Veteran actress Waheeda Rehman turned a year older today. The lady who is the inspiration of many Bollywood actresses is celebrating her 79th birthday. Here’s the sneak peek to her Bollywood career, that proves that the industry can never get another actress like her.
The actress was never interested in acting; instead she wanted to become a doctor. But her father died during her teenage years, and to support her family the lady entered the glamour world. She made her with Telugu film ‘Jayasimha’ in 1955. After that she also appeared in many Tamil films.
Waheeda started her career in Hindi films with ‘CID’ in 1956. After that she gave some spectacular performances in movie like ‘Pyaasa’, ‘Guide’, ‘Kaagaz Ke Phool’ etc.
Along with good acting, the actress was also blessed with dancing talent. She was trained in Bharatnatyam, and has given beautiful performances in some wonderful songs. ‘Piya Tose Naina’, ‘Mose Chhal Kiye Jaaye’, ‘Sharma Ke Yun Na Dekh’ are some of her famous songs.
The actress received National Film Award for Best Actress for her spectacular performance in ‘Reshma Aur Shera’. The movie was directed by Sunil Dutt and also featured Vinod Khanna and Amitabh Bachchan.
Waheeda Rehman started her new innings by playing supporting but powerful characters in films like ‘Rang De Basanti’ and ‘Delhi 6’.