[BOOKS] ✮ Conversations with Waheeda Rehman ✸ Nasreen Munni Kabir – Writerscompany.co.uk

Conversations with Waheeda Rehman Renowned For Her Natural Talent And Haunting Beauty, Waheeda Rehman S Career Spans An Astonishing Array Of Key Films In Indian Cinema, Including Pyaasa, Abhijan, Mujhe Jeene Do, Guide, Teesri Kasam And Rang De Basanti.In This Engaging Book Of Conversations With Nasreen Munni Kabir, Waheeda Rehman Proves To Be A Lively Raconteur, Speaking About Her Life And Work With Refreshing Honesty, Humour And Insight From The Devastating Loss Of Her Parents When She Was Young To Making A Life In Cinema On Her Own Terms, From Insightful Accounts Of Working With Extraordinary Film Practitioners Like Guru Dutt, Raj Khosla, Satyajit Ray, Raj Kapoor, Dev Anand And Vijay Anand To Her Friendship With Stars Like Nargis And Nanda.A Slice Of Cinema History Told Through Compelling Anecdotes And Astute Observations, Conversations With Waheeda Rehman Provides A Rare View Of A Much Adored And Award Winning Actress Of Indian Cinema.

10 thoughts on “Conversations with Waheeda Rehman

  1. says:

    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 Waheeda Rehman by Nasreen Munni Kabir I finished it in less than a day and then I could not stop thin

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    As a kid, i saw Waheeda Rehman as Dai Jaan in Lamhe Over the years, the film kept growing on me, and though I saw d younger Waheedaji, she always remained the graceful, understanding Dai Jaan Amazingly she doesnt mention this role in the book.I picked up this book solely to get a quick light yet meaningful read It is a wonderful chronicle of her life a good mix

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    One of the major reasons any biography or a tell all tale of a celebrity achieves good book sales is gossip and big revelations When reading about famous individuals from any field of life, we the readers, mostly due to general human nature, are always eager to know the secrets that they might be hiding or better yet the concealed facts they might be privy to of oth

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    This is an almost biographical book on one of the finest actresses in Indian cinema someone whom I admire a lot The book details her relationship and working rapport with two of the greatest actors ever Guru Dutt and Dev Anand The book tells us Waheeda was a voracious reader and always carried a book with her.She first performed a dance in a Telugu movie Rojulu Marayi d

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    I grew up watching her on screen in dusty theatres that showed re runs of black and white films I sat in awe as her perfection filled the screen, her beauty so natural, her acting so effortless that often, I quite forgot I was only watching a film unfold Along with Meena Kumari and Nutan, Waheeda Rehman remains one of my favourite heroines of all time So when I heard that s

  6. says:

    This book of conversations has some very interesting anecdotes which makes it an interesting read Waheeda Rehman was a quick learner and had a keen observations She never compromised and lived the life on her own terms.

  7. says:

    I enjoyed the conversation between the actress and the author However I felt a little disappointed as I did not receive a better picture of the actresses herself.

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    For an entire generation, which includes me, Waheeda Rehman is the epitome of the kind of woman we want to be like Fiercely independent, a class apart in her profession, graceful and an enigma I was very excited when the book was announced simply because it would shed light on her life By the time I finished reading I was a bit conflicted If you are not a Bollywood buff then the book

  9. says:

    I read about this book by Nasreen Munni Kabir The review was wonderful and Waheeda Rehman looked stunning on he cover Since I am her fan, I bought a e copy of this book Everyday for close to 15 days, I read this book during my car journey from home to work The book has a great flow The questions are not personal and yet, they are intriguing Waheeda Rehman s answers were truthful and her pe

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    This is an interesting book Waheeda Rehman is of course an excellent actress and a graceful dancer Teesri Kasam and Guide have been some of the most remarkable movies I ve had the fortune to watch and its mostly been her presence that has made these movies enjoyable This book also pretty much rests on her wit, grace and eloquence The authoress can tend to go into random tangents and gives hers

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About the Author: Nasreen Munni Kabir

Born in India, documentary filmmaker and writer Nasreen Munni Kabir lives in London, where she has made several programmes on Hindi cinema for Channel 4 TV, including the forty six part series Movie Mahal and The Inner Outer World of Shah Rukh Khan Her several books include Guru Dutt A Life in Cinema Talking Films and Talking Songs with Javed Akhtar The Spirit of Music with A R Rahman Lata