Hema Malini: News

Hema Malini, a veteran Bollywood actress, is a Member of the Parliament who belongs to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). She was born on October 16, 1948, in Ammankundi, Tamil Nadu. Malini had quit her schooling to pursue acting and bagged her first lead role in the 1968 Hindi film 'Sapno Ka Saudagar'. She went on to act in over 100 films, mostly Bollywood projects and was a popular Bollywood actress for nearly 30 years before entering politics. She started her political career in 2003 when she was nominated for a seat in the Rajya Sabha by the then President APJ Abdul Kalam and remained in the post till 2009. Meanwhile, in 2004, she formally joined the BJP, and in 2010 she was appointed the General Secretary of the BJP. In 2014, she defeated RLD's Jayant Chaudhary from Mathura in her first Lok Sabha election. She retained her Mathura seat in the 2019 General Election, too. Malini was honored with the Padma Shri in 2000.

Viral: Hema Malini celebrates with pyro gun after LS win

The results of the Lok Sabha Elections 2024 were declared on Tuesday, sparking celebrations among victorious leaders.

26 Apr 2024

Lok Sabha Elections

Lok Sabha elections: Key contenders in Phase 2

As many as 88 constituencies from 13 states and Union Territories went to the polls at 7:00am on Friday.

23 Apr 2024


Here's why Dharmendra initially opposed Hema Malini's political career

In a recent interview, veteran actor and politician Hema Malini revealed her husband-actor Dharmendra's initial disapproval of her political aspirations.

12 Apr 2024


Hema Malini posts with farmers again while campaigning; invites trolls

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Hema Malini has faced criticism on social media for her latest election campaign photos.

10 Apr 2024

Kangana Ranaut

Explained: Row over Surjewala's 'vulgar' comments against Hema Malini 

The Election Commission of India (EC) has issued a show-cause notice to Congress General Secretary Randeep Singh Surjewala over his comments about Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP and film actress Hema Malini.

BJP attacks Surjewala over remarks on Hema Malini; he responds 

Congress leader Randeep Singh Surjewala has accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of manipulating a video clip after the saffron party shared a video of him making "vile, sexist" remarks against Hema Malini.

24 Mar 2024


'Rang Barse,' 'Balam Pichkari': Holi songs that strengthen films' narrative

Holi, a vibrant festival celebrated with exuberance, holds deep cultural significance in India.

24 Mar 2024

Ashwini Kumar Choubey

BJP reveals 5th list for Lok Sabha elections

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has unveiled its fifth list of candidates for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.

08 Mar 2024


'Guide,' 'Mother India': How old Bollywood films championed strong women

When it comes to representing women on the 70mm screen, Bollywood has existed in a somewhat mediocre terrain—neither completely hopeless nor overwhelmingly spectacular.

17 Feb 2024

Esha Deol

Hema Malini hints at Esha Deol's 'inclination' to enter politics

Bollywood icon Hema Malini has seamlessly transitioned from cinema to politics and has been representing Mathura in Lok Sabha since 2014.

26 Oct 2023

Digvijaya Singh

'Hema Malini ko bhi nachwaya': BJP's Narottam Mishra sparks controversy

Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Narottam Mishra has triggered a political storm after he used derogatory terms for Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Hema Malini.

16 Oct 2023

Happy Birthday

Happy birthday, Hema Malini: Her top films with Dharmendra

Indian cinema's Dream Girl, veteran actor Hema Malini, turned 75 on Monday (October 16).

29 Jun 2023


Dharmendra pens heartfelt note for Hema Malini, Esha, Ahana

Veteran actor Dharmendra is quite a social media junkie. The actor posts regularly on the platforms and is currently gearing up for his next release Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahaani.

27 Jun 2023


Why Hema Malini never met Dharmendra's first wife, Prakash Kaur

The Deol family holds a special place in the hearts of Bollywood fans.

05 Apr 2023

Karnataka Election

Karnataka polls: Before Kichcha Sudeep, these were BJP's star campaigners

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has reportedly chosen Kannada actor Kichcha Sudeep as the star campaigner for the upcoming Karnataka elections which are scheduled for May 10. Apart from Sudeep, the BJP has also deployed some of its best political heavy-weights in the poll-bound state.

08 Mar 2023

Shabana Azmi

International Women's Day 2023: Revisiting classic Hindi feminist, women-oriented films

In its glorious history spanning over a century, Hindi cinema has tackled every issue one can think of.

08 Feb 2023

Mahua Moitra

Mahua Moitra uses cuss word in Parliament, defends it later

Trinamool Congress (TMC) MP Mahua Moitra said on Wednesday that she stood by her recent use of an expletive against Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Ramesh Bidhuri in Parliament amid demands for an apology from her.

16 Oct 2022

Happy Birthday

Hema Malini turns 74: Exploring lesser-known facts about veteran actor-dancer

Actor-dancer-politician Hema Malini has been active in the industry since 1963 and has worked in over a staggering 170 films in her four-decade-long career so far.

02 May 2022


'Learned my lesson': Dharmendra shares health update after hospitalization

Bollywood legend Dharmendra, who was admitted to a hospital in Mumbai recently, shared a video online where he talked about the lessons he learned from that episode.

16 Oct 2021


Hema Malini birthday special: Looking at her best dance performances

Effectively establishing herself as a superstar in an industry buzzing with male superstars, Hema Malini is one of the biggest pillars of our film fraternity.

Farmers don't know what they want, says BJP's Hema Malini

Veteran actor and politician Hema Malini has said that the Farmers who are protesting against the new agricultural laws do not know what they want.

28 May 2020


Inappropriate: Hema Malini distances herself from controversial Kent ad

After a contentious advertisement by healthcare appliances company Kent RO sparked massive outrage, its brand ambassador, actor and BJP MP Hema Malini distanced herself from the promo and dubbed it as "inappropriate".

02 Sep 2019

Shah Rukh Khan

Anushka Sharma turns police officer for an ad shoot

Anushka Sharma, who never fails to impress audiences with her versatile roles both in movies and commercials, is all set to surprise her fans yet again.

25 Aug 2019

Amitabh Bachchan

Anushka Sharma approached for 'Satte Pe Satta' remake: Report

Earlier, it was reported that Rohit Shetty and Farah Khan have joined hands for the remake of Amitabh Bachchan and Hema Malini starrerSatte Pe Satta.

13 Jul 2019

Lok Sabha

Hema Malini sweeps streets, junta finds the photo-op unreal

Actor-turned-politician Hema Malini was caught in a photo-op on Saturday, one which she was clearly unprepared for.

24 Apr 2019


Sunny Deol's decision to join BJP floods Twitter with memes

On Tuesday afternoon, Bollywood actor Sunny Deol, joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the presence of Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and Minister of Railways and Coal, Piyush Goyal.

07 Apr 2019

Narendra Modi

Jaya, Hema, and Urmila: Neta or abhineta?

This election season is not only about political power but star power as well. Though this isn't the first time cine stars jumped into the political arena, thanks to social media their moves are being heavily scrutinized.

24 Mar 2019

Sonia Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi should marry "dancer" Sapna Chaudhary: BJP MLA

BJP MLA Surendra Singh, who is known for his sexist barbs, attacked popular performer Sapna Chaudhary saying the country will not "accept" her and suggested that Congress President Rahul Gandhi should marry her.

27 Jul 2018

Narendra Modi

'Can become CM in one-minute,' says the controversial Hema Malini

UP BJP MP Hema Malini can become the chief minister if she wanted to "in a minute," she told reporters Wednesday in Rajasthan's Banswara, "but I don't like to be tied up."

14 May 2018


Rain, lightning and winds kill 200 across India in two-weeks

Around 70 people were killed as rain, lightning and winds lashed various states yesterday, taking the death toll in two weeks to more than 200.

21 Apr 2018

Narendra Modi

Hema Malini: Rape cases are given more publicity these days

BJP MP Hema Malini commented on the rising rapes and crimes against women on Saturday and said such incidents are getting a lot of publicity, ANI reported.

06 Apr 2018


Actor Raj Kishore of 'Sholay' fame passes away at 85

Yesteryear actor Raj Kishore, most recognized for his work in the iconic 'Sholay', passed away Friday morning after suffering from a heart attack.

28 Feb 2018


Sridevi funeral: Salman Khan, Hema Malini, Akshaye Khanna pay tribute

The who's who of the Indian film industry was seen heading to the Celebration Sports Club in Mumbai this morning, where Sridevi's mortal remains have been kept.

05 Oct 2017


Actress Hema Malini's godown robbed; Rs. 90,000-worth items stolen

Veteran actress and BJP MP Hema Malini's warehouse in Andheri West's DN Nagar in Mumbai has been robbed.