Hema Malini is an extremely popular actress from the Indian film industry. Hema Malini is mostly renowned for her comic roles and dancing skills in over 150 movies she starred in.
Hema Malini, apart from being an award-winning actress, is also a trained classical Indian dancer, a film director, movie producer as well as being a politician.
Popularly called as ‘Dream Girl’, Hema Malini is still recognized for her impressive acting skills and excellent dance talent.
About Hema Malini
|Real Name||Hema Malini Chakravarty|
|Date of Birth||16th October 1948|
|Age (as of September 2018)||70 years|
|Place of Birth||Jeeyapuram (Tamil Nadu)|
|Height||5 ft 6"
(168 cm) approximately
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Family & Relationships
|Mother||Jaya Lakshmi Chakravarty
|Net Worth||INR 682,00,00,000
(USD 94 Million)
|Famous for||Sapno Ka Saudagar (1968), Waris (1969), Sharafat, Johnny Mera Naam (1970), Lal Patthar, Tere Mere Sapne, Andaz (1971), Seeta Aur Geeta, Gora Aur Kala, Bhai Ho To Aisa (1972), Chhupa Rustam (1973), Amir Garib, Dulhan, Dost (1974), Dharmatma, Sholay (1975), Maa, Aap Beeti, Dus Numbri, Jaaneman, Mehbooba (1976), Dream Girl (1977), Dillagi, Trishul (1978), Meera (1979), The Burning Train, Do Aur Do Paanch, Alibaba Aur 40 Chor (1980), Jyothi, Dard, Kranti, Kudrat (1981), Samraat, Satte Pe Satta, Suraag, Rajput (1982), Razia Sultan, Andha Kanoon, Nastik (1983), Ek Nai Paheli (1984), Durga, Ramkali, Yudh (1985), Sitapur Ki Geeta, Apne Apne, Kudrat Ka Kanoon (1987), Vijay, Rihaee, Mohabbat Ke Dushman (1988), Santosh (1989), Jamai Raja (1991), Vivekananda (1994), Param Vir Chakra (1995), Hey Ram (2000), Censor (2001), Baghban (2003), Veer-Zaara (2004), Baabul (2006), Laaga Chunri Me Daag (2007), Bbuddah.. Hoga Tera Baap, Aarakshan (2011), Ek Thi Rani Aisi Bhi (2017)|
|First Movie||TAMIL -
Idhu Sathiyam (1963-as Supporting Actress)
Sapno Ka Saudagar (1968-as Lead Actress)
|Favorite Actors||Dharmendra and Shahrukh Khan|
|Favorite Actresses||Aishwarya Rai and Kareena Kapoor|
|Hobbies||Doing yoga, dancing and driving|
Hema Malini is one of the most popular and veteran actresses in the Indian Hindi film industry. Hema Malini is a multi-talented artist and is also known for being a writer, film director, movie producer, Indian classical stage dancer as well as having been a Member of Rajya Sabha and Member of Lok Sabha, from the Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP).
Hema Malini’s age is 70 years, as Hema Malini was born on the 16th of October in 1948, in Jeeyapuram, a small town near Chennai, in Tamil Nadu. Hema Malini’s height is around 5 ft 6 inches (168 cm) while Hema Malini’s weight is around 60 kg (132 lbs). In her spare time, Hema Malini loves to do yoga, practice her dance or go for a drive, as part of her hobbies.
Hema Malini’s father was the late VSR Chakravarty, while Hema Malini’s mother was late Jaya Lakshmi Chakravarty. Although Hema Malini does not have any sisters, Hema Malini’s brothers are R K Chakravarty and R J Chakravarty. Being a talented actress who had appeared in many roles with only a select top actors, Hema Malini’s boyfriend was Jeetendra, the popular actor, during the 1970s. However, Hema Malini’s husband is the veteran actor, Dharmendra, whom she is married to since May of 1980. Hema Malini and Dharmendra have two daughters from their marriage – actress Esha Deol and Ahana Deol.
Thanks to her successful and long acting career, along with numerous brand endorsement deals and other investments, Hema Malini’s net worth is around INR 682 crores (USD 94 Million).
Being an extremely talented actress, especially in the comic and drama genre, Hema Malini has won several awards and been nominated numerous times too.
The list of Hema Malini’s awards include winning the Filmfare Award for Best Actress for her impressive double-role in ‘Seeta Aur Geeta’ (1973) and the Bollywood Movie Awards’ Most Sensational Actress award for her excellent performance in ‘Baghban’ (2004).
Hema Malini has been honored for her immense contribution towards Indian cinema with several prestigious awards. Hema Malini was awarded the Padma Shri, India’s 4th-highest civilian award, by the Government of India in 2000, the Filmfare Awards’ Lifetime Achievement Award in 1999, the Bollywood Movie Awards’ Lifetime Achievement Award in 2003, as well as the Zee Cine Awards’ Lifetime Achievement Award in 2003.
Apart from having won these acting awards, Hema Malini was also nominated several times for her impressive roles in several movies.
The list of Hema Malini’s Filmfare award nominations include the Filmfare Awards’ Best Actress award nomination for ‘Amir Garib’ (1974), the Filmfare Best Actress award nomination for her role in ‘Prem Nagar’ (1974), the Filmfare Awards’ Best Actress award nomination for ‘Khushboo’ (1975), the Filmfare Awards’ Best Actress award nomination for ‘Sanyasi’ (1975), the Filmfare Awards’ Best Actress award nomination for ‘Mehbooba’ (1976), the Filmfare Awards’ Best Actress award nomination for ‘Kinara’ (1977), the Filmfare Awards’ Best Actress award nomination for her performance in ‘Meera’ (1979), the Filmfare Awards’ Best Actress award nomination for ‘Naseeb’ (1981), the Filmfare Awards’ Best Actress award nomination for her role in ‘Rihaee’ (1990), and also the Filmfare Awards’ Best Actress award nomination for her impressive role in ‘Baghban’ (2003).
Interesting Facts About Hema Malini
- It is unknown whether Hema Malini smokes or if she drinks alcohol.
- Hema Malini is the 3rd-child and belongs to a Tamil family.
- Hema Malini is a highly-trained and talented stage dancer and renowned for her graceful form even at this age.
- Hema Malini decided to drop out school during her 12th to pursue acting.
- Initially, Hema Malini was cast as a dancer in Tamil movies.
- Hema Malini was the highest-paid actress in Bollywood between 1976 and 1980.
- She was often termed as the ‘Dream Girl’ and finally appeared in the movie of the same name in 1977.