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TV Stars Who Capitalized Their Popularity In Politics – PART 7

In the ’80s TV serials became a household craze in India and taking advantage of these TV serials the political parties started enticing Popular TV stars to contest elections! As expected once again popularity hit the bulls’ eye and even TV stars won Lok Sabha Election and turned Member of Parliaments. Interestingly TV actress Deepika Chikhalia who played Sita in…

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South Indian Film Stars Who Excelled In Politics – Part 6

It is a known fact that down South, film stars are considered as Demi-God hence that is the reason after the huge success of Mega Superstars like MGR, NTR and Jayalalithaa gaining huge popularity in politics many more film stars attempted politics and did emerge successful. Telugu film star Ambareesh is a prominent actor cum politician from Karnataka state. He…

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Female Film Actresses who made an impressive mark in politics –PART – 4

Besides, Male Film Stars, Female Film Actresses also made an impressive mark in politics and proved that they are not just ‘Glamorous and Attractive’ but have the wits to become powerful politicians. Of Course, South film actress Jayalalitha Jayaram proved her talent by reaching the zenith of politics by becoming Chief Minister. After, Jayalalitha, though no film actress could become…

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Telugu star Kongara Jaggaiah became the First Film Star to win Lok Sabha Election –PART – 3

The first Film star who won the Lok Sabha election was a Telugu actor Kongara Jaggaiah who dominated Telugu cinema in the ’50s and ’60s. He was active in social work since college days hence inspired by Jawaharlal Nehru’s appeal he joined Congress and was elected to Lok Sabha in 1967 as the member from Ongole (Andhra Pradesh). He won…

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Bollywood Actor Prithviraj Kapoor became First MP (Member Of Parliament) – Part 1

Before Film stars invaded Lok Sabha Election, the trend of film stars in politics was initiated by Congress First Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru, who offered a Rajya Sabha Seat to present day superstar Ranbir Kapoor’s Great Grandfather Prithviraj Kapoor in the year 1960. He was offered the honor for staging plays giving prominence to the Nehruvian ideals of socialism and…

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