"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.
Mallika has made US 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".