Dream Girl is a 1977 film directed by Pramod Chakravorty. Since this movie, Hema was given this name and still known as the Dream Girl of Bollywood. She played five different characters in this movie, which are Sapna, Padma, Champabai, Dream girl and Rajkumari. Dream Girl was a hit at the box office in that year.
Seeta aur Geeta
Seeta Aur Geeta, is the only film that got Hema the Filmfare Best Actress Award. It is a 1972 film, which was directed by Ramesh Sippy.
Sholay is a 1975 action film, which was again directed by Ramesh Sippy. This movie is considered to be one of the best Indian films of all time. Hema played the role of Basanti. Sholay’s characters are still talked about and dialogues are still popular. The most famous dialogue that still gets used is “basanti in kutto ke samne mat nachna”.
The third highest grossing film of 1973 was Jugnu. It was was directed by Pramod Chakravotry. Hema played the role of Seema in this movie. The popular dialogue “Baap ke naam kaa sahara kamzor log lete hai” became one of the most famous dialogue of Indian movies.
Another high acclaimed movie of Hema was the 2003 film Baghban. This movie was directed by Ravi Chopra. Hema and Amitabh Bachchan were seen together after 20 years since Nastik (1983) and their on-screen chemistry was loved by the audiences.