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Bollywood Actors Turned Politicians List
1. Raj Babbar
Raj Babbar is a bollywood and Punjabi actor well known for films like Waaris, Kirayadaar, Insaf ka Tarazu etc. He is the president of Uttar Pradesh Congress Committee. He is a prominent politician of Indian National Congress, with 3 lok Sabha wins and 2 time member of the Upper house of Indian Parliament.
Raj Babbar: Indian Film Actor
2. Amitabh Bachchan
Amitabh Bachan is an Indian film actor well known for his role in films like Sholay, Deewaar, Zanjeer etc. In 1984 Bachan entered politics under the guidance of his friend Rajiv Gandhi, won the Lok Sabha election from Allahabad with a tremendous victory margin. But, his political career lasted only 3 years.
Amitabh Bachchan: Indian Film Actor
3. Nitish Bharadwaj
Nitish Bharadwaj is an Indian film and Television actor who is well known for his role of Lord Krishna in the Epic Serial Mahabharat. He entered politics in 1996 as a Lok sabha candidate for Bharatiya Janata Party and won from Jemshedpur constituency.
Nitish Bharadwaj: Indian Film Actor
4. Mithun Chakraborty
Mithun Chakraborty is an Indian actor well known for his roles in films like Disco Dancer, Dance Dance, Agneepath etc. Mithun entered politics in 2014, as a Rajya Sabha Member of Parliament, nominated by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamatha bannerji, for all india trinamool congress. But, mithun resigned from his seat in 2016.
Mithun Chakraborty: Indian Film Actor
5. Sunny Deol
Sunny deol is an Indian actor well known for his role in films like Ghayal, Gadar: Ek Prem Katha, Betab etc. Sunny deol entered the politics by joining BJP in 2019. He contested and won the Lok sabha election 2019 from Gurdaspur constituency.
Sunny Deol: Indian Film Actor
Dharmendra is an Indian actor who is well known for his roles in films like Sholay, Dharam veer, charas etc. Dharmendra contested and won Lok sabha election of 2004 and elected as a member of Indian parliament from Bikaner constituency of Rajasthan from Bharatiya Janata Party.
Dharmendra: Indian Film Actor
7. Sanjay Dutt
Sanjay dutt is an Indian actor well known for his roles in films like Naam, Vastav, Khalnayak etc. Sanjay dutt’s father and sisters are seasoned politicians from Indian National Congress. So, Sanjay Dutt joined Samajawadi party in 2009 and gave his nomination to contest in lok sabha election 2009. But, withdrew the nomination shortly before the election for legal reasons.
Sanjay Dutt: Indian Film Actor
8. Sunil Dutt
Sunil Dutt was an Indian film actor who is well known for his roles in films like, Mother India, humraaz, Padosan etc. He joined politics in 1984, under Indian National Congress and was elected as a member of parliament, 5 times from Mumbai northwest constituency. He was the youth affairs minister under the Manmohan Singh Government.
Sunil Dutt: Indian Film Actor
Govinda is an Indian movie actor well known for his comedic lead role in films like Hero no.1, Raja Babu, Dulhe Raja etc. Govinda joined Indian National Congress in 2004, contested for the lok sabha election 2004 and became a member of parliament. But he resigned from active politics in 2008.
Govinda: Indian Film Actor
10. Kamal Haasan
Kamal Haasan is Indian film actor who is well known for his role in Pushpak Vimaan, Appu Raja , Indian etc. He started a political party called Makkal Needhi Maiam in 2018, from Tamil Naadu.
Kamal Haasan: Indian Film Actor
11. Javed Jaffrey
Javed jaffrey is an Indian actor well known for his roles in films like, roadside romeo, fire, loot etc. In 2014, he joined Aam Admi Party and contested lok sabha election from Lucknow against BJP leader Rajnath Singh. But he lost it.
Javed Jaffrey: Indian Film Actor
12. Rajesh Khanna
Rajesh Khanna was an Indian movie superstar who is well known for his role in films like Aradhana, Roti, Anand etc. He joined Indian National Congress on the insistence of Rajiv Gandhi. Contested Lok sabha election in 1992 and won against the film actor Shtrughan Sinha.
Rajesh Khanna: Indian Film Actor
13. Vinod Khanna
Vinod Khanna is an Indian film actor who is well known for his role in Qurbani, Dayavan, Mera Gaon Mera Desh etc. He joined the active politics in 1997, in Bharatiya Janata Party and became the Member of Parliament for four terms, 1998, 1999, 2004 and 2014. He was a minister of state and external affairs under the BJP rule.
Vinod Khanna: Indian Film Actor
14. Ravi kishan
Ravi kishan is an Indian actor who is well known for his role in films like, tere naam, raavan, agent vinod etc. He joined Indian National congress in 2014. But, in 2017 he left Congress and joined Bjp. He contested lok sabha election of 2019, as a BJP candidate from Gorakhpur constituency and won by a large vote percentage.
Ravi kishan: Indian Film Actor
15. Mahesh Manjrekar
Mahesh manjrekar is an Indian film actor who is well known for his role in films like Vaastav, wanted, viruddh etc. He joined Maharashtra nava nirman Sena under the patronage of Raaj Thakre and contested the 2014 Lok sabha from Mumbai North west constituency. But he lost the election.
Mahesh Manjrekar: Indian Film Actor
16. Prakash Raj
Prakash raj is an Indian film actor who is well known for his role in films like Singham, Wanted, Bhaag Milkha Bhaag etc. He entered active politics after the assassination of his friend Kavitha Lankesh in 2017. He contested lok sabha election in 2019, as an independent candidate from north Bangalore. But, lost it badly.
Prakash Raj: Indian Film Actor
17. Paresh Rawal
Paresh rawal is an Indian film actor who is well known for his role in films like, Hera pheri, sardar, oh my God etc. He is an active member of Bharatiya Janata Party, contested and won the lok sabha election of 2014, from ahmedabad east constituency.
Paresh Rawal: Indian Film Actor
18. Dara Singh
Dara singh was an Indian veteran film actor and wrestler who is well known for his role of Hanuman, in the epic TV serial Ramayan. He joined the bharatiya janata party in 1998 and was nominated for the upper house of rajya sabha, from 2003 to 2009.
Dara Singh: Indian Film Actor
19. Shatrughan Sinha
Shatrughan sinha is an Indian film actor who is well known for his roles in films like vishwanath, kalicharan, dostana etc. Sinha contested and won the general elections of 2009 and 2014, from bharatiya Janata Party. But, joined Indian national congress in 2019. He was a minister under Atal Bihari Vajapayi cabinet.
Shatrughan Sinha: Indian Film Actor
20. Shekhar Suman
Shekar suman is an Indian film actor who is well known for his role in films like anubhav, utsav, bhoomi etc. He contested the 2009 lok sabha election from Indian national congress against Shatrughan sinha and was defeated badly.
Shekhar Suman: Indian TV Actor