Malaika Arora was named after the Swahili word “Malaika” meaning “angel”. She was born in Thane, Maharashtra. Her parents divorced when she was 11 years old and she moved to Chembur with her mother & sister Amrita. Her mother, Joyce Polycarp, is a Malayali Catholic and her father, Anil Arora, was a Punjabi native to the Indian border town of Fazilka, who worked in the Merchant Navy.
Malaika is an Indian Actress who is mainly known for her dance, VJ, and TV presenter skills. She is most famous for her dancing in the songs Chaiyya Chaiyya (1998), Gur Naalo Ishq Mitha (1998), Maahi Ve (2002), Kaal Dhamaal (2005) and Munni Badnaam Hui (2010). She turned into a film producer in 2008, with her former husband, Arbaaz Khan. Their company Arbaaz Khan Productions has released films like Dabangg (2010) and Dabangg 2 (2012).
Malaika and Arbaaz got married in 1998 and after two decades of their marriage, the couple finally separated and took divorce. Currently, she is dating Arjun Kapoor as, since last one year, she had been spotted with Arjun Kapoor at different public places.
She started off her career as an interviewer for Club MTV show. Later she hosted Cyrus Broacha’s show ‘Love Line and Style Check’.
Malaika appeared on the television show Nach Baliye as one of the three judges. The show was aired on Star One in mid-2005. She continued as a judge in Nach Baliye 2 which started airing in the last quarter of 2006. In this show, she performed many item numbers as an example for the contestants. She appeared on the show Zara Nachke Dikha as a judge on Star One. She was a judge on the show Jhalak Dikhla Jaa in 2010. Malaika is on the judges’ panel in the show India’s Got Talent.