Mallika Sherawat is an Indian actress and a former model
Mallika Sherawat is an Indian actress and a former model. Known for her bold onscreen attitude in such films as Khwahish and Murder, Sherawat has been frequently featured in the media as a sex symbol. Mallika Sherawat is an Indian actress, who works in bollywood. She made her film debut in Jeena Sirf Merre Liye which starred Kareena Kapoor Khan and Tushar Kapoor in lead roles. She has won the 2008 "Renaissance Artist Award" at the 16th Annual Diversity Awards held in California. She was also seen in Hollywood films like Hisss and Politics of Love. Mallika Sherawat was born as Reema Lamba on 24 October 1976 in Hisar district of Haryana. She has done her primary education at Delhi Public School, Mathura Road. She has attained a degree in Philosophy from Miranda House, Delhi University. She came through many hurdles inorder to pursue her career in film industry. Before entering to films, she has done commercials with Amitabh Bachchan and Shahrukh Khan. On 14 August 2009, Sherawat received a career recognition Honorary Citizenship of Los Angeles for her career achievements and charitable efforts. According to the sources, Mallika Sherawat got married to a Jet Airways pilot Captain Karan Singh Gill in the year 2000. But just after one year the couple got divorced in 2001. As per the latest reports, she is dating a French businessman, Cyrille Auxenfans. They are very much in love and have been spotted together at many places. Mallika Sherawat was born to Mukesh Kumar Lamba in the family of Seth Chhaju Ram, a leading Jat philanthropist. She belongs to a Jat family. She has one brother Vikram Lamba. She uses the screen name "Mallika" and her mother's maiden name "Sherawat". Due to her career choice earlier she was away from her family. But only her mother, Santosh Sherawat gave her huge support. Mallika Sherawat has started her career with modelling and then entered into bollywood with the movie "Jeena Sirf Merre Liye". But she came into limelight with the films Khwahish and Murder. She received a nomination for Best Actress at the Zee Cine Awards for her performance in Murder. Similarly, she was also seen in the movie "The Myth", which was her first International film. She has appeared in Nirmal Pandey's "Maar Dala" and Surjit Bindrakhia's "Lak Tunoo" music video. In 2012, Mallika featured with American pop star Bruno Mars, in his parody video of "Salt-N-Pepa Whatta Man" for a comedy website. Mallika Sherawat was born into a Jatt family in Rohtak, located in the state of Haryana. Her family is of a renowned philanthropist and holds quite a reputation in the zone. The year of her birth is doubtful. Mallika took up the screen name and added her mother’s maiden surname to it, to avoid being introduced in the film world as Reema, , a name which is quite contrary to her persona and attitude. She has always had a very strained relationship with her family, who quite disapprove of her choice of profession and mostly her sexually bold avatar she has adopted post- Bollywood. Her family was apparently quite disappointed with her for her failed marriage as well. Mallika’s earlier part of her career in Bollywood is full of controversies and mixed voices. While some give her credit to be a small town naïve and raw girl who has found success in Bollywood, others say she presented a fabricated image of a fighter and has played unfair to thrive.
She was first noticed in “Khwahish” in the year 2003, for appearing in a bold avatar, with minimal clothes and hot make-out scenes with her co-actor. In 2004, she continued to delve into sexual boldness on screen, as she played an unfaithful wife in “Murder”. She became a favorite girl with the Bhatt’s and the film raked huge profits at the box office that year. She had previously also worked in an array of commercials like Santro, BPL and so on with Bollywood biggies like Amitabh Bachchan and Shah Rukh Khan. One can never miss Mallika Sherwat for the sheer confidence she oozes in her presence. Love her or hate her, she is full of charming dynamism.
2005, was big for her as she starred opposite Jackie Chan in “The Myth”. This was her first international venture. She walked the red carpet at Cannes and Time Magazine declared her as the next big thing. 2005 was her lucky charm of a year.
In 2006, she was noticed playing a simple Delhi girl in the romantic comedy “Pyaar Ke Side Effects” opposite the multi talented Rahul Bose. The film’s flow was catchy and the style was full of humor. And at every point Mallika matched up to Bose’s level of performance with ease.
In 2007, she was seen in “Welcome” which was a huge success at the box office. In 2009, she was seen in the Hollywood Venture “Hisss” with Irfan Khan. It was a crossover film, between India and U.S.A and created ripples in the film world. In 2011, she was seen in “Politics of Love”, a romantic comedy centered on Barack Obama’s election as the President. In 2009, she was also bestowed upon the Honorary Citizenship of Los Angeles for her inexplicable work in films and also for her charitable demeanor.
In 2011, she was also seen opposite Sanjay Dutt in “Double Dhamal”. The film was a huge hit and her item number “Jalebi Bai” had everyone dancing to it.
Sherawat has always been noted as someone who is very outspoken and opinionated. She is hardworking and one of Bollywood’s most ravishing sex bombs. She will soon be seen opposite Vivek Oberoi in “Kismat Love Paisa Dilli”
Mallika first appeared in some TV Commercials with Amitabh Bachchan for BPL and Shahrukh Khan for Santro. She also came in some music video of Nirmal Pandey and Surjit Bindrakhia. She debuted in film Jeena Sirf Merre Liye.
Then Mallika starred in film Khwahish in year 2003, and Murder in year 2004. She got nomination for Best Actress at the Zee Cine Awards for the film Murder. It was one of the biggest hit of the year.
In year 2005 she came in a Chinese film, The Myth with Jackie Chan.
Then in year 2006 she starred in film Pyaar Ke Side Effects which went moderate on box office. In year 2007 she came in a song Mayya Mayya of film Guru. She also played a guest role in film Aap Ka Suroor - The Real Love Story for which she charged Rs 15 million for 10 Minute appearance. Later that year she came in film Welcome which was also a hit on box office.
Then in year 2008 she did two films Ugly aur Pagli and Maan Gaye Mughal-e-Azam which got flop on box office.
In year 2009 she starred a Hollywood film Hisss. Then later she also did another Hollywood comedy film Politics of Love. MALLIKA SH
Mallika Sherawat is an Indian actress who appears mainly in Bollywood films. Known for her bold onscreen attitude, Sherawat has been frequently featured in the media as a sex symbol. She is one of the few Bollywood stars trying to crossover to Hollywood,with films like Hisss and Politics of Love.
Mallika Sherawat has a degree in Philosophy from Miranda House, Delhi University.She was briefly married to Karan Singh Gill, a pilot for Jet Airways. The marriage ended in a divorce.
Sherawat was born Reema Lamba in Rohtak, Haryana to a Jat family. Mallika was born in the family of Seth Chhaju Ram, a leading Jat philanthropist.She was born on October 24, though the year is unknown.
She adopted the screen name of "Mallika", meaning "empress", to avoid confusion with other actresses named Reema. Mallika Sherawat made her debut in the film Jeena Shirf Mere Liye, in 2002.
She's a part of Lak Tunoo, a music video by Surjit Bindrakhia. The actress received a lot of notice for her work in the film, Khwaish. In 2004 She received a nomination for Best Actress at the Zee Cine Awards ceremony for her performance in Murder.
The film went on to become one of the biggest hits of the year.She also made news when she won a small role in a Jackie Chan movie, The Myth, where she again appeared in revealing costumes.
She made a widely publicised appearance at the Cannes Film Festival to promote the film. Mallika has a part play in Kamal Hassan's Dasavatharam. She is known as the most expensive Item Girl when she charged Rs 1.5 crore for an item number in the film Aap Ka Suroor.
The Hong Kong based fashion and beauty magazine, Cover, has voted Mallika Sherawat as one of Asia's 100 most beautiful people. Mallika Sherawat was ranked 67th among the Most Desirable Women in the world by Askmen.
Before entering films, Sherawat appeared in television commercials with Amitabh Bachchan for BPL and Shahrukh Khan for Santro.She also appeared in Nirmal Pandey's Maar Dala and Surjit Bindrakhia's Lak Tunoo music video.She debuted in films with a small role in Jeena Sirf Merre Liye where she was credited as Reema Lamba.
Sherawat attracted notice with her appearance in the 2003 film, Khwahish. In 2004, she starred in Murder, a film inspired by Hollywood's Unfaithful. She received a nomination for Best Actress at the Zee Cine Awards for her performance in Murder. The film went on to become one of the biggest hits of the year.
Since then, Sherawat has been known for expressing her opinions in public, as well for the reaction to some of her statements.
In 2005, Sherawat acted in The Myth, a Chinese film, co-starring with Jackie Chan. She played the role of an Indian girl who saves Chan's character from a river. The Myth was her first International film.
Her appearance at the Cannes Film Festival to promote the film grabbed a lot of attention with Time Magazine's Richard Corliss calling her "the next big thing".
Her performance in the 2006 film Pyaar Ke Side Effects, co-starring Rahul Bose, won her praise from around the industry, and the film also did moderately well at the box office.
Her first release in 2007 was Mani Ratnam's Guru, in which she appeared in a special song, "Mayya Mayya". She also played a guest role in Himesh Reshammiya's Aap Ka Suroor - The Real Love Story and reportedly charged Rs. 15 million for a 10-minute appearance.Her last release of 2007 was Welcome, which also did well at the box office receiving blockbuster status.
Her 2008 releases were Ugly Aur Pagli and Maan Gaye Mughal-e-Azam. Both films were unsuccessful at the box office.
n 2009, Sherawat starred in a Hollywood film named Hisss, co-starring Irrfan Khan and directed by Jennifer Lynch. The film, based on the legend of Nāga, is an independent co-production between the United States and India.
Endeavour Independent has bought the distribution rights of Hisss.Sherawat promoted the film with live snakes at the Cannes Film Festival 2010.Hisss was released in all major Indian languages on 22 October 2010.
Sherawat starred in another Hollywood film, Politics of Love, aka Love, Barack, directed by William Dear.She plays Aretha Gupta, a devoted local Obama volunteer coordinator.
The film is a romantic comedy set during Barack Obama's campaign for the US Presidency. First look of Love, Barack was unveiled by Sherawat at Cannes 2010. It was released in 2011.
Sherawat won the 2008 Renaissance Artist Award at the 16th Annual Diversity Awards held in California.On 14 August 2009, Sherawat received a career recognition Honorary Citizenship of Los Angeles for her career achievements and charitable efforts.
Publish Date May 1 2016