Rehman Khan was born on 23rd June 1923, in Lahore. His family later re-located to Jabalpur where he attended the Robinson College. After completing college he joined the Indian Air Force as a Pilot. In 1944 he opted out of the Indian Air Force and started working at Prabhat Studios, Bombay, as a 3rd Assistant to Bollywood Director, Vikram Bedekar, who was then filming Lakharani. On the sets of Chand the crew were unable to find anyone who could tie a Pathani Turban. Rehman did the needful, and was given a two-lined dialogue role in the film. He ended up starring in over 70 movies, in character roles, mostly debonair and aristocratic, often as a villain.
Rehman’s first major role was in Hum Ek Hain with Dev Anand during 1946, and then as legendary Emperor Shahjahan in ...» read full biography