Films and politics have a long history together. Many times, an actor may campaign for a candidate during a rally, and occasionally, the actor will become the event’s leader. Many actors come from political backgrounds, yet the actor chooses to pursue a career in the film industry.
Everybody knows Ritesh Deshmukh for his comedy in Houseful as well as intense acting as a villain in Ek Villain. But do you know that this famous actor is the son of former Maharashtra Chief Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh? At times, he and his brothers have often campaigned for the Indian National Congress party.
Sonakshi began her cinematic career alongside Salman Khan in the blockbuster film Dabangg and thereafter made her mark in Bollywood history.
Her father Shatrugan Sinha was an actor turned politician from INC and her mother Poonam Sinha is an active politician from the Samajwadi Party.
Ayush Sharma is the husband of Arpita Khan. Arpita is the sister of Salman Khan. Not long ago, Ayush made his debut with the film named Loveyatri. He also belongs to a well-known political family.
His grandfather Sukh Ram Sharma was a famous INC Leader in Himachal Pradesh and on the other hand his father Anil Sharma is an active BJP candidate in Himachal Pradesh.
Allu Arjun is a famous Tollywood actor who has a huge female fanbase for his acting and charm. Chiranjeevi and Pawan Kalyan are the two uncles of Allu Arjun who were also actors but turned into politicians in Andhra Pradesh.
Chirag Paswan made his first Bollywood debut with Kangana Ranaut but sadly it was a flop at the box office. But he is also an active leader on his father’s political group named LPJ.
Prateik Babbar is primarily known for his work in Hindi films. He made his acting debut in the film Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na in 2008, and he has also acted in Tamil films. He is the son of Raj Babbar, an actor turned politician who is a significant figure in the INC in Uttar Pradesh.
Neha Sharma not only worked in Bollywood but also in Tollywood. She is a professionally trained dancer in hip hop, Kathak, salsa, etc. Neha is the daughter of Ajit Sharma who is an MLA of Bhagalpur and representative of the INC Party.
In the Hindi film business, Arunoday Singh works as an actor. He received acclaim for his performance in the web series Apharan, and he’s also renowned for supporting roles in Jism 2, Yeh Saali Zindagi, Mohenjo Daro, Mai Tera Hero, and other films.
Apart from that, he comes from the family of one of Madhya Pradesh’s most powerful leaders. Arjun Singh, his grandfather, was a well-known figure in Indian politics and a former Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh.
Sanjay Dutt is a well-known personality who doesn’t need a special introduction. He came from a Bollywood background, his father is Sunil Dutt and his mother is Nargis Dutt. He is also related to a political background due to her sister Priya Dutt who is the representative of the INC Party.
NTR Junior is one of the most well-known performers in Telugu cinema. He is dubbed the “Young Tiger of Tollywood” by his fans. His grandfather, NTR, was a former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister. His grandpa, a former chief minister of the state, inspired the actor’s name.
Ghattamaneni Mahesh Babu is referred to as the “Prince of Tollywood.” He is also Galla Jayadev’s brother-in-law, an industrialist, and TDP Member of Parliament in India. He has always stated unequivocally that he is apolitical and has no ambitions to enter the political arena shortly.
Akshaye Khanna is a talented Bollywood actor who is recognized for his endearing grin and great facial expressions. The actor made his debut in the film Himalay Putra, which was a box office hit. In addition, he is the son of late actor turned politician Vinod Khanna, a former BJP member of parliament.