Neeru Bheda, known as Rakhi Sawant, born in Mumbai, Maharastra, India on 25 November 1978 (age: 42 years, as of 2020), is an Indian actor, model, film, and TV star. She has been starred in films in Hindi, Kannada, Marathi, Odia, Telugu, and Tamil. To contest the 2014 Lok Sabha election, Rakhi Sawant formed her own political party, called the Rashtriya Aam Party, and she obtained only 15 votes from the Mumbai North-West constituency. She joined the Republican Party of India after the election (A).
Since she belongs to the Marathi Conservative tribe, she has never been allowed to perform and dance by her family. Yet she kept contacting several producers. She took the direction of plastic surgery to change her health and appearance after facing lots of rejections.
In the film titled Agnichakra, she made her acting debut in the role of Ruhi Sawant. For the film Yeh Raaste Hain Pyaar Ke, she did her first item number song Bam Bhole Bam Bhole (2001) on the album Super Girl, Rakhi made her singing debut.
She participated in the Bigg Boss Season 1 reality show and was evicted in week 4 but re-entered later. Rakhi was one of the top four contestants but was disqualified days before the grand finale (24 January 2007, Day 84). She took part in the Nach Baliye 3 dance reality show and finished as the first runner up. She won a dance reality show for the 9X channel called Yeh Hai Jalwa (2008).
She has admitted openly that money was the primary motivation for joining the Bigg Boss house for the second time. She said she went bankrupt due to some errors, and also asked for support from host Salman Khan’s partner, Sohail Khan. In reality, Rakhi shared that because of Sohail, her second stint in the show was.
She found that speaking up about public personal life led to immediate drama and caught eyeballs. Being outrageous helps you to remain in the limelight, regardless of whether the justification was correct or incorrect. She was already courting a bizarre brand of stardom by the time she joined Bigg Boss season 1 in 2006; she was a celebrity without a starry Bollywood appearance.
Rakhi revealed in November 2018 that she will marry Deepak Kalal on 31 December 2018, an internet star. Later, Rakhi Sawant told the media in December 2018 that her marriage to Deepak Kalal, who is now engaged to another woman, had been cancelled. Rakhi Sawant married an NRI man named Ritesh in mid-2019 (Businessman in UK).