Published On: Wed, Feb 3rd, 2016

My First Break, how it happened: Waheeda Rehman


I made my debut as Kamini in Guru Dutt’s “CID”. Those days film festivals were unknown to me. Today as I watch many popular films being screened at IFFI, I feel “CID” would have created quite a sensation had it been shown after its immediate release. Guru Dutt watched me in a Telugu dance drama at Hyderabad in 1955, and directly approached me with an offer to act in his production.


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Syed Ammar Alavi

- is Lahore (Pakistan) based journalist & writer with 25-year experience in print, wire and broadcast forms of journalism. His major fields of interest are politics, film,tv,sports, climate change and technology