In case you didn’t already know, the Bollywood actress Mallika Sherawat became a sex siren in the Bollywood industry in 2004. Her bold character in the movie Murder alongside the ‘serial kisser’ Emraan Hashmi had created a lot of buzzes. However, now the actress has been far from the showbiz industry. She still manages to stay in connect with her fans through her official social media handles.
Recently, the actress revealed that it was not easy for her to enter the film industry. She had to disown her father’s name to achieve her dream of becoming an actress. And that’s why she went on to go with her mother’s maiden name ‘Sherawat’.
Bollywood actress Mallika Sherawat gets candid:
Bollywood actress opened up to Bollywood Bubble about her hardships of entering the Bollywood industry. She said, “It was my rebellion against patriarchy because my father said, ‘Ye filmo mein jayegi, parivaar ka naam kharab karegi, main tereko disown karta hoon (She will enter the film industry, she will ruin the family name, I disown you).’ Maine kaha, ‘Main tumhara naam hi disown karti hoon. Tum kya mujhe disown karoge. Yes, you’re my dad, I respect you, I love you, main apni maa ka naam use karungi (But I’ll use my mother’s name).’ So, I used Sherawat, it’s my mother’s name,”
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