Waheeda Rehman bio

Waheeda Rehman

Waheeda Rehman
Waheeda Rehman

Born                      3 February 1938
                                Chengalpattu, Tamil Nadu, British India
Other names        Waheeda Rahman
Occupation           Actress

Years active        1955–1991, 2002–present
Spouse                 Shashi Rekhi (1974–2000 his death)
Height                  5' 1" (1.55 m)
Children               Shoail and Kashvi


Waheeda Rehman is an Indian actress who has appeared in mainly Hindi films. She was married to Shashi Rekhi from 1974 until his death in 2000; the couple had two children, Shoail and Kashvi. She started her career with the movie ‘Jaisimha’ (1955). Guru dutt cast her in ‘C.I.D.’ (1956) and leading role in Guru Dutt’s ‘Pyaasa’ (1957). with Dev Anand and as a pair had number of successful films like C.I.D. (1956), Solva Saal (1958), Kala Bazar (1960), Baat Ek Raat Ki (1962) and Guide (1965) and box office duds were Roop Ki Rani Choron Ka Raja(1961) and Prem Pujari (1970). Her movie Khamoshi, considered most successful film with costar Rajesh Khanna.


 1971 - National Award for Best Actress, for Reshma Aur Shera.
1965 - Filmfare Best Actress Award, for Guide
1968 - Filmfare Best Actress Award, for Neel Kamal
1994 - Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award

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