Rakhi Sawant (born on 25 November 1978) is an Indian dancer, Hindi film and television actress and television talk show host. She has appeared in many Hindi and few Kannada, Marathi, Telugu and Tamil films in roles commonly referred to as item girls.
Continuously appearing in reality shows as a host, judge or participant, Sawant is a regular stage performer. She has performed in many awards ceremonies and television shows. In 2012, she did a comedy act with Shahrukh Khan and Ranbir Kapoor at the 57th Filmfare Awards. In May 2012, she announced that she would be working in the Bengali remake of the film The Dirty Picture. But the film was not shot due to some reasons. Sawant also started learning Bengali for the film but unfortunately film was not shot however the Kannada version of The Dirty Picture was released in 2013 with the Pakistani beauty Veena Malik as the lead role.