6 Popular Bollywood Celebrities Who Turned Politicians



There are many Bollywood celebrities who have done offbeat jobs before entering the glamour world. But, few of them after entering the Bollywood, chose to leave the glamour world and joined politics. So, in this article, we have shared some Bollywood celebrities who turned politicians.

1. Amitabh Bachchan

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Amitabh Bachchan, the Don of Bollywood, joined politics for a very short period. He stood in the election against H.N. Bahuguna, the former chief minister of Uttar Pradesh. He won the elections by a great margin, but soon he realized that politics was not for him and moved back to Bollywood.

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2. Dharmendra

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Dharmendra, the real Jat of Bollywood, who is best known for his action sequences and the role of Veeru in the movie Sholay become the member of Parliament from the Bikaner constituency.

3. Hema Malini

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Hema Malini who is best known as Dream Girl and Basanti in Bollywood moved out of film industry and joined politics as the member of Bhartiya Janta Party and she is also the member of Rajya Sabha.

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4. Jaya Bachchan

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We still miss the ‘Maa effect’ of Jaya Bachchan in Bollywood movies. She is still in touch with the film industry as her family still belongs to the film industry. She joined politics when she was elected as a Member of Rajya Sabha from the Samajwadi Party.

5. Shatrughan Sinha

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Shatrughan Sinha, an actor who made the world Khamosh, left the film industry very silently and joined politics by winning against Shekhar Suman in Bihar’s Patna Sahib constituency. He was also the cabinet minister for Health and Family department.

6. Govinda

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Govinda, an actor who is best known for his quirky moves and comic timing became the member of the Indian National Congress. He didn’t receive much success in politics so moved back to tinsel town to make people laugh.

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So, these were the few Bollywood celebrities who turned politicians.


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