Mallika Sherawat Biography And Hot Pictures 2010 2011

Mallika Sherawat (Hindi: मल्लिका शेरावत, born Reema Lamba in Rohtak, Haryana, India) is an Indian actress and model. Known for her bold onscreen attitude, Sherawat has frequently featured in the media as a sex symbol.She is one of the few Bollywood stars trying to crossover to Hollywood.
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* 1 Early life
* 2 Career
o 2.1 Hollywood
* 3 Filmography
* 4 See also
* 5 References
* 6 External links

[edit] Early life

Sherawat's birth name is Reema Lamba. She comes from a Jat family.[5] She adopted the screen name of "Mallika", meaning "empress", to avoid confusion with other actresses named Reema.[6] "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.[6] She went to school at Delhi Public School, Mathura Road.[7] She has obtained a degree in philosophy from Miranda House, Delhi University.
[edit] Career

Before coming into films, Mallika acted in television commercials with Amitabh Bachchan for BPL and Shahrukh Khan for Santro.[9] She also acted in a music video, Lak Tunoo, by Surjit Bindrakhia.[10] She debuted in films with a small role in Jeena Sirf Merre Liye where she was credited as Reema Lamba.

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. The film went on to become one of the biggest hits of the year.

Since then, Sherawat has been known for expressing her opinions in public, as well for the reaction to some of her statements.

In 2005, Sherawat acted in The Myth, a Chinese film, co-starring with Jackie Chan. She played the role of an Indian princess who falls in love and is rescued by Jackie. The Myth was her first International film. Her appearance at the Cannes Film Festival[14] to promote the film grabbed a lot of attention with Time Magazine's Richard Corliss calling her "the next big thing".[15]

Her performance in the 2006 film, Pyaar Ke Side Effects, co-starring Rahul Bose, won her praise from around the industry,[16] and the film also did moderately well at the box office.[17]

Her first release in 2007 was Mani Ratnam's Guru, in which she appeared in a special song, "Mayya Mayya". She also played a guest role in Himesh Reshammiya's Aap Ka Suroor - The Real Love Story and reportedly charged Rs. 15 million for a 10-minute appearance.[18] Her last release of 2007 was Welcome, which also did well at the box office receiving blockbuster status.[19]

Her 2008 releases were Ugly Aur Pagli and Maan Gaye Mughal-e-Azam. Both films were not successful at the box office.
[edit] Hollywood

In 2009, Sherawat finished shooting for a Hollywood film named Hissss also starring Irrfan Khan and directed by Jennifer Lynch. The film, based on the legend of Nāga, is a an independent co-production between the United States and India.[3] Endeavour Independent has bought the distribution rights of Hisss.[20] Sherawat promoted the film with live snakes at the Cannes Film Festival 2010.

Sherawat also finished shooting for another Hollywood film. Love, Barack, directed by William Dear.[22] She plays Aretha Gupta, a devoted local Obama volunteer coordinator. The film is a romantic comedy set during Barack Obama's campaign for the US Presidency. First look of Love, Barack was unveiled by Sherawat at Cannes 2010

Sherawat won the 2008 Renaissance Artist Award at the 16th Annual Diversity Awards held in California.[24] On 14 August 2009, Sherawat received a career recognition Honorary Citizenship of Los Angeles for her career achievements and charitable efforts.
[edit] Filmography
Year↓ Film↓ Role↓ Notes↓
2002 Jeena Sirf Merre Liye Seema (Special appearance) credited as Reema Lamba
2003 Khwahish Lekha Khorzuvekar
2004 Kis Kis Ki Kismat Meena Madhok
2004 Murder Simran Saigal
2005 Bachke Rehna Re Baba Padmini a.k.a. Paddu/Alka/Meera
2005 The Myth Indian Princess Chinese film
2006 Pyaar Ke Side Effects Trisha
2006 Shaadi Se Pehle Sania
2006 Darna Zaroori Hai
2007 Guru Jhumpa — The Dancer Item number Mayya Mayya
Special Appearance
2007 Preeti Eke Bhoomi Melide Item number Kannada film
2007 Aap Ka Suroor - The Real Love Story Ruby Special Appearance
2007 Fauj Mein Mauj Sunehri Dhanda postponed
2007 Preeti Yeke Bhoomi melide Item Girl Kannada
2007 Welcome Ishika
2008 Dasavathaaram Jasmine Tamil film
2008 Ugly Aur Pagli Kuhu Released
2008 Maan Gaye Mughal-e-Azam Shabnam Released
2010 Hissss Releasing August 15, 2010[26]
2010 Love Barack Aretha Gupta Post Production

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