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Hema Malini

Actress + Politician
Born Oct 16, 1948

Hema Malini is an Indian actress, director and producer, Bharatanatyam dancer-choreographer, a politician. Making her acting debut in Sapno Ka Saudagar (1968), she went on to appear in numerous Bollywood films, most notably those with actor and future-husband Dharmendra and with Rajesh Khanna. Malini is regarded as one of the greatest and most influential actresses in the history of Indian cinema.… Read More

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  • Maharashtra Cm Devendra Fadnavis Plans To Scrap Rule After Hema Malini Land Issue Economic Times
    Google News - Feb 04, 2016
  • Meet Bollywood’s Sexiest Action Heroines
    The Times Of India - Oct 19, 2013
  • The Dream Girl Turns A Year Older
    Bollywood Hungama - Oct 16, 2013
  • Dharmendra hema malini loving couples
    Dream Girl@65: Dharmendra, Hema Malini’s Fairy Tale Love Story
    Bollywood Mantra - Oct 15, 2013


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Hema Malini.


1948 Birth Hema Malini Chakravarty was born on 16 October 1948 to a Tamil speaking Iyengar family in Ammankudi near Orathanadu to V.S. Ramanujam Chakravarthy and Jaya Chakravarthy. … Read More


1965 16 Years Old …  In 1965, she got an opportunity to portray a danseuse in Pandava Vanavasam, a Telugu film. … Read More


1975 26 Years Old A majority of her films released during this period were highly successful; Sanyasi, Dharmatma and Pratigya. Sholay, released in 1975, became a box-office phenomenon, where she played the role of Basanti, an unforgettable role of a talkative girl. … Read More


1980 31 Years Old Hema fell in love with her co-star Dharmendra during the filming of Sholay. She eventually married him in 1980. … Read More
1983 34 Years Old In 1983 she starred in Andha Kanoon wherein she played the role of a daughter seeking revenge for the death of her parents. … Read More
1985 36 Years Old She was a part of the hit multi-starrers Baghavat and Raaj Tilak both opposite Dharmendra, and continued to gain success in films focusing on her character like Aandhi Toofan, Durgaa and Ramkali in 1985, Sitapur Ki Geeta in 1987 saw her doing action oriented roles while Ek Chadar Maili Si (1986), Rihaee and Jamai Raja (1990), saw her playing more matured roles. … Read More


She also played a substantial supporting role in the 2004 film Veer-Zaara. … Read More
2007 58 Years Old 1 More Event
…  In 2007, she performed in Mysore on the eve of Dussera, where she played the roles of Sati, Parvati and Durga. … Read More


2009 60 Years Old Hema Malini is a supporter of animal rights organization, PETA India. In 2009 she wrote a letter to Mumbai Municipal Commissioner urging him to ban horse carriages from the Mumbai`s busy streets.
2010 61 Years Old In March 2010, she was made general secretary of the BJP.
2011 62 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2011, she directed her second feature film that featured her daughter Esha Deol in the lead role alongside her husband Dharmendra in Tell Me O Khuda which released on Diwali of 2011. … Read More
2012 63 Years Old 1 More Event
…  In 2012, the Sir Padampat Singhania University conferred an Honorary Doctorate on Malini in recognition of her contribution to Indian cinema. … Read More
2014 65 Years Old In the General Elections 2014 (Lok Sabha -India) Hema Malini made a dream debut from Mathura Lok Sabha constituency defeating incumbent Jayant Chaudhary of RLD by an impressive margin of 3,30,743 Votes.
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