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.
|1968||Sapno Ka Saudagar||Mahi|
|1969||Waris, Jahan Pyar Mile||Geeta, Veena|
|1980||The Burning Train, Bandish, Do Aur Do Paanch, Alibaba Aur 40 Chor||Seema, Madhu/Chanchal, Shalu, Marjina|
|1981||Maan Gaye Ustaad, Jyothi, Dard, Aas Paas, Krodhi, Kranti, Naseeb, Kudrat, Meri Aawaz Suno||Munni / Geeta C. Singh / Princess Shabnam, Gauri, Seema, Seema, Phoolvati, Rajkumari Meenakshi, Asha, Chandramukhi/Paro, Mrs. Sunita Kumar|
|1982||Samraat, Farz Aur Kanoon, Do Dishayen, Bhagawat, Satte Pe Satta, Suraag, Rajput, Desh Premee, Meharbaani||Jennifer “Jenny” Gomes, -, Rajkumari Padmavati, Indu R. Anand, Guest Appearance,|
Janki D. Singh, Asha, –
|1983||Taqdeer, Razia Sultan, Andha Kanoon||Chandni, Razia Bano, Inspector Durga Devi Singh/Shanti|
|1984||Sharara, Ram Tera Desh, Raaj Tilak, Qaidi, Ek Naya Itihas, Ek Nai Paheli||Sunita, Roopa, Dr. Sunita|
|1985||Phaansi Ke Baad, Durga, Aandhi-Toofan, Ramkali, Yudh, Hum Dono, Babu||Sapna, Durga, Sheela R. Singh, Raksha Chouhan/Ramkali Chouhan, Nafisa Khatun, Latam, Kammo|
|1986||Ek Chadar Maili Si|
|1987||Sitapur Ki Geeta, Hirasat, Apne Apne, Anjaam, Jaan Hatheli Pe, Kudrat Ka Kanoon||Geeta Singh, Seema R. Kapoor, Rajeshwari Memsaab, Mona, Advocate Bharti Mathur|
|1988||Vijay, Mulzim, Mohabbat Ke Dushman, Rihaee||Suman Y. Bhalla/Suman A. Bhardwaj, Jailer Shardadevi, Shamajaan, Taku|
|1989||Galiyon Ka Badshah, Deshwasi, Sachche Ka Bol-Bala, Santosh, Desh Ke Dushman, Paap Ka Ant||Billoo, -, -, Greta Saunders ‘Geeta’, Kavita, –|
|1990||Shadyantra, Lekin…||-, Tara|
|1991||Jamai Raja, Hai Meri Jaan||Durgeshwari Devi, Reshma|
|1995||Param Vir Chakra||Mother|
|1996||Aatank, Maahir||Jesu’s girlfriend, Mrs. Kamini Rai|
|2000||Hey Ram||Ambujam Iyengar|
|2005||Bhagmati||Special appearance as a dancer|
|2006||Ganga, Baabul||Savitri, Shobhna Kapoor|
|2007||Laaga Chunari Mein Daag, Gangotri||Dulari Bai (Dancer), –|
|2011||Bbuddah… Hoga Terra Baap, Aarakshan||Sita, Shakunthala Thakral|
|2013||Mahabharat Aur Barbareek||Hidimbi|
|2016||Aman Ke Farishtey||Geeta|
|2017||Gautamiputra Satakarni, Ek Thi Rani Aisi Bhi||Gautami Balashri, Vijaya Raje Scindia|
Biography / Wiki :-
|Real Name||Hema Malini Chakravarty|
|Known Name||Hema Malini|
|Date of Birth||16 October 1948|
|Age||74 years ( as of 2022)|
|Birthplace||Jeeyapuram, Tiruchirappalli district, Madras Presidency, India|
|Hometown||Tiruchirappalli district, Tamil Nadu|
|Current Residence||Mumbai , Maharashtra , India|
|Profession||Bollywood Actress, Politician|
|Boyfriend / Affairs||Jeetendra, Actor (1970s)|
Dharmendra, Actor (Mid-1970-present)
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 Name||Andhra Mahila Sabha Delhi Tamil Education Association Sr. Sec.|
School, New Delhi
|College / University||N/A|
|Educational Qualification||12th Drop-out|
|Father Name||VSR Chakravarti|
|Mother Name||Jaya Lakshmi Chakravarti|
|Brother Name||R.K. Chakravarti|
|Spouse / Husband Name||Dharmendra, Actor|
|Childrens ( Kids) Name||Daughters- Esha Deol, Ahana Deol|
Vijayta Deol (step-daughter), Ajeeta Deol
Sons- Sunny Deol (step-son), Bobby Deol
Career / Awards & Achievements :-
|Awards & Achievements||11 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 Worth||Rs. 101 crore|
|Monthly Salary / Income||Rs . 5-7 Crore per Film|
|House Address||43, Shakunt Plot No.17, Jaihind Society, 12th|
Road, JVPD Juhu, Mumbai Upnagar, Teh.-
Andheri, Dist.-Mumbai, Pin-400049
Figure Measurements ,Bra Size ,Height & Weight :-
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Height||Feet – 5 feet 6 inches|
|Meters – 1.68 m|
|Centimeters – 168 cm|
|Weight||In Kilograms – 57 Kg|
|Figure Measurements||Bra 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.