Hema Malini: 'Nobody makes films for us'

By Hindustan Times

New Delhi, March 22 -- She has worked in more than 100 films in a career spanning over almost five decades, but Hema Malini feels that the industry today has no place for actors like her.

"Nobody makes films for us. Filmmakers think we are good but only in shelves. Shelf mein lock bhi kar dete hai (They even lock us up in the shelf). I want to do films that suit my age. I've been saying this for ages that someone should come up with a good script for me," says Hema.

The 64-year-old wishes to star opposite husband-actor Dharmendra again. "I'd love to do a film with him. Whatever our relation may be, we are artists first. We would love to work together." Why then, is she missing from the Yamla Pagla Deewana (YPD) franchise, we ask. "Go and ask Dharamji why Hema is not there. It's