Waheeda Rehman is one of the most beautiful women in the world. For decades, she mesmerised cineastes with her grace, charm and beauty, waltzing into everyman's fantasy. As an actress she was without parallel, playing a golden hearted streetwalker in Pyasaa and a neglected, runaway wife in Guide with equal panache.
Yet, had it not been for a scared buffalo, this paragraph and many other masterpieces of Indian cinema, perhaps, would never have been written.
The story is narrated by Abrar Alvi to Sathya Saran in a book on Guru Dutt, his life and works, Ten Years with Guru Dutt – Abrar Alvi's Journey.