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Happy birthday Waheeda Rehman: A playlist of her most popular dance songs

Best known for her dance skills, she even proved that age has failed to take away her charm when she performed on Sonam Kapoor’s song from Salman Khan-starrer Prem Ratan Dhan Payo in 2015. On her birthday, we list a few popular songs where Waheeda showcased her skills to the max:

bollywood Updated: Feb 03, 2018 14:05 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times
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Veteran Bollywood actor Waheeda Rehman turns 80 on Saturday.

Even as she turns 80 on Saturday, Waheeda Rehman remains one of the most beautiful ladies in Bollywood. Right from her Bollywood debut in CID (1956) to the more recent Dilli 6 (2009) with Abhishek Bachchan and Sonam Kapoor, she has enthralling one and all with a variety of roles and her skills.

Born in 1938 in Chengalpattu (Tamil Nadu), Waheeda has worked in several critically acclaimed Bengali, Tamil and Hindi films. Some of her most appreciated movies include CID (1956), Guide (1965), Pyaasa (1957), Kaagaz Ke Phool (1959), Reshma Aur Shera (1971). She also worked with Satyajit Ray in the Bengali film Abhijan (1962).

Waheeda learnt Bharatnatyam at an early age in Chennai and even performed on stage. She was spotted by Guru Dutt, who brought her to Bollywood. Best known for her dance skills, she even proved that age has failed to take away her charm when she performed on Sonam Kapoor’s song from Salman Khan-starrer Prem Ratan Dhan Payo in 2015.

On her birthday, we list a few popular songs where Waheeda showcased her skills to the max:

1.Piya Tose Naina

Guide (1965)
Music: SD Burman
Singer: Lata Mangeshkar

2. Rangeela Re

Prem Pujari (1970)
Music: SD Burman
Singer: Lata Mangeshkar

3. Mose Chhal Kiye Jaaye

Guide (1965)
Music: SD Burman
Singer: Lata Mangeshkar

4. Kahin Pe Nigahein Kahin Pe Nishana

CID (1956)
Music: OP Nayyar
Singer: Shamshad Begum

5. Paan Khaye Saiyaan Humaro

Teesri Kasam (1966)
Music: Shankar Jaikishan
Singer: Asha Bhonsle

6. Jungle Me Mor Nacha

Shatranj (1969)
Music: Shankar Jaikishan
Singer: Lata Mangeshkar

7. Sharma Ke Yun Na Dekh

Neel Kamal (1968)
Music: Ravi
Singer: Md Rafi

8. Matwali Naar

Ek Phool Chaar Kaante (1960)
Music: Shankar-Jaikishan
Singer: Mukesh

9. Sasural Genda Phool

Dilli 6 (2009)
Music: A R Rahman, Rajat Dholakia
Singer: Rekha Bharadwaj, Shraddha Pandit, Sujata Majumdar

Which one is your favourite dance number by Waheeda Rahman? Share with us @htshowbiz

First Published: Feb 03, 2018 13:01 IST