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Cannes Rewind: When Mallika Sherawat Made Hissstory With Snakes. Gulp


Mallika Sherawat at Cannes in 2010 (Image credit score: Getty)

Trigger warning – the images forward usually are not for the faint of coronary heart. Ahead of this yr’s version of the Cannes Film Festival, we’re wanting again on the time Mallika Sherawat confirmed up at a photograph name with snakes – an entire bunch of them together with a boa constrictor. Mallika, who made her Cannes debut in 2005, promoted two movies on the movie pageant in 2010 – one in all these was Hisss, a horror-adventure starring Mallika as a shapeshifting snake-woman. In a quite excessive publicity stunt, she was pictured at a photograph name for the movie in a yellow and black robe and a snake round her neck.

Full credit score to Mallika Sherawat for dedication to obligation – she managed to muster and keep a megawatt showbiz smile as snake after snake was handed to her; we counted three within the pictures, together with the boa constrictor.


Mallika Sherawat at Cannes (Image credit score: Getty)

Hisss, directed by Jennifer Chambers Lynch, drew from Indian folklore with Mallika as an “ichhadhaari nagin” or a feminine cobra who is ready to take human type at will. She is compelled to take action after her mate, the male cobra, is kidnapped by a person dying of mind most cancers. Turns out, the kidnapping is supposed to lure the feminine snake out so to extract the “nagmani” of legend which supposedly offers the present of immortality. The movie stars Irrfan Khan, no much less, and Divya Dutta.

Mallika Sherawat additionally promoted a second movie at Cannes the identical yr as Hisss – a romantic comedy titled Love, Barack which was launched in 2011 as Politics Of Love.

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