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Hema Malini turns 71: Best looks from her iconic films

Happy Birthday Hema: Her outfits exude elegance and class. Her films are remembered fondly just like all the characters she's performed. As the Dream Girl actor turns a year older on October 16, let’s take some fashion and styling cues from her.

Actor Hema Malini is seen wearing a waistcoat with flared pants and a headband in film Aap Beeti. The style has made a comeback with B-town actors spotted similar trousers and waistcoats. (Source: Bharat Publicity Trust)

The actor can be seen in a silk gown with golden border right near the neckline, making a subtle yet stunning outfit. We can surely take cues from her style back then, even today! Express Archive Photo

Film Star Amitabh Bachchan, Hema Malini and Sudhir in Satte Pe Satta. Her classic hairstyle with the pink shirt cannot be pulled off by everyone. Yet, she does it with utter grace. (Express archive photo)

Salman Khan and Hema Malini in film Baghban. She not only defined the persona of a woman who supports and loves her family, but ensured that her classic red saree was an a hit with everyone! (Express archive photo)

Film star Hema Malini in Dream Girl has is seen in an iconic look, dressed in a heavily embellished blouse, teamed with a knee-length skirt and numerous anklets to enhance the overall look. (Express archive photo)

Actor Hema Malini and Amitabh Bachchan in the film Baghban. Here she sports a light beige saree with a heavy bun, making way for the classic early 2000's fashion! (Express archive photo)

Film star Hema Malini and Dharmendra in Sholay. The classic film still makes people recall her as Basanti. Her character and her hair, styled with mogra, is unforgettable. (Express archive photo)

Actor Firoz Khan with Hema Malini are seen in the iconic song from Dharmatma. Here the actor pulls off the classic winged eyeliner with a pretty headband and looks nothing less than stunning! (Express archive photo)

Film star Sanjeev Kumar and Hema Malini in Seeta Aur Geeta, one of her iconic movies. Her look is still unforgettable. Here, she is seen in a homburg hat teamed with a striped shrug and flared pants. As classic as it gets! (Express archive photo)