Hema Malini

Indian actress, dancer and politician
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Hema Malini (born 16 October 1948) is an Indian actress, writer, director, producer, dancer and politician.[1] She is known for starring in many Bollywood movies with her husband Dharmendra and with Jeetendra, Rajesh Khanna and Dev Anand.[2] She played the "Dream Girl" in the movie of the same name.[2] She has played both comedy and dramatic roles, as well as being a dancer.[3][4][5] She was one of the highest paid Indian actresses from 1976 to 1980.[6] During her career, she received eleven nominations for the Filmfare Award [7]for Best Actress

From 2003 to 2009, Malini was elected to the Rajya Sabha as a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party.[8] In 2014, Malini was elected to the Lok Sabha.She is also honoured with the Padma Shri, the fourth-highest civilian honour awarded by the Government of India.

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  1. "Hemaji @ Hemamalini, ever dream girl turned 65". cinemanewstoday.com. 17 October 2013.
  2. 2.0 2.1 A dream called Hema Malini. Rediff.com. Accessed 24 September 2009.
  3. "Top Actresses. Box Office India. Accessed 8 January 2008". Archived from the original on 17 October 2013.
  4. Friday Review Chennai / Tribute : Bollywood's macho man bids goodbye. The Hindu 1 May 2009 Accessed 14 June 2011.
  5. Top Box Office Draws of Indian Cinema. IBOS. Accessed 24 September 2009.
  6. "Hema Malini was one of the highest-paid actresses in 1976-1980 - Times of India". The Times of India. 30 July 2015. Retrieved 27 September 2019.
  7. "Filmfare Award for Best Actress". Wikipedia. 2021-05-31.
  8. Smt. Hema Malini, Member of Parliament (Rajya Sabha)- Bio Data Press Information Bureau of India. Archived 22 June 2008 at the Wayback Machine