Birthdays are special occasions to remember someone special. Today, one of the most beautiful and evergreen actresses of Bollywood Hema Malini celebrates her 70th birthday.
Hema Malini was born on 16 October 1948 who is an Indian actress, writer, director, producer, dancer and politician. Malini was the third child born of a Tamil family to her mother Jaya Lakshmi Chakravarti, a film producer, and VSR Chakravarti. She made her acting debut in the Tamil film Ithu Sathiyam in 1963. But, her voyage in Bollywood began with Sapno ke Saudagar opposite the showman himself, Raj Kapoor in 1968. Post this, there was no turning back for her. She worked with almost all the superstars of that time including Amitabh Bachchan, Dharmendra, Rajnikant, Rajesh Khanna and Dev Anand. She also is a much-admired Indian classical dancer who can light up the stage with her acts. She fell in love with Bollywood’s evergreen actor Dharmendra and wedded him in 1980. Hema Malini and Dharmendra have two children, Bollywood actress Esha Deol (born 1981) and Ahana Deol (born 1985), an assistant director.
From 2003 to 2009, Malini was elected to the Rajya Sabha, the upper House of parliament, as a representative of the Bharatiya Janata Party. In 2014, Malini was elected to the Lok Sabha. Malini has been involved with charitable and social ventures. Presently, Malini is also a life member of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON). She was the top successful actress of her time. She has been praised by critics for her dancing and acting.
We wish Happy Birthday to Bollywood’s Dream Girl Hema Malini!
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