Mallika Sherawat promotes `Hisss` with snakes

Updated: May 16, 2010, 19:15 PM IST

Cannes: Bollywood actress Mallika Sherawat is enjoying the company of snakes.

The actress, who plays a snake-woman in her forthcoming film&aposHisss&apos, brought real snakes to unveil the film at the ongoing 62nd Cannes Film Festival here.

"All the Sssnakes have just entered the Majestic Hotel in Cannes! Hissstory is being made:) (sic!),"Mallika wrote on her Twitter page.

"Headed to the Vanity Fair event at hotel Du Cap. For 2morro&aposs Hisss event, @NuclearMango is gonna live-stream me and the Sssnakes:) (sic!),"she had written in an earlier post on the micro-blogging website.

Directed by Hollywood&aposs Jennifer Lynch, the film also stars Irrfan Khan and Divya Dutta.

Mallika is also promoting her other new film,&aposLove, Barack&apos, which will be screened at the film festival.

A romantic comedy directed by Doug McHenryset, it is set during Barack Obama&aposs campaign for the US Presidency and the shooting of the film was completed in Los Angeles last month.

Mallika is having a gala time at Cannes as she has found a new friend in Hollywood actress Salma Hayek, with whom she had dinner.

"Hung out last nite with my new friend Salma Hayek. Adore her!!"Mallika tweeted.