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I'm a global actress, but Bollywood is my life: Mallika

bollywood Updated: Dec 15, 2011 17:26 IST

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Actress Mallika Sherawat has moved to the United States, thanks to her international project, but says her heart resides in Bollywood and that people in the West are curious about the Hindi film industry.

“I am more of a global actress now but Bollywood is my life. It is my bread and butter,” said Mallika here at a press conference to announce her performance at Hotel Tulip Star's New Year's Eve show.

MallikaMallika has made United States her second home and has been there for the past two years. The actress, who was last seen in Hollywood flick Politics Of Love, asserts that the West is curious to know more about Bollywood.

“I have signed Lucky Unlucky. I am playing a Jat sprinter in it and I have signed another movie with Vivek Oberoi, Kismat Love Paisa Delhi. It will be directed by Sanjay Khanduri. Then, there is an international venture that I'm doing."

"I'm trying to maintain a balance between both America and India. Right now there is so much curiosity in America about Bollywood and Indian actors,” said Mallika, who is in here to shoot for Khanduri's film.

The Murder girl dazzled on screen this year in item numbers Jalebi Bai, Razia and Shalu ke thumke.

Mallika debuted in Bollywood with a special appearance in Jeena Sirf Mere Liye and then signed Khwahish, her first film as a lead actress. Then she featured in Pyaar Ke Side Effects and Welcome.

She played an Indian princess in Jackie Chan's Chinese film The Myth.