Mumbai. Hema Malini is considered one of the most successful actresses of her time. He has played strong and memorable characters in many films including ‘Sita-Geeta’ and ‘Sholay’. But did you know that she was the first choice for ‘Satyam Shivam Sundaram’? Yes, you are reading right. He has recently made a shocking claim. He has revealed that this superhit film was first offered to him, but finally Zeenat Aman was cast for the film.
Hema Malini said that Raj Kapoor came to her and told about the film. Hema said, “Raj Kapoor said this is such a film, you will not do it, but I want you to do it.” Hema also said that her mother was sitting next to her and got angry with Raj Kapoor’s talk and refused to do the film in gestures.
Zeenat Aman gets ‘Satyam Shivam Sundaram’
Later Zeenat Aman played the lead role in ‘Satyam Shivam Sundaram’. Shashi Kapoor was as the male lead. Zeenat Aman played the character of Rupa in the film, who had scars on half of her face. Zeenat was critically appreciated for this character. This is one of the most memorable characters of his career. This took his career to new heights.
Filmmaker made Hema Malini shoot such a scene
In an interview, Hema Malini recalled the difficult times she had with a filmmaker. She told that a filmmaker wanted to shoot her saree falling scene, but she was not comfortable in it. Hema said, “He wanted to shoot some kind of scene. I always pin my saree. I said, ‘The saree will fall down’. They said this is what we want.
Hema Malini married married Dharmendra
Hema Malini is always in discussion. She got the tag of dream girl years ago. She married Dharmendra. Dharmendra was already married. Interestingly, Dharmendra’s first wife Prakash Kaur once defended him when he married Hema Malini. Dharmendra married Hema Malini without divorcing Prakash Kaur.
FIRST PUBLISHED : July 09, 2023, 16:32 IST
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