Articles about Waheeda Rehman

A recipient of the prestigious Padma Shri and Padma Bhushan awards in 1972 and 2011, respectively, Waheeda Rehman is an actress and dancer who predominantly works in the Hindi film industry. Even though Rehman wanted to become a doctor, she had to abandon this goal due to her family’s emotional and financial crisis. However, due to her dancing abilities, she got offers to work in movies. In 1955, the actress made her debut with the film, ‘Rojulu Maraayi’, in the Telugu film industry and later appeared ‘Jayasimha’ the same year. In the following year, she also made a debut in the Tamil industry. Her performances in these films caught the attention of Hindi filmmaker Guru Dutt who cast her in the film ‘C.I.D.’ (1956). In the following years, she appeared in some of the greatest movies made in the history of the Hindi film industry. From 1959 to 1964, the actress was the third-highest paid actress in the industry. Not only did Rehman work with the most established actors of that time, but she also received multiple accolades for her performance in the industry. Rehman was also awarded the Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award in 1994 and the IIFA Lifetime Achievement Award in 2001.

Stars of '60s, Waheeda Rehman, Asha Parekh, Helen, get 'mural'-ed

28 May 2021

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Stars of '60s, Waheeda Rehman, Asha Parekh, Helen, get 'mural'-ed

Paying tribute to yesteryear beauties- Asha Parekh, Waheeda Rehman, and Helen- Mumbai-based Bollywood Art Project (BAP) featured them in beautiful murals at Chapel Road, Bandra.

On Irrfan's birth anniversary, son Babil shares a heartfelt post

07 Jan 2021

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On Irrfan's birth anniversary, son Babil shares a heartfelt post

Late actor Irrfan Khan, who passed away last year, would have turned 54 today.

Irrfan Khan's last film to release in 2021

29 Dec 2020

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Irrfan Khan's last film to release in 2021

Irrfan Khan will be seen in his final movie titled The Song of Scorpions, which will be released in early 2021.

Top five movies of birthday girl, Neetu Kapoor

08 Jul 2020

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Top five movies of birthday girl, Neetu Kapoor

Starting out her career at the age of eight, Neetu Kapoor had a tremendous journey in films.

The final gifts: Two Irrfan Khan movies yet to release

02 May 2020

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The final gifts: Two Irrfan Khan movies yet to release

The whole of India witnessed an inconsolable loss as one of our most celebrated actors, Irrfan Khan bid us farewell, a little too early.

Rishi Kapoor: 10 memorable movies you can stream right away

30 Apr 2020

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Rishi Kapoor: 10 memorable movies you can stream right away

We all have our distinct set of vivid memories from Rishi Kapoor's rich filmography.

Watch: Janhvi Kapoor's 'dramatic end' to a graceful dance rehearsal

25 Feb 2020

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Watch: Janhvi Kapoor's 'dramatic end' to a graceful dance rehearsal

In her latest Instagram post, actress Janhvi Kapoor treated her fans with a video of herself dancing gracefully on Lata Mangeshkar's soulful Piya Tose Naina Laage Re.

Amitabh Bachchan once carried this actress' shoes on the sets

07 Sep 2019

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Amitabh Bachchan once carried this actress' shoes on the sets

Amitabh Bachchan, who enjoys a massive fan following, recently revealed that he's a big fan of veteran actress Waheeda Rehman.

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan highly impressed by new generation of actors

28 Aug 2018

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Megastar Amitabh Bachchan highly impressed by new generation of actors

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan says he is in awe of the current generation of actors like Alia Bhatt, Ranbir Kapoor, and Rajkummar Rao who have honed their craft to such a level that even he gets scared while working with them.

Jury-member thought Priyanka was 'too-dark' to be crowned Miss India

19 Jul 2018

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Jury-member thought Priyanka was 'too-dark' to be crowned Miss India

Priyanka Chopra wasn't the obvious choice for the "Miss India" title 18 years ago as one jury member felt her complexion was "too dark", says a new book on the star who turned 36 yesterday.

Sridevi saw rushes of 'Dhadak' before leaving for Dubai: Boney

29 Jun 2018

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Sridevi saw rushes of 'Dhadak' before leaving for Dubai: Boney

More than anything, Sridevi wanted to see her daughter Janhvi Kapoor on the celluloid. She was waiting with bated breath for her debut film 'Dhadak' to hit the screens.

Karan Johar celebrates mother Hiroo Johar's birthday with Kajol

19 Mar 2018

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Karan Johar celebrates mother Hiroo Johar's birthday with Kajol

The 75th birthday of filmmaker Karan Johar's mother Hiroo turned out to be a memorable affair as Karan Johar and Kajol, who had a fallout in 2016, happily posed for pictures together.

Famed Bollywood actress Shakila of 'Hatim Tai' fame dead

21 Sep 2017

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Famed Bollywood actress Shakila of 'Hatim Tai' fame dead

Yesteryear leading lady Shakila, who has appeared in cult movies like 'Hatim Tai' (1956) and 'CID' (1956), passed away yesterday after a heart attack. She was 82.

Indian cinema today: In numbers

15 Aug 2016

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Indian cinema today: In numbers

43% of the net box office revenue was amassed by the Hindi film industry (Bollywood) as of 2014.