Hema Malini Biography, Age, Husband, Family, Facts

Hema Malini was born on 16-10-1948 in Ammankudi, Thanjavur in the state of Tamil Nadu, India. She is an Indian Film Actress, Dancer, Television Actress, Television Director, Television Producer, Screenwriter & Politician. 

She is best known for her work in Bollywood Industry as well as in Tamil, Telugu & Bhojpuri cinema. Brigadier LS Lidder Biography, Family, Wiki, Bio, Daughter & Facts

Hema Malini Complete Bio & Career

Hema Malini started off as a dancer in a regional movie in the year 1961. On her first attempt to grab a role, she was rejected by noted Tamil film director named C.V. Sridhar. She finally made her acting debut with a supporting role in the Tamil film titled “Ithu Sathiyam”.

She finally made her Hindi film debut with the film titled ‘Sapnon Ka Saudagar’ opposite Raj Kapoor in the year 1968. The film though boomed at the box office, she got noticed. Since then there was no looking back for this beautiful actress who acted in over 150 films.

She has directed and produced a couple of films and has also directed the famous television series ‘Noopur’. She rejected the marriage proposal from veteran actors like Jeetendra and Sanjeev Kumar.

Then she met Dharmendra and both of them started dating each other while Dharmendra was already married. The couple finally married in 1979. She had made a formidable on-screen pairing with Dev Anand, Shashi Kapoor, and Dharmendra in the decade of the 1970s.

After her marriage with Dharmendra, she made a formidable pair with Rajesh Khanna and gave 8 hits with him. In all, she and Dharmendra worked together in 35 films and most of them were hits.

Off late, she started playing mother’s role and among her recent roles, her performance in the film Baghban opposite Amitabh Bachchan garnered her wide acclaims. She still continues to act in films as of 2017.

In addition to the silver screen, she has also acted in television series like Jai Mata Ki and Kamini Damini. For her contribution to Indian cinema, she was felicitated with Padma Shri Award in the year 2000.

Malini made her foray into politics by campaigning for her fellow actor Vinod Khanna during the 1999 general elections. She officially joined BJP in the year 2004 and from 2003 to 2009 served as a Rajya Sabha MP.

In 2014, she was finally handed the Lok Sabha ticket and won with a thumping win with a margin of over 3.25 lakh votes against the incumbent Jayant Chaudhary from the Mathura Constituency. In 2019 general elections as well, she defended her constituency.


Acting Roles

1963Idhu SathiyamDancer
1965Pandava VanavasamDancer
1968Sapno Ka SaudagarMahi
1969Waris, Jahan Pyar MileGeeta, Veena
1980The Burning Train, Bandish, Do Aur Do Paanch, Alibaba Aur 40 ChorSeema, Madhu/Chanchal, Shalu, Marjina
1981Maan Gaye Ustaad, Jyothi, Dard, Aas Paas, Krodhi, Kranti, Naseeb, Kudrat, Meri Aawaz SunoMunni / Geeta C. Singh / Princess Shabnam, Gauri, Seema, Seema, Phoolvati, Rajkumari Meenakshi, Asha, Chandramukhi/Paro, Mrs. Sunita Kumar
1982Samraat, Farz Aur Kanoon, Do Dishayen, Bhagawat, Satte Pe Satta, Suraag, Rajput, Desh Premee, MeharbaaniJennifer “Jenny” Gomes, -, Rajkumari Padmavati, Indu R. Anand, Guest Appearance,
Janki D. Singh, Asha, –
1983Taqdeer, Razia Sultan, Andha KanoonChandni, Razia Bano, Inspector Durga Devi Singh/Shanti
1984Sharara, Ram Tera Desh, Raaj Tilak, Qaidi, Ek Naya Itihas, Ek Nai PaheliSunita, Roopa, Dr. Sunita
1985Phaansi Ke Baad, Durga, Aandhi-Toofan, Ramkali, Yudh, Hum Dono, BabuSapna, Durga, Sheela R. Singh, Raksha Chouhan/Ramkali Chouhan, Nafisa Khatun, Latam, Kammo
1986Ek Chadar Maili Si
1987Sitapur Ki Geeta, Hirasat, Apne Apne, Anjaam, Jaan Hatheli Pe, Kudrat Ka KanoonGeeta Singh, Seema R. Kapoor, Rajeshwari Memsaab, Mona, Advocate Bharti Mathur
1988Vijay, Mulzim, Mohabbat Ke Dushman, RihaeeSuman Y. Bhalla/Suman A. Bhardwaj, Jailer Shardadevi, Shamajaan, Taku
1989Galiyon Ka Badshah, Deshwasi, Sachche Ka Bol-Bala, Santosh, Desh Ke Dushman, Paap Ka AntBilloo, -, -, Greta Saunders ‘Geeta’, Kavita, –
1990Shadyantra, Lekin…-, Tara
1991Jamai Raja, Hai Meri JaanDurgeshwari Devi, Reshma
1995Param Vir ChakraMother
1996Aatank, MaahirJesu’s girlfriend, Mrs. Kamini Rai
1997Himalay PutraSeema
1998Swami VivekanandaBhavatarini
2000Hey RamAmbujam Iyengar
2003BaghbanPooja Malhotra
2005BhagmatiSpecial appearance as a dancer
2006Ganga, BaabulSavitri, Shobhna Kapoor
2007Laaga Chunari Mein Daag, GangotriDulari Bai (Dancer), –
2011Bbuddah… Hoga Terra Baap, AarakshanSita, Shakunthala Thakral
2013Mahabharat Aur BarbareekHidimbi
2016Aman Ke FarishteyGeeta
2017Gautamiputra Satakarni, Ek Thi Rani Aisi BhiGautami Balashri, Vijaya Raje Scindia
2020Shimla MirchiRukmini

Biography / Wiki :-

Real NameHema Malini Chakravarty
Nickname Dream Girl
Known Name Hema Malini
Date of Birth16 October 1948
Age74 years ( as of 2022)
BirthplaceJeeyapuram, Tiruchirappalli district, Madras Presidency, India
HometownTiruchirappalli district, Tamil Nadu
Current ResidenceMumbai , Maharashtra , India
Nationality Indian
Profession Bollywood Actress, Politician
Martial Status Married
Boyfriend  / AffairsJeetendra, Actor (1970s)
Dharmendra, Actor (Mid-1970-present)
Zodiac sign Libra
Food HabitVegetarian

Hema Malini was the third child of her family born in Madras. Her mother was a film producer. She left her studies after 12th to start her acting career. She started her career as a dancer in Tamil film in the year 1961.

Her first film Sapno ka saudagar did not go well at the box office. But still she remained the highest paid actress of her time till four years. Kritika Rawat Bipin Rawat’s Daughter Biography, Family

Hema Malini has worked with Dharmendra in around 35 films together. While shooting for film Sholay Dharmendra fell for Hema Malini and used to bribe the spot boys to switch off the lights frequently so that he would get a chance to re take with her.

Education, Family , Ethnicity & Boyfriend :-

School NameAndhra Mahila Sabha Delhi Tamil Education Association Sr. Sec.
School, New Delhi
College / University N/A
Educational Qualification12th Drop-out
Father  NameVSR Chakravarti
Mother NameJaya Lakshmi Chakravarti
Brother NameR.K. Chakravarti
R.J. Chakravarti
Sister NameNone
Spouse / Husband NameDharmendra, Actor
Childrens ( Kids) NameDaughters- Esha Deol, Ahana Deol
Vijayta Deol (step-daughter), Ajeeta Deol
Sons- Sunny Deol (step-son), Bobby Deol

Career / Awards & Achievements :-

Awards & Achievements11 Filmfare nominations for Best Actress and won in 1972
In 2000, won Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award
In 2000, awarded Padma Shri by the government of India.

Net Worth, House & Cars :-

Net WorthRs. 101 crore
Monthly Salary / IncomeRs . 5-7 Crore per Film
House Address43, Shakunt Plot No.17, Jaihind Society, 12th
Road, JVPD Juhu, Mumbai Upnagar, Teh.-
Andheri, Dist.-Mumbai, Pin-400049
CarsAudi Q5
Mercedes-Benz M-Class
MG Hector

Figure Measurements ,Bra Size ,Height & Weight :-

Hair ColorBlack
Eye ColorDark Brown
HeightFeet – 5 feet 6  inches
Meters – 1.68 m
Centimeters – 168 cm
WeightIn Kilograms – 57 Kg
Figure MeasurementsBra Size – 34
Waist Size – 33 Inches
Hips Size – 35 Inches
Figure Measurements – 34-33-35

Hema Malini Family, Relatives and Other Relations

She was born to V.S.R. Chakravarthy and Jaya Chakravarthy. She has two brothers named R.J. Chakravarti & R.K. Chakravarti. Both of her brothers are Film Producer. On 21-08-1979, she married actor Dharmendra.

Together the couple is blessed with two daughters named Esha Deol (married to Bharat Takhtani) and Ahana Deol (married to Vaibhav Vohra). Actor Sunny Deol & Bobby Deol are her step-sons. Actor Abhay Deol is her nephew.

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Hema Malini

  • Hema Malini is a 10th standard dropout as she always wanted to get into films. In 2012, she received an Honorary Doctorate in Philosophy from Singhania University in Udaipur, Rajasthan.
  • The dream girl got her first Filmfare award for Seeta aur Geeta in 1972.
  • For repeatedly raising her voice to oppose cruelty to animals and for her staunch commitment to a humane vegetarian diet, she has won the title PETA Person of the Year in 2011.
  • Hema Malini was amongst the first few actresses to wear bell bottoms and shirts on Silver Screen.
  • In her autobiography ‘Hema Malini: The Authorized Biography’ she reveals that Jeetendra and Sanjeev Kapoor, two of the biggest superstars of the retro era, approached her with a marriage proposal. But it was Dharmendra who won her heart.
  • During a scene in Sholay where Dharmendra is seen teaching pistol to Hema Malini, Dharmendra paid the light boys to repeatedly make mistakes during the shots so that he gets a chance to embrace the actress.
  • As Dharmendra was already married and had four children, Hema Malini and Dharmendra converted to Islam. Post conversion Hema was named Aisha Bi R Chakravarty and Dharmendra was named Dilawar Khan.
  • Hema Malini is six year elder to Sunny Deol –Dharmendra’s son from Prakash Kaur.
  • Shah Rukh Khan is Hema Malini’s gift to Bollywood. She was the one who gave Bollywood break to King Khan after watching him in Fauji (TV Serial). Hema signed him for Dil Ashana Hai (1992) which is also her directorial debut.

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