Hema Malini Biography
Name : Hema Malini
Birth Name : Hema Malini R. Chakravarty
Sex : Female
Nationality : Indian
Birth Date : 1948-10-16
Birth Place : Ammankudi, Tamil Nadu, India
Profession : Actress, Director And Producer
Zodiac : Libra
Height : 167.64 cms
Hema Malini is one of the most popular actress, director and producer of bollywood. She is also known as “Dream Girl”. She was born on 16 October 1948 in Ammankudi, Tamilnadu, India. She was born in the family of V.S.R.Chakravarty and Jaya Chakravarthy. Hema Malini’s mother was a film producer. She acted in many Hindi films and became one of the most successful actresses of bollywood. Apart from that she is well known Bharatanatyam dancer-choreographer.
She married Dharmendra on 2 May 1980. She has two daughters named Esha Deol and Ahana Deol. Her daughter Esha is a bollywood actress as well as classical dancer. She acted in more than 150 movies. She has given a number of hit movies. Later, she joined politics, and she is a member of Bhartiya Janta Party. She became member of Rajya Sabha. She got Padam Shree by the Government of India, in 2000.
Hema Malini started her career from a Telugu film as a dancer in 1961. She made her debut in bollywood with Sapno Ka Saudagar in year 1968. In this film her co-star was bollywood legend Raj Kapoor. In 1970, she appeared in Johnny Mera Naam co-starring Dev Anand. After working with these super stars of bollywood Hema became popular in bollywood.
In 1972, she acted in Seeta Aur Geeta co-starring Dharmendra and Sanjeev Kumar. In this film she played double role. After these movies she formed a hit pair with Dharmendra, and this hit pair worked in various blockbusters like Sholay, Charas, Aas Paas, Jugnu, Seeta Aur Geeta, The Burning Train, and many more. Apart from that she got opportunity to work in many comic films like Aas Paas, Trishul, Joshila, Lal Patthar, Meera, Khushboo, and Kinara. All these movies are most memorable movies of Hema Malini.
After a long break from acting, she again made her comeback in bollywood and appeared in B. R. Chopra’s Baghban co-starring Amitabh Bachchan in year 2003.After that she appeared in cameo role in Yash Chopras Veer-Zaara in 2004.
Hema Malini also directed a movie Dil Aashna Hai in year 1992. It was Shah Rukh Khans first bollywood movie. Apart from that she directed a TV serial Noopur.
Sapno Ka Saudagar , Seeta Aur Geeta, Sholay, Charas, Aas Paas, Jugnu, Trishul, Joshila, Lal Patthar, Khushboo, and Kinara, Hey Ram, Censor, Aman Ke Farishtey, Baghban, Veer-Zaara, Baghmati, Ganga, Baabul, Laaga Chunari Mein Daag, Gangotri, Sadiyaan, and many more.
In 1973, she got Filmfare Best Actress Award for film Seeta Aur Geeta. She got Filmfare Lifetime Achievement in year 1999. Apart from that many times she was nominated as Filmfare Best Actress Award for various films like Amir Garib, Prem Nagar, Khushboo, Sanyasi, Mehbooba, Kinara, Meera, Naseeb, Rihaee, and Baghban.
She got many other awards Zee Cine Lifetime Achievement Awards, Bollywood Movie Award, Icon of the year, Lifetime Achievement Award at the 7th Pune International Film Festival. Apart from that in 2002, she was honored by Padam Shree from the Government of India, and many other awards.