Mallika plays with snake to promote `Hisss` at Cannes
New Delhi: She is known for her bold roles in films and now Mallika Sherawat is showing her bold avatar even in film promotions. The actress was seen posing with a live python to promote her snake film "Hisss" at the ongoing 63rd Cannes International Film Festival.
Dressed in a yellow and black dress, Mallika, who plays a snake woman in the film, attempted to handle a 22-foot python Sunday to promote the film at the Majestic Hotel in Cannes, France.
"All the Snakes have just entered the Majestic Hotel in Cannes! Hissstory is being made," Mallika posted on her Twitter page.
Directed by Jennifer Lynch and produced by Govind Menon and Vikram Singh Lamba of Split Image Pictures, the movie also stars Irrfan Khan, Divya Dutta and American character actor Jeff Doucette. It will be distributed by Venus Records and Tapes.
The actress also revealed the Indian release date of the film.
"The announcement was made at Cannes, `Hisss` being released (in) India Independence Day (Aug 15)," she added on the micro blogging site.