Smt. Hema Malini

Positions Held

Ministry Tenure
Elected to 16th Lok Sabha May, 2014
Member, Standing Committee on Information Technology Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Tourism and Culture 1 Sep. 2014 onwards

Personal Details

Date Of Birth 16 Oct 1948
Place Ammengudi, Tricchy (Tamil Nadu)
Political Party Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP)
Academics Matric Educated at Andhra Mahila Sabha, Mylapore, Madras, Tamil Nadu

Profile

Hema Malini is an Indian actress, writer, director, producer, dancer and politician. She made her acting debut in early 60’s. She has appeared in more than 150 films and has won several awards including Padma Shri and Natioal awards for her contribution to Indian cinema.

From 2003 to 2009, Malini was elected to the Rajya Sabha, the upper House of parliament, as a representative of the Bharatiya Janata Party. In 2014, Malini was elected to the Lok Sabha. Malini has been involved with charitable and social ventures. Currently, Malini is also a life member of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON).

From 2003 to 2009, she served as an MP to the upper house – the Rajya Sabha, having been nominated by the then President of India, Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam. In March 2010, Malini was made general secretary of the BJP, and in February 2011, she was recommended by Ananth Kumar, the party general secretary.[36] In the 2014 general elections for the Lok Sabha, Malini defeated the Mathura incumbent, Jayant Chaudhary (RLD) by 3,30,743 votes.[37][38] Malini was then elected to the Lok Sabha.

Along with her acting and political achieements she has been an actively associated with social causes.