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Mallika Sherawat Biography

About Mallika Sherawat

Birth Name:  Reema Lambha

This girl all the way from Haryana entered Bollywood with lot of Khwahish.  Mallike  is presently known as the Jalebi Bai in the B-Town.

Date Of Birth: 24 October, 1976

Height: 5' 6" (1.69 m)


Mallika was born as Reema in Haryana. She adopted the screen name of Mallika, meaning 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.

After a very long time her family who were strained when she entered the film industry, later accepted her career choice.

Mallika did her schooling from Delhi Public School. She has obtained a degree in philosophy from Miranda House, Delhi University. Before entering films, Sherawat appeared in television commercials with Amitabh Bachchan for BPL and Shahrukh Khan for Santro.

She entered in Bollywood in 2003 with, Khwahish. In 2004, she starred in Murder, 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.

In 2005, Sherawat acted in The Myth, a Chinese film, co-starring with Jackie Chan.

Her performance in the 2006 film Pyaar Ke Side Effects, co-starring Rahul Bose, won her praise from around the industry, Her 2008 releases were Ugly Aur Pagli and Maan Gaye Mughal-e-Azam. Both films were unsuccessful at the box office.

In 2009, Mallika did a Hollywood film named Hisss co-starring Irrfan Khan and directed by Jennifer Lynch. Hisss was release in all major Indian languages on 22 October 2010.

In 2011 Mallika was seen doing item numbers in films like Bin Bulaye Baarati and Double Dhamaal.

She recently finished shooting for another Hollywood film named Love, Barack aka "Politics of Love", directed by William Dear. The film is not yet released.

Personal Life:

It has been reported that she was married for a short while to a Jet Airways pilot Captain Karan Singh Gill.


In 2007 Mallika Sherawat wore a skin-suit for her 45-minute performance at the hotel, which has now left the social worker fuming. The social worker Vinod Jain had seen Sherawat's performance on certain television channels and was offended and took action against her.


Mallika has often been critisised for her appearance in Red Carpet and Cannes. She is seen in loud make up and murky costumes.


As An Actor

    Double Dhamaal (June 24, 2011) (Released) ... Kamini Bin Bulaye Baarati (June 17, 2011) (Released) ... Item Number (Shalu) Thank You (April 8, 2011) (Released) ... Item Number Fauj Mein Mauj (2011) (Stuck/On Hold) Love, Barack (2011) (Under Production) ... Aretha Gupta Hisss (October 22, 2010) (Released) ... The Snake Woman Dashavtar (April 17, 2009) (Released) ... Jasmine Maan Gaye Mughall-E-Azam (August 22, 2008) (Released) ... Shabnam Mazumdar Ugly Aur Pagli (August 1, 2008) (Released) ... Kuhu Welcome (December 21, 2007) (Released) ... Ishika Aap Ka Surroor - The Moviee (June 29, 2007) (Released) ... Ruby James Guru (January 12, 2007) (Released) ... Dancer Pyaar Ke Side Effects (September 15, 2006) (Released) ... Trisha Malik Darna Zaroori Hai (April 28, 2006) (Released) ... Riya Shaadi Se Pehle (April 6, 2006) (Released) ... Sania The Myth (November 25, 2005) (Released) Bach Ke Rehna Re Baba (June 17, 2005) (Released) ... Padmini Aka Paddu Kis Kiski Kismat (October 22, 2004) (Released) ... Meena Madhok Murder (April 2, 2004) (Released) ... Simran Khwahish (June 6, 2003) (Released) ... Lekha Khorzuvekar
  1. Jeena Sirf Merre Liye (November 1, 2002) (Released) ... Credited As Reema Lamba


  1. Hisss (October 22, 2010) (Released)

Playback Singer

  1. Hisss (October 22, 2010) (Released)


Nominated: Screen Award for Best Actor In A Comic Role (Male/Female) (2009)

Movie: Maan Gaye Mughall-E-Azam

Nominated: Zee Cine Award for Best Actress (2004)

Movie: Murder

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