Rakhi Sawant

  • Snapshot: Rakhi Sawant looks grim in a stiff blue kurta; inaugurates Republican Party of India's new office July 8, 2014

    Last month, Bollywood actress Rakhi Sawant joined the Republican Party of India (RPI), after her own party 'Rashtriya Aam Party' failed to generate any interest among voters. Sawant, who hopes to contest the ensuing state assembly elections against Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray, looked grim and serious in an...
  • Rakhi Sawant joins RPI, ready to fight against Raj Thackeray June 29, 2014

    Mumbai: Bollywood actress Rakhi Sawant Saturday joined the Republican Party of India (RPI) as the national executive president of its women's wing. "I am not scared of anyone... If required, I am ready to contest the forthcoming Maharashtra assembly elections against (Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief) Raj Thackeray," Sawant said soon after...
  • Snapshot: Make-up fail, or a botox job gone bad? What is up with Rakhi Sawant's face? June 10, 2014

    Headline-seeking damsel and aspiring "politician" Rakhi Sawant managed to shake even the most seasoned journalists recently. The reason? Her face. The patchy make-up, OTT fake lashes, brown contacts and unusually puffy face, left a long-lasting impression on everyone present. You have to see it to believe it. But proceed at...
  • Show Me The Money: Rakhi Sawant's total assets valued at Rs 14.69 cr April 7, 2014

    Bollywood item girl Rakhi Sawant from Mumbai North West has cash reserves of Rs 96,427, her bank deposits and investments are valued at Rs 3.1 crore and she has Rs 7.5 lakh worth of jewellery. ...
  • Watch: Rakhi Sawant on Cyrus Broacha's show April 6, 2014

    In this week's 'The Week That Wasn't', Cyrus Broacha takes on Rakhi Sawant's political ambitions. Rakhi is contesting elections from Mumbai North West. ...
  • 'Illiterate' Rakhi Sawant owes IT department Rs 72 lakh dues April 2, 2014

    Mumbai: Actress Rakhi Sawant, who has jumped into poll fray while claiming to be an "illiterate" person with assets of Rs 15 crore, has outstanding loans worth about Rs 2.5 crore and an additional Rs 72.5 lakh tax liability. There is also a pending criminal case of 'breach of trust' and...
  • 'Illiterate' Rakhi Sawant has assets worth nearly Rs 15 crore April 1, 2014

    Mumbai: Bollywood starlet Rakhi Sawant who is contesting from Mumbai North West seat has declared herself an "illiterate" with total assets of Rs 14.69 crore. Rakhi (36), who is taking on heavyweights like Gurudas Kamat of Congress and Gajanan Kirtikar of Shiv Sena from the constituency, has movable property worth...
  • Priya Dutt, Gurudas Kamat, Sanjay Nirupam, Rakhi Sawant files nomimation in Mumbai April 1, 2014

    Congress MPs Gurudas Kamat, Priya Dutt, Sanjay Nirupam and actress Rakhi Sawant were the prominent names, out of the eleven candidates, who filed nominations in Mumbai on Tuesday. All the six constituencies in Mumbai are among the 19 constituencies in Maharashtra which will go to polls on April 24. The notification...
  • Actor Salman Khan 'awestruck' by Congress nominee Gurudas Kamat April 1, 2014

    Mumbai: Bollywood superstar Salman Khan has extended his support to senior Congress leader and Mumbai North West candidate Gurudas Kamat for his various "qualities" as a politician and for his "magnanimity". Salman has in a recorded message appealed to voters to support Kamat because "good work can be done only by...
  • TWTW: Cyrus says his favourite debutante politicians are KRK, Rakhi March 30, 2014

    In this episode of The Week That Wasn't, Cyrus Broacha sarcastically said that his favourite debutante politicians are Bollywood actors Kamaal Rashid Khan and Rakhi Sawant. Both the actors will lock horns in Mumbai North West in upcoming Lok Sabha elections. ...
  • Want to contest LS polls to solve people's problems: Rakhi Sawant March 28, 2014

    Shirdi: Bollywood starlet Rakhi Sawant has said she wants up to wake up Members of Parliament from their sleep to look into the issues of common man. "I want to contest the Lok Sabha election to wake up the MPs from their deep sleep. Political leaders are sucking blood of the...
  • e Lounge:Producers reschedule film releases in election, IPL season March 27, 2014

    Nearly 17 films have been scheduled to release in April, May but with elections and the IPL round the corner, producers are planning to play safe and reschedule film release dates. Also on the show watch Rakhi Sawant turn into a politician for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. ...
  • Snapshot: Independent candidate Rakhi Sawant looks environment friendly in all-green salwar-kameez, jacket, scarf March 27, 2014

    Self-titled 'mirchi girl' and Bollywood actress Rakhi Sawant revealed her new, political avatar yesterday. Dressed in a greet outfit, complete with a khadi jacket and her head covered with a matching green scarf, Sawant posed solemnly for the shutterbugs. "Please give me one chance and see what I can do,"...
  • Uddhav feels I can govern better than Kejriwal, says Rakhi Sawant March 27, 2014

    Mumbai: Elections are in fashion this season and perhaps this is why another celebrity has stepped from the glamour world on the electoral stage. After Gul Panag, Kirron Kher, Paresh Rawal, now Rakhi Sawant is fighting elections as an Independent from Mumbai North West. People have seen her spew venom on...
  • Please give me one chance and see what I can do: Rakhi Sawant to contest LS polls from Mumbai March 26, 2014

    Mumbai: The Lok Sabha election in Mumbai North-West constituency will get a dose of glamour with the entry of Bollywood item girl Rakhi Sawant as an Independent candidate. "I have been virtually mobbed by people demanding that I should fight the election, so here I am," Sawant told media persons here...
  • Snapshot: Here's proof that Rakhi Sawant is set to join the BJP, she was spotted at the BJP headquarters March 5, 2014

    Television and Bollywood actress Rakhi Sawant was recently spotted at Bhartiya Janta Party's headquarters in New Delhi. The actress, who described herself as the daughter of BJP, Rakhi Sawant has expressed her desire that she wants Modi to become India's next prime minister. She has also revealed that she might...
  • I'm the daughter of BJP and it's like my home, says TV and film actress Rakhi Sawant March 1, 2014

    New Delhi: It seems Narendra Modi has found another admirer in Rakhi Sawant. With the elections nearing closer, Rakhi Sawant has expressed her desire that she wants Modi to become India's next prime minister. Sawant, who recently visited the Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) headquarters, described herself as the daughter of...
  • A Billion Votes: Is 2014 elections witnessing a Narendra Modi wave? January 24, 2014

    Is a BJP wave sweeping across India? The CNN-IBN Election Tracker in partnership with India's premier political research agency Lokniti from CSDS on Thursday predicted that Narendra Modi momentum will give the BJP a bumper harvest of seats in North India. ...
  • I feel bad that politicians use my name unnecessarily: Rakhi Sawant January 24, 2014

    Mumbai: Actress Rakhi Sawant has objected to her namme being used by politicians to compare it with other political leaders. This after Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray while hitting out at Aam Aadmi Party leader and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal not only called him 'mad' but also compared him...
  • Snapshot: Rakhi Sawant, Kashmira Shah gear up for New Year celebrations December 28, 2013

    With just a few days left for New Year celebrations, Rakhi Sawant and Kashmira Shah are busy rehearsing for their performances. The two would perform at a hotel in Mumbai and are making sure that they get their steps rights just days before the final performance. The two might be...
  • Comedy Circus Ke Mahabali: Helen, Sohail, Arbaaz Khan launch the new season July 31, 2013

    Mumbai: Veteran Bollywood stunner Helen made a rare appearance with her stepsons Arbaaz and Sohail Khan for the new season launch of comedy reality show 'Comedy Circus Ke Mahabali'. Kickstarting the new season and wishing the celebrity contestants good luck, yesteryears' dancing diva Helen looked stunning in a black sari. For...
  • Rakhi Sawant to contest CINTAA election April 25, 2013

    Mumbai: Controversy queen Rakhi Sawant is set to contest the Cine and TV Artists Association (CINTAA) elections 2013. Her motto is to 'change the system' to make things better for artists. CINTAA elections are conducted every two years. Talking about the problems faced by artists and her aim, she said: "Artists are...
  • Mallika Sherawat set to find Mr Right through reality TV show April 24, 2013

    New Delhi: Actress Mallika Sherawat joins the likes of Rakhi Sawant and Ratan Rajput to find her Mr Right through a television show. Rahul Mahajan, Rakhi and Ratan Rajput were seen hunting for their respective partners on the reality show 'Swayamvar'. Of the three, Rahul was the lucky one to find...
  • Rakhi Sawant to show culinary skills on TV show February 16, 2013

    New Delhi: Item girl Rakhi Sawant is all set to cook, serve and entertain guests in the upcoming episodes of 'Welcome Baazi Mehmaan Nawaazi Ki'. The 34-year-old actress-dancer has previously participated in various reality shows including 'Bigg Boss', 'Nach Baliye', 'Rakhi Ka Swayamwar'. In this show, Rakhi's culinary skills will be put...