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


1948 Birth Born on October 16, 1948.


1972 23 Years Old During her career, Malini received eleven nominations for the Filmfare Award for Best Actress, winning the award in 1972.


1979 30 Years Old Malini's first film with Dharmendra was Sharafat (1970), and they got married in 1979. … Read More


2000 51 Years Old In 2000, Malini won the Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award and also the Padma Shri, the fourth-highest civilian honour awarded by the Government of India.
2003 54 Years Old From 2003 to 2009, Malini was elected to the Rajya Sabha, the upper House of parliament, as a representative of the Bharatiya Janata Party. … Read More
2004 55 Years Old 1 More Event
…  She also played a substantial supporting role in the 2004 film Veer-Zaara.
2007 58 Years Old 1 More Event
…  In 2007, she performed in Mysuru on the eve of Dussera, where she played the roles of Sati, Parvati and Durga. … Read More


2009 60 Years Old Malini is a supporter of the animal rights organisation, PETA India. In 2009, she wrote a letter to the Mumbai Municipal Commissioner urging him to ban horse carriages from the Mumbai`s busy streets.
2010 61 Years Old In March 2010, Malini was made general secretary of the BJP, and in February 2011, she was recommended by Ananth Kumar, the party general secretary.
2011 62 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2011, she directed her second feature film Tell Me O Khuda which featured both her husband Dharmendra and her daughter Esha Deol.
2012 63 Years Old 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 2014 general elections for the Lok Sabha, Malini defeated the Mathura incumbent, Jayant Chaudhary (RLD) by 3,30,743 votes. … Read More
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