Mallika Dua is an Indian comedian, actress, and writer. She is the daughter of the veteran journalist and Padma Shree Awardee,
. The well-known comic is half Punjabi and half Tamil-Brahman. She completed her Secondary education from Modern School, New Delhi.
She went on to receive her major in Theatre, from Franklin and Marshall College, US. Mallika's favorite hobby is to read, and Anand Ahuja is her favorite author. Her first job was as a copywriter in New Delhi. But, she left her job to become a full-time entertainer.
The comedian came to fame with her well-famous viral video, "Shit People Say: Sarojini Nagar Edition." The content of the video was written by Mallika, and she starred in the video. In August 2016, she officially moved to Mumbai to focus on her career as a comic.
In 2017, she launched her own YouTube channel and got thousands of fans within a few days. After receiving immense popularity and fan-following, Mallika started appearing on "All India Bakchod" (AIB) videos. She also starred in "Why Should Hot Girls Have All The Fun?," Girliyapa's first episode.
In 2016, she shared the Lake Fashion Week's Panel with the famous designer, Anita Dogre. In 2017, the famous comedian starred in "
. Mallika also starred in the fifth season of "The Great Indian Laughter Challenge," an Indian Comedy show.
She was one of the three mentors in the show, the other two mentors being
. The veteran actor,
judged the reality show. Mallika Dua also starred in the Bindaas television series,"
." She starred
. Her role in the series was similar to her real personality, of a happy-go-lucky girl.
Her stand-up-comedy are filled with wit, jokes, and sarcasm. She is a fearless woman who doesn't shy away from speaking about her opinions. The themes of her stand-up-comedies are bold, modern, and every day. She talks about everything from periods to sex, to men, to irritating aunties.
Mallika is well-famous for her portrayal of Tinder Aunty on All India Bakchods' (AIB) "If Apps were People." Mallika Dua, a young, bubbly, Punjabi girl is an example for women who dream. She wanted to entertain people, and presently, she is living her dream, of not only entertaining people, but also encouraging, and educating them.
Now, the talented comic wishes to work in Bollywood. She wants to play roles which break typical societal, and gender stereotypes instead of playing cliché roles.