Hema's real name is Krishna Veni. She and her family are from Razole, East Godavari district. She studied up to seventh class and discontinued her studies, due to various personal reasons. She is well recognized with her good smile.
Krishna Veni had an interest in films right from her childhood and after acting in some, she got married.
She had started her second innings in film Industry with the film Murari and she is continuing her career till date. She had changed her name to Hema after coming to film industry.
Hema participated and lost in Andhra Pradesh general elections 2014 from Mandapeta constituency for Jai Samaikyandhra Party.