Mallika Sherawat's Film Career
Mallika made her way and bagged the Bollywood venture Khwaish by Govind Nihalni. This Bollywood flick gave her aspirations an extra edge. The second venture of Mallika Sherawat, Murder turned out to be a great commercial success. This film was inspired by the Hollywood blockbuster Unfaithful and is also counted as one of the most passionate movies ever made in Bollywood. She went on to win a small role in the movie of a Hollywood filmmaker Jackie Chan titled as 'The Myth' and here also she appeared in much bold attires. Mallika's next film Pyar Ke Side Effects' starring Rahul Bose went on to be 2006 Bollywood chartbuster. The movie unleashed the actress of an item girl to a sought after heroine in Bollywood.
The latest project of Mallika Sherawat was in the Himesh Reshammiya starrer 'Aap Ka Suroor-The Real Love Story. In 2007 she appeared in Mani Ratnam's Guru in a song "Mayya-Mayya" which enjoyed a soaring popularity. In the same year she was seen in multi starrer movie Welcome along with Akshay Kumar, Nana Patekar, Anil Kapoor, Katrina Kaif and others. She had other releases Ugli Aur Pagli and Maan Gaye Mughal-e-Azam which did not fair well at the box office.
In the International domain Mallika has a recent release, Hissss co-starring Irrfan Khan and directed by Jennifer Lynch. She promoted the movie at the Cannes Film Festival 2010 with live snakes.
Sherawat won the 2008 Renaissance Artist Award at the 16th Annual Diversity Awards held in California. On 14 August 2009, Sherawat received Honorary Citizenship of Los Angeles for her career achievements and charitable efforts. In the recent past she has also been voted one of the most beautiful woman among the hundred most beautiful people of the Asian continent. This honour was bestowed to her by the most popular fashion and beauty magazine of Hong Kong called 'Cover'.
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