Malaika was selected as one of the MTV VJs when MTV India started its operations becoming an interviewer and later co-anchoring various programs.

She considers herself a tomboy

Malaika is known for her fitness in the Bollywood. She credits healthy diet and regular exercise for her glamorous looks.

She is a professional dancer

She's a Hrithik Roshan fan

Malaika is married to Bollywood actor-director-producer Arbaaz Khan whom she met during a coffee ad shoot. Together they have a son, Arhaan Khan.

Malaika's sister Amrita Arora was also a Bollywood actress before marriage.