Rakhi Sawant is celebrating her 38th birthday today. Often cited as the controversy’s favourite child, Rakhi is known for her brash and outspoken nature. The diva has so far garnered a lot of media attention and popularity with her own distinctive stances. Be it for her raunchy image or her controversial statements, Rakhi makes sure that everything she does makes it to the headlines, making her an entertainment package. Call her bold or arrogant, Rakhi is simple unfazed by the public opinion about her and dares to wear her heart on the sleeves. In fact, Sawant tactics to garner publicity often makes it difficult for others to ignore her. As Rakhi turns a year older today, we bring you some lesser known facts about this controversy queen:
Following B-town’s trend of changing name before entering the industry, Rakhi too opted to quit her original name. Before venturing into showbiz her was Neeru Sawant.
Her father is serving the Mumbai police and was strictly against Rakhi entering showbiz.
Before entering the film industry, Rakhi worked as a server at Tina Munim's wedding.
Rakhi’s first item song came in 2000 release ‘Joru Ka Ghulam’, in which she was seen shaking leg opposite dancing star Govinda.
Rakhi Sawant also tried her hands on singing and released her first album ‘Super Girl’ in 2007.