- Birthday16 October, 1948
- Zodiac: Libra
- Fun Trivia:She is an expert Bharatnatyam dancer.
- Famous Quote:I just wanted to be known as a good actress or rather to be loved a lot as an actress.
Born in Chennai to film producer Jaya Lakshmi Chakravarti and VSR Chakravarti, Hema Malini left her school in 12th standard to pursue a career in acting. She made her screen debut with Tamil film Ithu Sathiyam (1963), albeit as a supporting actress. Her big Bollywood break happened with Sapno Ka Saudagar (1968) and ever since, the actress, fondly called as the ‘Dream Girl,’ has appeared in more than 150 films. Hema got married to Dharmendra in 1979 when the latter was already married and had two children – actors Bobby Deol and Sunny Deol. The couple has two children from their marriage – actress Esha Deol and assistant director Ahana Deol.