She used to work as an air hostess before becoming a model. She was even married to one of her coworkers, a Jet Airways pilot, in 2000. Their marriage, however, didn’t last long – the couple divorced the following year.
A rumour that she has a son from her marriage has been circulating for a long time. She however never admitted the fact and even dodged questions, related to the potential child.
Mallika Sherawat was the first Indian woman to get an offer to pose nude for Playboy Magazine. She declined the offer, scared of being blacklisted from Bollywood.