You won’t believe it but yes Rakhi Sawant is on cloud 9 as she won prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke Award. It is India’s highest award in cinema. It is presented annually at the National Film Awards ceremony by the Directorate of Film Festivals. Rakhi Sawant won this award for the Best Item Dancer.
Now she has become the ultimate item girl of Bollywood. While some of the actresses don’t like to be called as an item girl, Rakhi Sawant proudly says she is “the original item girl” of Bollywood. On her epic win, Rakhi Sawant is elated and said she thanks God as finally, item girls are getting an award now.
The actress said that even doing around 75-100 item songs in all languages and a number of reality shows till date, she never received an award. “My legs and bones have given up dancing in Bollywood, I have put in so much hard work. Thank you so much for honouring me with this award”, the actress said.
When a reporter asked if she purchased the award? The Rakhi being a motormouthed gave a befitting reply, she said, “Not at all. Hamari itni aukaat nai hai award ko purchase karein. The jury and the federation realised that Rakhi Sawant hasn’t received an award for 12 years so I am very thankful to them. It gives us motivation when an artist is honoured with an award. It makes us work harder.”
However, people are in the state of shock after knowing that Rakhi actually won the Dadasaheb Phalke award. Here are some of the reactions by netizens: