'Dream Girl Hema' is no stranger to social media gaffes like the one that occurred with the Mathura incident

Hema Malini and Twitter gaffes From the hilarious to the horrendous File photo: Wikipedia Commons/Biswarup Ganguly
news Saturday, June 04, 2016 - 08:35

Bollywood actress and BJP MP from Mathura, Hema Malini found herself under an attack on Friday, after she posted pictures of herself at an ongoing film shoot near Mumbai, even as violent clashes engulfed her constituency and left 24 people dead, and a number of others injured.

Read: As Mathura burns, MP Hema Malini gushes over film on Twitter, gets mocked

To her credit, she soon deleted her tweets and said in a fresh bunch of tweets that she visited Mathura and was "deeply pained" by the incident.

However, 'Dream Girl Hema' is no stranger to gaffes like these on social media.

In April, she set Twitter on fire after she tweeted "Deepika, All good wishes on ur engagement! Pray God both of u have a bright future, happiness & joy in ur life together(sic)"

After more than an hour of fans losing their mind, thinking that the Deepika in question was actress Deepike Padukone, Hema clarified.

But this was not before many articles were written on the 'engagement.'

Two weeks before that, following the alleged suicide of TV actress Pratyusha Banerjee's, Malini in a series of tweets said:

"All these senseless suicides which achieve nothg! Life is God's gift forus to live not for us to take at will. We have no right to do that...One must learn to overcome all odds & emerge successful,not succumb under pressure & give up easily.The world admires a fighter not a loser"

She also said that the suicide "Just becomes food for the hungry media who chew on news like celebrity suicides until the next sensational news happens. Then it is forgotten."

Malini received a serious backlash for her tweets, with many people calling her insensitive.

She has also deleted those tweets since then.

Read: Dear Hema Malini, do you know what someone who wants to commit suicide looks like?

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