Movies, POLITICS AND CINEMA GO HAND IN HAND

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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Movies, POLITICS AND CINEMA GO HAND IN HAND

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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