Rakhi Sawant is an Indian dancer, model, actress, and television talk show host. Sawant has established herself as a sex symbol in Bollywood. She was a contestant on the first season of the Indian reality television series Bigg Boss 1.
Rakhi Sawant Early Life
Rakhi Sawant was born on 25th November 1978 in Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India to Maya Bheda. Later, Rakhi’s mother married Anand Sawant, a police constable at Worli Police Station, and gave the children the surname of their stepfather.
Rakhi Sawant Career
In 1997, Rakhi made her film debut in the film Agnichakra under the name Ruhi Sawant. She played many small roles and dance numbers in Bollywood films Joru Ka Ghulam, Jis Desh Mein Ganga Rehta Hain, and Yeh Raaste Hain Pyaar Ke.
In 2005, she appeared in the music video Pardesiya, from the album D.J. Hot Remix – Vol 3.
In 2006, she appeared in the first season of the reality show Bigg Boss. She got evicted in week 4 but later made a re-entry. She was among the top four finalists but got evicted days before the grand finale.
In 2007, she participated in the dance reality show Nach Baliye with Abhishek Avasthi and emerged as the first runner-up. In 2009, Sawant launched the reality show Rakhi Ka Swayamwar in which she planned to select her future husband through the ancient ritual of Swayamvar.
In 2013, she participated in Welcome – Baazi Mehmaan Nawazi Ki.
From 2020 to 2021, Sawant appeared as a challenger in Bigg Boss 14. She emerged as a finalist but decided to walk out, opting for the cash prize of 14 lakhs.
In 2022, she entered in the Bigg Boss Marathi season 3 as a challenger.
In 2007, Rakhi made her singing debut in the album Super Girl launched by Venus Records & Tapes Pvt. Ltd.
On 26th March 2014, she contested the 2014 Lok Sabha elections from Mumbai North-West as an Independent Candidate. On 28 March, she founded the Rashtriya Aam Party (RAP). She received only 15 votes from the Mumbai North-West Constituency and lost the election.
Rakhi Sawant Relationship
In 2019, Sawant married an NRI man named Ritesh, separating in early 2022. In 2022, she is in a relationship with Adil Durrani.
Rakhi Sawant Health
In November 2018, during The Great Khali’s Continental Wrestling Entertainment promotion, American female wrestler Rebel got involved in a dance battle against Sawant, during which Rebel injured Sawant’s back and she fell unconscious.
Rakhi Sawant Net Worth
Rakhi has a net worth of ₹11 crores.
Rakhi Sawant Education
She completed her schooling at Goklibai High School, Mumbai. She completed her graduation from Mithibai College, Mumbai.
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Rakhi Sawant Physical Stats
|in centimeters- 160 cm
in meters- 1.60 m
in feet inches- 5’ 3”
|in kilograms- 60 kg
in pounds- 132 lbs
|Figure Measurements (approx.)
Rakhi Sawant Wiki/Bio
|Drama Queen, Controversy Queen
|Date of Birth
|25th November 1978
|Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
|Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
|Goklibai High School, Mumbai
|Mithibai College, Mumbai
|She was born into a Hindu family, but she follows Christianity
|Right Tricep- Shape of a heart
|• In 2005, she had a lip-lock with her co-star Kainaaz Pervez at the premiere of the film ‘Khamoshh…Khauff Ki Raat.’
• In 2006, Mika Singh forcefully kissed her at his 35th birthday party, after which, she filed a molestation case against him.
• In 2008, she slapped her then boyfriend Abhishek Awasthi in public. It all happened on Valentines Day, when Abhishek wanted to reconcile after calling her by dirty names.
• In November 2010, an F.I.R. was filed against her and 4 others in connection with the death of a dalit youth named Laksham Prasad of Jhansi in Uttar Pradesh; as he was embarresed and called an “impotent” at her reality show ‘Rakhi Ka Insaaf’ in October 2010.
• On 9 July 2016, a Ludhiana-based advocate Narinder Adiya had filed a complaint against her for hurting the sentiments of the Valmiki
Community by calling Valmiki a murderer.
• In 2016, she was invited by some Indians in Illinois, USA. She ignited controversy after she arrived at the event; wearing a dress with the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s image imprinted on it, and that too in an objectionable way.
• In 2018, during the #MeToo Movement, when Tanushree Dutta accused Nana Patekarof sexual harresment, Rakhi called for a press meet where she not only paised Patekar, but also slammed Tanushree by calling her a drug addict, a liar, and called it a mere publicity stunt. She also accused Tanushree of raping her not once, but multiple times. For her allegation, Tanushree sued her for ₹10 crore to which Rakhi threatened her with a countersuit of ₹50 crore.
|Relationships & More
|• Abhishek Avasthi (Dancer)
• Elesh Parujanwala (Ex-fiance)
• Deepak Kalal
• Adil Durrani (Businessman)
|Ritesh (an NRI) (ex-husband)
|Father- Name Not Known
Step-father- Anand Sawant (Police Constable)
Mother- Jaya Bheda
|Brother- Rakesh Sawant (Film Director)
Sister- Usha Sawant (Actress)