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Hema Malini

Bhawana Somaaya

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Hema Malini, the quintessential 'Dream Girl' of Hindi cinema has truly nurtured a dream, and followed it to its realization After being unceremoniously dropped from her first Tamil film as the director felt that she didn't have 'star quality', Hema signed the Hindi film she was offered opposite Raj Kapoor Just eighteen, she soon conquered the ...hearts of all moviegoers with her beauty, grace and charisma From Johnny Mera Naam to Sholay, from Meera to Baghbaan, she has portrayed a diverse range of characters that will always remain a part of the film legend Raj kapoor, Dev Anand, Sanjeev Kumar she worked with all the leading stars, but it was with Dharmendra that the chemistry on screen was palpable The special bond she shared with Dharmendra set the rumour mills buzzing and defying all conventions, Hema married her Jat hero in May 1980 Striking a perfect balance between her personal and professional life, Hema maintains a dignity about the little world she shares with daughters Esha and Ahana This intimte portrayal, the first authorized biography, by Bhawana Somaaya is a result of her long years of association with Hema as a film journalist and critic Hema speaks to Bhawana more candidly than ever before about her life, with and without Dharmendra, her children, her mother and her twin passions of dance and acting

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  • Bhawana Somaaya has been writing about Hindi cinema for over 35 years. She is a film critic, columnist and author of 13 books which includes biographies of Amitabh Bachchan and Hema Malini

    She has been honoured with the Padma Shri in the year 2017 by the honourable President of India - Mr Pranab Mukherjee

    She has served on Advisory Panel of Film Certificate in India, is attached to Tigerland India Film Festival and Dhai Akshar, Educational Centre for underprivileged children

    Her books are a point of reference for students studying cinema at Whistling Woods, Manipal University and now JNU, Delhi

    Somaaya is currently the Entertainment Editor at 92.7 Big FM Radio channel

ISBN
9788174366504
Binding
Paperback
Page Extent
212
Weight (kg)
0.6
Height (in)
8.5
Width (in)
5.5
Subject
Biography
Published Date
20/06/07
Publisher
Roli Books

Author

  • Bhawana Somaaya has been writing about Hindi cinema for over 35 years. She is a film critic, columnist and author of 13 books which includes biographies of Amitabh Bachchan and Hema Malini

    She has been honoured with the Padma Shri in the year 2017 by the honourable President of India - Mr Pranab Mukherjee

    She has served on Advisory Panel of Film Certificate in India, is attached to Tigerland India Film Festival and Dhai Akshar, Educational Centre for underprivileged children

    Her books are a point of reference for students studying cinema at Whistling Woods, Manipal University and now JNU, Delhi

    Somaaya is currently the Entertainment Editor at 92.7 Big FM Radio channel

ISBN
9788174366504
Binding
Paperback
Page Extent
212
Weight (kg)
0.6
Height (in)
8.5
Width (in)
5.5
Subject
Biography
Published Date
20/06/07
Publisher
Roli Books
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Author

  • Bhawana Somaaya has been writing about Hindi cinema for over 35 years. She is a film critic, columnist and author of 13 books which includes biographies of Amitabh Bachchan and Hema Malini

    She has been honoured with the Padma Shri in the year 2017 by the honourable President of India - Mr Pranab Mukherjee

    She has served on Advisory Panel of Film Certificate in India, is attached to Tigerland India Film Festival and Dhai Akshar, Educational Centre for underprivileged children

    Her books are a point of reference for students studying cinema at Whistling Woods, Manipal University and now JNU, Delhi

    Somaaya is currently the Entertainment Editor at 92.7 Big FM Radio channel

ISBN
9788174366504
Binding
Paperback
Page Extent
212
Weight (kg)
0.6
Height (in)
8.5
Width (in)
5.5
Subject
Biography
Published Date
20/06/07
Publisher
Roli Books

Author

  • Bhawana Somaaya has been writing about Hindi cinema for over 35 years. She is a film critic, columnist and author of 13 books which includes biographies of Amitabh Bachchan and Hema Malini

    She has been honoured with the Padma Shri in the year 2017 by the honourable President of India - Mr Pranab Mukherjee

    She has served on Advisory Panel of Film Certificate in India, is attached to Tigerland India Film Festival and Dhai Akshar, Educational Centre for underprivileged children

    Her books are a point of reference for students studying cinema at Whistling Woods, Manipal University and now JNU, Delhi

    Somaaya is currently the Entertainment Editor at 92.7 Big FM Radio channel

ISBN
9788174366504
Binding
Paperback
Page Extent
212
Weight (kg)
0.6
Height (in)
8.5
Width (in)
5.5
Subject
Biography
Published Date
20/06/07
Publisher
Roli Books