An accomplished Bollywood actress, a skilled Bharatnatyam dancer, a thoughtful politician and an acclaimed producer-director, Hema Malini is all that and more. Born into a Tamil speaking Iyengar Brahmin family, Hema Malini made her foray into Hindi films with ‘Sapno ka Saudagar’ in 1968, starring Raj Kapoor. From the early days, Hema was promoted as the ‘Dream Girl’ because of her beauty and impeccable style. Her chemistry with Dharmendra made them a sizzling on-screen couple who starred together in several films including the legendary ‘Sholay’.
Hema Malini eventually married Dharmendra and went on to act in blockbusters like ‘Seeta aur Geeta’, ‘Dreamgirl’, ‘Charas’ and ‘The Burning Train’. She became a step- mother to Sunny and Bobby Deol, sons of Dharmendra from his first marriage to Prakash Kaur. Hema had two daughters from Dharmendra- Esha Deol and Ahana Deol. She managed to balance her personal and professional life in the most charming manner. During her career, Hema Malini was nominated 11 times for the coveted Filmare Best Actress Award and won it once in 1972. In the year 2000, Hema Malini was awarded the ‘Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award’ and also received the ‘Padma Shri’ by the Government of India.
Hema was nominated in the Rajya Sabha from 2003 to 2009. On the home front, Hema raised her daughters with grit and grace. Esha Deol had her run at the movies and is happily married.
Esha Deol starred in super hits like ‘Dhoom’, ‘No entry’, ‘Dus’ and many more. After a steady career, she married her long time businessman boyfriend- Bharat Takhtani on 29 June 2012.
Hema Malini Daughters Weddings:
Esha Deol wedding!
Looking resplendent with mother Hema Malini
Hema Malini solemnized Esha deol wedding with Bharat in a simple yet sophisticated ceremony wearing a rich kanchipuram saree. Esha deol wore a bright red bridal lelehnga with sequin embellishments and gold zari. All near and dear to the couple along with a selected few from the Bollywood fraternity attended the wedding.
Dad by her side!
Loving dad Dharmendra was fully present at Esha deol wedding. First cousin Abhay Deol performed all the rituals of a brother.
With little sis – Ahana Deol
Esha deol is seen here with her husband Bharat and sibling Ahana. Her sister played an important role in Esha deol marriage by participating in all the rituals in the perfect bridesmaid dress flaunting a beautiful half saree.
At the Reception
The groom’s family hosted a grand reception where Esha deol looked gorgeous in a pink lehenga choli. Bharat was surely towing her line!
Ahana Deol – the younger daughter
Hema Malini and Dharmendra’s younger daughter Ahana Deol is a trained Oddissi dancer. She trained under guru Rabindra Atibuddhi and has regular stage performances along with her mother and sister. Apart from this, Ahana Deol has also done a course in editing and film making from the famous Whistling Woods, promoted by Subhash Ghai and another one from a reputed institute in New York.
Her direction skills helped her assist director Sanjay Leela Bhansali in the film ‘Guzaarish’. Her stint in the advertising industry has also kept Ahana busy. The Kent RO advertisement feature all three of them – Hema, Esha and Ahana together!
Marriage on the cards for Ahana!
Ahana is all set to marry boyfriend – Vaibhav Vora on February 2. Vaibhav is a Delhi based businessman. Here she wore a beautiful beige coloured bridal saree with gold embellishment that gives it a rich look. Ahana deol hopes to continue her dance performances and shows after marriage too. She also has a keen interest in direction. Elder sis Esha deol is busy getting Ahana deol wedding trousseau ready and Mom Hema is busy shopping for the D-day!
We hope she has a wonderful married life.