Mallika Sherawat is an Indian actress who is best known for her work in Hindi, English, Tamil and Kannada cinema. Known for her bold onscreen attitude in films like Khwahish and Murder. She has established herself as a sex symbol and as one of the most popular celebrities in Bollywood She then appeared in successful romantic comedy Pyaar Ke Side Effects which won her much critical acclaim.

Birth Name

Reema Lamba


Mallika Sherawat


Actress, Model



Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Mallika Sherawat was born on the 24th of October 1976, in Moth, Hisar district, Haryana, India.


She’s currently 43 years old.


Paris, France

Sun Sign



Asian (Indian)

She has Haryanvi ancestry.




Sherawat went to Delhi Public School, Mathura Road. Later, she has a degree in philosophy from Miranda HouseDelhi University.


Family Details

  • Father – Mukesh Kumar Lamba

  • Mother – Sherwat Lamba
  • Siblings – Vikram Lamba (Brother)

Marital Status


Boyfriend / Spouse

Mallika Sherawat has dated –

  • Karan Singh Gill (2000-2001) – Mallika was married to airline pilot Karan Singh Gill for a brief period of time. She had kept her failed marriage secret for a long time and she initially refuted claims of her being previously married. However, after the media presented irrefutable proof of their marriage, she reluctantly accepted that they were married.

  • Vijay Singh (2013-2014) – Mallika started dating model and actor Vijay Singh towards the end of 2013. It was even claimed that they would get married once they get comfortable with each other’s company. However, by the end of 2014, Mallika had dumped him.

  • Cyrille Auxenfans (2016-Present) – Mallika made her relationship with French businessman Cyrille Auxenfans public in March 2016 by sharing a picture of them on her Twitter account.

Physical Statistics

  • In feet – 5 feet 6 inches
  • In centimeters – 168 cm
  • In meters – 1.68 m


  • In Kilograms – 52 kg
  • In Pounds – 115 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 36-26-36
  • Bust – 36 inches
  • Waist – 26 inches
  • Hip – 36 inches
  • Bra Size – 34B

Body Build


Eye Color

Dark Brown

Hair Color


Shoe Size

She wears a size 8 (US) shoe.

Dress Size

Her dress size is 5 (US).



Professional Statistics

Famous For

Mallika 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.

Film Debut

In 2002, Mallika made her film debut in the romantic movie, Jeena Sirf Merre Liye where she was credited as Reema Lamba.

Television Debut

In 2005, Mallika made her first television show appearance as Sunehri on the comedy television series, Sarabhai vs Sarabhai.

Brand Endorsements

Mallika Sherawat has appeared in television commercials brand such as BPL (alongside Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchan), Santro (alongside Shahrukh Khan) & 7Up, Hajmola.

Awards & Nominations

2004MurderZee Cine AwardBest Actor – FemaleNominated
2005MurderStardust AwardSuperstar of Tomorrow – FemaleNominated
2007Pyaar Ke Side EffectsStardust AwardStar of the Year – FemaleNominated
2007Pyaar Ke Side EffectsAnnual Central European Bollywood AwardsBest ActressNominated
200816th Annual Diversity AwardsRenaissance Artist AwardWon
2009Maan Gaye Mughal-e-AzamScreen AwardScreen Award for Best ComedianNominated
2011HisssGotham Screen Film Festival & Screenplay ContestBest ActressWon
201523rd Kalakar AwardsInternational Youth Icon AwardWon
2015Dirty PoliticsIndian Film Festival MelbourneBest ActressNominated
2016Dirty PoliticsScreen AwardBest Actress (Popular Choice)Nominated

Mallika Sherawat Favorites

  • Favorite ActorAmitabh Bachchan
  • Favorite Actress – Rekha
  • Favorite Films – Sholay (1975), Silsila (1981), Masoom (1983)
  • Favorite Place – Paris, Goa
  • Favorite Color – Black
  • Favorite Food – Multi Grain Toast

Mallika Sherawat Net worth

Mallika Sherawat has an estimated net worth of $20 million dollars as of 2020.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Mallika Sherawat

  • Mallika is reported to be the first Indian women to get an offer to pose naked for the prestigious Playboy magazine. However, she turned down the offer as she felt it would harm her Bollywood career.
  • She was accepted as an Advisory Board member by the Asian Academy of Film and Television for her role in promoting film education in India.
  • She has been made the ambassador for School for Justice which is an NGO that works to prevent forced prostitution of young girls and bring the offenders to justice.
  • In 2005, she made her Hollywood debut alongside Jackie Chan with film The Myth with a her 10 minute role.
  • In September 2006, she was placed on the 4th spot by UK-based Eastern Eye magazine in the list featuring Asia’s Sexiest Women.
  • In 2009, she was made an honorary citizen of Los Angeles by the Los Angeles City Council in a ceremony held to celebrate India’s Independence Day.
  • In 2011, her brother Vikram Lamba was arrested  after he accidentally fired a bullet while cleaning his revolver, which injured a person in Mumbai.
  • In 2012, she featured with American pop star Bruno Mars in his parody video of Salt-N-Pepa Whatta Man for the comedy website Funny or Die.
  • In 2013 Sherawat featured in a reality television show named The Bachelorette India which was adopted from The Bachelorette to find the perfect bachelor for herself.
  • In 2014, she has been involved with women’s rights activism, discussing women’s issues at the 65th United Nations DPI/NGO Conference.


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