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Rehman (actor)

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Nationality  Indian
Role  Film actor
Other names  First name Said
Name  Said Khan
Occupation  actor
Siblings  Masood-ur-Rehman
Years active  1946–1979

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Born  23 June 1921 (age 63) (1921-06-23) Lahore, British India
Known for  Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam (1962)
Nominations  Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor
Movies  Chhalia, Pyaasa, Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam, Waqt, Chhoti Bahen
Similar People  Manmohan Desai, Guru Dutt, Asrani, Abrar Alvi, Joy Mukherjee
Died  5 November 1984 (aged 63) Bombay, India

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Rehman (23 June 1921 – 5 November 1984) was an Indian film actor whose career spanned from the late 1940s through to the late 1970s. He was an integral part of the Guru Dutt team, and most known for his roles in films, like Pyar Ki Jeet, Badi Bahan,Pyaasa (1957), Chaudhvin Ka Chand (1960), Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam (1962), Dil ne phir yad kiya, Chhoti Bahen, and Waqt (1965).


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Early life and education

Said Rehman Khan was an actor in Hindi and Indian films. He was born on 23 June 1921 at Lahore, British India, in a Pashtun origin family. He graduated from Robertson College Jabalpur. Among his nephews, are prominent Pakistani film and TV actor Faisal Rehman and Fasih Ur Rehman, Indian classical dancer and sons of his younger brother Massud-ur-Rehman famous cinematographer in Pakistan.

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Film career

After college (1942) he joined the Royal Indian Air Force and trained at Poona as a pilot. Air Force didn't appeal to him and soon left for a career in films at Bombay. He is best known for his suave sophisticated roles, which suited his personality. His movie career started with a job as third assistant director to Vishram Bedekar at the studios in Pune. Vishram needed an Afghan who could tie a Pushtun turban on one of his characters. Rehman could do that being a Pushtun, and that brought him to the screen for some lead roles. His one of the major hit as hero was movie Pyar ki jeet with Suriya, Ek dil ke tukade Hazar hue, koi yahan gira, koi wahan gira was major hit. Badi bahan was another big hit with Suriya.

Initially he played lead roles, as time passed and his hair turned grey, he accepted character roles and made his mark in some hit films; Chaudhvin Ka Chand and Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam (where he played a debauched zamindar, Chhote Sarkar), Waqt were some of his memorable roles, the first two with Guru Dutt.' famous actor, producer, director. He was a regular in Guru Dutt films (Pyaasa). They were old friends from the days they were trying to break into films. Rehman also did key roles in 'Baharon Ki Manzil', 'Gomti Ke Kinare', 'Dushman', 'Holi Ayi Re'. Rehman received four Filmfare nominations as Best Supporting Actor for: Phir Subah Hogi (1958), Chaudhvin Ka Chand (1960), Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam (1962), Dil Ne Phir Yaad Kiya (1966).


In 1977, he suffered three heart attacks after which he got throat cancer and died after a prolonged and painful illness in 1984.

Selected filmography

  • Chand (1944) Guest Artist
  • Hum Ek Hain (1946)
  • Shahjehan (1946) as Shahjahan
  • Taj Mahal (1963 film) as Emperor Jahangir (Salim) with Veena as Nur Jahan, Pradeep Kumar as Khurram/Shah Jehan and Bina Rai as Arjumand Bano (Mumtaz Mahal)
  • Nargis (1946)
  • Tohfa (1947)
  • Intezar Ke Baad (1947)
  • Roop Rekha (1948)
  • Pyar Ki Jeet (1948)
  • Roomal (1949)
  • Paras (1949)
  • Badi Bahen (1949)
  • Pyaasa (1957)
  • Phir Subah Hogi (1958)
  • Choti Bahen(1959)
  • Chhalia (1960)
  • Chaudhvin Ka Chand (1960)
  • Ghunghat (1960)
  • Dharmputra (1961)
  • Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam (1962)
  • Mere Mehboob (1963)
  • Yeh Rastey Hain Pyar Ke (1963)
  • Ganga Ki Lahren (1964)
  • Gazal (1964)
  • Waqt (1965)
  • Baharen Phir Bhi Aayengi (1966)
  • Dil Ne Phir Yaad Kiya (1966)
  • Dil Diya Dard Liya (1966)
  • Dulhan Ek Raat Ki (1967)
  • Aabroo (1968)
  • Abhilasha (1968)
  • Humsaya (1968)
  • Mere Hamdam Mere Dost (1968)
  • Shikar (1968)
  • Intaquam (1969)
  • Devi (1970)
  • Dushman (1971)
  • Heera Panna (1973)
  • Majboor (1974)
  • Dost (1974)
  • Aap Ki Kasam (1974) -- Sunita's father
  • Aandhi (1975) -- K. Bose
  • Chacha Bhatija (1977)
  • Salaam Memsaab (1979)
  • Sanjh Ki Bela (1980)
  • Dhanwaan (1980)
  • Ahista Ahista (1981)
  • Vakil Babu (1982)
  • Rajput (1982)
  • Dil... Aakhir Dil Hai (1982)
  • References

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