationships with Amitabh Bachchan
In the film Reshma and Shera, the actress played " Sunil Dutt's love interest and 'Amitabh Bachchan's sister-in-law. At that point in " Trishul', she played his mother, at that point she payed his wife other in the film " Kabhie" lastly, in Delhi 6, she again played his wife.
In 1974, on the 27th of April, she got married to 'Kamaljeet', who she had featured with in the film Shagun. At that point went ahead to have two children, who they named Kashvi and Sohail. The actress herself was born in the year 1938, in Hyderabad, and spent her school years and youth in Vizag.
6. First Dream
Acting is not a very sure shot field, so not a lot of people decide to keep it as their priority. 16 year old Waheeda Rehman had altogether different plans that did not verge on turning into a celebrated on-screen character who led the business. She had initially needed to wind up plainly a doctor, however destiny had its own particular designs and she wandered into acting at an early age.
7. Filmy Range
The actress has frequently proven how vastly talented she is. She has been a part of practically every kind of film and done each kind of part, from that of a young courageous woman to that of a matured mother and grandma. She has likewise been a piece of territorial silver screen, having done Bengali, Telugu and Tamil movies in the traverse of her profession.
8. Influence on Nanda
Actress ‘Nanda’ was another beautiful and veteran actress just like Waheeda and had worked with several actors and production houses. People were continually awestruck by her magnificence, including a lieutenant colonel from Maharashtra, who was a recognized man of his word. They would send recommendations for marriage to her mom and she would dismiss them all. Her siblings too would send her propositions to be engaged, which she would likewise dismiss. The main engagement proposition she accepted was that of movie producer Manmohan Desai, who was then a moderately aged man. This was after influence from her closest companion Waheeda Rehman. In any case, this marriage likewise couldn't occur, on the grounds that Manmohan passed on in a mischance, where he tumbled off the patio of his home in Mumbai.
9. Involvement with Guru Dutt
Guru Dutt had been a driving force in Waheeda Rehman’s life, as he was the one brought her incredible talent to Bollywood. Bits of gossip about something preparing between them went around for quite a while, yet the actress never accepted them. When probed, the actress just refused to comment.
10. Government Awards
In all, the actress has been honored with four awards from the government. In 1971, she was given the National Award for best performing artist for her the film Reshma Aur Shera, which had discharged in 1971. At that point, in 1972, she was granted with the Padma Shri. In 2006, she was granted the NTR National Award lastly in 2011, she was respected with the Padma Bhushan.