New Delhi, Sept 25: When you think of Rakhi Sawant, the thought of her many controversies strikes your mind. Yes, Rakhi has involved in several controversies till date. She is famous for her strange statements in media. She is a big fan of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and once wore a dress with his pictures, hands, faces strategically placed on the dress. The actress once reportedly went on to say that she will marry yoga guru Ramdev.
Here we take a look at some of her major controversies till date:
1) Comments on Baba Ram Rahim: Item-girl and actor Rakhi Sawant spoke about her upcoming film on Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim and her short stint in the political world. Rakhi featured in many headlines recently for coming up with a biopic on controversial Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh and not just that, she will be essaying the role of none other but Honeypreet Insan in it. She further revealed, "I have known Gurmeet Ram Rahim and his adopted daughter Honeypreet since last three-and-a-half years and met them on several occasions during this period. I once went inside the 'Gufa' (cave) built in the Dera premises. Gurmeet had invited me on his birthday." Rakhi also claimed that she was stunned to see the 'Rockstar Baba' surrounded by girls in revealing outfits in one of her meetings.
2) Cosmetic surgery controversy: Rakhi Sawant has emerged popular with her various antics and some bold statements. It is a known fact that the actress is self-made and once she has also accepted that rest was taken care of by surgeons. This is also one of her major controversial statments that she made on the show of Koffee With Karan's episode 12 of season 2. Rakhi allegedly said on that episode, "Jo chizein God nahi deta, wo doctor dete hain".
3) Leaked video scandal of Rakhi: The legitimacy of the video is still unclear, but Rakhi soon entered the list of celebs with this leaked MMS when a video featuring Rakhi in shower went viral big time at the end of 2012. The video brought her vast space in print and electronic media. There were other statements as well that kept Rakhi in the news like her decision to become a porn star and her accepting the fact that she had a boob job done. Rakhi's statements may be controversial, but they are honest and straight from the heart.
4) Mika Singh kissing Incident with Rakhi: If you are wonderig that Rakhi is the queen of controversy then Mikka is also a controversy's favourite child. Mika landed himself in trouble when Rakhi filed a complaint against him for kissing her without her permission. The news kept them in headlines for nearly two weeks. This is not the only kiss that brought her into the news. At the premiere of the movie Khamosh, Rakhi was caught in a liplock with actress Kainaaz Parvez, in front of the camera and became the talk of the town, yet again.
5) Reality show drama: So far, Rakhi has been a part of two reality shows Bigg Boss Season 1 and Nach Baliye Season 3. While staying in the Bigg Boss house, she managed to change some perceptions people have about her. However, Nach Baliye didn't really end on a good note. After losing the Nach Baliye title, she filed a complaint against the channel for tampering vote counts.
6) When Rakhi donned NaMo dress: This can be called as the biggest controversy of Rakhi Sawant till date when she decided to prove her love for Prime Minister Narendra Modi by donning a dress that carried his pictures. The pictures of PM Modi's were also placed strategically on the dress thus bringing her in limelight yet again. Rakhi posted her first picture in that dress and the whole nation went mad re-posting and commenting on the pictures.