|Native name||हर्षाली मल्होत्रा|
3 June 2008
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
|Notable work||Munni in Bajrangi Bhaijaan|
Malhotra made her film debut with a leading role in Kabir Khan's 2015 drama film Bajrangi Bhaijaan, opposite Salman Khan, Kareena Kapoor and Nawazuddin Siddiqui. She played the role of Shahida also known as 'Munni', a Pakistani Muslim girl who gets lost in India and travels back to her homeland with the help of an Indian, Pavan Kumar Chaturvedi (played by Khan). Malhotra was selected out of 5,000 girls who appeared for the film's audition. Malhotra's performance as a mute girl was critically praised and earned her the Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut nomination, making her the youngest person to be nominated in the category and won the Screen Award for Best Child Artist among several other awards and nominations.
She has acted in serials such as Qubool Hai (2014) and Laut Aao Trisha (2014), and appeared in TV commercials and print ads for brands including Fair & Lovely (cosmetics), Pears (cosmetic), HDFC Bank, Horlicks, Ace Group and also appeared in the Pakistanis commercial of Telenor along with Shaan Shahid and Hilal Cup Cake TV Commercial alongside veteran popular actress Ismat Zaidi. Harshaali later is scheduled to work in Hindi film Nastik (2018 film), along with Arjun Rampal
|2015||Bajrangi Bhaijaan||Shahida 'Munni'||Debut Film|
|2012||Qubool Hai||Young Zoya Farooqui||Zee TV|
|Laut Aao Trisha||Life OK|
|Saavdhan India||Honey||Life Ok|
Awards and nominations
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|2015||Bajrangi Bhaijaan||Big Star Entertainment Awards||Most Entertaining Child Artist||Won|
|Big Star Entertainment Awards||Most Entertaining Actor(Film)-Female||Nominated|
|Star Guild Awards||Best Child Artist||Won|
|Star Guild Awards||Best Debut Female||Nominated|
|Filmfare Awards||Best Debut Female||Nominated|
|Stardust Awards||Best Child Artist||Won|
|Screen Awards||Best Child Artist||Won|
|Zee Cine Awards||Best Debutant Female||Won|
- "Salman Khan's 'Bajrangi Bhaijaan': The making".
- "Not Salman Khan, Harshali Malhotra is the real star of 'Bajrangi Bhaijaan': Kareena Kapoor". The Indian Express. 20 June 2015.
- "All You Need To Know About The Little Girl Of Salman Khan's Bajrangi Bhaijaan". Businessofcinema.com. 2014-06-13. Retrieved 2015-06-18.
- "Big Star Entertainment Awards 2015 winners list". bollywoodlife. Retrieved 14 December 2015.
- "Arjun Rampal's new co-star is little Munni from 'Bajrangi Bhaijaan'".
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