Leading political campaigners from Bollywood
Politics and celluloid shares an interesting nexus. Many a sinking star from the planet Bollywood seeks solace in it during the twilight of their career. Accustomed to the glories of pelf and power, politics has come as a suitable platform for them to hold all aces
1. Big B
It was friendly ways with the then Prime Minister- Mr. Rajiv Gandhi might have drawn him into politics. But then dirty manipulations resulting in implications in Bofors case saw him out of the same. Having changed tracks in the years to come, Big B has had his ways with Amar Singh and his Samajwadi Party despite not being its active member
2. Hema Malini
Occupying the coveted position of BJP’s General Secretary, the dream girl had her go at politics in 2004. As one of the picture perfect political campaigners, she would be often found campaigning for husband Dharmendra and other friends of the political fold. Having launched her career in active politics, the gorgeous actress is one of Bharatiya Janata Party’s alluring draws.
3. Shotgun Sinha
Shotgun Sinha with his penchant for witty verbose has always been one of BJP’s leading crowd pullers. Having made it to the Parliament by way of general election, Satrughan Sinha also held the much sought after cabinet posts. While many a star could not hold on to the ever scheming domain of politics, the stylish veteran happens to be one of BJP’s active participants
You may find him reshaping his falling career in the glitzy domain of the Tinsel town, but it is a fact that Govinda had his brush with politics as well. With disputes, comments and scams dotting his short stint, Govinda parted ways with it to retry his hand at role playing.
5. Jaya Prada
Having been spearheaded into the dirty domain of politics by politician and colleague N.T Rama Rao, Jaya Prada was one of Samajwadi Party’s premiere catches. But her run of success and tenure in Rajya Sabha was followed by expulsion from the party fold on grounds of anti party involvement.
6. Sanjay Dutt
Despite giving rise to raves and rants, the ever controversial Sanjay Dutt hit the headlines on account of his nexus with Samajwadi Party. Having much to offer on counts of lectures and addresses, Sanju Baba with his known nexus to the world of crime was also one of the lower house contestants. But then with good sense prevailing, it didn’t take him long to part ways with it.