Bollywood actress Mallika Sherawat is enjoying the company of snakes. The actress, who plays a snake-woman in her forthcoming film Hisss, brought real snakes to unveil the film at the ongoing Cannes Film Festival.
"All the Sssnakes have just entered the Majestic Hotel in Cannes! Hissstory is being made :) (sic!)," Mallika wrote on her Twitter page.
"Headed to the Vanity Fair event at hotel Du Cap... For 2morro's Hisss event, @NuclearMango is gonna live-stream me and the Sssnakes:) (sic!)," she had written in an earlier post on the micro-blogging website.
Directed by Hollywood's Jennifer Lynch, the film also stars Irrfan Khan and Divya Dutta.
Mallika is also promoting her other new film, Love, Barack, which will be screened at the film festival.
A romantic comedy directed by Doug McHenryset, it is set during Barack Obama's campaign for the US Presidency and the shooting of the film was completed in Los Angeles last month.
Mallika is having a gala time at Cannes as she has found a new friend in Hollywood actress Salma Hayek, with whom she had dinner.
"Hung out last nite with my new friend Salma Hayek. Adore her!!" Mallika tweeted.