Thousands eager to woo Rakhi

NEW DELHI: From businessmen, doctors to models and NRIs — over 12,500 men from across the world have sent applications to marry controversy queen Rakhi Sawant after she announced a ‘swayamvara’ as part of a reality show on NDTV Imagine. Within 20 days of the announcement of the unique reality show Rakhi Ka Swayamwar, expected to go on air next month, a huge number of men have sent their profiles to woo Rakhi.

The item girl-turned-actress, who has mostly hit headlines for her outspoken ways, is overwhelmed with the response. “I want to thank everybody for their support. My only wish is to find a person who will always be my support system and will respect me for what I am,” Rakhi said in a press release.

Rakhi had shocked one and all when she had announced that she would choose a groom for herself through a reality TV show. After a series of selection procedures, Rakhi will choose from am-ong 15 grooms on the show and will take the help of viewers to decide on her ideal man.

According to the channel, Delhi has topped the list of Rak-hi’s prospective grooms with 2,465 entries. Mumbai foll-ows a close second with 1,980 entri-es. Most entries are in the broad age group of 18 to 35.