Kangana Ranaut To Smriti Irani: Female Indian Actresses Who Became Politicians

Here's the list of Indian actresses who ventured into politics after showcasing their talent in the film industry.

After proving their talent in the film industry many Bollywood stars ventured into the political arena. Today we bring you the list of the top 6 Indian actresses who ventured into politics after working in the TV and film industry.

Female Indian Actresses Who Became Politicians

  1. Kangana Ranaut

Kangana Ranaut, a recipient of four National Film Awards, began her acting journey with Mahesh Bhatt’s “Gangster” in 2006. In 2024 she was declared as the Lok Sabha candidate by the BJP for the Mandi constituency in Himachal Pradesh. Now she emerged victorious in the Lok Sabha Elections 2024.

2. Hema Malini

Bollywood veteran Hema Malini currently serves as the BJP MP from Mathura. She again won the Lok Sabha elections 2024 from Mathura. Previously, she held the position of Rajya Sabha MP after being nominated by the former President of India, Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam.

3. Kirron Kher

Kirron Kher began her acting journey in the Punjab film industry. She later ventured into politics and previously represented as a BJP MP from the Chandigarh constituency.

4. Smriti Irani

TV actress Smriti Irani ventured into politics in 2003 after she joined the Bharatiya Janata Party. Following her landslide victory over Rahul Gandhi in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, BJP’s Smriti Irani faced an unexpected defeat in the recent polls. Irani was defeated by Congress candidate Kishori Lal Sharma, trailing by 1.6 lakh votes in Lok Sabha 2024 elections.

5. Jaya Bachchan

Currently serving as the Rajya Sabha MP for the Samajwadi Party, Jaya Bachchan was initially elected as a Member of Parliament from Uttar Pradesh in 2004. 

6. Jaya Prada

Renowned for her acting career, she initially entered politics with the TDP before transitioning to the SP. Later, she also served in both the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha, voicing her opinions and contributing to legislative discussions.

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