Biography / Biodata
|Birth Name||Reema Lamba|
|Meaning of Mallika||“Empress”|
|Nickname||Bollywood’s Kissing Queen|
|Date of Birth||24 October 1972|
|Birth Place||Rohtak, Haryana, India|
|Mallika sherawat Height||5′ 6″|
|Marital Status||Divorced [Mr.Karan Singh Gill]|
|College Days||Graduated in philosophy from Mirand House, Delhi University|
|Awards||Zee Cine Awards,for Murder|
|Prior Proffession||Air hostess|
|First movie_______________||Jeena Sirf Merre Liye (2002)|
# The hot actress is the first Indian women to get an offer to pose nude for Playboy magazine. But Mallika rejected the offer in order to retain her market in Indian film industry.
# Sholay, Silsila and Masoom are some the favorite films of Mallika Sherawat.
# The actress atended the wedding of Princess Myasa, King Sheikh Hamad Bin Khalifa’s daughter, in Qatar.
# Mallika Sherawat’s parents were against her decision to enter film industry as they were very religious.
# Actress practiced kickboxing and also read books on kickboxing.
# Malika is the first Indian actress who worked with Jackie Chan in the movie The Myth and through that she entered Hollywood.
# Malika is considered to be the most expensive “Item Girl”, as she charged Rs. 1.5 crore for her role in Aap Ka Suroor.
# She wore diamonds worth Rs 45 million at the Cannes Film Festival 2005 .
# Today, Malika is considered to be the sex symbol of India.
# The actress worked as an air hostess prior to entering films.
# Malika married a pilot, Karan Singh Gill while working as Air hostess but now they are divorced.
# Sherawat’s birth name is Reema Lamba; she adopted the screen name of “Mallika”, to avoid confusion with other actresses named Reema.
# “Sherawat” is her mother’s maiden name. She used her mother’s maiden name out of love.
# She is the first Indian actress to work with “Jakie Chan”.
# She accepted the membership of Advisory Board of the “Asian Academy of film and television”, institution for film education in India.
# She has a degree in Philosophy from, Delhi University.
# One of Hong Kong’s magazines has listed her as one of the 100 most beautiful women in Asia.
# “When they saw my outfits, their eyes popped out of their sockets; that’s what got their attention!”[about her family’s reaction to her Cannes festival dress]
# “If a chemical drug like Viagra is accepted by society and by the world to ignite desire, then what is the problem with my audio-visual drug called cinema which ignites desire? Both are basically doing the same thing!” (Cine Blitz magazine, May 2006)
# “The kind that tolerates my intolerable behaviour. Also someone who’s thick-skinned and ignores my sarcastic comments, pretends to accept that women are superior beings, loves cinema and japanese food, and doesn’t have diseases, drug problems and bad breath.” [about her dream man]
# “It’s about time I do something worthwhile. And before you say I’ve come here for publicity, I’m telling you that this cause should get publicity.” [when she spent Rose day with cancer-affected children,2007]
# “Death threats do not scare me but I do want to make one thing clear that it is not my intention to upset or offend the sensitivity and sensibility of my people. I respect our culture and traditions.”
# “Look, I never mix business with pleasure. I’ve come to Bollywood to work. The possibility of me having a relationship with anyone from Bollywood doesn’t exist. The rumours about me dating an Italian might be true.”
# “For God’s sake, I am a young girl. Do I look like a nun to you? If the hero can enjoy the kiss, why can’t I?.”
# “I’ve slogged like crazy to get where I am. And those who think it’s just my body that got me where I am, they should take a ook at the others who have rushed in after me. They haven’t gone beyond their first feverish film”
# “I have always looked up to Bipasha and she has certainly opened a lot of doors for many actresses like us. But I don’t want to compete against anyone. I think I am one of a kind”
# “I have always wanted to be an actress. In spite of strong opposition from my orthodox family. However, I have a strong support from my brother Vikram, whom I love more than anything else in this world.”
# “I would like to say I handle criticism well. In fact I enjoy reading the comments of the critics. It’s great to have criticsblasting you all the time. It keeps you on your toes, spurs you, challenges you, makes you want to get better.”
# “It was a surreal experience. There were thousands of photographers, and it seemed like an endless sea of flashbulbs was popping everywhere. They all kept screaming, ‘Jackie, Mallika, Jackie, Mallika! The first thought that flashed through my mind was, ‘Where did my journey begin and look where I am today’. It seems a really long trip from Rohtak to Cannes.” [about Cannes Film Festival]
# “Who cares what people say about me? I am right on the ball. And I don’t think one should take oneself too seriously. Be like the laughing Buddha, I always say, smile through life! It will immediately look better!”
# “I never wanted to belong to a crowd. I never had a herd mentality…I always knew what I wanted and I made sure I got it. And I always knew that I wanted to be an actress.”
Best movie list
- Murder ( Mallika Sherawat , Ashmit Patel , Emraan Hashmi )
- The Myth ( Mallika Sherawat , Jackie Chan )
- Darna Zaroori Hai ( Amitabh Bachchan , Ritesh Deshmukh , Mallika Sherawat , Anil Kapoor , Bipasha Basu , Randeep Hooda , Sunil Shetty )
- Pyar Ke Side Effects ( Rahul Bose , Malika Sherawath)
- Guru ( Abhishek Bachchan , Aishwarya Rai , Mithun Chakraborty , Madhavan , Vidya Balan , Malika Sherawat )
- Dasavatharam ( Kamal Haasan , Asin , Jayapradha , Malika Sherawat )
- Ugly Aur Pagli [Ranvir Shorey, Mallika Sherawat]
- Hisss [Divya Dutta, Irrfan Khan]
Filmography / all movies list
|1||2002||Jeena Sirf Merre Liye||Talat Jani||Tusshar Kapoor,Kareena Kapoor|
|2||2003||Khwahish||Govind Menon||Himanshu Malik,Mahmud Babai|
|3||2004||Kis Kis Ki Kismat||Govind Menon||Dharmendra,Siddharth Makkar|
|4||–||Murder||Anurag Basu||Emraan Hashmi,Ashmit Patel|
|5||2005||Bachke Rehna Re Baba||Govind Menon||Rekha,Paresh Rawal,Satish Shah|
|6||–||The Myth||Stanley Tong||Jackie Chan,Tony Leung Ka-fai,Kim Hee-sun|
|7||2006||Pyaar Ke Side Effects||Saket Chaudhary||Rahul Bose,Ranvir Shorey|
|8||–||Shaadi Se Pehle||Satish Kaushik||Akshay Khanna,Ayesha Takia,Aftab Shivdasani,Suniel Shetty|
|9||–||Darna Zaroori Hai||Ram Gopal Varma||Amitabh Bachchan,Arjun Rampal,Anil Kapoor,Bipasha Basu|
|10||2007||Aap Ka Suroor||Prashant Chadha||Himesh Reshammiya,Hansika Motwani|
|11||–||Welcome||Anees Bazmee||Akshay Kumar,Katrina Kaif,Anil Kapoor|
|13||–||Ugly Aur Pagli||Sachin Khot||Ranvir Shorey,Manish|
|14||–||Maan GayeMughal-e-Azam||Sanjay Chhel||Rahul Bose,Paresh Rawal,Kay Kay Menon|
|15||2010||Hisss||J C Lynch||Divya Dutta,Irrfan Khan,Jeff Doucette|
|16||2011||Double Dhamaal||Indra Kumar||Sanjay Dutt,Arshad Warsi,Riteish Deshmukh|
|17||–||Politics of Love||William Dear||Brian J. White,Loretta Devine,Gerry Bednob|
|18||2012||Kismat Love Paisa Dilli||Sanjay Khanduri||Vivek Oberoi,Anshuman Jha|
|19||–||Contract||S. S. Sameer||Arjun Sarja,J D Chakravarthy ,Ameesha Patel|