Mahleej Sarkari is a Model and a TV personality who has also acted in a couple of Hindi movies and Shows. She was Miss Pakistan World for the year 2007. She was born on 31st August 1982, in Karachi, Sindh Province of Pakistan, but her family had immigrated to Canada when she was still a child and now she is a Canadian citizen. Her sun sign is Virgo. Having born in a Parsi-Muslim-Christian family in Pakistan, her primary schooling was devoid of any exhilaration. But once her family has moved to Canada, a whole lot of possibilities were opened to her, and right from her school days she was involved in several activities and had shone in every one of them. Singing or Dancing, or both, Acting or Modeling, or both, all came naturally to her and she has won many contests and accolades, taking part in fashion shows and promotional events. The Canadian TV Puppet Show, “Ed the Sock”, which was the creation of Steven Kerzner and who has voiced it too, became her launching pad in Television, and she has appeared in it for a total of 3 seasons. She took part as a contestant in the 2007 - Miss Pakistan World competition held on June 23rd of that year at Mississauga, situated in Southern Ontario, west of Toronto, Canada, and won. She has reportedly told the audience somewhere that she would like to date the then President of Pakistan, General Musharraf. She lives in Toronto and
New York, and in-between, now. When “Miss Tourism Queen International” pageant was held on April 10th 2008 at Zhengzhou, China, she took part in it on behalf of Pakistan. Though the Peruvian beauty Silvia Vanessa Cornejo Cerna won the contest, Mahleej has won the hearts of many Asians, especially, people from Pakistan, coming as the Disco Queen Runner-up, the Disco Queen title won by none other than India’s Devyani Chandrakant Mandavgane. She is the President of Mahleej Sarkari Promotions Inc., an organization of a smaller presence, which helps the underprivileged, medically, mainly, on heart-related ailments. The organization does business activities and conducts promotional activities to raise funds to meet this goal. This organization was registered on 7th of July 2008, under the Canada Business Corporations Act, its Registered Office being at Aurora, Ontario. On First of July, 2014 the above company was dissolved and reported to be ‘no longer trading or active’. At the reality show “Desi Kuriyan Season One” (2011) in which 10 urban girls will compete to do village chores to come first, she won the finals in a yellow dress and got the first prize of Pakistan Rupees 5,00,000. The show was directed by
Asif Khan and Khurram Fareed, and hosted by
Waqar Zaka at ARY Digital, Pakistan. The “Moonlight With Mahly” TV show, which is similar to the Vibe TV’s “Love Indicator” show (another TV personality Mathira hosts this), in terms of many things including, as some in Pakistan put it, vulgarism, etc., is hosted by Mahleej Sarkari on the Pakistan music channel ‘Oxygene’ that is headquartered at Khayaban E Itihad, Karachi. She has acted in a small role in the Hindi movie, “Kismet Konnection” (2008) directed by
Aziz Mirza. She has also appeared in a small role in the same year Romantic Comedy, “The Love Guru” directed by debutant Marco Schnabel, which starred
Mike Myers and the ever-young
Jessica Alba, along with
Justin Timberlake. She was associated with the Miss Chin Bikini Contest of 2006, where the contestants are judged for their pose and personality and intelligence level more than their physiques. She has hosted the show “Chacha and the Babe”, at the beginning of the year 2012, in TV 1 Canada. She was also reportedly working with the productions of “Spicy Divas”, the group of fitness and well-being oriented women, who provide line dancing instructions to crowds and like-minded people, free for all, at the events.
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Mahleej Sarkari is a well known Pakistani Canadian citizen and has been the winner of Miss Pakistan World pageant which was held in 2007. This was the 5th pageant which took place in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada. Mahleej was a part of Miss Tourism Queen International pageant held in Zhengzhou, China in the year 2008 and was crowned Miss Disco Runner-up.
Currently, she lives in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Originally, Mahleej Sarkari was born in Karachi, Sindh but her entire family emigrated to Canada when she was small as refugees. She was born on 31st August, 1982. She did her elementary schooling in Pakistan and it was in Canada that she continued her further education. She was first seen in a bikini in the T.V. show ‘Ed the Sock’ which raised controversy.
She has also been a part of controversies after the pageant for her desire and dream to date the President of Pakistan “President Musharraf”. Mahleej is known to have worked in a few local channels in Pakistan and she had even come to India to try out her luck in Bollywood. She made her first debut with the Bollywood movie ‘
Mahleej also gained prominence when she displayed her open affection for Pervez Musharraf and declared how she would love to date him. The world wide statement which garnered attention was her calling the President a ‘hunk’.
She belongs to a nation where belly dancing is not talked about as women are expected to cover themselves with veil, she has belly dancing as her favourite hobby and has photos of her on her web site. Mahleej Khan has also worked in a game based Pakistani reality television show called ‘Desi Kuriyan’ where she was also the winner.
Apart from this, she has also worked in T.V. ads, music videos and talk shows. After she started a family, she cut out a few years to focus on her daughter. She also has her presence felt on social media wherein she hosts her own show named as “Moonlight with Mahleej” on Facebook.
Here, she interacts with her fans, gives her opinion on videos, current issues, taboo topics and also helps the audience by providing them tips on dating. A performer, actor and entertainer she has always followed her heart and passion.
Mahleej has an official web site which goes by the name mahleejsarkari.ca which features the actors latest photoshoot, her views and videos of recent events and also t-shirts, i-phone and laptop cases of her amongst other things which can be purchased online.
It is a company which was launched around 2009 and it also involves various productions, clients and sponsors, promotions, event organizations. The company supports abused women, orphans and sick children. The aim was to raise awareness and bring sensitivity amongst people about the burning issues surrounding us as a society.