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Top 7 Bollywood Actresses Who Turned Politicians

By Akanksha - May 02, 2024 10:50 PM

Actress Rupali Ganguly, who gained recognition for her parts in the films Anupama and Sarabhai vs. Sarabhai, formally joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday at the Delhi headquarters of the organisation.

Ganguly said she was excited to contribute to the party's development programme during a news conference. When it was revealed that Kangana Ranaut would be running for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, it also went viral.

7 Bollywood Actresses Who Turned Politicians

Let's take a look at the list of actresses who have tried their hands at politics.

1. Rupali Ganguly

Rupali Ganguly

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At the BJP headquarters in Delhi on Wednesday, Anupama actor Rupali Ganguly became a member. The Sarabhai vs. Sarabhai actor, speaking at a news conference, stated, 'When I observe this 'When I see this ‘Mahayagya’ of development, I feel that I should also take part in this...I need your blessings and support so that whatever I do, I do it right and good.' Ganguly was greeted with open arms by BJP national general secretary Vinod Tawde.

2. Kangana Ranaut

Kangana Ranaut

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The saffron party's nominee, Bollywood star Kangana Ranaut, will run from Mandi, Himachal Pradesh. The BJP has selected 111 candidates for the 5th Lok Sabha, including Kangana Ranaut. Maneka Gandhi, Naveen Jindal, and other well-known individuals are also mentioned. Kangana Ranaut thanked the Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) for including her on the fifth list of contenders.

3. Kirron Kher

Kirron Kher

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Kirkron Kher is renowned for his profound and memorable performances in both theatre and motion pictures. Currently, she is a well-known Indian politician who has represented Chandigarh as a member of parliament for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). She has made a substantial contribution to India's political scene and has been actively engaged in social activities.

4. Jaya Bachchan

Jaya Bachchan

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Veteran Indian actress Jaya Bachchan is a well-known Samajwadi Party member. She is now a politician. In the Rajya Sabha, the upper chamber of the Indian parliament, she has represented the state of Uttar Pradesh.

5. Hema Malini

Hema Malini

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Bollywood actress Hema Malini entered politics and became a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). She represents the Uttar Pradesh seat of Mathura in the Lok Sabha and has been elected many times. Known as the 'Dream Girl' of Indian cinema, she is still juggling her political duties with her acting career.

6. Smriti Irani

Smriti Irani

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Smriti Irani's transition from television to politics has been exciting. Before entering politics, she was well-known for her portrayal of Tulsi in 'Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi'. Irani, a prominent figure in the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), has demonstrated her political acumen and leadership abilities by holding several cabinet roles.

7. J. Jayalalithaa

J. Jayalalithaa

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J. Jayalalithaa, often known as Amma, was a well-known politician in Tamil Nadu and a captivating leader. She was well-known for her compassionate policies and strong leadership throughout her several terms as Tamil Nadu's chief minister. Her turbulent political career had a long-lasting effect on the political climate of the state.

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Akanksha Sinha

I'm Akanksha Sinha, an expert in writing sports blogs, news, and various articles for entertainment and more. I bring a unique flair to my work, providing insightful perspectives on the world of sports.

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