Malaika Arora Wiki: Malaika Arora is a well-known Indian actress, dancer, model, VJ, and television personality primarily appearing in Hindi-language films. She debuted as a film producer in 2008, partnering with her former husband, Arbaaz Khan, to create the production company Arbaaz Khan Productions, which produced the successful Dabangg film series.
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As an actress, she has appeared in leading roles in films like Kaante (2002) and EMI (2008), as well as in popular songs such as Chaiyya Chaiyya (1998), Gur Naalo Ishq Mitha (1998), Maahi Ve (2002), Kaal Dhamaal (2005), and Munni Badnaam Hui (2010).
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Malaika was named after the Swahili word “Malaika,” which means “angel.” She was born in Thane, Maharashtra, and her parents divorced when she was 11. She moved to Chembur with her mother and sister Amrita. Her mother, Joyce Polycarp, is a Malayali, and her father, Anil Arora, was a Punjabi native of the Indian border town of Fazilka who worked in the Indian Merchant Navy.
Malaika completed her secondary education at Swami Vivekanand School in Chembur, where her aunt Grace Polycarp was the principal. She also attended Holy Cross High School Thane until ninth grade. She pursued her education at Jai Hind College, Churchgate, but could not complete it due to professional commitments. Before beginning her modeling career, she lived in Borla Society, Chembur, opposite Basant Talkies.
|Real Name||Malaika Arora Khan|
|Profession(s)||Actress, Model, VJ, TV Personality, Producer|
|Birthplace||Chembur, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Libra|
|Age (as of 2023)||49 Years|
|Date of Birth||23 October 1973|
|Hometown||Bengaluru, Karnataka, India|
|School(s)||Swami Vivekanand School in Chembur, Mumbai, Holy Cross High School, Thane|
|College||Jai Hind College, Churchgate, Mumbai|
|Educational Qualification||Degree in Economics and a minor in Communications|
|Address||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Hobbies||Gardening, Jogging, Swimming, and Yoga|
|Height (Centi.) (approx.)||161 cm|
|Height (meters)||1.61 m|
|Height (feet)||5′ 3″|
|Weight (Kilograms)(approx.)||53 Kg|
|Weight (Pounds)||117 lbs|
|Figure Measurements (approx.)||34-27-35 inches|
|Eye’s Color||Light Brown|
|Debut||Film: EMI (2008)|
|TV: Nach Baliye 1 (2005, as a judge)|
|Parents||Father- Anil Arora (Merchant Navy)|
|Mother- Joyce Polycarp|
|Sisters||Amrita Arora (Younger, Actress)|
|Malaika Arora Marital Status||Divorced|
|Affairs/Boyfriends||• Arjun Kapoor (Actor)|
|• Arbaaz Khan (Actor)|
|Marriage Date||12 December 1998|
|Husband||Arbaaz Khan (Actor, Divorced)|
|Children||Son- Arhaan Khan|
|Net Worth||$10 million|
|Salary (approx.)||1.75 crore/song (INR)|
|Favourite Food(s)||Rice with Sambhar, Tea Cake, Fish Curry|
|Favourite Actor(s)||Shah Rukh Khan, Chunky Pandey, Rahul Khanna|
|Favorite Actress||Deepika Padukone, Helen|
|Favorite Perfume||Tom Ford’s Black Orchid|
|Favorite Destination||Goa, Greece, Caribbean Island|
Malaika was previously married to Bollywood actor-director-producer Arbaaz Khan, whom she met during a coffee ad shoot in 1998. Until their divorce, she was known as Malaika Arora Khan. The couple announced their separation on March 28, 2016, citing compatibility issues, and officially divorced on May 11, 2017. They have a son, Arhaan Khan, born on November 9, 2002.
Following the divorce, Malaika was granted custody of their son, while Arbaaz has visitation rights as per the settlement reached in the Bandra Family Court. Malaika’s former brothers-in-law include Bollywood actor Salman Khan and actor-director-producer Sohail Khan, and her former father-in-law is scriptwriter Salim Khan.
Since 2016, Malaika has been in a relationship with actor Arjun Kapoor. In April 2022, she was involved in a car accident on the Mumbai-Pune Expressway while returning home from an event. She sustained minor injuries and received stitches at Apollo Hospital in Navi Mumbai. In 2020, Malaika became a vegan.