Hema Malini was trolled for her participation in a cleanliness drive by social media users and politicians. When her husband Dharmendra was asked on Twitter whether his wife had used a broom before this, in the context of a recent cleanliness drive at Parliament where Hema was seen handling the broom in an awkward manner, reports Mid-day.
“Yes (she has picked the broom) in films. Mujhe bhi anaari lag rahi thi. Maine magar bachpan mein apni maa ka hamesha haath bataya hai (she looked like a novice to me too. However, I would always help my mother during childhood with household chores. I was very efficient at sweeping with brooms,” Dharmendra replied. He has now deleted the tweet.Although his funny comment floored his fans, the Sholay actor on Tuesday took to his Twitter handle to apologise for that earlier tweet.
He wrote he has been misunderstood, and that he will never tweet about the broom again. Along with his tweet, he shared an old picture of himself where he is seen folding his hands to apologise.
“Kuchh bhi keh baithta hoon. Kuch bhi ki bhawna ko. Kuchh bhi samajh baithte hain yaar log. Tweet Badshah. Kuch bhi kiya... baat bhi... tauba tauba.... Kabhi na karoonga ,” he tweeted.
Veteran actress Hema Malini, Bollywood’s evergreen Dreamgirl, entered Lok Sabha for the second time by winning from Mathura by 293,471 votes, defeating Narendra Singh of Rashtriya Lok Dal. Hema Malini, sitting MP and BJP candidate, retained her Lok Sabha seat in Mathura by defeating RLD candidate Kunwar Narendra Singh with a huge margin of 2,93,471 votes.
Apart from politics, Hema Malini currently has her plate full as she supervises the release of her maiden Punjabi production, Mitti - Virasat Babbaran Di. Directed by Hriday Sheetty, the movie narrates the story of five youngsters against the backdrop of drug menace in Punjab.