Most Iconic Bollywood Actress
Dream Girl Hema Malini Chakravarty was born into a Tamil Iyengar family in Ammankudi, Tiruchirappalli to V.S. Ramanujam Chakravarthy and Jaya Chakravarthy on 16 October 1948.Hema Malini is among the most successful female film stars in the history of Indian cinema. Appearing in over 150 films in a career span of 40 years, she has starred in a large number of successful films, and her performances in both commercial and arthouse cinema, were often recognised.She has been nominated 11 times for the Filmfare Award for Best Actress. In 2000, she was presented with the Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award. In the same year, she was honoured with the Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian honour, by the Government of India.Hema Malini and her husband have been involved in politics, as members of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).