TV Celebs Who Joined Politics

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Smriti Irani

Smriti Zubin Irani aka Tulsi Virani of Indian TV is a former model, television actress, producer and politician. She joined the BJP in 2003 and also served as the Union Education Minister of Prime Minister Modi's cabinet.

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Gul Panag

Former beauty queen turned TV and Bollywood actress Gul Panag entered mainstream politics as a member of the Aam Aadmi Party’s national executive. She was the Aam Aadmi Party candidate from Chandigarh for 2014 General Elections

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Navjot Singh Sidhu

Sidhu is a renowned face of Punjab politics. Apart from appearing as a commentator and sports analyst on various sports and news channel, he has been a part of The Kapil Sharma Show.

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Javed Jaffrey

Javed was fielded in 2014 Lok Sabha Elections from Lucknow on the ticket of Aam Aadmi Party. He is also the creator of India’s first dance reality show 'Boogie Woogie.'

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Shekhar Suman

Shekhar Suman started his career with 'Wah Janab'. He formally joined the Congress in 2009. In 2012, Shekhar quit Congress and made a comeback on television.

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Arshi Khan

An actress whose claim to fame was Bigg Boss 11, Khan joined the Congress as the vice president of the party in Maharashtra.

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Nusrat Jahan

A Trinamool Congress candidate and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee loyalist, Nusrat Jahan is a famous face of Bengali television industry.

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Mimi Chakraborty

A Tollywood actress, she joined the Trinamool Congress to further the party’s aim of winning the support of the locals.

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Shilpa Shinde

The TV actress joined the Congress party. Famous for her role in the daily soap, Bhabhi Ji Ghar Par Hai, and a recent win in Bigg Boss, she joined politics in February.

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Kamya Punjabi

The prominent television actor is the latest to don a political outfit. The former Bigg Boss contestant joined Congress on Wednesday, i.e. October 27, 2021.

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