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Last Updated : Apr 26, 2019 03:00 PM IST | Source: Moneycontrol.com

In Pics | From actors to sportsmen, stardust spreads on poll path this Lok Sabha election

The Lok Sabha election has witnessed the entry of many celebrities into politics. Take a look

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Daler Mehndi | Profession - singer | The popular singer and entertainer joined the BJP on April 26 (Image: ANI)
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Daler Mehndi | Profession - singer | The popular singer and entertainer joined the BJP on April 26 (Image: ANI)

Sunny Deol | Profession - Actor | Sunny Deol joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on April 23, 2019. His candidature has not been announced yet. (Image: ANI)
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Sunny Deol | Profession - Actor | He joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on April 23, 2019. He is contesting from Gurdaspur. (Image: ANI)

Urmila Matondkar | Profession - Actress | Urmila Matondkar joined the Indian National Congress (INC) on March 27, 2019. She is pitted against the BJP's sitting MP Gopal Shetty from Mumbai North Lok Sabha constituency. (Image: ANI)
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Urmila Matondkar | Profession - Actor | She joined the Indian National Congress (INC) on March 27, 2019. She is pitted against BJP's sitting MP Gopal Shetty from Mumbai North constituency. (Image: ANI)

Jawed Habib | Profession – Hairstylist/ Franchisee Owner | Jawed Habib joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on April 22, 2019. His candidature has not been announced yet. (Image: ANI)
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Jawed Habib | Profession – Hairstylist/ Franchisee Owner | He joined the BJP on April 22, 2019. His candidature has not been announced yet. (Image: ANI)

Poonam Sinha | Profession - Former Actress | Congress leader Shatrughan Sinha’s wife Poonam Sinha joined the Samajwadi Party (SP) on April 16, 2019. She is pitted against Home Minister and BJP’s sitting MP Rajnath Singh from Lucknow Lok Sabha constituency. (Image: PTI)
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Poonam Sinha | Profession - Former Actor | Congress leader Shatrughan Sinha’s wife Poonam joined the Samajwadi Party (SP) on April 16, 2019. She is pitted against Home Minister and BJP’s sitting MP Rajnath Singh from Lucknow. (Image: PTI)

Gautam Gambhir | Profession – Former Cricketer | Gautam Gambhir joined the Bharatiya Janata Party on March 22, 2019. He is pitted against the AAP’s Atishi from East Delhi Lok Sabha constituency. (Image: Twitter/@BJP4Delhi)
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Gautam Gambhir | Profession – Former Cricketer | He joined the BJP on March 22, 2019. He is pitted against AAP’s Atishi from East Delhi constituency. (Image: Twitter/@BJP4Delhi)

Vijender Singh Beniwal | Profession - Athlete/Boxer | Vijender Singh joined the Indian National Congress (INC) on April 22, 2019. He is fielded from South Delhi Lok Sabha seat. (Image: Twitter/@IYC)
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Vijender Singh Beniwal | Profession - Athlete/Boxer | Vijender Singh joined the Congress on April 22, 2019. He is being fielded from the South Delhi seat. (Image: Twitter/@IYC)

Hans Raj Hans | Profession – Singer | Punjabi Sufi singer Hans Raj Hans has joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and fighting the Lok Sabha elections 2019 from the North West Delhi Lok Sabha constituency. (Image: Twitter/@BJP4Delhi)
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Hans Raj Hans | Profession – Singer | The Punjabi Sufi singer has joined the BJP and is fighting the Lok Sabha election from the North West Delhi constituency. (Image: Twitter/@BJP4Delhi)

Nusrat Jahan | Profession - Actress | Bengali film actor Nusrat Jahan has joined the Trinamool Congress (TMC). She has been fielded from Basirhat in North 24 Parganas district. (Image: Facebook/@NusratJahanTMCBasirhat)
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Nusrat Jahan | Profession - Actor | The Bengali film star has joined the Trinamool Congress (TMC). She has been fielded from Basirhat in North 24 Parganas district. (Image: Facebook/@NusratJahanTMCBasirhat)

Mimi Chakraborty | Profession – Actress | A popular actress in Bengali cinema Mimi Chakraborty is fighting for the Trinamool Congress (TMC) from the prestigious Jadavpur constituency. (Image: Twitter/@mimichakraborty)
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Mimi Chakraborty | Profession – Actor | A popular actress in Bengali cinema, she is fighting for the TMC from the prestigious Jadavpur constituency. (Image: Twitter/@mimichakraborty)

Prakash Raj | Profession - Actor | Critically-acclaimed actor Prakash Raj announced his formal entry into politics on January 1, 2019. He is contesting the Lok Sabha elections 2019 from the Bengaluru Central constituency as an independent candidate. (Image: Twitter/@prakashraaj)
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Prakash Raj | Profession - Actor | The critically-acclaimed actor announced his formal entry into politics on January 1, 2019. He is contesting the Lok Sabha election from Bengaluru Central constituency as an Independent. (Image: Twitter/@prakashraaj)

Shilpa Shinde | Profession - TV Actress | Television actor Shilpa Shinde joined the Congress on February 5, 2019. (Image: Twitter/@INCMumbai)
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Shilpa Shinde | Profession - TV Actor | She joined the Congress on February 5, 2019. (Image: Twitter/@INCMumbai)

Arshi Khan | Profession - TV Actress | Arshi Khan followed the footsteps of Shilpa Shinde and joined the Indian National Congress (INC). (Image: facebook/@officialarshik)
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Arshi Khan | Profession - TV Actor | Arshi Khan followed the footsteps of Shilpa Shinde and joined the Congress. (Image: facebook/@officialarshik)

First Published on Apr 25, 2019 07:03 pm
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