Malaika Arora Khan born on 23 October 1973 also known as Malaika Arora, is an Indian model, actress, television personality and former MTV VJ.
Arora Khan was born in Mumbai to a Punjabi father, Anil Arora, and a Malayali Catholic mother, Joyce Polycarp. Her father worked in the Merchant Navy.
Arora 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.
She was fond of modeling since childhood and always loved to be in-front of the camera. She started her modeling career at the age of 17. It was her some photo shots done by lensmen Suresh Natarajan which fell into the hands of Suma Varghese, editor of Society magazine. The first cover back of Society in April '93 set the ball rolling for Malaika. Her potential was soon recognized by MTV and she was offered more prominent roles at Awards Functions and concerts telecast on the television channel.
movies Malaika's best ad campaigns include Pearl Pet, Bare Necessities, Mafatlal, Benzer, Tanishq, Tribhuvandhas Bhimji and De-Beers and numerous others. She has done item numbers or song and dance sequences, such as Chaiyya Chaiyya in the film Dil Se, Maahi Ve in Kaante and Kaal Dhamaal in the movie Kaal.
Arbaaz Khan is the director of movie 'Dabbang' .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.Arora Khan first 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. 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 Rishto Ke Parkhi in Star Plus reality show called Lux Perfect Bride along with Shekhar Suman and Amrita Rao.
She says -When I am cited as an example of a successful VJ, dancer and a mom, I feel humbled. I've given 100 per cent to whatever I've done. But there's also a huge luck factor that has helped."