Bollywood has been politically motivated for long. Quite a few eminent tinsel town stars have been actively invested in political causes and the upcoming general elections would be no different. Here are 5 Bollywood stars who would be all set to glam up the 17th Lok Sabha elections in the April of 2019-
A versatile actor par excellence, Prakash Rah who is known for his impactful performance in the film industry has made his foray into politics this year. Raj will be contesting the 2019 Lok Sabha elections from Bengaluru Central as an independent candidate.
Yesteryear Bollywood actress Urmila Matondkar also formally entered politics on the eve of the 17th Lok Sabha elections in the country. The actress joined the India National Congress and is likely to be named the party’s candidate for the Mumbai North Lok Sabha seat that will be witnessing the polls on April 29th.
Eminent Indian actress and long time politician Jaya Prada would once again be actively contesting for a Lok Sabha seat in the upcoming polls. Jaya Prada had served 10 years in office as an MP from Rampur and this year will again witness her as a contestant from that very constituency. An erstwhile member of the Telugu Desam Party, Samajwadi Party and Rashtriya Lok Dal, Jaya Prada recently joined the Bharatiya Janata Party last month.
A four time Rajya Sabha member from the Samajwadi Party, celebrated Indian actress Jaya Bachchan would also continue her political assignments and would be contesting the 2019 General Elections.
Long time political activist and actress Kirron Kher will also be in the fray for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. A Bharatiya Janata Party member, Kirron Kher is the sitting MP from Chandigarh Lok Sabha seat.
Another Bollywood actress Isha Koppikar also took the plu nge into politics as she joined the Bharatiya Janta Party in January this year. Appointed as the working president of BJP women transport wing ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha Elections, Koppikar however wpuld not field her candidature for the imminent polls.