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Malaika Arora Khan: Not just Salman Khan's bhabhi, but a self-made diva

New Delhi: The gorgeous Bollywood diva Malaika Arora Khan is celebrating her 42nd birthday today. She enjoys an unmatched reputation in the industry which even the top Bollywood actress are deprived of.Despite having the tag
India TV News Desk October 23, 2015 20:12 IST
India TV News Desk

New Delhi: The gorgeous Bollywood diva Malaika Arora Khan is celebrating her 42nd birthday today. She enjoys an unmatched reputation in the industry which even the top Bollywood actress are deprived of.

Despite having the tag of ‘Khan' bahu, Malaika established her special status in the industry in her own way. Be it modelling, item numbers, cameo appearances, or donning the hat of judge in reality shows, Malaika has many chips on her shoulders.

She is an ideal wife, a dotting mother and the queen of many hearts.

As she turns a year older today, let's take a glimpse of her journey in the B-town

 1. MTV VJ

Malaika was selected as one of the MTV VJs when MTV India started its operations. Intiatlly, she become an interviewer and later co-anchored various programs with Cyrus Barocha

 2. Chaiyya-Chaiyya

It was her shot to fame. Malaika Arora's gaon ki gori avatar and ravishing performance on the moving Train in Shah Rukh's Dil Se is still etched in our memories.

Before Chaiyya Chaiyya, she has done modelling; advertisements and also appeared in video album ‘Gudd Naal Ishq Mitha', she was liked for her sweet & sensual avatar.

3. Marriage

Malaika is married to Bollywood actor-director-producer Arbaaz Khan whom she met during a coffee ad shoot. Together they have a son, Arhaan, born on 9 November 2002.

4. Acting

Malaika has done cameo apperanes in several movies, and the latetet in the list is Happy New Year.  Her first major acting role was in the film EMI released in 2008, which was a failure.  Acting was never the fortay for Malaika Arora Khan and she ditch it to cast spell of his persona in other fields

4. Producer

Malaika returned to big screen in 2010, but as a producer this time. She co-produced Dabangg (2010) and Dabangg 2 (2012) with her hubby Arbaaz Khan under their company banner. Her famous item number 'Munni Badnam' in the movie is the tell-e-tale of her unmatched sex appeal, sensuality and beauty.

5. TV Judge

Apart from spilling magic on big screen, Malaika also acquired immense fame in the television world. She donned the judge's hat in the dance reality show Nach Baliye in 2005, and she continued the spree in its second season as well.

After that she also judged Star One's program Zara Nachke Dikha.  She was Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa judge in 2010 and then 2015.

Malaika has been the consistent name on the judes' panel India's Got Talent, ever since the show started.

Surely! Malaika Arora Khan is a self-made woman. She is way beyond then just being a Khan bahu or Salman Khan's bhabhi.

Wishing her a very Happy Birthday!!