Photos: Politicians who have come from the world of entertainment


As an actress, Jaya Bachchan won eight Filmfare Awards including three for Best Actress and three for Best Supporting Actress. Bachchan was first elected in 2004 as a Samajwadi Party member of parliament, representing Rajya Sabha, and in February 2010 she stated her intent to complete her term.She was re-elected in 2012.

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On Jaya Bachchan's birthday, here are leaders who left the archlights of the film industry behind to become public servants. These Bollywood actors have now turned politicians