The world knows her by the name of Mallika Sherawat but her original name is Reema Lamba.
Mallika is the first Indian woman to get an offer by Playboy magazine to pose nude which she refused
Mallika is the first Indian actress to star opposite to well known Chinese superstar Jackie Chan for the movie The Myth.
Mallika wore diamonds worth Rs 45 Million at the Cannes Film Festival 2005 which were sponsored by Orra Diamonds. Orra Diamonds had designed nine sets of jewelry especially for Mallika including necklaces, bracelets, and earrings.
She began her Bollywood career with a supporting role in the movie Jeena Sirf Merre Liye, 2002 released Hindi movie. Her debut movie as a leading actress was Khwahish.
The Legendary musician Yanni dedicated one of his songs to Mallika at a concert in Los Angeles which is probably the first time he has dedicated many of his compositions to anyone.
After doing Hindi movies Murder and Khwahish, Mallika raised her fees. It was reported that she asked for a whopping 1.5 crore to act in Himesh Reshammiya’s Aap Ka Suroor just for a ten-minute role in the movie.
Mallika holds a bachelor`s degree in Philosophy.
Mallika’s father wanted her to become an IAS but her dreams were out of IAS. After she wanted to make her career in acting her father disallowed her to use his last name that’s the only reason she used Sherawat, her mother’s second name after her name.
Mallika Sherawat was the first one to find a groom on a reality show. The was one of the most popular shows on Indian television, as Mallika did everything possible under the sun to bring TRP`s for the show. She even kissed one of the contestants on national television, but in the end, she did not marry the winner of this show.
When Mallika Sherawat decided to move to the world of Hollywood, it was being said that she will never return to Bollywood. People went gaga over the same with rumors of Mallika abandoning Bollywood forever. But, she struck back and posted some sensual pictures of herself on Twitter to grab the attention
5 FAMOUS QUOTES:
The sound of the name is so important when you beginning your career
Right now, nobody. There’s no Osama in my life.
Now Obama is also going gaga over me!
Don’t you think women are superior to men?
I love my country, I feel very passionate about it.
5 MOST POPULAR DIALOGUES:
Aaj kal pyar mein jaan li jaati hai ... di nahi jaati -Aap Kaa Surroor
Dil apni aakhri dhadkan tak kya kar behte ... koi keh sakta hai bhala? -Murder
Baarish ki woh boodein achanak aisi lagne lagi ... jaise aasmaan se pani nahi, aag barasne lagi ho -Murder
Ek kuari ladki ka alekapan, us shaadi shuda aurat le akelepan se lakh guna behtar hai ... joh woh har pal, har raat apne pati ke bistar mein mehsoos karti hai-Murder
Destiny hi toh hoti hai, jab aap bhatakte hue kisi aaise raaste par pahunch jaye ... jise humne nahi chuna ... balki khud-ba-khud woh raasta hum tak pahunch gaya -Murder
She comes back to Bollywood with her movie Dirty Politics wherein she has draped tricolor over her body called for a lot of flak. Many people objected to this, leading to a nationwide debate. The film also had Mallika reciting some cuss words which didn`t go down well with the critics.
Mallika Sherawat received a lot of flak for her `regressive` comment on India. She said that India is a regressive country for a woman to live in. This didn`t go down well with the critics who bashed her for the same. Her statement, “India is a hypocritical society where women are at the bottom... When I go back to India which is so regressive for women, it’s depressing. I became a fallen woman and a superstar at the same time because there is a moral code... I did everything that I was not supposed to do. It can’t be symbolic... We (have) got to kiss on screen!”