Mallika Sherawat is an Indian actress who works in Hindi, English and Chinese language films. Known for her bold onscreen attitude in films like Khwahish and Murder , Sherawat 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.
Sherawat was born Reema Lamba in Moth, a small village in Hisar district of Haryana to a Jat family. Mallikas father is named Mukesh Kumar Lamba and she was born in the family of Seth Chhaju Ram, a leading Jat philanthropist. She was born onOctober 1976. She adopted the screen name of Mallika, meaning empress, to avoid confusion with other actresses named Reema. Sherawat is her mothers maiden name She has stated that she uses her mothers maiden name because of the support that her mother has provided her.