Dharmendra and Hema Malini’s love story is exactly like the Bollywood drama that everyone loves


Our princess of dreamsHema Malini’s love story with Dharmendra Deol, left us all Bollywood crazy! Their absolutely wonderful and growing love for each other inspires us and gives us a glimmer of hope that we will find our version of this love story very soon. But, what is the history behind this beautiful connection? Was it always smooth sailing, or were there obstacles? Well, keep reading to get answers to all your queries.

First, not so strange meeting

Dharmendra and Hema first met on the sets of the film. you are beautiful i young in 1970. Both of them played lead roles in the film and eventually fell in love. But, Dharmendra was already married to Prakash Kaur at that time, while he was the father of their two children Bobby and Sunny Deol. But this helped Dharmendra not to fall in the trap of Hema.

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Being Hema princess of dreams Then, the way she is now, she received a lot of marriage proposals. Luckily for Dharmendra, Hema also fell for him, reportedly rejecting a lot of offers. Hema “almost married” Jeetendra, but Cupid played his part well for Dharmendra and they were not married. However, after that incident, both of them, Jeetendra and Hema kept in touch.

Hema Malini Jitendra Love Story
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On-screen romance!

After all the drama, Hema and Dharmendra met on the scenes cinder. Dharmendra was completely in love by then and had allegedly bribed the light workers present in the sets to spoil. Why? So that there are many retakes in the scene and he can catch his love interest Hema. After the release of the film, fans were in awe and in love with their on-screen romance. But little did they know that both the love birds had already started dating.

Hema Malini and Dharmendra love story


No, everything didn’t turn out the way you thought it would. For example, Dharmendra divorces Prakash Kaur to marry Hema and that’s the end of the story, no, it’s not a story. They went through a lot of hurdles, first of all, Hema did not want to get involved with a married man.

He did not find this relationship ethical enough. Even Hema’s parents did not approve of the marriage, they were completely against it. Dharmendra’s wife Prakash Kaur also did not agree to the divorce. Dharmendra was the father of Sunny Deol and Bobby Deol at that time. Seeing that Hema was still interested in him, Dharmendra chose to convert his religion to Islam, so that he could marry Hema without getting divorced from Prakash.

Dharmendra's first wife Prakash Kauri


Hema Malini’s father was strongly against marriage as he did not want his daughter to marry someone who was already married. However, Hema married Dharmendra after the death of her father. Hema’s mother was deeply shocked by this. Before marriage, both of them dated for 5 years. Although Hema’s family did not accept the marriage but still this marriage took place. The wedding was not a grand but a private wedding, with only a few guests. They got married following Iyengar customs in 1980 as Hema was Iyengar.

According to Outlookindia.com, his nikahnama said,

“Dilawar Khan Kewal Krishna (44 years) accepted Ayesha B R Chakraborty (29 years) as his wife on 21 August 1979 in the presence of two legal witnesses for Rs 111,000.”

Hema Malini and Dharmendra's wedding photo
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family life after marriage

Dharmendra was Prakash’s husband even after marrying Hema. After almost a year of marriage, they welcomed Dharmendra’s third child Esa Deol in 1981 and fourth Ahana Deol in 1985.

Dharmendra Hema with Esha and Ahana Deol
Dharmendra, Isha, Ahana and Hema Malini. Rediff

Hema reportedly claims that Dharmendra’s love for her has not diminished even after years of marriage. Rather it keeps increasing day by day. Isn’t this the kind of love we all want in our lives, ever-growing and long-lasting? Well, this beautiful couple has proved that anything is possible when it comes to love. Nevertheless, together wishing them an even better future.

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