Mallika Dua is a comedian, actor, and writer from India. The comedian rose to prominence with the viral video Shit People Say: Sarojini Nagar Edition, which she wrote, styled, and performed in. She is the daughter of Indian journalist Vinod Dua, who was awarded the Padma Shri.
Early Life and Education
Mallika Dua was raised in a creative environment, as her father, Vinod Dua, is a well-known Indian journalist and television anchor. She completed her schooling from Modern School, Barakhamba Road in Delhi, and later pursued a degree in theatre studies from Franklin & Marshall College in Pennsylvania, USA.
Mallika Dua’s journey into the entertainment industry began with her online presence. She gained popularity through her witty videos and comedic sketches, which resonated with a wide audience. Her relatable characters, such as makeup artist “Shagun” and the opinionated “Mockumentary” series, struck a chord with viewers.
She rose to prominence with her appearance on the reality comedy show “The Great Indian Laughter Challenge” in 2017. This platform showcased her comedic prowess to a larger audience and further established her as a notable comedian in India. Her unique blend of observational humor and satirical commentary set her apart from the crowd.
Mallika Dua also ventured into acting, featuring in web series and films. She acted in the web series “The Trip” and gained appreciation for her role in the Bollywood film “Hindi Medium” (2017), where she played the character of “Imaam Siddiqui.”
Mallika Dua is not only known for her entertainment career but also for her outspokenness on social and gender-related issues. She has been a vocal advocate for women’s rights, body positivity, and mental health awareness. Her content often reflects these themes, and she uses her platform to promote positive change.
Age and Personal Life
Mallika Dua was born on July 18, 1989, which would make her around 34 years old. Regarding her personal life, there was not much public information available but as of now she is single and unmarried.
Mallika Dua has carved a unique niche for herself in the Indian entertainment industry, blending comedy with social commentary. Her relatable humor and outspokenness have resonated with audiences, making her a prominent figure in both online and offline entertainment spaces.