Articles about Hema Malini

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.

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

02 May 2022

Entertainment
'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.

Hema Malini birthday special: Looking at her best dance performances

16 Oct 2021

Entertainment
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

13 Jan 2021

Politics
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.

Inappropriate: Hema Malini distances herself from controversial Kent ad

28 May 2020

Entertainment
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".

Coronavirus-panic: Infected Kanika Kapoor met Dushyant Singh, he other MPs

21 Mar 2020

Politics
Coronavirus-panic: Infected Kanika Kapoor met Dushyant Singh, he other MPs

Bollywood singer Kanika Kapoor, who tested positive for coronavirus on Friday, has sparked fears of mass infection after she met with almost the entire elite circle of Lucknow, Vasundhara Raje and her son Dushyant Singh.

'Absent' Sidhu features in Congress' star campaigners list for Delhi

22 Jan 2020

Politics
'Absent' Sidhu features in Congress' star campaigners list for Delhi

After a rather publicized fallout with Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu sort of vanished from the news.

Five times Bollywood celebrities were trolled for their political "acumen"

19 Dec 2019

Entertainment
Five times Bollywood celebrities were trolled for their political "acumen"

Whether they are promoting their movies, chilling on a chat show or even contesting elections, the political understanding of Bollywood celebrities sounds, at best, debatable.

Confirmed! Anushka Sharma to star in 'Satte Pe Satta' remake

18 Sep 2019

Entertainment
Confirmed! Anushka Sharma to star in 'Satte Pe Satta' remake

Anushka Sharma, who has been on a break for some time now, seems to have finalized her next project.

Anushka Sharma turns police officer for an ad shoot

02 Sep 2019

Entertainment
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.

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

25 Aug 2019

Entertainment
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.

Haven't been elected to clean toilets: Pragya Thakur tells BJP-worker

22 Jul 2019

Politics
Haven't been elected to clean toilets: Pragya Thakur tells BJP-worker

Terror accused-turned-parliamentarian, Pragya Thakur, on Sunday sparked yet another controversy when she said she hasn't been elected to "clean toilets".

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

13 Jul 2019

Politics
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.

Haryanvi dancer Sapna Choudhary joins BJP at Delhi membership drive

07 Jul 2019

Politics
Haryanvi dancer Sapna Choudhary joins BJP at Delhi membership drive

On Sunday, famous Haryanvi singer and dancer Sapna Chaudhary joined the Bharatiya Janata Party during the party's membership drive program in Delhi.

Esha Deol announces birth of second baby, Miraya: Details here

11 Jun 2019

Entertainment
Esha Deol announces birth of second baby, Miraya: Details here

Esha Deol has been blessed with a baby girl.

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

24 Apr 2019

India
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.

Sunny Deol BJP candidate from Amritsar? Speculations rife

21 Apr 2019

Politics
Sunny Deol BJP candidate from Amritsar? Speculations rife

On Friday, BJP President Amit Shah met Bollywood actor Sunny Deol in Pune and sparked off speculations that the latter may be fielded from Amritsar, Punjab.

Jaya, Hema, and Urmila: Neta or abhineta?

07 Apr 2019

Politics
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.

Reel PM Modi, Vivek Oberoi, named BJP's star-campaigner in Gujarat

06 Apr 2019

Politics
Reel PM Modi, Vivek Oberoi, named BJP's star-campaigner in Gujarat

The list of Bharatiya Janata Party's star-campaigners in Gujarat started with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and ended with actor Vivek Oberoi.

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

24 Mar 2019

Politics
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.

BJP's first #2019LokSabhaPolls list: PM Modi to contest from Varanasi

21 Mar 2019

Politics
BJP's first #2019LokSabhaPolls list: PM Modi to contest from Varanasi

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has released its first list of 182 candidates for the upcoming 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

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

27 Jul 2018

Politics
'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."

Impressed by Janhvi, Lata Mangeshkar wants to sing for her

25 Jul 2018

Entertainment
Impressed by Janhvi, Lata Mangeshkar wants to sing for her

Janhvi Kapoor, Boney Kapoor and Sridevi's daughter, who recently shot to fame with 'Dhadak' just received a huge compliment from Lata Mangeshkar.

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

14 May 2018

India
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.

Hema Malini: Rape cases are given more publicity these days

21 Apr 2018

Politics
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.

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

06 Apr 2018

Entertainment
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.

Delhi-Airport chaos: Power-banks, snags misplace thousands of bags, delay flights

30 Mar 2018

India
Delhi-Airport chaos: Power-banks, snags misplace thousands of bags, delay flights

There was chaos at Delhi's IGI Airport yesterday evening: the check-in process was drastically slow, hundreds of passengers' bags were misplaced, and as a result, several flights were delayed.

Sridevi's final journey: Actor cremated with full state honors

28 Feb 2018

India
Sridevi's final journey: Actor cremated with full state honors

The iconic Sridevi has been cremated with state honors at the Vile Parle Seva Samaj Crematorium in Mumbai. Her husband, Boney Kapoor performed the last rites.

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

28 Feb 2018

India
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.

Everyone has right to practise own faith, including me: Adityanath

24 Feb 2018

India
Everyone has right to practise own faith, including me: Adityanath

UP CM Yogi Adityanath said everyone has the right to practise their faith, and being a Hindu, he is also entitled to visit religious places like Ayodhya and Mathura.

Hamid Karzai: Trump must "walk the talk" on Pakistan's terrorism

27 Jan 2018

World
Hamid Karzai: Trump must "walk the talk" on Pakistan's terrorism

Former Afghanistan president Hamid Karzai called upon US president Donald Trump to "walk the talk" about curbing Pakistan's support to terrorist outfits.

Khattar-government spends Rs. 3.8L on 10 copies of Bhagavad Gita

09 Jan 2018

Politics
Khattar-government spends Rs. 3.8L on 10 copies of Bhagavad Gita

Move over 2G and Coalgate, we have a new scam in making - the "Gita scam."

Star-studded BJP now welcomes Aashiqui actor Rahul Roy

18 Nov 2017

Politics
Star-studded BJP now welcomes Aashiqui actor Rahul Roy

Actor Rahul Roy has joined BJP in the presence of parliamentary affairs minister, Vijay Goel at the party's headquarters in Delhi.

10-years of Om Shanti Om: Tracing its contribution to cinema

09 Nov 2017

Entertainment
10-years of Om Shanti Om: Tracing its contribution to cinema

Om Shanti Om, the glossy Farah Khan film that tried to recreate Bollywood's most iconic period, completes 10 years today.

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

05 Oct 2017

Entertainment
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.

Swaraj comes to help of Indian woman suffering in Pakistan

21 Mar 2017

Politics
Swaraj comes to help of Indian woman suffering in Pakistan

When the father of Mohammadia Begum, an Indian woman allegedly being ill-treated by her in-laws in Pakistan, reached out to Sushma Swaraj through an SOS YouTube video, the External Affairs minister soon directed the Indian High Commission to renew her passport and facilitate her return.

Parmeshwar Godrej passes away

11 Oct 2016

Entertainment
Parmeshwar Godrej passes away

Parmeshwar Godrej, wife of Godrej Group Chairman, Adi Godrej passed away late last night.

Deepika ranks 10th on the 'World's Highest Paid Actresses' list

26 Aug 2016

Entertainment
Deepika ranks 10th on the 'World's Highest Paid Actresses' list

According to Forbes, Deepika is among the top 10 highest-paid actresses in the world.

Sholay celebrates its 41st anniversary

15 Aug 2016

Entertainment
Sholay celebrates its 41st anniversary

It has been 41 years since the movie Sholay was released on big screen.

Deepika Padukone becomes the highest paid actress in Bollywood

03 Aug 2016

Entertainment
Deepika Padukone becomes the highest paid actress in Bollywood

According to Mumbai Mirror, Deepika Padukone has bagged a Rs.10 crore paycheck (without taxes) for Sanjay Leela Bhansali's upcoming movie "Padmavati".