Happy Birthday Dharmendra: Hema Malini and Dharmendra meet by a phone call: Bollywood’s Heiman Dharmendra was born on 8 December 1935 in Phagwara, Punjab. His full name is Dharam Singh Deol. Today he is 84 years old. On the occasion of Dharmendra’s birthday, he knows about his life, film career, personal life and love life. Let’s start with studies.
Dharmendra studied at Arya High School and Ramgarhia School in Phagwara, but he was only able to study till matriculation. Then Dharmendra made up his mind to go to the movies. There was also some familiarity. His aunt’s son Virender was a superstar and director of Punjabi films. But Dharmendra got a break from the talent hunt. Dharmendra participated in the Talent Hunt competition organized by Filmfare and won.
Dharmendra’s superhit movies
Dharmendra made his Bollywood debut in 1960 with the film ‘Dil Bhi Tera Hum Bhi Tere’, but he got recognition from the film ‘Phool Aur Patthar’. He then gave dozens of superhit films including Sholay, Revolt, Pratigya, Dharamvir, Hukumat, Chupke-Chupke, Sita Aur Geeta, Aankhen and The Burning Train.
First wife Prakash Kaur
Talking about Dharmendra’s personal life, he did two weddings. Dharmendra was first married at the age of 19 to Prakash Kaur. Dharmendra and Prakash Kaur have four children Sunny Deol, Bobby Deol, Vijeta Deol and Ajita Deol. At the same time, Dharmendra married second Hema Malini. Hema Malini and Dharmendra have two daughters Isha Deol and Ahana Deol.
Dharmendra and Hema Malini’s love story
After 1970, Hema and Dharmendra continued to film together and the two fell in love. This love rose to and fro Sholay. The two married in 1979 after Sholay released in 1975.
That phone call to Hema Malini
It is said that Jeetendra proposed Hema. Hema too did not see any future of his relationship with Dharmendra at that time as he was already married. At that time, a film by Jeetendra and Hema was shooting for the bride. Jeetendra tried hard to win Hema Malini’s heart.
As soon as the film was made, he reached Hema’s house with his parents. It is said that when Hema and Jeetendra’s family were sitting talking, then Hema got a call from Dharmendra. Dharmendra angrily told Hema Malini that no matter what decision is taken, but meet him once before. Eventually Hema and Jeetendra’s story came to a complete end. Then Hema and Dharmendra got married.