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Mallika has a royal admirer

Actress Mallika Sherawat earns praise from a Travancore royal, who is also her co-star in the film Hisss. Read on for more.

bollywood Updated: Oct 22, 2010 01:33 IST

Bollywood bombshell Mallika Sherawat’s turn as a snake woman in


has impressed her co-star, Laxmi Bai Nalapat, a member of the Travancore royal family. Nalapat plays a prominent role in the multi-lingual film and said that she was happy to be making her debut with the “highly talented” artiste.

“Mallika is a very hardworking and dedicated actor. She spent hours to perfect a four-minute snake dance scene in the film,” said Nalapat. The wife of eminent journalist M D Nalapat and daughter-in-law of celebrated writer late Kamala Surayya, she said it was purely by chance that she came to be associated with the movie.

“The director of


, Govind Menon is a friend of mine and it was he who invited me to act in the movie”, she said.

First Published: Oct 21, 2010 18:02 IST