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She began her journey in the industry as a video jockey on MTV and was given prime slots for shows like Loveline and Style Check. Her famous hook-step of Gur Naal Ishq Mittha made the song even more Mittha and then came the song, which even today is on everyone’s favourite list, Chhaiya Chhaiya. She shot to fame with this song and since then, there has been no looking back for her. Being a perfect example of a yummy mummy and proving that women in Bollywood don’t have a limited shelf life, Malaika Arora, even at the age of 47, is nowhere close to fading into oblivion. Just like wine, she’s getting her better version with each passing day. (Also Read: Tina Ambani Wishes Isha Ambani And Akash Ambani On Their 29th Birthday, Shares How They Were As Kids)
As Malaika Arora ringed in her 47th birthday on October 23, 2020, her friends and family showered her with immense love and good wishes through social media. To begin with, her younger sister, Amrita Arora Ladak posted a mesmerising picture of Malaika and captioned it as “Yo mimi @malaikaaroraofficial it’s time to get ok, or I’m coming for ya Love you! Happppy birthday.” Malaika’s beau, Arjun Kapoor too, posted a pouty picture of the birthday girl and wrote, “Happy birthday my fool @malaikaaroraofficial.” Malaika reposted his story on her IG and added a couple of heart emojis.
Malaika Arora’s BFF, Kareena Kapoor Khan too, posted a stunning picture with the birthday girl and wished her ‘lots of gluten-free bread, a tiny drop of gin, and lots of yoga asanas’. Kareena captioned the post as "Happy birthday, darling Malla... May we keep enjoying our meals and our girlie nights together while twinning in our t-shirts forever. I wish you lots of gluten-free bread, a tiny drop of gin, and of course... lots of yoga asanas for the diva herself. Love you tons." Malaika commented on the post, “Love u loads my beautiful bebo”. On behalf of Saif Ali Khan, Kareena posted a picture of him with Malaika on her IG stories and wrote, “Happy birthday BFF” atop it.
Malaika Arora had tested positive for COVID-19 on September 7 and to inform her fans about the same, she had written on her IG handle, "Today I have tested positive for coronavirus but I want to inform you all that I am feeling fine. I am asymptomatic and following all the required protocols and will be quarantined at home as instructed by my doctor and authorities. I request all of you to stay calm and safe. Thank you for all you support. Much love, Malaika." On testing negative 13 days later, Malaika had shared the good news on her IG handle by captioning her victory picture as “"Out and about"...M finally out of my room after so many days days, it feels like an outing in itself.... I feel so blessed to have overcome this virus with minimum pain and discomfort. A big thanks to my doctors for their medical guidance, to BMC for making this process hassle-free, to my family for their immeasurable support and to all my friends, neighbours and fans for all their good wishes and the strength that I got from your messages and support. I can't thank you all enough in words for what everyone has done for me in these difficult times. All of you please stay safe and take care.” (Also Read: Saif Ali Khan's Sister, Saba Ali Khan Praises Her Bhabhi Kareena Kapoor's 'Radiance Of Inner Beauty')
On Kareena Kapoor Khan’s 40th birthday, Malaika Arora perfect picture with her BFF, showering love and kisses on her. Malaika had captioned it as “Beboliciousss it’s a bigggggggish. fabulous at any age ... #fab40bebo.... love u.”
When it comes to athleisure wear, there’s no one better than Malaika Arora. But during the lockdown, the fitness diva had followed her BFF, Kareena Kapoor Khan’s footsteps and had flaunted her at-home look in a kaftan. Sharing a picture in a multicoloured kaftan, Malaika had written, “Yeah my bebo, I have swapped my #gym wear for kaftans, blow dry hair for messy hair n make up for no make up in lockdown.” Reposting Malaika’s picture on her IG story, Kareena had written, "The only thing you haven't replaced is juice for wine Love you @malaikaaroraofficial" atop it. Malaika had kept her at-home look subtle by keeping her hair and skin completely natural. (Also Read: Saif Ali Khan Opens Up On Shifting To Pataudi Palace Once The Second Baby Comes, Clarifies Buying It)
Happiest birthday to you, Malaika!