Malaika Arora Khan
Malaika Arora Khan Born Malaika Arora
23 October 1973 
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Other names Malaika Khan Occupation Actress, dancer, model, VJ, television presenter Years active 1997–present Religion Roman Catholic Spouse Arbaaz Khan (1998–present)
Malaika Arora Khan (Punjabi: ਮਲਾਇਕਾ ਅਰੋੜਾ ਖ਼ਾਨ, Malayalam: മലൈക അറോറ ഖാന്; born on 23 October 1973), also known as Malaika Arora, is an Indian model, actress, television personality and former MTV VJ. She is one of India's top item girls. She is most famous for her dance on the song "Chaiyya Chaiyya" and, more recently, "Munni Badnaam Hui".
Early life and background
Arora Khan was born as Malaika Arora in Chembur, Mumbai to a Punjabi father, Anil Arora, a native of Indian border town Fazilka and a Malayali Catholic mother, Joyce Polycarp. Her father worked in the Merchant Navy.
She completed her secondary education at Swami Vivekanand School in Chembur, Mumbai. Her aunt Grace Polycarp was the principal of the school. She is also an alumnus of the Holy Cross High School Thane where she had studied until ninth grade. She did her college education from Jai Hind college, Churchgate. She lived in Borla Society, Chembur opposite Basant Talkies before starting her modeling career.
Khan was selected as one of the MTV VJs when MTV India started its operations. She rose to an interviewer for MTV India, becoming the most prominent non-movie, non-model female in urban India. MTV India, recognizing her potential, gave her plum roles co-anchoring with Cyrus Broacha the popular program Love Line and Style Check, at award ceremonies and concerts on the television channel.
Khan then entered the modeling world. Her modeling career was equally successful. She appeared in many advertisements as well as cameos for song and item numbers in Bollywood films such as "Chaiyya Chaiyya" in the film Dil Se.
In 2005, she did another item number, "Kaal Dhamaal" in the film, Kaal. She also did an item number in Mahesh Babu's Telugu film Athidhi. In 2007, she did a title song in Heyy Babyy directed by Sajid Khan and another popular song for Om Shanti Om whose director is the sister of Sajid, Farah Khan. In 2008, she did an item number in the film, Welcome with Nana Patekar and Anil Kapoor. In 2009 she was a Rishton Ke Parkhi in the Star Plus reality show called Lux Perfect Bride with Shekhar Suman and Amrita Rao.
In 2010, she featured in the superhit item song "Munni Badnaam" in the film Dabangg, which was produced by her husband Arbaaz Khan. On March 12th, 2011, she led a successful world record attempt in Melbourne, Australia, as part of the Indian Film Festival - Bollywood & Beyond. 1235 participants performed a choreographed dance to "Munni Badnaam" with Malaika leading them from the stage.
Arora Khan appeared in the television show Nach Baliye as one of the three judges. The show was aired on STAR One in mid-2005. She continued as a judge in Nach Baliye 2 that started airing in the last quarter of 2006. In this show, she performed many item numbers as an example for all contestants. She highly criticized Bakhtiyaar Irani for being arrogant in the show. She strongly mentioned that he should do a crash course on humility to improve his behaviour.
Khan is married to Bollywood actor Arbaaz Khan whom she met during a coffee ad shoot. Together they have a son, Arhaan. Her sister is actress Amrita Arora, and her brothers-in-law are Bollywood actor Salman Khan and actor-director-producer Sohail Khan. Her father-in-law is the famous scriptwriter Salim Khan.
Year Film Role Notes 1993 Aaja Meri Jaan 1998 Dil Se Special appearance in song "Chaiyya Chaiyya" 2000 Bichhoo Kiran Special appearance 2001 Indian 2002 Maa Tujhhe Salaam Special appearance 2002 Kaante Lisa 2003 The Hero Reshma's Mother 2005 Kaal Special appearance in song "Kaal Dhamaal" 2007 Heyy Babyy Special appearance in song "Heyy Babyy" 2007 Athidhi Special appearance in song "Rathraina" 2007 Om Shanti Om Special appearance in song "Deewangi Deewangi"" 2007 Welcome Special appearance in song "Hoth Rasiley" 2008 EMI Nancy 2009 Helloo India Special appearance in song 2010 Prem Kaa Game The Dream Girl Special appearance in song "I Wanna Fall Fall in Love" 2010 Housefull Pooja Cameo appearance 2010 Dabangg Munni Special appearance in song "Munni Badnaam Hui"
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- ^ "Munni Badnaam Hui., a big hit!". India Imagine. http://www.indiaimagine.com/munni-badnaam-hui-a-big-hit/. Retrieved 2010-11-17.
- ^ "Munni in Guinness Book of Records". The Times of India. http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2011-03-16/news-interviews/28694083_1_munni-badnaam-hui-guinness-book-malaika-arora-khan/. Retrieved 2011-03-16.
- ^ "Still with the moves, Madhuri returns to TV". Indian Express. http://www.indianexpress.com/news/still-with-the-moves-madhuri-returns-to-tv/725525/. Retrieved 2010-12-28.
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