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Mallika Sherawat to play Obama worshipper in Hollywood film

MUMBAI: Mallika Sherawat has bagged her third Hollywood film. She has been signed to play the lead role in a film called the Politics of Love with Brian White, an African-American actor, dancer, football player, lacrosse player, stock broker and youth activist.


SeT during the 2008 US Presidential election in which Obama made history by becoming the country’s first black President, the film is about a romance between a black Republican (White) and an idealistic, Obama-worshipping Democrat (Mallika).


In 2009, Sherawat finished shooting for her first Hollywood film, Hissss, also starring Irrfan Khan and directed by Jennifer Lynch. The film, based on the legend of Naga, is an independent co-production between the United States and India.


Sherawat also finished shooting for another Hollywood film, Love, Barack in which she plays Aretha Gupta, a devoted local Obama volunteer coordinator. The film is a romantic comedy set during Barack Obama‘s campaign for the US Presidency.


The actress won the 2008 Renaissance Artist Award at the 16th Annual Diversity Awards held in California while on 14 August 2009, Sherawat received a career recognition Honorary Citizenship of Los Angeles for her career achievements and charitable efforts.

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