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Waheeda Rehman unknown facts

February 3 marks the birthday of veteran actress Waheeda Rehman who turns 79 today.

News Nation Bureau | Updated : 03 February 2017, 12:04:56 PM
Waheeda Rehman birthday special: 5 lesser known facts about evergreen actress

Waheeda Rehman birthday special: 5 lesser known facts about evergreen actress

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February 3 marks the birthday of veteran actress Waheeda Rehman who turns 79 today.

The diva 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.

So as the diva turns a year older, we bring you some lesser known facts about Waheeda Rehman:

Waheeda Rehman birthday special: 5 lesser known facts about evergreen actress

Waheeda Rehman birthday special: 5 lesser known facts about evergreen actress

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Waheeda Rahman never intended to become an actress, instead she wanted to be a doctor. However, she had to make her way to cinema to earn a living post her father's death.

Waheeda Rehman birthday special: 5 lesser known facts about evergreen actress

Waheeda Rehman birthday special: 5 lesser known facts about evergreen actress

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The diva made her onscreen debut with 1955 Telugu movie 'Jaisinha', while her first movie was Guru Dutt starrer 'C.I.D' in 1956.

Waheeda Rehman birthday special: 5 lesser known facts about evergreen actress

Waheeda Rehman birthday special: 5 lesser known facts about evergreen actress

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Waheeda has been a part of almost every genre of film and done every sort of role, from that of a teenage heroine to that of an aged mother and grandmother. 

Waheeda Rehman birthday special: 5 lesser known facts about evergreen actress

Waheeda Rehman birthday special: 5 lesser known facts about evergreen actress

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She has played both mother and lover to Amitabh Bachchan . She played his love interest in ‘Adalat’ (1976) and mother in ‘Trishul’ (1978).

Waheeda Rehman birthday special: 5 lesser known facts about evergreen actress

Waheeda Rehman birthday special: 5 lesser known facts about evergreen actress

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Rehman played the lead role for the last time in Sanjeev Kumar's 1971 release Man Mandir, which turned out to be a hit at the box office.

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The film is directed by Nitesh Tiwari and is an inspirational story of Indian wrestler Mahavir Singh Phogat.