Waheeda Rehman

  • Waheeda Rehman: My private life should remain private 14-04-2014 05:17 PM

    New Delhi: Satyajit Ray had first thought of adapting R K Narayan's "Guide" into a film with Waheeda Rehman in the lead but destiny had other ideas as Vijay Anand went on to make the movie, considered to be among the classics, says a new book on the veteran actress....
  • The present generation has a much shorter screen life: Waheeda Rehman 07-04-2014 11:59 AM

    Mumbai: Yesteryear screen goddess Waheeda Rehman marvels at the superior current filmmaking techniques and praises the "smart and focussed" young generation, but says that the present lot has "a shorter life" on the screen as compared to those of her time. The 76-year-old, who ruled the screen during the 1950s...
  • Forget bikini, I never even wore a sleeveless blouse: Waheeda Rehman 06-04-2014 11:42 AM

    Mumbai: Veteran actress Waheeda Rehman, who dominated Bollywood in the 1950s, says she never wore a sleeveless blouse, and so a bikini would be entirely out of the question. The actress, who was signed by renowned filmmaker Guru Dutt for three years in the beginning of her career, recalled she...
  • Waheeda Rehman releases her biography, refuses to comment on her relationship with Guru Dutt 06-04-2014 11:13 AM

    Mumbai: Veteran actress Waheeda Rehman, who has shared her life journey in the book 'Conversations with Waheeda', was tight-lipped about her alleged relationship with filmmaker Guru Dutt. Asked about it at the book launch event, she said: "I don't want to get into it... my private life is nobody's business."...
  • e Lounge Unwind: 'Conversations with Waheeda Rehman' 30-03-2014 12:18 AM

    In this episode of e Lounge Unwind, Rajeev Masand catches up with yesteryear actress Waheeda Rehman and writer Nasreen Munni Kabeer who has wrote a book on the actress. ...
  • We were soul sisters: Waheeda Rehman on close friend Nanda 29-03-2014 11:18 AM

    Mumbai: It pains veteran actress Waheeda Rehman to talk about her "soul sister" Nanda in the past tense. She says she will always remember her friend of 55 years as a "thoughtful, caring and loyal" person, who loved to cook and never let "an iota of professional insecurity" come in...
  • 'Conversations with Waheeda Rehman': You will be left thinking about it 28-03-2014 12:31 AM

    New Delhi: So when you read about a legend, you just continue turning the pages. It does not matter. Their life has so much to offer and give insights about every aspect of life, that you cannot stop reading. The same happened to me while I was reading, "Conversations with...
  • It's hard to believe that now when I dial her number she won't be there to answer: Asha Parekh on Nanda 27-03-2014 12:45 PM

    Mumbai: For veteran actress Asha Parekh, it's hard to believe that her friend and confidante Nanda is no more. She says she had spoken to the late actress just the night before she passed away, and finds it "frightening" that she didn't even get a chance to bid her goodbye....
  • Idol Chat: Masand in conversation with Nasreen Kabir, Waheeda Rehman 22-03-2014 03:18 PM

    CNN-IBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand talks to author Nasreen Munni Kabir and actress Waheeda Rehman on the latter's biography, 'Conversation with Waheeda Rehman'. ...
  • Now Showing: Masand reviews 'Ankhon Dekhi' and 'Lakshmi' 22-03-2014 03:11 PM

    This week on Now Showing, CNN-IBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand reviews 'Ankhon Dekhi' and 'Lakshmi'. He also talks to author Nasreen Munni Kabir and actress Waheeda Rehman on the latter's biography. ...
  • Holi looks much better in Bollywood, than it does in real life 16-03-2014 02:17 PM

    New Delhi: Holi, while a great mating ritual for some and a special festive time for others, has been one of the favourite festivals of Bollywood. Beautiful people prancing around in white clothes, the heroine giving "come hither" look to the hero, the hero coming and playfully smearing colour on...
  • My mother is the most beautiful woman in the world: Amitabh Bachchan 26-02-2014 10:41 AM

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who has been a huge inspiration for many, says his parents were his "greatest inspiration" and that he feels his mother was "the most beautiful woman". "For me. inspiration comes from different fields. When it comes to my work, I look up to Dilip Kumar, Waheeda...
  • Salman is the number one hero, SRK is charming: Aamir Khan 14-12-2013 03:08 PM

    Mumbai: Superstar Aamir Khan, who has been ruling Bollywood along with Salman Khan and Shah Rukh Khan for over 20 years, says there is no secret formula behind their long and successful innings in the industry. Aamir, who often draws comparison from the two Khans in terms of ranking and...
  • Waheeda Rehman in conversation with Sagarika Ghose 23-11-2013 06:53 PM

    Veteran actor Waheeda Rehman has been awarded the Centenary Award for Film Personality Of The Year, a special honour to commemorate the 100 years of Indian cinema, at the 44th International Film Festival of India (IFFI). ...
  • Politicians creating religious, cultural intolerance: Waheeda Rehman 23-11-2013 10:25 AM

    Veteran actor Waheeda Rehman who received the Centenary Award for Film Personality Of The Year at the International Film Festival being held in Goa said that politicians are creating religious and cultural intolerance. ...
  • E-Lounge: Waheeda Rehman gets first Centenary Film Award at IFFI 21-11-2013 04:43 PM

    Veteran actress Waheeda Rehman on Wednesday received the inaugural Centenary Award for the Indian Film Personality of the Year, a special honour to commemorate the 100 years of Indian cinema at the 44th International Film Festival of India (IFFI). ...
  • 15 Oscar-nominated films to be screened at IFFI 19-11-2013 06:10 PM

    Panaji: The 44th edition of International Film Festival of India (IFFI) that kicks off tomorrow here will screen 15 Oscar-nominated films from world over. "We will be screening 15 Oscar nominated movies this time," film festival director Shankar Mohan said. Since 2011, the films that have won award in IFFI...
  • Waheeda Rehman to receive first Centenary Film Award at IFFI 17-11-2013 03:22 PM

    Mumbai, Nov 17 (IANS) Veteran actress Waheeda Rehman will receive the inaugural Centenary Award for the Indian Film Personality of the Year, a special honour to commemorate the 100 years of Indian cinema. The 77-year-old actress will receive the honour at the 44th International Film Festival of India (IFFI), starting...
  • 'Rajjo' not competing with 'Ram Leela', says Kangana Ranaut 05-10-2013 10:04 AM

    Mumbai: The release of actress Kangana Ranaut's next film 'Rajjo' is clashing with 'Ram Leela', but she says there is no competition with it. "There is no competition with 'Ram Leela'. 'Rajjo' is not competing with 'Ram Leela'. Honestly I don't think our film is competing with any other film....
  • People losing their senses, values: Waheeda Rehman 24-08-2013 04:33 PM

    Kolkata: Stating that "people are losing their values", legendary actress Waheeda Rehman Saturday suggested that the policemen be taught proper values to properly deal with rising incidents of crime against women. She also slammed the theory that the influx of people of other states into Maharashtra is linked to the...
  • My dad's film Love in Bombay's release is a big feat: Munjoy Mukherjee 07-08-2013 05:31 PM

    Joy Mukherjee's 'Love in Bombay' has been theatrically released 42 years after it was produced. The film, which features Waheeda Rehman, Rehman, Kishore Kumar, and Ashok Kumar, wasn't released. The film was discovered by Mukherjee's son after his demise in March 9, 2013. His son Munjoy Mukherjee shared the memories...
  • I don't believe in remakes or biopics: Waheeda Rehman 29-07-2013 01:26 PM

    Mumbai: While Bollywood filmmakers have been cashing-in on the trend of remakes and biopics, legendary actress Waheeda Rehman is not in favour of them. Amid reports of biopics being planned on actor-filmmaker Guru Dutt and singer-actor Kishore Kumar, Waheeda feels making a biopic is not the right thing as it...
  • 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag' inspiring for youngsters: Waheeda Rehman 19-07-2013 06:50 PM

    Mumbai: Timeless actress Waheeda Rehman, who will be seen in Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra's next movie 'Mirza Sahibaan', says she loved watching the filmmaker's latest release 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag'. The 77-year-old was out of the country on a Scandinavian cruise with her friends Asha Parekh and Helen when the film was...
  • Waheeda Rehman likes Vidya Balan, Kareena Kapoor's work 16-07-2013 12:17 PM

    Mumbai: Veteran actress Waheeda Rehman says young actors are very much talented and she likes Vidya Balan and Kareena Kapoor among others from the new crop. "Today actors of this generation are very much talented and hard working. I like Vidya Balan, Kareena Kapoor, Huma Qureshi, Kangana Ranuat... they are...
  • Shraddha reminds me of Waheeda, Madhubala: Shakti Kapoor 12-06-2013 02:02 PM

    Mumbai: Actor Shakti Kapoor appreciates his daughter Shraddha Kapoor's talent saying she reminds him of legendary actress Waheeda Rehman and Madhubala. He also confesses that she is so intelligent that he ends up taking advise from her. "I don't interfere in anybody's life and never at the script level," said...
  • Snapshot: How often do you see Gulzar, Waheeda Rehman, Asha Parekh and Helen in one photo frame? 20-04-2013 09:19 AM

    New Delhi: Veteran actresses Waheeda Rehman, Asha Parekh and Helen were spotted with lyricist Gulzar during a play 'Paansa' at Privithi Theatre in Mumbai. ...
  • Waheeda breaks into tears unveiling Dev Anand's statue 04-12-2012 06:16 PM

    Mumbai: Yesteryear actress Waheeda Rehman was in tears as she unveiled a life-like brass statue of screen legend Dev Anand here, and said the actor-filmmaker still remains alive in many hearts. "He is not here with us today and I am unveiling his statue. His name will always be remembered...
  • Vidya has the guts to do different films: Waheeda 15-11-2012 04:04 PM

    Mumbai: Always willing to take chances, Waheeda Rehman experimented with unconventional roles in films such as 'Guide' and 'Teesri Kasam'. She sees a reflection of herself in Vidya Balan, who has also shown great chutzpah in selecting her films. Asked who among the current lot was like her, the screen...