The film didn't do well at the box office but Malik's performance was widely acclaimed. Ruia's social drama Zindagi 50 50 in which she played a prostitute.
She recorded over 10,000 songs in various languages of India and Pakistan including Urdu, Punjabi, Pashto and Sindhi.
Along with Ahmed Rushdi, she holds the record for having given voice to the largest number of film songs in the history of Pakistani cinema.
In March 2011, Malik engaged in a passionate debate with a mufti, who claimed she had engaged in immoral behaviour as a contestant on Bigg Boss, even though he admitted to not having watched the show.
Malik countered pointing out the double standards of Pakistani media against women among other rebuttals.
Then she made a special appearance in Punjabi film, Jatts in Golmaal in an item song "Shabboo".