Elesh Parujanwala is a Canadian-based NRI Businessman, who rose to fame after joining and winning in the Indian reality television show,
Rakhi Ka Swayamwar
on NDTV Imagine in the year 2009. The show’s concept is that the bride-in-waiting should choose her groom-to-be and got married in real life. Elesh, as the winner, got engaged to Rakhi Sawant.
Soon after the show ends, the newly couple joined another reality show entitled Pati Patni Aur Woh on the same channel. Elesh came to Mumbai with a hope to win Rakhi Ka Swayamwar and settle down. However, his relationship with Rakhi didn’t do well.
Soon after joining Pati Patni Aur Who, he said that Rakhi’s true color was revealed and that she only wants career advancement and financial gain while Rakhi called him a firangi and uncultured man. After the many controversies between the two, they ended their relationship in 2009. Elesh previously ran an acting/filmmaking academy and later shifted to import and export business.