Hema Malini reveals her father tried to keep her away from Dharmendra: He didn’t want us to spend time alone
Bollywood’s dream girl Hema Malini is all set to grace the stage of the popular Indian reality show Indian Idol 12. She will be the special guest in the upcoming episode of the show. The veteran actress will be talking about the time when she and Dharmendra were dating each other. She will also be enjoying the performances of the contestants on the show. Talking about her and Dharmendra’s dating phase, she will reveal that her father used to try to keep her away from Dharmendra. He used to accompany her to the sets as he didn’t want her and Dharmendra to spend time alone.
Hema revealed that usually her mother or her aunt used to accompany her on shoots but during the shoot of one of the songs, her father accompanied her. “He was worried that I and Dharam ji shouldn’t spend some time alone as he knew we were friends. I remember this when we used to travel in a car, my father used to immediately sit next to me. But even Dharam ji was no less. He used to sit in the next seat,” the actress stated.
Reportedly, Hema’s father was against her and Dharmendra’s relationship as the Phool Aur Patthar actor was already married to Prakash Kaur and had two sons with her, Sunny and Bobby Deol.
For the unreserved, in 1970, while shooting for the film Tum Haseen Main Jawan, Hema and Dharmendra met for the first time. The duo played the lead roles in the film and later, fell in love with each other.
Hema and Dharmendra tied the knot in 1980 in a private ceremony with the presence of few guests. The couple has two daughters together, Esha and Ahana Deol.