Top Indian Actresses Who Joined Politics

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Dipika Chikhlia

She became a Member of Parliament in the Indian Lok Sabha from Baroda constituency in 1991 as a Bharatiya Janata Party candidate.


She joined the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) in 1994 and entered politics. She was a Member of Parliament (MP) from Rampur from 2004 to 2014.

Hema Malini

She was elected to Rajya Sabha for a tenure of six years from 2003-2006 from BJP. In 2014, Malini was elected to the Lok Sabha.

Smriti Irani

She is the Minister of Women and Child Development in the Union Cabinet of India since May 2019. A prominent leader within the Bharatiya Janata Party.

Jaya Bachchan

She is a member of Parliament in the Rajya Sabha from the Samajwadi Party, serving four terms since 2004.

Kirron Kher

A member of the Bharatiya Janata Party, in May 2014, she was elected to the Lok Sabha, the lower house of Indian Parliament from Chandigarh.


Rekha has served as a member for the Rajya Sabha since 2012

Urmila Matondkar

Matondkar joined the Indian National Congress on 27 March 2019, later On 1 December 2020, she joined Shiv Sena in presence of party president Uddhav Thackeray.

Shabana Azmi

The President of India gave her a nominated (unelected) membership of the Rajya Sabha, the upper house of parliament.

Moon Moon Sen

She joined All India Trinamool Congress in March 2014 and won in 2014 Lok Sabha Polls from Bankura constituency, where she defeated CPI(M)'s nine-time MP, Basudeb Acharia.

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