Happy Birthday Mallika Sherawat: Five Unknown Facts about ‘Murder’ fame actress

Happy birthday Mallika, she turns 44 years old today on October 24, 2020. Here are five unknown facts about this diva, the actress has done not only Bollywood films but international collaborations as well. Read more to know unknown facts about her.

By Bandana Singh, Updated : Oct 24, 2020 00:52 IST
Happy Birthday Mallika Sherawat: Five Unknown Facts about ‘Murder’ fame actress
Mallika looking adorable in a yellow dress

Mallika Sherawat turns 44 years old today, on October 24 2020. The actress has been seen in several Bollywood movies and is famously known for her bold looks. She came from a very conservative family from Hisar, Haryana. Mallika has face many hurdles in life to achieve the things she has today. The actress has done amazing job in film 'Murder' which was released on April 2, 2004. 

Mallika Sherawat has done many TV commercials before entering in Bollywood Industry. She  made her debut in ‘Jeena Sirf Mere Liye’ movie alongside with Kareena Kapoor Khan and Tushhar Kapoor as the main leading role, she had a very small appearance in the movie. The film was released on November 1, 2002. 

Here are five unknown facts about Mallika Sherawat 

1. Reema Lamba is the real name of Mallika

Mallika’s real name is Reema Lamba. The actress changed her name from Reema to Mallika because she likes it this way. Mallika means empress and Sherawat is her mother’s last name. She took her mother’s last name as she always supported her silently.

2. Mallika is a degree holder in Philosophy from Miranda House

The gorgeous actress has been fond of arts and learning. She is a degree holder in Philosophy from Miranda House, Delhi University. In one of her interviews she mentioned the university as a cultural environment that was high on arts and learnings.

3. Mallika's father wanted her to become an IAS

The actress came from a very strict and conservative family. She is from Haryana, her father always wanted her to become an IAS but she has always been passionate about acting. She has faced many hurdles and done a lot of hard work to reach where she is today.

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4. Mallika has received honorary citizenship in Los Angeles in 2009

The actress has received a honorary citizenship for her great achievements and for the charity work she has done and continue to do for the people around her. Mallika has also attended many Cannes festivals, the beautiful lad has earned spots at high profile parties and invitations to pre-Oscar parties.

5. Mallika has been featured in Bruno Mar’s parody video of Salt "N" Pepa's "Whatta Man"

The actress has not only done Bollywood movies but she also done international collaborations. She is also seen with legendary Jackie Chan in the film named The Myth. She is also seen in the parody video of Salt N Pepa’s Whatta Man song sung by Bruno Mars, a famous American pop singer.

Talking about her work front, she is soon going to be seen in her upcoming movie Zeenat which is likely going to release in 2021, directed by Saandesh Nayak. Mallika has also done few amazing movies such as Pyaar Ke Side Effects, Welcome, Hiss and etc.

Mallika was featured in the film Khwahish in year 2003. She did movie Murder in 2004 and later on she got nominated for the Best Actress at the Zee cine Awards for the movie Murder. It is one of her biggest hits in her Bollywood acting career. In 2007, she was casted in a song ‘Mayya Mayya’ in film Guru.