Top 14 Unknown Facts about Malaika Arora

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Malaika is known to us as the Chaiyya Chaiyya girl of Bollywood. She started the item girl culture before it even was a thing in Bollywood. She is 49 years of age as of 2022.
She first began her career as a VJ for MTV when they first began operating in India. She later began modelling and advertisement which then led her to cameos in Bollywood movie songs. She has also given her voice to songs like kaal Dhamaal from the movie Kaal, Chaiyya Chaiyya from the movie Dil Se, title song of the movie Heyy Babyy, and the title song of the movie Om Shanti Om. Malaika has been a part of many TV shows where she has appeared as a judge, like Nach Baliye, Zara Nachke Dikha, Jhalak Dikhla Jaa, etc.

Top 14 unknown facts about Malaika Arora

1. Singing career

The actress always wanted to have a career in singing and never thought about landing in the film line. She even shared the stage with singers like Atif Aslam, Shaan, and Bipasha Basu at the o2 arena took place in London and the LG Arena in Birmingham.

2. Judge for dance shows

She has always made her spot on the judging panel. Let that be the famous India’s got talents or nach baliye, Malaika is known for her fair judgment in all the TV shows. Her judging list goes on with Nach baliye 2, Zara Nachke Bhan, Jhalak Dikhla jaa, and India’s Next Top Model.

3. Marriage with Arbaaz Khan

The couple got married in the year 1998 but later separated in 2017. The couple has a son named Arhaan khan , who’s custody is with malaika. The two are now dating other people from the industry. while Arbaan is seeing Georgia Andriani, Malaika can be spotted with Arjun Kapoor.

4. Malaika was a mom at 25

Malaika was married to Arbaaz Khan and had a child when she was just 25 years of age. During this period her acting and modelling career was at its peak but soon she became a mother and all this took a backseat. Having a child was completely her choice and she still flourished in her career with it.

5. Early days struggle

She has experienced a lot of rejection when she first started her journey into Bollywood. She used to be accompanied by her mother when she went for a lot of auditions but even though she was rejected, she did not get discouraged and her perseverance led her to being one of the hottest actresses in Bollywood.

She began her career when she was 17 years old and from that point onwards, things only progressed for her. She is now a judge of a show. It was challenging for her when she began, at the age of 15 and 16, when she had no idea of how to go about things and what needs to be done whereas today’s young generation who attend auditions are much more aware of their career goals. She was in her teens when she first started studying dance at Terence Lewis’s Academy about 20 years ago. She is now alongside him judging a show for ‘India’s Best dancer’. Even today Malaika experiences lots and lots of online trolling and shaming for a number of reasons. Malaika isn’t bothered about it much and she has been associated with the sexy label in Bollywood for many years.

6. Boyfriend and love interests

Malaika first met Arbaaz when she was modelling for the commercial for MR coffee and she was only 18 years old. They say it was love at first first sight for them. In 1998 on December 12. They got married at a church and then celebrated their nikkah with their loved ones. However, they decided to get separated in March 2016 after spending more than 18 years together.

Malaika who is 47 years old is now dating Arjun Kapoor who is 35 years old they kept their relationship a secret up until recent times, they frequently receive harsh criticism because of the age difference.

7. Movies and TV shows of Malaika

Malaika has been a part of various movies in which she has either done a cameo or sang a song for the film or danced on an item number. She had also been part of various TV shows in which she has hosted the show or been a judge.
Few of the movies she was a part of are:
1.Dolly ki doli appearance in song Fashion khatam Mujh par
2. Dabangg: Malaika’s famous item song munni badnam hui.
3. Dil Se: She is known for dancing in one of the famous songs of the movie Chaiyya Chaiyya
4. Pataakha: item song Hello Hello
Has been a judge for the following shows:
1. MTV supermodel of the year.
2. India’s next top model.
3. India’s got talent.
4. Zara nach k dikha.
5. India’s best dancer
Has been a host for the following shows:
1.Style mantra.
2. Dhoom macha de.

8. Unavoidable Controversies

Trolled for going Braless on a walk: netizens recently trolled Malaika Arora for going braless on the morning walk with her dog Casper. She has also previously been trolled for everything right from her walking style to her choice of clothing.

9. Gym outfit trolling

Malaika was recently seen wearing a beach gym outfit and she was recently trolled online for it. She was seen wearing a bitch skin-colored outfit to the gym where she looks stunning, but the activator matched her skin tone perfectly. The trolls also labeled Malaika as a Kim Kardashian wannabe.

10. Breaking the beauty standards

Malaika had shared a photo of herself showing off her enviable figure. However, what drew the attention of the trolls was her unshaven underarms. The diva was trolled for underarm hair, which is absolutely natural, and we believe the image represented acceptance and body positivity.

11. The placement of her hand turned out, awkward

At a Thanksgiving dinner with a girl gang, Delnaz Daruwala, Vahbiz Mehta, Preeta Sukhtankar. Malaika was trolled mercilessly for posting a photo with an awkward placement of her hand

12. Boyfriend Arjun Kapoor

In 2020, Malaika posted a photo of her kissing Arjun Kapoor on the cheek. Trolls did not miss the chance and took to social media after seeing the photo and began shaming Malaika Arora, some even wrote comments like ‘it’s son, star, light’, ‘baccha with auntie’, ‘babies day out’.

13. Net worth and Income

Malaika Arora’s net worth is estimated to be roughly about $10 million which is about ₹75 crore. Her monthly salary exceeds 60 lakh rupees. She charges about 5 lakh rupees per episode for a show. She charges about Rs.1 million for single item number song, her annual salary exceeds over ₹12 crore.
She is the owner of an expensive and luxurious home in Bandra, Mumbai. The house is valued at Rs.20 crores. She owns a variety of cars, some of which are BMW7 series Range Rover Vogue, Toyota Innova Crysta and BMWX70 main source of income is through the movies and TV shows that she’s a part of. She also does a number of endorsements throughout the year which increase her net worth.

14. Achievements and Awards

Malaika has won a number of awards over the years in the Bollywood industry. A few of them are:
1.2019: Filmfare Glamour and Style Award Diva of the Year.
2.2019: Vogue Beauty Award fitspiration of the year.
3. 2016: television award, most entertaining(jury/host) non-fiction, India’s got talent.
4. 2012: Indian Telly Award Best Judge on a TV show India’s Got Talent.
5. 2011 fun feels less award fun feel less power couple. Etc.


Malaika has been ruling hearts for decades, and she still remains to be one of the hottest Bollywood actresses till date. Her fitness and physique is something to die for. No matter how many controversies she is a part of, or how many times she is trolled, or who she dates or marries, she always rises up from the bottom and rules our hearts.

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