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IPL's New Host Pallavi Sharda: 15 Things To Know About Her

She is pretty, she is hot, she has the glamor and she can turn more heads on the field than a good knock or 5-wicket haul can. She is Pallavi Sharda over whom, we are sure, almost the whole of the nation is swooning now. All of us know her as IPL's newest host. But, there is more than what just meets the eye and here we bring you some lesser known facts about this glam-doll! 

The IPL host's name is making rounds in the circles of cricket fans. 

She made her debut in IPL on the first day of the tournament this year. 

Both her parents are alumni of the IIT and have PhDs in Science and Engineering. 

She holds degrees in LLB and BA (Media and Communication) and a diploma in in Modern Languages (French), from the university of Melbourne. 

Her mother Dr. Hema Sharda is the Director of South Asian Relations at the University of Western Australia. 

Whereas her father, Dr. Nalin Kant Sharda, is a Professor of Computer Science at the Victoria University. 

She also happens to be a trained Bharat Natyam dancer. 

She shifted from Melbourne to Mumbai in order to pursue a career in modeling and acting. 

To begin with, she played a cameo in 'My Name is Khan.'

She was also seen in the Indo-American movie Walkaway. 

She was also named Miss India Australia in March 2010. 

She also played the love interest of Aayushman Khurana in the movie Hawaizaada. 

She also made her debut in the Australian film industry through the movie Save Your Legs.