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Full Name
  
Reema Lamba

Name
  
Mallika Sherawat

Occupation
  
Actress

Height
  
1.69 m

Years active
  
2002–present

Siblings
  
Vikram Lamba

Website
  
mallikasherawatwow.com


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Born
  
October 24, 1976 (age 47) (
1976-10-24
)

Role
  
Actress · mallikasherawatwow.com

Spouse
  
Karan Singh Gill (m. 2000–2001)

Movies
  
Dirty Politics, Khwahish, Murder, Hisss, Pyaar Ke Side Effects

Similar People
  
Malaika Arora Khan, Bipasha Basu, Priyanka Chopra

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Mallika Sherawat (born Reema Lamba on October 24, 1976) is an Indian actress who works in Hindi, English and Chinese language films. Known for her bold onscreen attitude in films like Khwahish (2003) and Murder (2004), Sherawat has established herself as a sex symbol and as one of the most popular celebrities in Bollywood. She then appeared in successful romantic comedy Pyaar Ke Side Effects (2006) which won her much critical acclaim.

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Since then, she has appeared in successes like Aap Ka Suroor - The Real Love Story, Welcome (both 2007) — her biggest commercial success so far — and Double Dhamaal (2011). She is one of the few Bollywood stars trying to crossover to Hollywood, with films like Hisss (2010) and Politics of Love (2011).

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Early life

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Sherawat was born Reema Lamba in Moth, a small village in Hisar district of Haryana to a Jat family. Mallika's father is named Mukesh Kumar Lamba and she was born in the family of Seth Chhaju Ram, a leading Jat philanthropist. She was born on 24 October 1976. She adopted the screen name of "Mallika", meaning "empress", to avoid confusion with other actresses named Reema. "Sherawat" is her mother's maiden name She has stated that she uses her mother's maiden name because of the support that her mother has provided her.

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Although relations with her family were strained when she entered the film industry, Sherawat's family have now accepted her career choice and they and Sherawat are reconciled.

Sherawat went to school at Delhi Public School, Mathura Road. She has a degree in philosophy from Miranda House, Delhi University. During the initial days of her career, she claimed to be from a very conservative small-town family and that she faced many hurdles from them in pursuing her career. However, Sherawat's family has rebutted this as a story created by her to give her an aura of a rustic girl who made it big in Bollywood.

Career

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 rôle 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 was noticed for her bold role with critic Narbir Gosal writing, "she has the chops to pull off a role like this one. She´s confident and sexy as Simran and handles her emotional scenes with dignity." 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 secured 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, with critic Raja Sen commenting, "Mallika steals the show with her disarming candour." and the film did moderately well at the box office.

Her first release in 2007 was Mani Ratnam's Guru, in which she performed the song "Mayya Mayya." She 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 did exceptionally well at the box office. Her performance received very favourable reviews with noted film critic Taran Adarsh writing, "Mallika Sherawat is electrifying."

Her 2008 releases were Ugly Aur Pagli and Maan Gaye Mughal-e-Azam. Both were unsuccessful at the box office. Sherawat's next Bollywood release was Double Dhamaal, which went on to becoming a moderate success at the box office, receiving 'above average' status at the box office, by Box Office India. She also appeared in item numbers in films such as Thank You (Razia Gundon Mein Phas Gayi), Bin Bulaye Baraati (Shalu Ke Thumkey) and in Osthe (Kalasala), which is a Tamil film. In 2012, she was featured in an item number in Tezz (Laila). As of May 2012, Sherawat was expected to appear in two films which will feature her in full-fledged roles — Kismat Love Paisa Dilli, in which she will be playing the role of a Haryanvi, and Lucky Unlucky.

On 23 April 2013 it was announced that Mallika would star in a reality dating show called Bachelorette India - Mere Khayalon ki Mallika.

In 2009, Sherawat starred in a Hollywood film named Hisss, co-starring Irrfan Khan and directed by Jennifer Lynch. The story, based on the legend of Nāga, is an independent co-production between the United States and India. Endeavour Independent bought the distribution rights of Hisss. Sherawat promoted it 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. A 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 honorary citizenship of Los Angeles in recognition of her career achievements and charitable work.

In 2012 Sherawat featured with American pop star Bruno Mars in his parody video of Salt-N-Pepa Whatta Man for the comedy website Funny or Die.

In 2013 Sherawat featured in a reality television show named The Bachelorette India which was adopted from The Bachelorette to find the perfect bachelor for herself.

Filmography

Actress
-
Nagamathi (filming)
-
Pambattam (post-production)
-
Tumhari Pyari Savita (post-production) as
Savita jee
2021
Nakaab (TV Series) as
Zohra Mehra
- A New Beginning (2021) - Zohra Mehra
- Two Lies & a Truth (2021) - Zohra Mehra
- Will She or Will She Not? (2021) - Zohra Mehra
- Exxtacy (2021) - Zohra Mehra
- The Search for Truth (2021) - Zohra Mehra
- #JusticeForVibha (2021) - Zohra Mehra
- Truth Is Stranger Than Fiction (2021) - Zohra Mehra
- Murder or Suicide (2021) - Zohra Mehra
2021
RK/RKAY as
Gulabo and Neha
2019
Booo: Sabki Phategi (TV Series) as
Haseena
- Season Finale: Apna Time Gaya (2019) - Haseena
- Main Peeth Hu - I Am Back Bey (2019) - Haseena
- Haste Haste Lag Gaya Raste (2019) - Haseena
- Ek Haseena Thi Ek Deewana Tha (2019) - Haseena
- Yahan Dost kaun Aur Ghost Kaun? (2019) - Haseena
- Logic Nahi Sirf Magic (2019) - Haseena
- Zombie Jaisi Ye Chaal, Chudailon Jaise Ye Baal (2019) - Haseena
- Kaun Bachega? 'Nun' of Us (2019) - Haseena
2018
The Story (TV Series)
2018
Zeenat as
Ananta
2016
Time Raiders as
Snake Empress
2015
Dirty Politics as
Anokhi Devi
2014
Hawaii Five-0 (TV Series) as
Farah Khan
- Makani 'Olu a Holo Malie (2014) - Farah Khan
2012
Comedy Circus Ke Ajoobe (TV Series) as
Special Guest
- Episode #1.5 (2012) - Special Guest
2012
Kismet Love Paisa Dilli as
Lovina
2012
Bruno Mars: Whatta Man (Music Video) as
Mallika Sherawat (uncredited)
2012
Tezz as
Desi Club Dancer Laila
2011
Osthi as
Dancer
2011
Politics of Love as
Aretha Gupta
2011
Double Dhamaal as
Kamini
2011
Bin Bulaye Baraati as
Dancer / Singer
2011
Thank You as
Razia (Dancer / Singer)
2011
F.A.L.T.U as
Cameo
2010
Fauj Mein Mauj as
Sunehri Dhanda
2010
Comedy Circus Ka Jadoo (TV Series) as
Guest
- Bechho Toh Jaane Special (2010) - Guest
2010
Hisss as
Snake Woman
2010
Shruti Hassan: Beyond the Snake (Music Video) as
Mallika Sherawat
2010
Sway Featuring Mallika Sherawat (Short)
2008
Maan Gaye Mughall-E-Azam as
Shabnam U. Mazumdar
2008
Ugly Aur Pagli as
Kuhu
2008
Dasavatharam as
Jasmine
2007
Ee Preethi Yeke Bhoomi Melide as
Dancer
2007
Welcome as
Ishika / Isha
2007
Joy: The Real Love Story as
Advocate Ruby James
2007
Guru as
Jhumpa
2006
Pyaar Ke Side Effects as
Trisha Mallick
2006
Darna Zaroori Hai as
Hitchhiker
2006
Shaadi Se Pehle as
Sania
2005
The Myth as
Samantha
2005
Bachke Rehna Re Baba as
Padmini / alka / Meera
2005
Sarabhai V/S Sarabhai (TV Series) as
Sunehri
- Sunehri (2005) - Sunehri
2004
Kis Kis Ki Kismat as
Meena Madhok
2004
Murder as
Simran Saigal
2004
Aap Jaisa Koi: Baby (Short)
2003
Khwahish as
Lekha Khorzuvekar (as Malaika Sherawat)
2002
Jeena Sirf Merre Liye as
Seema
2002
Jaane Do Na (Short)
2001
Dard - E- Dil (Short)
2001
Lak Tunu Tunu (Short)
2000
Dil Chori Sada Ho Gaya (Short)
1999
Maar Dala (Short)
Thanks
2015
Nick Saglimbeni's Mastering Lighting: Volume One (Video documentary) (special thanks)
2011
Bin Bulaye Baraati (special thanks)
Self
-
We Are Animals (Documentary) (filming) as
Self
2020
Get Real with Shannon K (2020/2021) (TV Series) as
Self
2020
The Life of Chickens Raised for Meat (Video documentary short) as
Narrator (voice)
2019
The Khatra Show (TV Series) as
Self
- Kiss'a Haarsh-Mallika ka! (2019) - Self
2019
The Kapil Sharma Show (TV Series) as
Self
- Mallika Sherawat, Ekta Kapoor & Tusshar Kapoor (2019) - Self
2018
The Story (Zee 5) (TV Mini Series) as
Self
- Mallika Sherawat (2018) - Self
2017
Chelsea (TV Series) as
Self
- Dear India (2017) - Self
2016
Impossible Choices (Short) as
Self
2015
Bigg Boss (TV Series) as
Self
- Rahul Mahajan goes home (2015) - Self
2015
Planet's Got Talent (TV Series) as
Self
2014
Comedy Nights with Kapil (TV Series) as
Self
- Mallika Sherawat (2014) - Self
2013
The Bachelorette India (TV Series) as
Self
2012
Despite the Gods (Documentary) as
Self
2012
Maxim India: Behind the Scenes (TV Series documentary) as
Self
- Mallika Sherawat X Saglimbeni (2012) - Self
2011
12th International Indian Film Academy Awards (TV Special) as
Self - award presenter
2011
RealTVFilms (TV Series) as
Self
- Malika Sherawat, Cannes Film Festival 2011 (2011) - Self
2011
Kurier Romy 2011 (TV Special) as
Self - Presenter: Best TV-Documentary
2008
The 16th Annual Diversity Awards (TV Special) as
Self
2007
Koffee with Karan (TV Series) as
Self - Guest
- Episode #2.3 (2007) - Self - Guest
Archive Footage
2005
Koffee with Karan (TV Series) as
Self
- Episode #1.7 (2005) - Self

References

Mallika Sherawat Wikipedia