When Dharmendra decided to marry ‘Dream Girl’ Hema Malini in 1980, he was aware of its consequences. He was married and the father of four children, but what must have happened to his first wife Prakash Kaur’s heart? Prakash Kaur did not divorce Dharmendra nor separated him from his children Bobby Deol and Sunny Deol.
- Dharmendra and Hema Malini were in love when they were married. Not only the husband, Dharmendra was also the father of the children at that time. Prakash Kaur had to suffer a lot, yet she did not divorce Dharmendra and lived her life as Hema Malini’s stepmother. If there was another woman in place of Prakash Kaur, she would probably have divorced Dharmendra, but why didn’t Prakash Kaur do so?
Most people may think that Prakash Kaur did not divorce Dharmendra to give her children the best upbringing. But it is also true that she loved Dharmendra very much. They were not ready to leave them. Prakash Kaur had talked about raising her children in an old interview to ‘Stardust’.
Prakash Kaur had expressed her love for children, saying, ‘I am not very educate d and beautiful, but I am the best woman in the world in the eyes of my children. In the same way, for me my children are the best in the world. I know my children very well and can say with full confidence that none of my children can hurt anyone,” she said. Sunny and Bobby are famous Bollywood actors. Dharmendra married Prakash Kaur in 1954. He was about 19 years old then.
Dharmendra and Hema Malini fell in love on the set of the film ‘Tum Haseen Main Jawan’. Then after dating each other for about 10 years, both of them got marry in 1980. Hema Malini and Prakash Kaur became sautans, but never lived in the same house.
He lives with her daughters Esha Deol and Ahana Deol. While Dharmendra’s first wife Prakash Kaur is living with her four children in the ancestral house. Hema Malini and Prakash Kaur kept a distance from each other, but they also respect each other a lot.