Mallika Sherawat: This is the loneliest phase of my life

By HT

Mumbai, April 24 -- Mallika Sherawat became a familiar name in 2004 with Mahesh Bhatt's Murder. Thereafter, she earned several tags - of a sex symbol; and a woman not afraid to speak her mind, to the point of being brash.

Her Bollywood career, meanwhile, floundered, due to bad film choices and cameos. The Jackie Chan-starrer, The Myth (2005), was touted as her Hollywood breakthrough, but didn't make waves. Her own production, Hisss (2010), flopped too.

Now, after inhabiting the fringes of Bollywood for a decade, Mallika is set to make her television debut. A TV channel has bought the rights to the American show, The Bachelorette. The Indian version will star Mallika and be called The Bachelorette India - Mere Khayalon ki Mallika.

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