Indian Actresses who became Politicians List

Bollywood is full of entertainment and gossips,and at the other side the politics is also packed with surprising facts. So today we brought both Bollywood & politics in one glass with the cocktail of unknown facts about those Actresses who became Politicians.

Here is the list of Actresses who are popular in Bollywood and also having a well known reputation in the politics. But some of the actresses could be surprising for you.

So guys and girls let’s go to a journey of politics with the spices of Bollywood and open the box of some interesting facts about them.

Indian Actresses who became Politicians List

1. Nargis


Nargis was born on 1 June 1929, Her birth name was “Fatima Rashid” but more popular by her stage name Nargis. She was the greatest actress in the history of Indian cinema and also awarded with the Padma Shri by the Government of India. Nargis was the first actress in Indian parliament nominated to the Rajya Sabha from 1980–81 but her health distorted due to cancer and died during her tenure on 3 May 1981. Nargis Dutt Award stared by the National Film Awards ceremony in her honor in 1958.

Nargis: Indian Film Actress

2. Jaya Bachchan

Jaya Bachchan

Jaya Bhaduri Bachchan born on 9 April 1948 is an Indian Actress & Politician. She is representing the Samajwadi Party as a member of parliament in Rajya Sabha since 2004. She was also honored with Padma Shri by the government of India. She is the most finest actress of her time in Indian cinema and awarded with Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award. She got nine Filmfare Awards(3 for best Actress & 3 for best supporting actress). She is the most awarded actress in Indian Cinema.

Jaya Bachchan: Indian Film Actress

3. Hema Malini

Hema Malini

Hema Malini is an Indian actress, director, producer, dancer and politician born on 16 October 1948. She is an multi-talented actress awarded by Padam Shri by Indian government in 2000. She was elected for Rajya Sabha from 2003 to 2009 as a representative of Bharatiya Janata Party and again elected for the Lok Sabha in 2014. She is also famous by the name of “Dream Girl” in Bollywood and performed in more then 150 films as a dancer and won Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award.

Hema Malini: Indian Actress

4. Jaya Prada

Jaya Prada

Jaya Prada is an versatile actress born on 3 April 1962 in Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh her birth name was Lalita Rani. She Stared acting in Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam, Bengali and Marathi movies before coming in Hindi Cinema. She left the film industry when she was flourishing in Bollywood and the reason was politics. She entered in the politics by joining Telugu Desam Party in 1994 to 2004. After She became Member of Parliament from Rampur in 2004 to 2014 & joined Rashtriya Lok Dal.

Jaya Prada: Indian Film Actress

5. Smriti Irani

Smriti Irani

Smriti Irani is an Indian politician, former model, TV actress and producer, born on 23 March 1976. She have record of winning 5 consecutive Indian Television Academy Awards for Best Popular Actress in many TV Series. She played lead role in “Kyuki Saas Bhi Kbhi Bahu Thi” & worked in a film “Amrita” in 2012. Irani joined BJP in 2003 and became National Secretary of BJP in 2010, Minister of HRD (2014-16), Minister of Textiles with Ministry of Information & Broadcasting till now.

Smriti Irani: Indian Politician

6. Kirron Kher

Kirron Kher

Kirron Kher was born on 14 June 1955 in Chandigarh.She started her acting career through a Punjabi feature film “Aasra Pyar Da”(1983). Kirron appeared in Devdas (2002), Khamosh Pani (2003), Main Hoon Na, Hum Tum, Veer-Zaara (2004),Mangal Pandey (2005), Rang De Basanti, Fanaa , Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna (2006),Singh is Kinng (2008), Saas bahu aur Sensex & Dostana In 2009. She joined the Bhartiya Janata Party in 2009 and became the Member of parliament from Chandigarh in Lok Sabha, 2014.

Kirron Kher: Indian Television Actress

7. Kajal Nishad

Kajal Nishad

Kajal Nishad was born on 1 June 1982 in Mumbai, working in Bhojpuri Cinema and also like poetry & comedy. She is famous for the characters “Chameli” in the SAB TV comedy soap Lapataganj, “Kanak Tripathi” in Colors’s Ishq Ka Rang Safed & Bhojpuri film Shadi Biyah. She represented the Indian National Congress from Gorakhpur (Rural) in Uttar Pradesh state assembly election, 2012 and now member of INC Party in Gorakhpur (Rural) as an youth-wing Indian Youth Congress candidate.

Kajal Nishad: Indian Actress

8. Vani Tripathi

Vani Tripathi

Vani Tripathi is an Indian actress born on 4 July 1979 acted in many Bollywood movies. She is the former national secretary of the Bharatiya Janata Party. As a celebrity campaigner of the BJP she has also managed campaigns for women in various parts of India including cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Chhattisgarh, Uttarakhand, Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra. She acted in Dushman(1998), Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani(2000), Chalte Chalte, Inteqam:The Perfect Game and Dil Se Pooch Kidhar Jaana Hai.

Vani Tripathi: Indian Actress

9. Rekha


Bhanurekha Ganesan is popularly known for its official name Rekha who was one of the finest actor in Indian film industry. In 2012 she join Indian National Congress and became Rajya Sabha Member. Rekha got more attention when she was in Bollywood by her popular films. Rekha acted in 180 movies in Indian film industry.

Rekha: Indian Film Actress

10. Shabana Azmi

Shabana Azmi

Shabana Azmi is a famous Bollywood actress who honored with National Film Award for Best Actress. She was born on 18th September 1950 in Hyderabad. In 1997 Azmi nominated for member of parliament by Indian National Congress. Indian government also awarded her with Padma Shri award. She made his first acting debut in 1974 with the movie and soon became one of the most demanded actress in Bollywood film industry. In 1984 she married with Javed Akhtar. She acted in many movies like Ankur, Faslah, Ishq Ishq Ishq, Parinay, Fakira, Amar Akbar Anthony etc.

Shabana Azmi: Indian Actress



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