WAHEEDA REHMAN

  • Sonam Kapoor: Appreciate Cate Blanchett, Kate Winslet for the way they carry themselves May 2, 2014

    New Delhi: She is a true fashionista, but when it comes to taking inspiration, Sonam Kapoor looks up to veterans like Waheeda Rehman and Rekha. The actress, who stepped into Rekha's shoes for the "Khubsoorat" remake, said: "I look at Waheeda Rehman and Rekha for the choices that she made in...
  • Waheeda Rehman: My private life should remain private April 14, 2014

    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 April 7, 2014

    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 and...
  • Forget bikini, I never even wore a sleeveless blouse: Waheeda Rehman April 6, 2014

    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 incorporated...
  • Waheeda Rehman releases her biography, refuses to comment on her relationship with Guru Dutt April 6, 2014

    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." Coming to...
  • e Lounge Unwind: 'Conversations with Waheeda Rehman' March 30, 2014

    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 March 29, 2014

    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...
  • 'Conversations with Waheeda Rehman': You will be left thinking about it March 28, 2014

    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 March 27, 2014

    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. Nanda,...
  • Idol Chat: Masand in conversation with Nasreen Kabir, Waheeda Rehman March 22, 2014

    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' March 22, 2014

    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 March 16, 2014

    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 her...
  • My mother is the most beautiful woman in the world: Amitabh Bachchan February 26, 2014

    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 Rehman...
  • Salman is the number one hero, SRK is charming: Aamir Khan December 14, 2013

    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...
  • Waheeda Rehman in conversation with Sagarika Ghose November 23, 2013

    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 November 23, 2013

    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. ...
  • ELounge: Waheeda Rehman gets first Centenary Film Award at IFFI November 21, 2013

    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 Oscarnominated films to be screened at IFFI November 19, 2013

    Panaji: The 44th edition of International Film Festival of India (IFFI) that kicks off tomorrow here will screen 15 Oscarnominated 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...
  • Waheeda Rehman to receive first Centenary Film Award at IFFI November 17, 2013

    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 77yearold actress will receive the honour at the 44th International Film Festival of India (IFFI), starting in...
  • 'Rajjo' not competing with 'Ram Leela', says Kangana Ranaut October 5, 2013

    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. It...
  • People losing their senses, values: Waheeda Rehman August 24, 2013

    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 rise...
  • My dad's film Love in Bombay's release is a big feat: Munjoy Mukherjee August 7, 2013

    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 July 29, 2013

    Mumbai: While Bollywood filmmakers have been cashingin on the trend of remakes and biopics, legendary actress Waheeda Rehman is not in favour of them. Amid reports of biopics being planned on actorfilmmaker Guru Dutt and singeractor Kishore Kumar, Waheeda feels making a biopic is not the right thing as it...
  • 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag' inspiring for youngsters: Waheeda Rehman July 19, 2013

    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 77yearold was out of the country on a Scandinavian cruise with her friends Asha Parekh and Helen when the film was screened...
  • Waheeda Rehman likes Vidya Balan, Kareena Kapoor's work July 16, 2013

    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 June 12, 2013

    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 Shakti,...
  • Snapshot: How often do you see Gulzar, Waheeda Rehman, Asha Parekh and Helen in one photo frame? April 20, 2013

    New Delhi: Veteran actresses Waheeda Rehman, Asha Parekh and Helen were spotted with lyricist Gulzar during a play 'Paansa' at Privithi Theatre in Mumbai. ...
  • 'Lootera': Sonakshi takes cue from Madhubala, Waheeda March 16, 2013

    Mumbai: Actress Sonakshi Sinha, who will next be seen in period romance drama 'Lootera', says she took cues from yesteryear actresses like Madhubala and Waheeda Rehman for essaying her role in the film. Sonakshi said her role in this film has been the most difficult and challenging one so far in...
  • Marriage is not a crime for an actress: Kareena Kapoor March 12, 2013

    Mumbai: Kareena Kapoor, who wed Saif Ali Khan last year, says being married is not a crime for an actress. She believes personal and professional aspects of life must not be mixed. "If a girl loves someone or gets married, it doesn't mean that people will not love her or her...
  • Waheeda breaks into tears unveiling Dev Anand's statue December 4, 2012

    Mumbai: Yesteryear actress Waheeda Rehman was in tears as she unveiled a lifelike brass statue of screen legend Dev Anand here, and said the actorfilmmaker 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 in...