When one says dream girl, it’s always Hema Malini that comes to the mind! The Indian actress, writer, producer, dancer, and politician is celebrating her 71st birthday today. She made her acting debut with the Tamil film ‘Ithu Sathiyam’. She stepped into Bollywood with the film ‘Sapno Ka Saudagar’ in 1968, and went on to feature in numerous Bollywood films.
As the dream girl celebrates her birthday today, we bring you her 5 Iconic films which you should watch once in your lifetime.
Malini plays five different characters in the film and they are Dream Girl, Sapna, Padma, Champabai and Rajkumari. In the film, she steals money to maintain a home for orphans. It released in 1977 and it was a hit at the box office.
Malini played the role of Basanti in the film and her character was deeply loved by the audience. The film did wonders on the box office and it is regarded as one of the best films of Indian cinema. It released in 1975.
Seeta Aur Geeta
The film released in 1972 and it was a comedy-drama film. In the film, she did a double role as Seeta and Geeta who were twin sisters with completely different life view and qualities. She also received a Filmfare Best Actress Award for this film.
Andaz, the Hema Malini movie was packed with powerful performances from Shammi Kapoor, Hema Malini and had a powerful guest appearance by the reigning superstar Rajesh Khanna.
Released in 1971, Lal Patthar showed Hema Malini as a jealous woman in a negative role.
The Government of India has conferred her Padma Shri for her exemplary contribution to the industry. In 2000, another feather got added to her hat as she received the Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award.
We wish her a very happy birthday!