Actors who turned Politician

Actors who turned Politician

Films & Cricket are the most viewed entertainment source in India. The people in India respects Actors like God & films as their religion. Actors today ain’t just Actor but they are equally involved in Social, Cultural, Business & Political aspects of country. That’s why Today many Actors have turned into Political Actors. Some of them have achieved huge
Success. While others have not done that much justice to this role. Let’s see brief details of all Actor who Turned Politician.

Amitabh Bachchan

The biggest name of Indian Cinema, Living Legend. He’s also known as Star of the millennium. His contribution Bollywood Films is Unforgettable & Exceptional. Amitabh Bachchan or Big B, was affiliated with INC. He was considered closest friend of Rajiv Gandhi. When Rajiv Gandhi was Serving as Prime Minister, he came into Politics on Rajiv Gandhi’s Influence. He even won election from Allahabad but resigned three years later. After quitting politics he called politics a cesspool & continued working in films. His real name is Inquilab Srivastava.


Big Tamil Star, Late M.G. Ramchandran. He worked in many Tamil Blockbusters of 1950-60s. His was popularly known as Makkal Thilagam (people’s king). He started his career with INC & reminded in INC till 1953. Then, he worked with DMK till 1972. Afterward, he formed AIADMK & served as Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu for 10 years. His Biography Why I was Born was published in 3 volumes in 2003.


J.Jayalalithaa is Considered as the architect of Modern Tamil Nadu. Populary known as Amma, was a big Tamil Star. Following, M.G. Ramchandran’s entrance into politics, she also joined politics. She upheld important posts during M.G. Ramchandran’s Chief Minister reign. After, His death Jayalalithaa became Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu several times. Her generous attitude made her popular among common man.


Govind or popularly known as Govinda, Famous & Loved superstar of India. His comic timing, his dialouge delivery & representation of many legendary characters made him famous. Actor joined INC in 2004 & won Lokshabha election from Mumbai. But, in 2008 he decided to quit politics & focus on his film Career.

Shatrughan Sinha

Veteran Film Actor, Shatrughan Sinha. He is Most popular Actor of Bollywood. One of the Excellent Actor & Intellectual Human Being. He joined BJP after taking rest from Films. He was the Member of both Loksabha & Rajya Sabha. Former Union Minister of Health & Family welfare. Later, He joined INC in 2019.


Sunil Dutt

Father of Sanjay Dutt, Legendary Film Actor. Sunil Dutt was also a Politician. He joined INC in 1984 & Was elected as MP from Mumbai. And, served as Minister of Youth Affairs.

Hema Malini

Hema Malini, wife of Legendary Actor Dharmendra. She herself a big star of 70s-80s. Hema Malini has been part of Both Loksabha & Rajya Sabha. Currently, she is MP from Mathura.

Smriti Irani

Smriti Irani, Famous Television & Daily Soap Actress. She became popular from her show Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi. This show holds the history of Longest running show on TV. Smriti was elected as MP from Gujarat. Presently, she is MP from Amethi , where she defeated Rahul Gandhi with huge margin. Also, she is Union Minister of Women & Child Development.

Vinod Khanna

Another, Actors who turned Politician. Vinod Khanna was Popular & Respected Superstar of India. He Joined BJP after shifting his focus to politics. he was MP from Gurdaspur constituency from 1998-2009 & 2014-17. In 2002, he became Minister of Culture & Tourism in BJP government. Also, served as Minister of State for External Affairs.

There are many more Actors who turned Politician like Suuny Deol, Urmila Matondkar, Paresh Rawal, Jaya Prada, Kirron Kher, Raj Babbar, Manoj Tiwari, Nusrat Jahan, Mimi Chakraborty

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