A child of a senior Bombay policeman who grew up in Bombay, and was an Arts student at Mithibai university, in Vile Parle, Bombay, she acted in many videos and in a few item songs in BTown film. Rakhi shot to fame when she was still in school, when BTown director Suneel Darshaan cast her as an Item Number opp Govinda in Joru Ka Ghulam. 3 yrs she tried out 4 times a few time before winning her breakthrough Item number Mohabbaat hai Mirchi in Chura Liya Hai Tumne in ’03. Rakhi has a boyfriend Abishek. Just a while back she confessed to breaking up along with her boyfriend Abhishek on Zoom Tv. Though Rakhi had regular broken up and reconciled along with Abhishek a few time before, this was final. Rakhi has had many controversial times; her dad who dislikes the movie business was dismayed when his baby child got in a profession that he considered disrespectful. Her dad now stays alone and Rakhi is the sole provider for the Sawant household, such as her bro Rakesh, in the process of directing his first movie. She first did a lot of media from Mika Singh ”pappi” incident. After she received wider notice as a contender in many reality tv shows, such as Big Boss and Nach Baliye, she began to receive considerable coverage from the Indian tabloid press. In Nov ’08, Rakhi appointed senior journalist, internet branding and marketing expert and publicist Flynn Remedios to handle her Media and branding needs as she began to get media attention from not the Indian press although from media all over Africaa. She has bagged the dance based serial Yeh Hai Jalwa. Currently she is a judge of a dance based serial Chota Packet Bada Dhamakaa that air”s. Sawant is a life member of Intl movie And Tv serials Club of Asiaan Academy Of movie & Tv serials. She will be taking part in the upcoming reality tv show Jalwa 4 2 ka one that will air from Nov 2nd on 9xrakhi has performed in Indian Cricket League 2nd Final on Nov 15, ’08. About 70, 000 people were present that time in the ground. Source Wikipedia.