After marriage love tends to die: Rakhi Sawant


By Subhash K. Jha

Mumbai, Nov 24 (IANS) Item girl Rakhi Sawant this year spent Diwali with her boyfriend Abhishek's parents. Is wedding on the cards?

The actress denied marriage rumours. "They had come to visit. Yes, our parents do want us to get married. But we don't want to marry yet. Right now we want to concentrate on our careers. Shaadi kar ke kya karlenge? Everyone gets married. Big deal! And after marriage, love tends to die, especially in showbiz," she said."With both of us working, there's the danger that I and Abhi will get less work after marriage. We don't have a good fortune like Ajay Devgan and Kajol or Shah Rukh Khan and Gauri. Let us both make something out of our lives. Then we'll shout out our marriage plans from the rooftops. Abhi to main khadi bhi nahin hui hoon theek se," she added.

Diwali proved to be really special for Rakhi as she had Shah Rukh for company. "I was busy whooping it up with Shah Rukh Khan on the sets of 'Nach Baliye'. I was too ill that day to even get up from bed. But the minute Shah Rukh walked in I was up on my feet. This was my most memorable Diwali," Rakhi said.

Despite all the fights and arguments on the sets of "Nach Baliye", the kind-hearted Rakhi seems to have forgiven her detractors on the show. She said, "Shall I tell you the truth? Now I don't care whether Abhishek and I win or lose. We got a platform and we got our fame."

Instead, she claims that the backbiting on the sets does not bother her any more. "May God keep everyone happy with their behaviour. I've stopped paying attention to them. I don't want my mood to be spoilt before every performance. Now I just focus on my performance. God is on my side. But I don't want to pressurize God for anything. He has already given me everything," said Rakhi.

The "Pardesiya" item girl cannot help but gush about the compliments bestowed on her by the dreamgirl Hema Malini. "Recently we met Hemaji and she said she watches us on 'Nach Baliye'. She wanted to know if I was a trained dancer. There's a fire within me to dance. I don't have a godfather. 'Nach Baliye' gave me an opportunity to be noticed. People wait for my performances. Abhishek and I work really hard on every performance."

Rakhi has put all her other activities on the backburner to give her 100 percent to the current reality TV dance show. "At the moment we don't have time to do anything except 'Nach Baliye'. I did do an item song in Rakesh Roshan's 'Krazzy 4'. But I won't lie to you. I'm not flooded with offers," the former "Big Boss" participant confessed.