Dream Girl (Hema Malini) turns 73 today; Know some interesting facts about her
The dream girl of Bollywood industry turns to 73. Know some interesting facts about her read full story.
• Early life and education:
Hema Malini was born on 16th October 1948 in Tamil Iyengar family born to Jaya Lakshmi and VSR Chakravarti Iyengar to Srirangam. She studied at DTEA Mandir Marg until 11th standard after that she decided to pursue her acting career.
• Filmy career:
She started her acting debut in 1963 with Tamil film Idhu Sathyam. She first acted as lead in movie Sapno Ke Saudagar opposite of Dharmendra whom she married in 1980.Malini was initially was promoted as Dream Girl and in 1977 she was starred in movie of same name. She is known for her various comic and dramatic roles and she among most successful leading actress in Hindi cinema.
• Political career
From 2003 to 2009 she was elected as member of upper house, Rajya Sabha in Parliament as representative of Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP).In 2014,she was elected as member of Lok Sabha.
• Her work for social causes
Malini has involved in charitable and social ventures
She has been a supporter of animal rights organization .Currently she is also a life member of International Society for Krishna Conscious (ISKON).
• Awards and appreciation
During her filmy career she was eleven times nominated in Filmfare Awards for Best Actress, which she won in 1973.In 2000 she won Lifetime Filmfare Achievement Award and in 2019 awarded with 50 years of outstanding contribution in Hindi Cinema. She was awarded with Padma Shri, fourth highest civilian honour awarded by Government of India.
Now she is established as legendary actress .Her acting would always be admired by the people.