Name: Mallika Sherawat a.k.a Reema Lamba
Birthday: 24th October
Marital Status: Divorced. Her ex husband is a pilot in Jet Airways, Captain Karan Singh Gill.
Biography: 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”