Malaika Arora Khan is a Bollywood actress and model.
When MTV India first started, Malaika was one of their most prominent VJ's. She rose from this to an interviewer for MTV India, becoming the most prominent non-movie, non-model female in urban India. Malaika was born to a Malyalee mother and a Punjabi father. Her mother's name is Joyce Polycarp.
Malaika completed her tenth grade from Swami Vivekanand School ( Collector' Colony)in Chembur(Mumbai). Her Aunt Grace Polycarp was the principal of that school. Malaika lived in Borla Society opposite Basant Talkies before her modelling career.
MTV India, recognizing her potential gave her prominent roles at Awards Functions and concerts telecast on the television channel. From there, she expanded her career into the modeling world. Her modeling and TV careers are going strong. At one point she was romantically linked to John Abraham. Malaika has appeared in numerous advertisements. She can also be seen in various item numbers or song and dance sequences, such as Chaiyya Chaiyya in the film Dil Se and Maahi Ve in Kaante. She has since then focused on her career as a model and television anchor. In 2005, she did another item number: Kaal Dhamaal in the movie Kaal.
Malaika also appeared in the television show Nach Baliye as one of the 3 judges and the show aired on Star One (tv channel) in mid-2005, and she continues as a judge in Nach Baliye 2 being aired in the last quarter of 2006.