Waheeda Rehman raised the bar with the natural ease with which she portrayed her characters. She didn’t believe in playing arm-candy to her co-stars and insisted on author-backed roles. Whether as a vamp in her debut film CID, a streetwalker with a heart of gold in Pyaasa or a blithe spirit in Chaudhvin Ka Chand, she soared with every appearance.
Priya Rajvansh (1937 – 27 March 2000) she was born as Vera Sunder Singh in Shimla. After graduation she joined the prestigious Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) in London. She was linked to Chetan Anand and only worked in his films. She was murdered on 27 March 2000 three yrs after Chetan Anand's death, in Juhu, Mumbai, India.