Rakhi Sawant biography

Rakhi Sawant Biography, She debuted on a famous show called Bigg Boss season-1 as a contestant. It is a very popular Indian reality show. She was also a finalist in the Bigg Boss-14 in 2020. She started her career in 1997. Sawant used to get smaller roles in the films at the beginning. She appeared in her first film called Agnichakra under the banner of Ruhi Sawant. Sawant fame rose when Director Suneel Darshan cast Rakhi in an item songs film called Jhoru Ka Ghulam. Her opposite in that song was the famous and legendary actor Govinda. She had played a role in a film called Jish Desh Mein Ganga Rehta Hai and Yeh Raaste Hain Pyar Ke.

Rakhi Sawant Biography

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Real Name Neeru Bheda
Nickname(s) Drama Queen, Controversy Queen
Other name Rakhi Sawant Fatima

Note: She added “Fatima” to her name after getting married to Adil Durrani. 

Profession(s) Actress, Politician, Dancer
Political Party Republican Party of India (Athawale)
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.) 5′ 3″ (160 cm)
Weight (approx.) 60 Kg (132 lbs)
Figure Measurements (approx.) 36-28-36
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black
Debut Bollywood Film: Agnichakra (1997)

Telugu Film: 6 Teens (2001)

Tamil Film: Gambeeram (2004)

Marathi: Saatchya Aat Gharat (2004)
TV: Bigg Boss 1 (2006)
Album: Supergirl (2007)

Personal Life
Date of Birth 25 November 1978 (Saturday)
Age (as of 2023) 45 Years
Birthplace Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Zodiac sign Sagittarius
Nationality Indian
Hometown Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
School Goklibai High School, Mumbai 
College/University Mithibai College, Mumbai 
Religion She was born into a Hindu family, but she follows Christianity 
Food Habit Non-Vegetarian
Political Inclination BJP 
Address B2/501, Serenity Complex, New Link Road, Oshiwara, Andheri (West), Mumbai 400058 
Hobbies Dancing
Tattoo Right Tricep– Shape of a heart
Controversies • 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 Valentine’s 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 embarrassed and called an “impotent” at her reality show ‘Rakhi Ka Insaaf’ in October 2010.

• On 9 July 2016, a Ludhiana-based advocate Narinder Adiya 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 a 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 Patekar of sexual harassment, Rakhi called for a press meeting where she not only praised Patekar, but also slammed Tanushree by calling her a drug addict, and 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. An FIR was filed against Rakhi Sawant in October 2023 by Tanushree Dutta who accused her of causing mental trauma due the 2018 Me Too case. The FIR was filed at the Oshiwara Police Station in Mumbai. Tanushree later addressed the matter in an interview and said,

I have come here to file an FIR against Rakhi Sawant for the psychological trauma that she caused in 2018 during the Me Too Movement. There are many penal codes added to the FIR based on multiple reasons.”

• On 22 August 2023, Rajshree More, Rakhi’s best friend, lodged a police complaint against her for defaming and threatening her. In an interview, Rajshree alleged that Rakhi threatened her the same day Adil made his first appearance in media following his release from prison. 

Relationships & More
Marital Status Separated
Marriage Date • First Marriage: Year, 2019
• Second Marriage: 2 July 2022 (court marriage)
Note: On 29 May 2022, Rakhi and Adil got married to each other in a Nikah ceremony in the presence of a Qazi. According to Adil, they secretly married each other before the official marriage in 2022. 
Affairs/Boyfriends • Abhishek Avasthi (Dancer)
• Elesh Parujanwala (Ex-fiance)
• Deepak Kalal
• Adil Durrani (Businessman)
Husband/Spouse • First Husband: Ritesh (an NRI) (ex-husband)

Note: On the eve of Valentine’s Day in 2022, she announced that she parted ways with Ritesh.  Adil, however, in an interview, claimed that she did not get a divorce from Ritesh. 

• Second Husband: Adil Durrani (separated)

Parents Father– Name Not Known
Step-father– Anand Sawant (Police Constable)
Mother– Jaya Bheda (died on 29 January 2023 after battling endometrial cancer)
Siblings Brother– Rakesh Sawant (Film Director)
Sister– Usha Sawant (Actress)
Food Grilled Chicken, Salad
Beverage(s) Riviera Wine, Tea, Coconut Water
Actor(s) Shah Rukh Khan, Ranveer Singh
Actresses Priyanka Chopra, Sonakshi Sinha, Deepika Padukone
Song “Main Tenu Samjhawan Ki”
Jewellery Diamond
Animal Monkey
Restaurant Delicacy of China in Mumbai
Destination Switzerland
Style Quotient
Car Collection • Ford Endeavour
• BMW X6 (received as payment for a song)
Assets/Properties Movable– ₹3.57 crore
Immovable – ₹11.12 crore 
Money Factor
Salary (approx.) Rs. 10-12 lakhs (as of 2012)
Net Worth (approx.) Rs. 14 crore (as of 2014)