10 Bollywood Celebrities Who Turned Into Politicians And Are Well Famous

 


Some say that one can only excel in one field. It is true to an extent but not completely. There are some people, who have already made their name in the domain of acting but didn’t stop there. Instead, they made efforts towards doing their part for the nation and stepped into politics. Following is the list of celebrities in politics, who’ve earned their name in this domain too.

 

1. Govinda

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It was an abrupt move from the killer dancer and jolly actor Govinda to enter politics. He fought for a seat from North Mumbai.

 

2. Hema Malini

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Known for many roles, Hema Malini also entered politics. He was elected as an MP from BJP and she still is an MP from Mathura.

 

3. Jaya Prada

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She was an MP from Rampur from the year 2004-2014.  She has also been awarded two Filmfare awards and featured in South Indian films too.

 

4. Rajesh Khanna

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Rajesh Khanna tried to contest elections in 1991 elections but lost. He again contested for elections and became a Member of Lok Sabha, defeating Shatrugan Sinha.

 

5. Paresh Rawal

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This man has the potential to do more than just and make us all laugh with his prominent comic timing. He is doing a great job as a politician too, he currently is a BJP MP from Ahmedabad East.

6. Raj Babbar

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Raj Babbar has done a lot of Hindi and Punjabi films. He has done many things ever since he has stepped into politics. He is the current president of Uttar Pradesh Congress Committee.

 

7. Smriti Irani

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She is well known for her role in  ‘Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi’ but currently is an active member of Parliament after getting elected from Gujrat. Currently, she is appointed as the Broadcasting and Textile Minister for the Government of India.

8. Mithun Chakarborty

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Most famous as Mithun da, he is an actor, reality TV judge,  writer and also a producer. He was also a Rajya Sabha Member.

 

9. Rekha

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Rekha was a Rajya Sabha Member for Congress. And, we all know about Rekha has turned heads every place she went.

 

10. Sunil Dutt

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This superstar from the Block Buster Mother India was a well known and very influential politician too. He was an elected MP from Congress for 5 years. Late Sunil Dutt’s role at Sanju played by Paresh Rawal is truly inspirational.

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