Mallika Sherawat : Wiki, Bio, Life Story, Facts, Figures and Net Worth

Mallika Sherawat, born as Reema Lamba, is an Indian actress who predominantly works in Hindi language films. The Bollywood Actress Known for her bold onscreen attitude, Sherawat has established herself as a sex symbol and one of the most popular celebrities in Bollywood.

This blog post delves into the life and career of this enigmatic actress, shedding light on her early life, rise to stardom, career highlights, and some lesser-known facts.

Early Life and Upbringing

Sherawat was born on 24 October 1976 in Moth, a small village in Hisar district of Haryana, to a Jat family. Her father is named Mukesh Kumar Lamba. She adopted the screen name “Mallika”, meaning “empress”, 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. 

Sherawat went to Delhi Public School, Mathura Road. She has a degree in philosophy from Miranda House, Delhi University. During the initial days of her career, she claimed to be from a very conservative small-town family and that she faced many hurdles from them in pursuing her career.

Mallika Sherawat - Early Life And Upbringing
Mallika Sherawat – Early Life And Upbringing

Personal Life – Age, Zodiac Sign

Mallika Sherawat - Personal Life
Mallika Sherawat – Personal Life
Personal DetailsPersonal Details
Full NameReema Lamba
Alternative Names(s) (also known as)Mallika Sherawat, Reema Gill
Date of Birth24 October 1976
Age (as of 2023)46 years
Zodiac SignScorpio
BirthplaceMoth, Hisar, Haryana, India
HometownHisar, Haryana, India
Current AddressLos Angeles, USA
Education QualificationDegree in Philosophy from Miranda House, Delhi University
Hobbies and InterestsYoga, Travelling, Reading
Languages KnownHindi, English, French
Social Media Profiles link (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter)[Facebook], [Instagram], [Twitter]
Wikipedia Profile linkMallika Sherawat – Wikipedia
IMDb Profile link[Mallika Sherawat – IMDb]
Website linkN/A

Physical Appearance – Height, Weight, Body Measurements

Mallika Sherawat - Physical Appearance
Mallika Sherawat – Physical Appearance
Physical StatsInformation
Body TypeSlim
Body Measurements (Chest – Waist – Hips)36-26-36 inches
Height in feet, inches, cm5 feet 6 inches, 168 cm
Weight in kg, lbs52 kg, 115 lbs
Chest36 inches
Waist26 inches
Eye ColourBrown
Hair ColourBlack
HairstyleLong and wavy
Distinctive FeaturesBold onscreen attitude, pouty lips, mole on the right side of her face
TattoosA snake on her lower back, a flower on her left ankle, a star on her right wrist

Family and Relationships – Boyfriend/Husband, Affairs

Sherawat was married to airline pilot Karan Singh Gill for a brief period of time. However, after the media presented irrefutable proof of their marriage, she reluctantly accepted that they were married.

She is currently in a relationship with French businessman Cyrille Auxenfans.

Mallika Sherawat - Family And Relationships
Mallika Sherawat – Family And Relationships
Relationships DetailsInformation
Marital StatusDivorced
Spouse – HusbandKaran Singh Gill (m. 1997, divorced 2001)
FatherMukesh Kumar Lamba
MotherSantosh Sherawat
SiblingsVikram Lamba (brother)
Affairs – Boyfriend(s)Vijay Singh, Cyrille Auxenfans
Significant RelationshipsN/A

Rise to Stardom

Before entering films, Sherawat appeared in television commercials with Amitabh Bachchan for BPL and Shah Rukh Khan for Hyundai Santro. She debuted in films with a small role in Jeena Sirf Merre Liye.

Sherawat attracted notice with her appearance in the 2003 film, Khwahish. In 2004, she starred in Murder, a film inspired by Hollywood’s Unfaithful. She received a nomination for ‘Best Actress’ at the Zee Cine Awards for her performance in Murder.

Mallika Sherawat - Rise To Stardom
Mallika Sherawat – Rise To Stardom

Debut Film – Jeena Sirf Merre Liye

Mallika Sherawat - Debut Film
Mallika Sherawat – Debut Film

Successful Film – Double Dhamaal

Mallika Sherawat - Successful Film
Mallika Sherawat – Successful Film

Career, Awards, and Achievements

Sherawat has appeared in several successful films such as Pyaar Ke Side Effects (2006), Aap Ka Suroor, Welcome (both 2007) — her biggest commercial success so far — and Double Dhamaal (2011). She is one of the few Bollywood stars trying to cross over to Hollywood, with films like Hisss (2010) and Politics of Love (2011).

Mallika Sherawat - Career, Awards, And Achievements
Mallika Sherawat – Career, Awards, And Achievements
Career DetailsInformation
Profession(s)Actress, model
Debut FilmJeena Sirf Merre Liye (2002) as Reema Lamba
Notable RolesSimran in Murder (2004), Trishna in Pyaar Ke Side Effects (2006), Sanjana in Welcome (2007), Jasmine in Hisss (2010), Aretha Gupta in Politics of Love (2011)
Recent Films – New MoviesZeenat (2019), Booo Sabki Phategi (2019), RK/RKAY (2020)
Upcoming FilmsNakaab (2021), The Story of a Girl (2021)
Popular Television SeriesThe Bachelorette India: Mere Khayalon Ki Mallika (2013), Sarabhai vs Sarabhai Take 2 (2017)
Awards and AchievementsZee Cine Award nomination for Best Actress for Murder (2005), Stardust Award for Best Actress in a Negative Role for Pyaar Ke Side Effects (2007), Renaissance Artist Award at the 16th Annual Diversity Awards in California (2008), Honorary citizenship of Los Angeles for her career achievements and charitable work (2009), International Youth Icon Award at the Kalakar Awards in Kolkata (2015)
Endorsements/Brand CollaborationsBPL, Hyundai Santro, 7UP, PETA, Playboy India, Maxim India, FHM India
Philanthropy/Charity WorkFree a Girl Movement, School for Justice, United Nations Development Programme, Rotary International’s Polio Eradication Campaign
Professional AssociationsScreen Actors Guild, Indian Film and Television Producers Council
Training and EducationDegree in Philosophy from Miranda House, Delhi University
Production CompanyBlue Velvet Films
Box Office Success – Hit MoviesMurder, Pyaar Ke Side Effects, Welcome, Double Dhamaal
Critical Acclaim MoviesMurder, Pyaar Ke Side Effects, Dasavathaaram

Assets and Finances – Net Worth

Mallika Sherawat - Assets And Finances
Mallika Sherawat – Assets And Finances
Financial ProfileInformation
Net Worth in Rs. and DollarsRs. 170 Crore, $21 Million
Per Movie Charges in Rs. and DollarsRs. 30 Lakh, $40,000
Per Endorsement Charges in Rs. and DollarsN/A
Sponsorship DealsBPL, Hyundai Santro, 7UP, PETA, Playboy India, Maxim India, FHM India
Business VenturesBlue Velvet Films (production company)
Real Estate HoldingsA penthouse in Bandra, Mumbai, a villa in Los Angeles, USA
Luxury Items/Properties OwnedA diamond ring worth Rs. 45 Lakh, a collection of designer clothes and accessories
Cars CollectionA Lamborghini Aventador, a Rolls Royce Phantom, a Mercedes Benz S-Class

Favourite Things, Likes and Dislikes

Mallika Sherawat - Favourite Things, Likes And Dislikes
Mallika Sherawat – Favourite Things, Likes And Dislikes
Favorite ThingsFavorite Things
Favorite ActorAmitabh Bachchan
Favorite ActressJulia Roberts
Favorite FilmSholay
Favorite Music BandsU2, Coldplay
Favorite SportCricket
Favorite BooksThe Alchemist by Paulo Coelho, The Secret by Rhonda Byrne
Favorite ColorBlack
Favorite FoodVegan dishes, salads, fruits, juices
Things s/he likeYoga, traveling, reading, animals, social media
Things s/he dislikeMeat, dairy products, casting couch, sexism, hypocrisy

Top 5 Best Films – Mallika Sherawat

Film NameYear of ReleaseCharacter Played
Pyaar Ke Side Effects2006Trisha Mallick
Double Dhamaal2011Kamini

Controversies – Mallika Sherawat

  • Condom controversy in the film ‘Khwahish’. 
  • Drape in tricolor in the film Dirty Politics. 
  • Intimate scenes controversy in the film Dirty Politics. 
  • Offensive comment on India at the Cannes Film Festival. 
  • Pornographic dance video in 2006.
Mallika Sherawat - Controversies
Mallika Sherawat – Controversies

Interesting Facts – Mallika Sherawat

  • Mallika Sherawat’s real name is Reema Lamba. 
  • She was the first Indian woman to get an offer by Playboy magazine to pose nude which she refused. 
  • She wore diamonds worth Rs 45 Million at the Cannes Film Festival 2005 which were sponsored by Orra Diamonds. 
  • She has a huge social media fan base with more than 500k followers on Instagram, more than million followers on Twitter, and more than million followers on Facebook. 
  • She has a degree in philosophy from Miranda House, Delhi University. 
  • She is one of the few Bollywood stars trying to cross over to Hollywood. 
Mallika Sherawat - Interesting Facts
Mallika Sherawat – Interesting Facts

From her humble beginnings in a small village in Haryana to her rise as a bold and popular actress in Bollywood, Mallika Sherawat’s journey is truly inspiring. Despite facing numerous hurdles, she has carved a niche for herself in the Indian film industry and continues to entertain audiences with her performances..

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