Mallika Sherawat one of the top newsmaker of the year 2003. She is blowing the lid on hypocricy. She is a true blue 'jatni' from Haryana. She has grown in a jat atmosphere with a countryside upbringing. She always wanted to be an actress. And made her mind to get out of the rut and atleast try once. When she came to mumbai she knew nobody. It was tough and backbreaking. She was from hindi medium school. But all the odds made her resolutions stronger.
Fortunately she got the Govind Menon's Khwahish which gave her aspirations an extra edges. A film about bedroom woes. A small film went to win the big time attention because of unbridled sensuality. She had given 17 kisses in the movie which turn away the attention of public and they gone to see the movie. Then again Mahesh Bhatt's thriller Murder directed by Anurag Basu has put Mallika in an unconventional act. It's a story of a married woman who's life is hell. She is lonely and had an affair. This film has shades of celebration, of blossoming, passion & love and of insecurity.
She has signed one more film with Govind Menon Kis Kiski Kismat. It's a comedy film opposite Dharmendra. And another film untitled film of Mahesh Bhatt.
Mallika Sherawat's decision of coming in films is still diffcult to digest for his father. He has not forgiven her. But her brother supports her from starting. She believes his support is her strength. She came from a bejewelled prisoner in a haryana haveli and has opted for the bollywood lanes. Her real name is 'Reema Lambha'. She had changed her name because their are many reema's in industry . And sherawat is her mother's last name and mallika sound like queen so she changed her name to Mallika Sherawat.