Hema Malini Age, Family, Husband, Net Worth, Biography & More

Hema Malini is one of the best actresses in the Indian film industry. At present Hema Malini is a Lok Sabha MP of the Bharatiya Janata Party from Mathura (Uttar Pradesh). Famous actress and dancer Hema Malini is one of the few Bollywood actresses who have a unique combination of beauty and acting. In a career spanning nearly four decades, she acted in many superhit films. Hema Malini was also honored with Filmfare’s Lifetime Achievement Award in 1999 for her remarkable contribution to films.

Hema Malini  Bio/Wiki

Real Name/Full NameHema Malini Chakravarty
Nick NameDream Girl
Profession Actress And Politician
Debut MovieTamil– Idhu Sathiyam- 1963
Telugu– Pandava Vanavasam- 1965
HindiSapno Ka Saudagar– 1968
Physical Stat
Height In Centimetre- 168 cm 
In Metre-  1.68 m
In Feet- 5’6”
WeightIn Kilogram-  60 kg
In Pound- 132 lbs
Eye colourDark Brown
Hair colourBlack
Personal Life
Date Of Birth16 October 1948 (Saturday)
Hema Malini Age (2021)73 Years
Birthplace Jeeyapuram, Tiruchirappalli District, Madras Presidency , India
Zodiac sign Libra
Nationality Indian
Home town Tiruchirappalli District , Tamil Nadu
School Andhra Mahila SahaDelhi Tamil Education Association Sr. Sec. School, New Delhi
College/University None
Religion/CastHinduism
Food HabitVegetarian
HobbiesDancing , Driving, Doing Yoga
Family member
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/BoyfriendJeetendra (Actor)
Dharmendra  (Actor) 
HusbandDharmendra 
ChildrenDaughters– Esha Deol, Ahana Deol, Vijayta Deol ( Step- Daughter), Ajeeta Deol ( Step- Daughter)
Son– Sunny Deol (Step -Son), Bobby Deol ( Step – Son)
Parents Father – V.S. Ramanujam Chakravarthy
Mother – Jaya Chakravarthy
SiblingBrother – R.k. Chakravarthy, R. J. Chakravarthy
Sister – None
Income
Net worth (2021)60 Million USD
Hema Malini

Family, Early Life and Education

Hema Malini was born in a Tamil Hindu Iyengar Brahminon family 16 October 1948 in Ammankudi Tamil Nadu. Her father’s name is VSR Chakraborty. Her mother’s name is Jaya Chakraborty who was a film producer.

Hema-Malini is married to Bollywood actor Dharmendra. He has two daughters. Esha Deol and Ahana Deol. Both his daughters are married. Sunny Deol and Bobby Deol are his two step-sons. Both are film actors.

Career

As An Actress: 

  • In 1968, he acted in the Raj Kapoor-directed film Sapne Ke Saudagar. The film proved to be a failure at the box-office but Hema Malini as an actress was well received by the audience.
  • In 1968, he acted in the Raj Kapoor-directed film Sapne Ke Saudagar. The film proved to be a failure at the box-office but Hema Malini as an actress was well received by the audience.
  • He got his first big break from Ramesh’s film (Andaz) 1971. It will be called a mere coincidence that this was Ramesh Sippy’s first film as a director.
  • In the year 1972, Hema Malini got an opportunity to work in Ramesh Sippy’s film (Sita Aur Geeta) which proved to be a milestone for her cine career. After the success of this film, she reached the heights of fame.
  • Dharmendra in the role of Veeru and Hema Malini as Basanti in the 1975 film (Sholay) enthralled the audience. The year 1975 proved to be an important milestone in Hema Malini’s cine career. His superhit films like Sanyasi, Dharmatma, Khushboo, and Pratigya were released that year.
  • In the seventies, Hema Malini was accused of playing only glamourous characters but she shut her critics forever by playing serious characters in films like Khushboo 1975 Kinara 1977 and Meera 1979.

As A Politician

  • Hema started her political career in 2003 by becoming a Rajya Sabha MP from the Bharatiya Janata Party. 
  • 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.
  • In the 2014 general elections for the Lok Sabha, Malini defeated the Mathura incumbent, Jayant Chaudhary (RLD) by 3,30,743 votes. Malini was then elected to the Lok Sabha.
  • Currently, She is a BJP parliamentarian from the temple town of Mathura in Uttar Pradesh and is seeking a second term in the 2019 election. 

Awards and Honors

  • Civilian Award- Padma Shri- 2000- Government Of India
  • FilmFare Awards- Seeta Aur Geeta- 1973
  • Filmfare Awards- Lifetime Achievement- 1999 & Many More Awards

Some Facts About Hema Malini

  • Hema Malini was passionate about being an actress since her early childhood, so much so that she even dropped her school at 11th standard for the same reason.
  • In 1964, She even after being a Tamilian was rejected by director CV Sridhar for a Tamil film. The same role went out to Jayalalitha. Later, Hema made her debut in Tamil industry with ‘Pandava Vanavasam’ in 1965
  • She made her debut in Hindi cinema with ‘Sapno Ka Saudagar’ (1968) opposite Raj Kapoor.
  • She was named the fourth highest-paid actress from 1971 to 1975, and later, she shared the position of the second-highest-paid actress with Zeenat Aman twice in the periods of 1976–1980 and 1982–1985.
  • Talking about her married life in her autobiography ‘Hema Malini: The Authorized Biography’ she revealed that her co-actors, Jeetendra and Sanjeev Kumar had approached her with a marriage proposal but she had already lost her heart to Dharmendra.
  • She has an age gap of only six years between Dharmendra’s eldest son from her first wife, Sunny Deol.
  • She is the only actress in Bollywood to have worked with the whole Kapoor legacy, beginning from Raj Kapoor, Shashi Kapoor, Shammi Kapoor to Randhir Kapoor and Rishi Kapoor.
  • Hema Malini is the founder of ‘Natya Vihar Kala Kendra’ which aims at promoting Indian mythological themes of Ramayana and Mahabharata through various forms of dance.
  • Hema Malini is a staunch supporter of animal rights organization PETA India, which is why she is a vegetarian.
  • She is a trained Bharatnatyam dancer while her daughters Esha and Ahana Deol are trained Orissi dancers.
  • She made her TV debut with the role of Goddess Durga in the Puneet Issar directed TV serial ‘Jai Maa ki’ in the year 2000.
  • She was the editor of ‘New Woman’ and ‘Meri Saheli’, Hindi magazines for women.

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