Lok Sabha Elections 2019 has finally concluded in India with Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) winning the office for the second time. The seven-phase India elections 2019 proved to be the world’s largest democratic exercise ever. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will now return to power after a full five-year term, the first non-Congress PM to do so.
Many famous Bollywood celebrities also made their political debut by contesting in the 2019 elections whereas others made their big returned. However, only some of them were successful and won their respective seat while others couldn’t do so well.
Here’s a list of Bollywood Celebrities Who Won in India Elections 2019
1. Hema Malini
The evergreen actress of Bollywood, Hema Malini contested in the 17th Lokh Saba elections for BJP. She successfully won on the ticket from the Mathura district in Uttar Pradesh for the second time.
Following her huge victory, Hema Malini took to Twitter to share her victory with her followers.
I thank all the wonderful Mathuravasis who have re-elected me as their MP. They have showered their love on me & appreciated my work as their rep for these past 5 yrs. I pray for your contd support. To all the govt officials & police personnel who always support me -a spl Thank u pic.twitter.com/eHNgbFRjru
— Hema Malini (@dreamgirlhema) May 24, 2019
2. Sunny Deol
The Bollywood superstar Sunny Deol was also held successful from Punjab’s Gurdaspur. He contested for BJP against Indian National Congress’ Sunil Kumar Jakhar.
परम आदरणीय @narendramodi जी तथा आदरणीय @AmitShah जी ने जो मुझमे विश्वास प्रकट किया, मुझे खुशी है कि मैं उस पर पूरा उतरा |लोकसभा क्षेत्र गुरदासपुर के लोगों का मैं तहदिल से धन्यवाद करता हूं कि उन्होंने मुझे अपना बनाकर मुझे विजयी बनाया |
यह जीत कार्यकर्ताओं की मेहनत का फल है | pic.twitter.com/Zr51qgqpqG
— Sunny Deol (@iamsunnydeol) May 23, 2019
3. Urmila Matondkar
Bollywood diva Urmila Matondkar also contested in the elections as Congress candidate from Mumbai North. Even though she faced a massive defeat, Urmila stated that she will be filing a complaint as she found out that there were EVM discrepancies.
Gratitude..is all I have for all of you who stood by me and who voted for me. In my defeat also I stand a winner because of all of you. And I promise to stand by you and never let you down 🙏🏼 #AapliMumbaichiMulgi pic.twitter.com/U0YINBHSTU
— Urmila Matondkar (@OfficialUrmila) May 24, 2019
4. Kiron Kher
Popular actress and BJP candidate Kiron Kher was held successful from Chandigarh Lok Sabha seat. Also, the actress is now all set to start the 2nd consecutive term as the Member of Parliament.
5. Gautam Gambhir
Renowned Indian batsman, Gautam Gambhir has earned a huge victory in the India elections 2019 as a BJP candidate.
Moreover, the former cricketer who was elected to the Lok Sabha just two months after he joined politics, said he fought the parliamentary election in a positive way and that he did not make any false promises.
6. Smriti Irani
From leading soap opera actress to union minister, Smriti Irani of BJP has once again secured a victory in India elections 2019. The former Minister of Human Resource Development has defeated Rahul Gandhi in Amethi constituency.
While taking a dig at her rivals, Smriti shared ‘The North Remembers’ poster from Game of Thrones as her followers are calling her ‘the Queen in the North’.
Here’s a list of Bollywood Celebrities Who Lost in India Elections 2019
1. Jaya Prada
Veteran actress Jaya Prada fought as BJP’s candidate from Rampur Lok Sabha in Uttar Pradesh. However, she lost her seat against her old party colleague Azam Khan of Samajwadi Party.
2. Prakash Raj
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This journey, I began to empower my Citizen’s voice in the parliament has also empowered me. I am confident that people are ready for change. Having heard my people’s concern, I am prepared to continue this journey till we can take their voices to the parliament.- PRAKASHRAJ ELECTION SYMBOL -Whistle SERIAL NO – 14
Popular Bollywood villain Prakash Raj also lost as Bengaluru Central candidate in India elections 2019.
However, the actor accepted his defeat by saying that it was a tight slap on his face.
a SOLID SLAP on my face ..as More ABUSE..TROLL..and HUMILIATION come my way..I WILL STAND MY GROUND ..My RESOLVE to FIGHT for SECULAR INDIA will continue..A TOUGH JOURNEY AHEAD HAS JUST BEGUN ..THANK YOU EVERYONE WHO WERE WITH ME IN THIS JOURNEY. …. JAI HIND
— Prakash Raj (@prakashraaj) May 23, 2019
3. Poonam Sinha
Former Ms. India and Shatrughan Sinha’s wife, Poonam Sinha of Samajwadi Party couldn’t win against BJP heavy-weight candidate Rajnath Singh in Lucknow.
4. Raj Babbar
Famous actor and Indian politician, Raj Babbar faced a massive defeat against Raj Chahar of BJP. The actor was serving as Congress chief in Uttar Pradesh previously. Following the loss, he along with other senior Congressmen has now resigned after the party’s dismal performance.