Malaika Arora Khan (born 23 August 1973), known as Malaika Arora before her marriage, is an Indian actress, dancer, model, VJ, and
television presenter. She is most famous for her dancing in the songs “Chaiyya Chaiyya” (1998) and “Munni Badnaam Hui” (2010). She
turned film producer in 2008, with her former husband, Arbaaz Khan. Their company Arbaaz Khan Productions has released films like
Dabangg (2010) and Dabangg 2 (2012).
Malaika appeared on 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 which started airing in the last quarter of 2006. In this show, she performed many item numbers
as an example for the contestants. She appeared on the show Zara Nachke Dikha as a judge on Star One. She was a judge on the show
Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa in 2010.
Malaika was selected as one of the MTV VJs when MTV India started its operations becoming an interviewer and later co-anchoring
with Cyrus Broacha the programs Love Line and Style Check.Malaika then entered the modelling world, appearing in many
advertisements, for album songs like “Gur Naal Ishq Mitha” and item numbers such as “Chaiyya Chaiyya” in the 1998 Bollywood film
In the 2000s, apart from featuring in item numbers for various films, she made cameo appearances in a few films. In 2008, she appeared
in her first major acting role in the film EMI which was a box-office failure.
Malaika is on the judges panel in the show India’s Got Talent.
Khan with husband Arbaaz Khan at the wedding of her sister Amrita Arora
Malaika is married to Bollywood actor-director-producer Arbaaz Khan in 1998 whom she met during a coffee ad shoot. They announced
separation on 28 March 2016. Together they have a son, Arhaan, born on 9 November 2002. Her sister is actress Amrita Arora, and her
brothers-in-law are Bollywood actor Salman Khan and Bollywood actor-director-producer Sohail Khan. Her father-in-law is scriptwriter
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