Mallika Sherawat began her career in Bollywood with the much-talked about film, Khwashish. Over the years, the actress often grabbed headlines for her 'sex symbol' image and sizzling dance numbers. Time and again, she also found herself in news for making controversial statements. Soon, she stepped into Hollywood and even shared screen space with Jackie Chan in a film. Hailing from a conservative small-town family in Haryana, Mallika had to face several hurdles to live her dream. But the fiesty girl feared no one and also believed in herself.
Mallika Sherawat has been a regular at the prestigious Cannes Film Festival since the last few years. As the actress celebrates her 42nd birthday today, we compile some of her best red carpet looks from Cannes-
Mallika stepped on the red carpet wearing a beautiful lilac gown by Tony Ward and made millions of hearts go flutter.
The bombshell picked up a George Hobeika mermaid gown with heavy floral embellishments. Can't stop going 'oolalaa' just like us?
Mallika looked drop-dead gorgeous in a stunning Georges Hobeika Couture gown.
Hey beauty! That's the thought which crossed our mind when we watched Mallika Sherawat in this fuschia number by Alexis Mabille.
Mallika looked a vision in white when she wore this white pleated gown to attend Jimmy Hall's premiere at Cannes.
Mallika went the gothic way and nailed the red carpet look in this full skirted sheer and lace Dolce & Gabbana gown.