Born: October 24, 1976
Age : 38
Birthplace : Hisar
Height: 1.69 m
Mallika is more known as a bold and hot actress of B Town, who was born and brought up in Sherawat family as Reema Lamba on 24th October 1976. She was born in a small village called Moth in Hisar district in Haryana in a Jat Family. She did her schooling DPS at Mathura Road, while went to Delhi for her graduation in philosophy from the prestigious college Miranda House based in the national capital. According to her she faced resentment from her family for her education and of course for having a career in Bollywood owing to the conservative approach found in her parents. However, her family denied these allegations and claimed that Mallika has carved this story simply to add an aura in her profile to do big in Bollywood. When she entered in Bollywood, she adopted Mallika as her new name simply to avoid confusions with other Reema as actor in B Town. Later she added her mother’s maiden name with her to call Mallika Sherawat.
Before entering into Bollywood movies, she did a couple of TV commercials along with big stars like Amitabh Bachchan for brands like BPL, while was also seen with SRK for the ad of Santro. Later she was seen in a couple of music videos including Maar Dala and Lak Tunoo. However, her debut in Bollywood came out with the movie Jeena Sir Merre Liye wherein she got the chance to be credited as Reema Lamba. She came into limelight with the movie Khwahish for her bold role in the movie followed by Murder with Emran Hashmi again with similar bold avatar. The movie turned out to be a big hit of the year giving her nominations at several movie award functions. She also got the chance to work in Hollywood movies and international projects, which started with Jackie Chan’s movie called The Myth. Later the movie Pyaar Ke Side Effects with Rahul Bose helped her garner a good review from critics and audience.
She then did a couple of item songs, which started with the movie Guru wherein she performed for the song Mayya Mayya. She was also seen in Aap Ka Suroor produced by Himmesh Reshammiya for which she charged a whopping 15 million INR for just an appearance of 10 minutes. Her last movie release was Welcome with Anil Kapoor and Nana Patekar along with Akshay Kumar and Katrina Kaif. Her performance got a good response, while the movie was a big hit on box office. Later she was seen in movies like Ugly Aur Pagli, Maan Gaye Mughal-e-Azam. Both her movies failed over box office. Some of her recent movies include Thank You, Bin Bulaye Baraati, Double Dhamaal and Kismat Love Paisa Dilli.
Currently she is filming for the movie called Dirty Politics, while her Hollywood movies include Hiss, Politics of Love, etc. As far as the awards are concerned, she has bagged a number of awards, which include the Renaissance Artist Award in the year 2008 at the Annual Diversity Awards in the US, while in 2012, she was features with the known pop star called Bruno Mars in one of his parody videos called Salt N Pepa Whatta Man, the next year, she was features in a reality show called The Bachelorette India, which was meant to find out her Mr. Right on the TV. She was also the part of one of the shows meant for promoting Barack Obama during the US presidency elections in the year 2010.