9 actresses including Rupali Ganguly who turned politicians

Let's take a look at the 9 actresses who entered the political world, utilizing their fame to work in government and other areas.

Jaya Bachchan

An Indian actress turned politician in 2004 as a member of the Samajwadi Party & has also served as a Member of Parliament in the Rajya Sabha.

Hema Malini

Hema Malini began her political career in 1999 by backing Vinod Khanna in Punjab, and contesting in the Lok Sabha elections with BJP in 2014.

Kirron Kher began her political career in 2014 when she was announced as the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) & has served as a Member of Parliament from Chandigarh.

Kirron Kher

Smriti Irani

Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi star Smriti started her political career in 2003 when she joined the BJP & currently holds the position of Union Minister for Women & Child Development.

Jaya Prada

Being one of the promient Indian actress of her time, she has had a colourful political career that spans from joining Telugu Desam Party to BJP, showcasing dynamic expedition!


In 1982, she began her journey with the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK), & wrote a remarkable political career with several key milestones.

Isha Koppikar

An Indian model, actress, and politician, she joined the Bharatiya Janata Party and was appointed as the head of the Women Transport Wing, solidifying her political debut.

Kangana Ranaut

Renowned Indian actress & filmmaker has also ventured into politics as a candidate for the BJP in the Mandi constituency of Himachal Pradesh.

Rupali Ganguly

On May 1, 2024, Anupama starrer Rupali opted political realm & has joined BJP, marking as a milestone in her career.

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