Mallika was born Reema Lamba in Rohtak, Haryana. She adopted the screen name of “Mallika”, meaning “empress” to avoid confusion with other actresses named Reema. She used her mother’s maiden name “Sherawat” because of the support that her mother gave her. Although the relations with her family was strained, the family has now accepted Maillika Sherawat’s career choice.

She went to school in Delhi Public School and earned a degree in philosophy from Miranda House. She had claimed that she came from a very conservative small town family but this was recently refuted by her family. This was done to give her an aura of a ‘small town girl facing obstacles’. It has also been reported that she was married to a Jet Airways pilot.

In 2009 She starred in a Hollywood film named Hisss. The film was based on the legend of Naga and she promoted the film with live snakes at the Cannes Film Festival 2010. She has starred in another Hollywood film, Politics of Love, where she played Aretha Gupta, a devoted local Obama volunteer coordinator. The film is a romantic comedy set during Barack Obama’s campaign for the U.S. presidency.

She won the 2008 Renaissance Artist Award at the 16th Annual Diversity Awards held in California. On 14 august 2009, She received a career recognition Honorary Citizen of Los Angeles for her career achievements and charitable efforts.

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