Celebrities Who Turns Politician

Celebrities are famous for taking up very unconventional jobs once they retire from acting and modelling. Surprisingly, after entertainment, the profession that is chosen by most celebrities is politics. Both offer a scope for being in the limelight and being chased by the media. They remain popular even after leaving the world of beauty and glamour.

Hema Malini

Bollywood’s Dream Girl is truly one of the most beautiful women in the industry. She was known for her exotic charm and dreamy face. She was also a very skilled dancer and enchanted all those who watched her movies and dance recitals. It was astonishing to many that she joined politics. She is an active member of the right-winged Bharatiya Janata Party and became a member of the Rajya Sabha.

Amitabh Bachchan

This legendary actor has been the most celebrated artist on screen. People swooned over his excellent performances in some of the most popular movies in Bollywood. In the 8th Lok Sabha elections, he stood against HN Bahuguna, the former chief minister of Uttar Pradesh.

Jaya Bachchan

Jaya was elected as a member of the Rajya Sabha from the Samajwadi Party. At present, she is a member of the Rajya Sabha, but we remember her as the Bong beauty in her pure white sarees and her conventional good looks and her incomparable acting.


He was famous for his rustic charm when he wooed his wife on screen as the crazy Jat. He has always been famous for his acting skills and has chosen politics as his profession. He became a member of the Parliament from the Bikaner constituency of Rajasthan. He is a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party.

Shatrughan Sinha

This veteran actor has always been famous for his villainous presence in films in Bollywood. He is a hero in real life and chose to shift to the world of politics. He defeated actor Shekhar Suman in Bihar’s Patna Sahib Constituency which became his formal entry into the field. He then became the cabinet minister for the department of health and family. He has been a part of the BJP party ever since he joined politics as a profession.

Shabana Azmi

This actress has always worked in films that deal with social issues. She has always loved working as an activist for child survival activities, promoting awareness about AIDs and helping slum dwellers survive against dire situations. The Rajya Sabha saw her entry in 1997. She is passionate about helping the poor and downtrodden and still continues to do so.

Jaya Prada

This screen goddess has been active for almost 16 years in the field of politics after she exited the entertainment industry. Her initiation was when she joined the TDP Party in Andhra Pradesh. Eventually, she joined the Samajwadi Party. She was a Member of Parliament from 2004 to 2014.



These famous actors demonstrate how important their roles are in the field of politics and how successfully they have molded themselves into being a ruler after winning the hearts of millions in the film industry.