Actress-turned-politician Nusrat Jahan Ruhi Jain is a film actress who has primarily worked in Bengali movies. Nusrat Jahan started off as a model after winning the beauty contest Fair-one Miss Kolkata in 2010. Nusrat Jahan's onscreen debut was in Raj Chakraborty's Shotru in 2011. In 2019, Nusrat Jahan joined active politics
Nusrat Jahan was born in a Bengali practicing Muslim family in Kolkata. She completed her schooling from Our Lady Queen of the Missions School, Kolkata and attended Bhawanipur College in Kolkata. In 2019, Nusrat Jahan married her long-time boyfriend, Nikhil Jain, who is a businessman
In 2019 Lok Sabha elections, Trinamool candidate Nusrat Jahan defeated BJP's Sayantan Basu by 3,50,369 votes in Basirhat. For Trinamool Congress MP Nusrat Jahan, her new stint in politics is just like household work, and she believes she can easily balance her new role with her film career. She said, "For me, managing home and shooting for films both are my full-time jobs. Now I don't think to work for people will be like extra work. Handling two things is always difficult but everything can be balanced."
When Nusrat Jahan posted her photo with a close friend and another MP from Kolkata Mimi Chakraborty displaying the identity cards as MPs on the premises of Parliament, they were brutally trolled online for posting pictures in a western outfit in front of Parliament. Notably, the two had faced heavy trolling immediately after TMC chief Mamata Banerjee had announced their names as contestants for the 2019 General Elections
During the 2019 general elections, Nusrat Jahan declared assets worth over Rs 2.90 crore. Her movable assets are worth over Rs 90.88 lakh, which include Rs 5 lakh cash in hand, bank deposits of more than Rs 29.88 lakh, Alchemist bonds worth Rs one lakh, insurance investment worth Rs 2.5 lakh and professional fees receivable of Rs 5 lakh
As part of her movable assets, Nusrat Jahan possesses 450 gm of gold and diamond ornaments worth Rs 12 lakh, besides two luxury cars, one of which she bought in 2016. The 28-year-old actress has shown over Rs 25.67 lakh of total income in her income tax return for the financial year 2017-18
Nusrat Jahan also declared a self-acquired residential flat valued at Rs 2 crore in Kolkata, which she had bought during the financial year 2016-17. As per her affidavit, she has total liabilities of over Rs 1.68 crore in the way of home and car loans
Nusrat Jahan has declared that there is no criminal case pending against her and has not been convicted for any criminal offence
Nusrat Jahan took her oath as MP a little late as she was supposed to get married. Nusrat Jahan looked every bit the traditional bride in a red designer lehenga as she tied the knot with her businessman beau Nikhil Jain in the picturesque Turkish town of Bodrum. The wedding took place at the Six Place Kapalankya, a luxury resort located in Milas, 84 km from Bodrum
Nusrat Jahan looked resplendent in the red Sabyasachi Mukherjee lehenga, and the groom chose an ivory ensemble by the same designer for the D-day. The wedding planning firm Weddings by ESL managed the intimate affair in Bodrum, Turkey. Before leaving for the destination wedding, which was only attended by the bride and groom's close family members and friends, there was a Haldi ceremony held in Kolkata. The pre-wedding functions included a Yacht Party, Bohemian themed Mehendi Party, Sun Kissed Party which happened in Bodrum
Nusrat Jahan's husband Nikhil Jain is a businessman. His family owns a textile chain of which Nusrat was a face of the enterprise. In 2018, they got acquainted and started dating. They got married a year later in 2019
Nusrat Jahan took oath a little late than scheduled dates as members of the 17th Lok Sabha. After taking the oath, Nusrat Jehan reportedly said that there were several things on her priority and she will raise the concerns of her voters in the House. The first issue raised by Nusrat Jahan in Parliament was the construction of a Kendriya Vidyalaya in her area Basirhat in West Bengal
In movies, Nusrat Jahan is famed for her oomph factor. She appeared in two item songs called Chicken Tandoori and Desi Chhori. Both the songs were instant hits and became chartbusters. Nusrat Jahan has worked in movies like Khoka 420, Jamai 420, Har Har Byomkesh, Sondhey Namar Age, Khiladi, Haripada Bandwala, Love Express, Zulfiqar, Ami Je Ke Tomar, Bolo Dugga Maiki, Crisscross, Naqaab to name a few
Nusrat Jahan danced in the song Joy Joy Durga Maa which was composed and featured by Jeet Gannguli, cricketer Sourav Ganguly, actress Subhashree Ganguly, Mimi Chakraborty, and actor Bonny Sengupta
Nusrat Jahan was embroiled in a controversy wherein her then-boyfriend Kader Khan was named as a prime suspect in the infamous 2012 Park Street gang rape. Nusrat Jahan was accused of shielding him and lying to the police about his whereabouts. Several lawyers and activists had demanded that she should have been charged for sheltering and helping a rape accused, but Nusrat Jahan was not even named by the police in their charge sheet.
Nusrat Jahan was born in a Bengali practicing Muslim family in Kolkata. She is religious and keeps Roza during the holy month of Ramzan
Basirhat constituency is on the borders of Bangladesh which has a Muslim majority population. The constituency also faces violent clashes at times. Nusrat Jahan had once said, "Basirhat is a sensitive zone but we will make sure the people there are safe and that they don't suffer."
Before 2019 General elections Nusrat Jahan was not popular in other parts of India but after elections, she is slowly gaining fame
Bengali actress-turned-politician Nusrat Jahan who won 2019 Lok Sabha elections is more than just a popular face. Jahan, who has started her stint in active politics has a body of work relating films behind her. Here's what we know about the beauty of Bengal
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