Swayamvar

  • 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...
  • My marriage plans are jinxed: Veena Malik June 26, 2012

    Mumbai: Pakistani modelturnedactress Veena Malik was expected to find her prince charming on 'Veena Ka Swayamvar', but the reality show was aborted after the Imagine channel decided to shut down its operations. Veena says she is not upset as she knows that her marriage plans are doomed. "You know, my wedding...
  • Veena sets record, gets 71000 marriage proposals March 5, 2012

    New Delhi: Pakistani model and actress Veena Malik, who's all set for her Swayamvar 'Veena Ka Vivaah' is really excited these days. Media reports claim that more than 71,000 men have applied to be a part of the show. In the previous season of Swayamvar, Ratan Rajput received around 54,000...
  • Veena confident of finding Mr Right on 'Swayamvar' February 28, 2012

    Mumbai: Pakistani actress Veena Malik, who has been in the news for all the wrong reasons, says she is not bothered about what people think of her as she is not here to please everyone. "Pakistan is my country and there are so many people out there who follow me. There...
  • I have never been lucky in love: Veena Malik December 4, 2011

    Mumbai: Controversial Pakistani actressmodel Veena Malik, who will be seen in the reality show Swayamwar, says, she has never been lucky in relationships but looking forward to find her partner in the unique show to go on air soon. She has been in the news for her relationships with Pakistan...
  • Rahul Mahajan back on TV with 'Perfect Bachelor' November 29, 2011

    New Delhi: After finding his soulmate in Dimpy Ganguly through a televised swayamvar, Rahul Mahajan is set to host 'Perfect Bachelor', a Marathi show. The show, to be aired on ETV Marathi, will hunt for Maharashtra's most eligible bachelor and Rahul has been picked as host for his audience connect,...
  • Veena Malik to star in 3D horror film November 19, 2011

    Mumbai: Pakistani actress Veena Malik is busy shooting a 3D horror movie in a jungle in southern India. Though the destination is being kept a secret for security reasons, Veena says she is having a lot of fun and adventure shooting the film. Disclosing a few details about the project, Veena...
  • Pak's moral brigade against Veena's 'Swayamvar' November 17, 2011

    Islamabad: Some elements of Pakistan's moral brigade are once again gunning for actress Veena Malik this time for cheapening the institution of marriage on an Indian reality show. Malik, who faced flak for featuring on popular Indian reality show Bigg Boss 4 earlier this year, has now signed a contract...
  • Veena Malik finalised for 'Swayamvar' season 4 January 6, 2012

    Mumbai: Pakistani actor Veena Malik is all set to be part of the fourth season of television reality show Swayamvar. Swayamvar is a show where contestants perform tasks and woo the hopeful bride or groom in return for their hand in marriage. "For this season, Veena has been finalised. She is...
  • I want love and money: Ratan Rajput June 16, 2011

    Jaipur: She has a predecessor in Rakhi Sawant. TV actress Ratan Rajput is unsure if her televised 'swayamvar' will meet its due end with a wedding, but she has a special, "P2 formula" of choosing her future groom. "It's very important to live practically these days...and for that you need both...
  • I am already planning my honeymoon: Rahul Mahajan September 23, 2009

    Rahul Mahajan joins CNNIBN on Talking Point to talk about his upcoming reality show, Rahul Duhalniya Le Jayega. In an interview to CNNIBN he says that he wants to find the perfect partner, get married and have babies. CNNIBN: Why are you doing this show? Your critics will say you are...
  • Rahul Mahajan to pick a bride on a TV show September 24, 2009

    New Delhi: Bollywood item girl Rakhi Sawant found her partner on her televised Swayamvar, now Rahul Mahajan, son of deceased BJP leader, Pramod Mahajan has gone out and annouced Rahul Dulhan Le Jayega. That's the name of the new reality show which will see Rahul selecting his...
  • Rakhi and Elesh still together, still engaged: TV channel September 21, 2009

    New Delhi: Rakhi Sawant continues to be engaged to Torontobased businessman Elesh Parujanwala, a source from NDTV Imagine said denying reports that the couple have broken up. "Rakhi has not called it splits with Elesh. The couple are still seeing each other and very much together", said an insider from NDTV...
  • Real again: Rakhi Sawant to live out marriage on TV August 10, 2009

    New Delhi: It's barely a week since starlet Rakhi Sawant got engaged to Canadabased businessman Elesh Parujanwala in a televised 'swayamvar', but the two are now set to play mom and dad on the same TV channel. Rakhi and Elesh, who met on the reality show Rakhi Ka Swayamvar on NDTV...
  • I can't forgive my mother: Rakhi August 5, 2009

    Mumbai: Sounding excited after her engagement to NRI Businessman Elesh Parunjwala, item girl Rakhi Sawant says she wants all her friends, including exboyfriend Abhishek Awasthi, to attend her wedding but will not invite her mother. "I completely forgive Abhishek Awasthi. I was very surprised to know that he showed up on...
  • Rakhi introduces her Mr Right to media August 4, 2009

    Mumbai: After her public engagement with NRI Elesh Parujanwala at the finale of a reality TV show Rakhi Ka Swayamvar, Rakhi Sawant introduced him to the media on Monday. Thirtytwoyearold Torontobased Elesh was chosen by Rakhi as her life partner from the original list of 16 contestants in 26 episodes....
  • The real story: Rakhi, then and now August 4, 2009

    Mumbai: Love her or hate her but you just can't ignore Rakhi Sawant. With millions watching her get hooked on live television, the former item girl has become the new queen of reality television. Rakhi, who got engaged on Sunday to NRI Elesh on NDTV Imagines Rakhi Ka Swayamvar, was...
  • Rakhi Sawant chooses NRI life partner on TV show August 3, 2009

    Mumbai: India's first televised swayamvar concluded in Mumbai on late Sunday with item girl Rakhi Sawant choosing Torontobased Elesh Parujanwala as her life partner in a unique reality TV show. In Rakhi ka Swayamvar, Rakhi made the final choice from the three finalists from the original list of 16...
  • Who will win the girl's hand? All eyes on Rakhi Sawant August 2, 2009

    Mumbai: The stage was set for the grand finale of Rakhi ka Swayamvar, the reality TV show, with the three prospective grooms dressed in traditional shervani and turban arriving amidst pomp and pageantry at the Leela Kempinski Hotel in Mumbai on Sunday evening. In the popular show, Rakhi has chosen...
  • Marriage made in heaven, or on TV? Rakhi decides on Sunday July 31, 2009

    New Delhi: Will she? Won't she? Rakhi Sawant moved from being an outspoken item girl to a coy bride, and now the question whether she will actually get married through her televised swayamvar. The wedding is slated for Sunday on her show Rakhi Ka Swayamvar which saw Rakhi choosing...
  • Get real: Gear up for new reality TV shows July 15, 2009

    New Delhi: The small screen is buzzing with a number of new reality shows. From finding a groom to living in a jungle, this is as real as it can get. Shows like Sach Ka Saamna hosted by actor Rajeev Khandelwal, Rakhi Ka Swayamvar and Iss Jungle Se Mujhe...
  • Wedding wow: Rakhi to wear Rs 30lakh necklace July 9, 2009

    New Delhi: Rakhi Sawant surely couldn't have asked for more. A Rs 30 lakh necklace designed by Farah Ali Khan, a lehengacholi wedding dress by celebrity designer Neeta Lulla, a swayamvar on national television and a grand wedding to be watched by millions across the country. The former item girl, who...