Hema Malini is an Indian film actress, director, producer, dancer, politician, and writer. With her acting skills, she has left a commendable mark in the film industry.
Malini started her acting career in 1963 by starring in the Tamil film Idhu Saathiyam. She has been mostly seen in dramatic and comedic roles.
Known for starring in both comic and dramatic roles, she was among the most successful leading actresses of mainstream Hindi cinema.
Hema Malini Biography
|Full Name||Hema Malini R. Chakravarthy|
|Profession||Actress, Film Producer, Film Director, Dancer, Choreographer, Politician|
|Political Party||Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP)|
|Known For||Playing the role of ‘Basanti‘ in ‘Sholay‘, one of the highest-grossing films of 1975.|
|Date of Birth||16 October 1948|
|Birthplace||Ammankudi, Madras Province, Dominion of India|
|Religion||Born as Hindu, Converted to Islam|
|Hometown||Tiruchirappalli district, Tamil Nadu|
|Educational Qualifications||12th Drop-out|
|Schooling||Andhra Mahila Sabha|
Delhi Tamil Education Association Sr. Sec. School, New Delhi
|Hobbies||Dancing, Yoga, Driving|
Hema Malini was born in Ammankudi in Madras, India to VSR Chakravarti and Jaya Laxmi. She belongs to a Tamil Iyengar brahmin family.
She did her schooling from DTEA Mandir Marg till class 11th. After this, she took his step forward in the field of acting.
Malini got a lead role in her first film, Sapno Ka Saudagar in 1968. Raj Kapoor, who had made a good mark in the film industry, was also in the lead role in this film.
Then people kept watching her acting in various Hindi films. After her debut in cinema, she became popular by the name “Dream Girl“.
In 1977, she acted in a Hindi film titled “Dream Girl”. She married the popular actor Dharmendra Kumar as his second wife. Both worked together in 28 films.
She was elected to the Rajya Sabha as a spokesperson of the Bharatiya Janta Party from 2003 to 2009. She was also elected to the Lok Sabha in 2014.
Malini has always been associated with charitable and social initiatives. She is a member of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness international family.
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Hema Malini Net Worth
|Net Worth||$60 Million|
|Net Worth in Rupees||445 Crore Rupees|
|Monthly income||Updating Soon|
|Annual Income||Updating Soon|
|Profession||Actor, Film Producer, Film Director, Dancer, Choreographer, Politician|
Note: This information is taken from the internet and is not verified.
|Height||in meters- 1.68 m|
in centimeters- 168 cm
in Feet Inches- 5′ 6″
|Eye Colour||Dark Brown|
Family & Relationships
|Father||V.S. Ramanujam Chakravarthy|
|Mother||Jaya Lakshmi (Film producer)|
|Boyfriend||• Jeetendra (Actor)|
• Dharmendra (Actor)
|Husband||Dharam Singh Deol (Actor)|
|Son||• Sunny Deol (Step-son, Actor, Politician)|
• Bobby Deol (Step-son, Actor)
|Daughters||• Esha Deol|
• Ahana Deol
• Vijayta Deol (Step-daughter)
• Ajeeta Deol (Step-daughter)
She has been one of the most dominating actresses of Hindi cinema. With her great acting skills, she has received many awards from various organizations and the government.
She was nominated eleven times for the Best Actress award by Filmfare. She won this award in 1973. She won the Lifetime Achievement Award by Filmfare in 2000.
Similarly, in 2019, Hema Malini received the Filmfare Special Award for her contribution of 50 years in the acting industry.
Hema Malini Movies & Serials List
Hema has done around 100 films in her acting career, mainly Hindi films. She has also appeared in some popular TV shows from 1986 to 2011.
Besides this, she has directed 3 Indian films, Dil Aashna Hai, Mohini, and Tell Me O Khuda. Most of them are Hindi Drama Films.
|1968||Sapno Ka Saudagar||Mahi||Hindi|
|1995||Param Vir Chakra||Mother||Hindi|
|1996||Maahir||Mrs. Kamini Rai||Hindi|
|2000||Hey Ram||Ambujam Iyengar||TamilHindi bilingual film|
|2005||Bhagmati||Special appearance as a dancer||Hindi|
|2007||Laaga Chunari Mein Daag||Dulari Bai (Dancer)||Hindi|
|2011||Bbuddah… Hoga Terra Baap||Sita||Hindi|
|2013||Mahabharat Aur Barbareek||Hidimbi||Hindi|
|2016||Aman Ke Farishtey||Geeta||Hindi|
|2017||Gautamiputra Satakarni||Gautami Balashri||Telugu|
|2017||Ek Thi Rani Aisi Bhi||Vijaya Raje Scindia||Hindi|
|1986||Tera Panhey||Rani Padmini|
|1996||Women of India||Amrapali|
|1999-2000||Jai Mata Di||Devi Durga|
|2010-2011||Matti Ki Banno||Not Known|
Hema Malini is not a Bengali. She belongs to a Hindu Tamil family.
Hema changed her religion to Islam with Dharmendra as Prakash Kaur, Dharmendra’s first wife, was refusing to get a divorce.
The two have done 28 films together. Some examples are Sharafat, Tum Haseen Main Jawan, Sita and Geeta, Naya Jaana, Patthar and Payal, Sholay, and Dost.
Hema Malini is called the Dream Girl after her stellar performance in her debut film “Sapno Ka Saudagar”. According to her, B. Ananthaswami (Film producer) suggested adding “Raj Kapoor’s Dream Girl” below her images in the film’s posters.