What to say about Waheeda Rehman? That she had the most
amazing bone structure, the best cheekbones in Bollywood?
That she could display scorn better than any other actress?
That her down turned at the edges smile conveyed reams of
smoldering desire? That she was a trained classical dancer
and her acting style was gracefully naturalistic in comparison
to the histrionics of the period? That she was fluent in Hindi,
Urdu, and Tamil? That she is Muslim, one of the few Muslim
actresses working in Bollywood especially during the 50s and
60s? That Waheeda Rehman was Guru Dutt's muse? That she and
Dutt were lovers on screen and off even after Dutt's marriage
and it was one of the smoldering legendary love affairs of
Bollywood history? That some say Guru Dutt committed suicide
because he could not be with Waheeda? That a Waheeda Rehman
performance does not go out of style but ages into a classic
Vijay Anand's "Guide" starring Dev Anand and
Waheeda Rehman is considered one of the all time great films
of Indian Cinema. It is up there in my personal 5 all-time
greatest Bollywood movies. It is a superb melodrama and in
1966 "Guide" swept the Filmfare Awards (Indian Oscars)
for best film, actor, and actress.
Here is a photo gallery of 18 film captures (photoshop'ed
and cleaned up) I took from the DVD of "Guide".
They are all stills of Waheeda in what is considered her best
role as Rosie the dancer. I put up this extensive photo gallery
of Waheeda Rehman images because there are not enough quality
shots of her on the web and she deserves to be seen in a clear
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