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Hema Malini

Bharatiya Janata Party

Basic Info

About,Hema Malini

Hema Malini ("Hema Malini Chakravarty") (born 16 October 1948, Jeeyapuram (Tiruchirappalli), Tamil Nadu, India) is an Indian actress, director, producer, dancer and politician.1963 she made acting début in Tamil film "Ithu Sathiyam" as a dancer/supporting actress. Malini first acted in main role in Sapno Ka Saudagar (1968), and went on to feature in numerous Bollywood films, primarily as the lead actress. In most of her films, she starred opposite her husband; Dharmendra and with Rajesh Khanna and Dev Anand.
 
Malini was initially promoted as the "Dream Girl", and in 1977 starred in a film of the same name.[3] She has played both comic and dramatic roles, as well as being a dancer.She has appeared in more than 150 films.During her career, Malini received eleven nominations for the Filmfare Award for Best Actress, winning the award in 1972.
 
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.In 2012, the Sir Padampat Singhania University conferred an Honorary Doctorate on Malini in recognition of her contribution to Indian cinema.Malini served as chairperson of the National Film Development Corporation. In 2006, Malini received Sopori Academy of Music And Performing Arts (SaMaPa) Vitasta award from Bhajan Sopori in Delhi for her contribution and service to Indian culture and dance.
 
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.
 

Education & Personal Life

Malini was the third child born of a pure Tamilian family to her mother Jaya Lakshmi Chakravarti, a film producer and VSR Chakravarti.Malini attended the Andhra Mahila Sabha in Chennai where her favourite subject was history.Malini studied at DTEA Mandir Marg and in 12th Standard left to begin her acting career.
 
Malini's first film with Dharmendra was Sharafat (1970), and they got married in 1979.Dharmendra was already married at that time and had children, two of whom are Bollywood actors Sunny Deol and Bobby Deol. Malini married to Dharmendra. They have two children, Bollywood actress Esha Deol (born 1981) and Ahana Deol, an assistant director.[
 
Malini's niece is actress Madhoo who played the female lead in Phool Aur Kaante (1991),Roja (1992)and Annayya (1993)

Political Career

Hema Malini As Politician

In 1999, Malini campaigned for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate, Vinod Khanna, a former Bollywood actor, in the Lok Sabha Elections in Gurdaspur, Punjab. In February 2004, Malini officially joined the BJP From 2003 to 2009, she served as an MP to the upper house the Rajya Sabha, having been nominated by the then President of India, Dr A P J Abdul Kalam.

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.

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