Mala is a rich woman who seeks a husband who will look after the household while she takes care of her business empire. She marries Shekher but also gets him to sign a one-year employment contract.
Opposition parties said she had been "rewarded for political sycophancy".
But Ms Morgan, who will be in charge of broadband and media policy, suggested she might only be in The Role for a few weeks - pending what are expected to be far-reaching changes to the PM's top team after the UK has left the EU on 31 January.
Most cabinet ministers - including Chancellor Sajid Javid , Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab and Home Secretary Priti Patel - are staying put following the Conservatives' Election victory. They have only been in post since July, when Mr Johnson became PM.
There has been unconfirmed speculation that the PM is contemplating a much bigger shake-up in February, including changes to A Number of departments, including The Department for Exiting the European Union , the Home Office and Department for International Development.
Ms Morgan took many by surprise when she announced that she would not be standing as MP for Loughborough at the Election .Nicky Morgan stood down as MP for Loughborough at The General Election
However, the former education Secretary - who cited the abuse that female MPs had received as one of the reasons for her standing down - was one of Mr Johnson's most visible backers during The Campaign , prompting speculation she intended to remain in public life.
And the news that she has accepted A Life peerage and will remain in cabinet has attracted criticism.
Liberal Democrat culture spokeswoman Layla Moran said only an elected Upper Chamber would stop "this kind of sycophancy being rewarded" while Labour's Jo Stevens said The Appointment was "absolutely disgraceful".
Reacting to his appointment, Mr Hart said: "It's great to have this opportunity. I've got my orders and I'm going to try and do it as best I can. "
The Welsh post has been vacant since early last month, when he knew about a former aide's role in the "sabotage" of a rape trial.The PM has welcomed the new Conservative MPs to Westminster
Mr Hart and Ms Morgan both backed Remain in the 2016 referendum but have been strong supporters of the PM's Brexit deal.
Mr Johnson has been getting down to business following last week's Election victory, speaking to foreign leaders, including US President Donald Trump , and addressing all Conservative MPs at a private meeting in Parliament.
Earlier, he hailed the "incredible achievement" of the 109 Tory MPs elected for the First Time last week, including many representing areas that had previously been die-hard Labour territory.
"But it also shows what we've got to do now because you have not only changed the political map of This Country but you've changed our party for the better. What I want to do now is work with you to change our whole country for the better and that is what we're going to do. "
Before that, the PM will set out his legislative plans for the year ahead in a Queen's Speech on Thursday.What will happen This Week ?
Proceedings begin when MPs gather for their first duty: to elect the Speaker, Sir Lindsay Hoyle , who replaced John Bercow in November. Technically, MPs can hold a vote on this motion but this has never happened in practice.
Later in The Day , the Speaker will begin The Process of swearing in MPs, who are required to take an oath of allegiance to The Crown , or, if they object to this, a solemn affirmation. Those who speak or vote without having done so are deprived of their seat "As If they were dead" under the Parliamentary Oaths Act of 1866.
Two to Three Days are usually set aside for this process.
The State opening of Parliament. The Queen 's Speech is the centrepiece of this, when she will read a speech written by ministers setting out the government's programme of legislation for the parliamentary session. A couple of hours after the speech is delivered, MPs will begin debating its contents - a process which usually takes days.
MPs in the previous Parliament backed Mr Johnson's bill at its first stage but rejected his plan to fast-track the legislation through Parliament in Three Days in order to leave the EU by the then Brexit deadline of 31 October.