Kamaljeet (Waheeda Rehman’s Husband) Wiki, Age, Death, Family, Biography & More

Kamaljeet

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Kamaljeet was an Indian Actor. He was the husband of a famous Bollywood actress, Waheeda Rehman.

Wiki/Biography

His real name was Shashi Rekhi. He was very fond of films in his childhood and wanted to be an actor.

Family

The information about his parents and siblings is not known. On 27 April 1974, he got married to Waheeda Rehman.

Kamaljeet with his wife, Waheeda Rehman

Kamaljeet with his wife, Waheeda Rehman

He had two children with her; Son- Sohail (Writer) and daughter- Kashvi (Writer).

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Son of Kamaljeet and Waheeda Rehman

Son of Kamaljeet and Waheeda Rehman

Daughter of Kamaljeet and Waheeda Rehman

Daughter of Kamaljeet and Waheeda Rehman

Career

He made his acting debut with the film ‘Mr. Lambu’ which was released in 1956. Thereafter, he worked in several other films including Kismet Ka Khel (1956), Zamana (1957), Kitna Badal Gaya Insaan (1957), Mr. India (1961), Son of India (1962), Sher Khan (1962), Vidyapati (1964), Shagoon (1964), Qawwali Ki Raat (1964), Veer Ghatotkach (1970), Tamacha (1988), and Heer Ranjha (1992). His major works include ‘Son of India’ and ‘Shagoon’ in which he acted with Waheeda Rehman.

Death

On 21 November 2000, Kamaljeet died of Brain Haemorrhage.

Facts

  • His wife belongs to a Tamil Muslim family.
  • Kamaljeet fell in love with Waheeda Rehman on the sets of the film, ‘Shagoon’ in 1964. At that time, he proposed her.
  • However, he got married to her 10 years after the proposal.
  • Prior to him, Waheeda Rehman had an affair with fellow actor, Guru Dutt.
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