From sneaking selfies with the likes of Barack Obama and Antonio Banderas to deriding the status of Indian women at a global forum…the lengths to which Mallika Sherawat has gone to keep herself in the news over the years is astonishing, not only for the sustained life-span of her delusional stardom, but also for the impact her attempts at self-promotion has had on sections of the media in India which continues to dutifully report her self-promotional misadventures.
The latest Mallika salvo is her denial of a BBC report claiming her French “Husband” and Mallika owe truckloads of money for their rented home in Paris.
Mallika Sherawat says she has neither a husband nor a home in Paris. If this is the case what was that about three armed men attacking her and her live-in partner at her apartment in Paris is November 2016?
Either she was lying then or she is lying now? Or maybe she was being far from truthful both the times? Who knows! Anything is possible with this delusional actress who came into the industry with a lie: that she was unmarried.
When in fact she had left a husband to pursue her dreams in Mumbai.
No harm in that except that the delusional attitude to her career has continued over the years. In Bollywood her attempts at stardom have been met with dismay and derision. Outside India her films like Hisss and Republic Of Love were never released in movie theatres.
Today Mallika Sherawat’s career is defunct and as good as dead. Her starrer Dirty Politics drove its producer-director K C Bokadia out of the Mumbai film industry. She had no success at the box office since Anurag Basu’s Murder. But she will find some way of being in the news, no matter what it takes.