Birthday special: Iconic roles of Waheeda Rehman


Pyaasa: Waheeda Rehman essayed the role of prostitute named Gulabo who is sympathetic towards Vijay (essayed by Guru Dutt) as he pours his heart out after failing at publishing his book. Gulabo approaches some of her affluent clientele to assist Vijay and try and get his work published, without revealing that they are written by an alcoholic, dishevelled, homeless man.

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Waheeda Rehman, one of the most prominent actresses of the golden era of Bollywood, turns 78 today. We look at some of her iconic roles that have etched a mark in the hearts of millions and the movies went ahead to be known as classics