Malaika Arora Khan (born 23 August 1973) is an Indian supermodel and a Bollywood actress. When MTV India first started, also the wife of famous bollywood actor arbaaz khan, Malaika was one of their most prominent VJ's. She rose from this to an interviewer for MTV India, becoming the most prominent and hot non-movie, non-model female in urban India. Malaika was born to a Malayalee mother and a Punjabi father. Her father Anil Arora worked in the merchant navy .
Malaika completed her tenth grade from Swami Vivekanand School 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. Recently she also did an item in Prince Mahesh Babu's Athidhi. In 2007, she did a title song in Heyy Babyy directed by Sajid Khan and another popular song for Om Shanti Om whose director is the sister of Sajid, Farah Khan.