Malaika Arora who always wanted to be a model since childhood started with Society magazine?s ccover girl. Essentially she is a print/press model doing ad campaigns for print and television. Her face adorned various prestigious ad campaigns, Some of her as campaigns are Pearl Pet, Bare Necessities, Mafatlal, Benzer, Arena, Tanishq, Tribhuvandas Bhimji and De Beers. Tall , sexy diva then went on to become the Ramp Queen . The sultry model shot to fame as a video jockey for the music channel MTV where she hosted popular shows like Style Check and Love Line.
Meanwhile she also did a music video for Bally Sagoo's Gud Naal Ishq Mitha and Shubha Mudgal's Pyar Ka Mausam where she shared the screen with her now hubby Arbaaz Khan . ?Gud Naal Ishq Mitha? song got noticed by Farah Khan who offered her the song ?Chaiyya Chaiyya? alongside King Khan. Her sensational appearance in Mani Ratnam?s Dil Se caught audience?s attention.
The model turned veejay turned actress started her movie career with the movie ?Aaja Meri Jaan? but she gained instant appreciation and literally rocked the nation when she shook legs with Sharukh khan on a train top to the driving beat of chaiyya chaiyya. The song went to become an instant hit.
Till today she is called the ?original item girl? because of this song. Model turned VJ turned actress, Malaika Arora got married to bollywood actor Arbaz Khan on December 12, 1998 whom she met during a coffee ad shoot . Life has not changed much for her even after the birth of her son , Arhaan and even motherhood could not take away the sex symbol tag attached to her. Her fitness mantra has a lot to contribute to it since she works out religiously and eats just right. She got back to work with full force and does VJ and movies both with a great balancing act. Her known movies include Kaal, The Hero, Kaante, Maa Tujhhe Salaam, Indian, Bichhoo, Dil Se.
Also in Karan Johar's ?Kaal' Malaika Arora Khan and Shah Rukh Khan created the same magic by shaking legs together to an item tune. And now, after a gap of three years, the hottie has shot a special number in Firoz Nadiadwala?s Welcome.This is a tapori song with Anil Kapoor and Nana Patekar and is like a mixture of ?Kajra re? and ?Makhna?
Interestingly, Malaika is also shooting a song with hubby Arbaaz Khan for Indrajit Lankesh?s untitled film. With the hot and sensuous body-to-die-for, Malaika Arora would be seen in Farah Khan?s Om Shanti Om where she plays a superwoman first of its kind in Bollywood. The movie is a co-production of Farah Khan and SRK?s Red Chillies Entertainment. Malaika Arora Khan agreed to do the film all for free of cost for her dear friend Farah Khan. She is also the Brand ambassador for European cellular phone (Meridien mobile phones). On her future plans she certainly does not see herself in show biz in the future. She wants to start certain business, preferably running a restaurant.