Hema is one of the most popular artists in Telugu cinema mostly appearing in comic roles. With the passion towards movies, Hema discontinued her studies at School level and moved to Chennai in search of offers. She did minor roles for several years before getting recognition with Ram Gopal Varma’s “Kshana Kshanam” in which she played Sridevi’s friend.

She took a break from movies for few years post her marriage and started the second innings with Krishna Vamsi’s “Murari” and the second innings is far better and made Hema, a household name to the Telugu audience. Hema left her mark in movies like “Nuvvu Naaku Nachav”, “Athadu”, “Julayi”, “Rebel” and “Mirchi”.