The showstoppers of general elections 2014


It seems that the glamour and charisma of personalities from the entertainment industry truly draws the votes. This year too a bevy of Bollywood and other entertainment industry icons participated as candidates in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. As the day today, draws to a close the results are out and let us take a look at the report cards of these heavy weight celebrities.

Celebrity:
Raj Babbar (Bollywood hero of the yester years)
Political party:
Congress
Contested from:
Ghaziabad
Status:
Lost

Celebrity: Smriti Irani (Television actress, remembered for her popular role as ‘Tulsi Virani’ the model baahu)
Political party: BJP
Contested from: Amethi
Status: Lost

Celebrity: Paresh Rawal (Popular Bollywood actor in negative and comic roles)
Political party: BJP
Contested from: Ahemdabad East constituency, Gujarat
Status: Won

Celebrity: Hema Malini (Very popular Bollywood actress from the yester years, who is referred as the ‘Dream Girl’)
Political party: BJP
Contested from: Mathura
Status: Won

Celebrity: Dev (Popular hero in Bengali movies)
Political party:
TMC
Contested from: Ghatal, West Midnapore, West Bengal.
Status: Won

Celebrity: Nagma (Popular actress from the south Indian movie industries)
Political party: Congress
Contested from: Meerut
Status: Lost

Celebrity: Rakhi Sawant (Danced in popular item numbers of Bollywood)
Political party:
Independent
Contested from:
Mumbai North-West constituency, Maharashtra
Status:
Lost

Celebrity: Ravi Kishan Shukla (Popular actor in Bhojpuri films)
Political party:
Congress
Contested from: Jaunpur contituency
Status: Lost

Celebrity: Kirron Kher (Character role actress from Bollywood)
Political party:
BJP
Contested from: Chandigarh
Status: Won

Celebrity: Shatrughan Sinha (Popular Bollywood hero of the yester years)
Political party: BJP
Contested from: Patna Sahib constituency
Status: Won

Celebrity: Vinod Khanna (Popular Bollywood hero of the yester years)
Political party: BJP
Contested from: Gurdaspur
Status: Won

Celebrity: Mahesh Manjrekar (Director and actor working in Bollywood films)
Political party:
MNS
Contested from:
Mumbai North-West constituency, Maharashtra
Status:
Lost

Celebrity: Gul Panag (Bollywood film actress)
Political party:
AAP
Contested from: Chandigarh
Status: Lost

Celebrity: Manoj Tiwari (He Is a star from Bhojpuri film industry, acted in Bollywood films too.)
Political party:
BJP
Contested from: North-East Delhi seat
Status: Won

Celebrity: Biswajeet Ranjit Chatterjee (Bengali actor who acted in many Bollywood classics)
Political party: TMC
Contested from: New Delhi constituency
Status: Lost

Celebrity: Bappi Lahiri (Hugely popular and successful music composer and singer from Bollywood)
Political party: BJP
Contested from: Sreerampore constituency, West Bengal
Status: Lost

Celebrity: Kamal Rashid Khan (Bollywood celebrity tangled in controversies)
Political party:
Samajwadi Party
Contested from: Mumbai North-West seat, West Bengal
Status: Lost

Celebrity: Prakash Jha (Successful filmmaker)
Political party:
Janta Dal(U)
Contested from:
Bettiah seat, Bihar
Status: Lost

Celebrity: Moon Moon Sen (Bengali actress who acted in Bollywood movies too)
Political party: TMC
Contested from: Bankura seat, West Bengal
Status: Won

Celebrity: P C Sorcar Jr. (World famous magician from Kolkata)
Political party: BJP
Contested from: Barasat, West Bengal
Status: Lost

Celebrity: Babul Supriyo (A noted singer in Bollywood)
Political party: BJP
Contested from: Asansol district, West Bengal
Status: Won


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