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10 lesser known facts about Mallika Sherawat
- Called as Reema Lamba in her first film. In Murder she abandoned that name to adopt her mother’s name Sherawat.
- Mallika Sherawat also abandoned all her legacy from the past including a pilot-husband.
- First film as leading lady Khwahish was directed by Govind Menon
- Mallika didn’t get along with Murder co-star Emraan Hashmi either.
- Mallika Sherawat hit it off with Rahul Bose the most. They did the successful Pyar Ke Side Effects and the flop Maan Gaye Mughal-e-Azam together.
- Mallika Sherawat Conservative father never approved of her ambitions. The daughter and father remained hostile towards one another for a very long time
- Mallika’s mother and brother were cool about her ambitions from the start
- Made her affections for Dharmendra very clear while working with him in one of her early flops Kiss Kiss Ki Kismat
- Claimed Mallika Sherawat mother had a crush on Garam Dharam.Mallika’s unstoppable attention embarrassed both Dhamendra and his wife Hema Malini.
- Mallika Sherawat claimed to be a virgin while shooting Murder. Told this writer she lived like a nun.
- Mallika Sherawat claims she has a thriving career awaiting in Hollywood .Mallika Sherawat only ‘American’ film Republic Of Love is shelved has been shelved for years now.
- Her other firangi film Hisss finished off American director Jennifer Lynch’s career. And sources from the American film industry claim she has never been approached for any other project.
- Dirty Politics is Mallika’s first Bollywood film in 4 years. Her last release Kismat Love Paisa Dilli (KLPD) effectively killed off her co-star Vivek Oberoi’s career as a leading man .
- In entire Bollywood career of 12 years ,Mallika Sherawat has been in 13 flops and only 2 hits .We are not counting the item songs.