Rakhi Sawant is one celebrity who manages to keep herself in the news. Although she opens up with her every life update to her fans and keeps them entertained. Recently, in an interview, she opened up about her family reactions to her entry into the film industry. She also revealed how she has been estranged from her family, because of her decision to join Bollywood.
In a recent interview with the Bollywood bubble, Rakhi said how her immediate family with her uncle thinks that she is a bad influence on their family and refuses to speak to her and her mother. She wasn’t even invited to her own father’s funeral.
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While speaking in Hindi she said, “In our family, it was like Balika Vadhu. Running away from home and joining the film industry was my only option. Today, my father will be proud of me… Thank God I took this decision because I have become what I am today. My family doesn’t accept me, till today. They don’t talk to my mom. My uncle, my entire family. They think that because I ran away, their daughters will also run away.”
Rakhi also talked about the harsh times she faced when her own mother went against her, she told that her mother once said, “What is this, your controversies? I wish you died the moment you were born.” she further added, “This happened after my family turned on my mother, after my incident with Mika Singh. My father used to beat my mom. I told her, ‘Nobody is going to give me a crown the moment I enter Bollywood, let me struggle, give me freedom. I am not Amitabh Bachchan or Anil Kapoor’s daughter. I haven’t even gone to high school’.”