Saturday, April 25, 2009

And no, we don’t mean the cold beverage made with blueberries, raspberries, strawberries and topped with chocolate sauce and whipped cream that’s named after the hot Bollywood actress and is available at ‘Millions of Milkshakes’ in west Hollywood.

Though, foodies who have greedily gulped it down, say wickedly that the Mallika Milkshake is as sinful as they imagine the real item to be! Not even Victoria Beckham and Paris Hilton, who share the dubious distinction of having milkshakes named after them at this Hollywood hotspot, have got such rave reviews.

But never mind milkshakes in America, tattlers are buzzing about recognition and honour coming Mallika’s way just like that in the US.

On Friday, she was presented a prestigious Arts Awards by the Mayor of Jersey City for her “unparalleled contributions to and influence on the Indian diaspora”. The event was organised to honour the Indian community and its contributions to the United States.

Jersey City has a large population of South Asians. Apparently politicians, business persons, and members of the press attended the event to get a closer glimpse of Mallika. Several hundred Indians, too, who complain that they never get enough of the actress on screen. Maybe it’s high time Bollywood reckonised that as

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