India Elections 2019: Bollywood Stars Who Won and Lost

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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.

2. Sunny Deol

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The Bollywood superstar Sunny Deol was also held successful from Punjab’s Gurdaspur. He contested for BJP against Indian National Congress’ Sunil Kumar Jakhar.

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.

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

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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’.

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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

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.

3. Poonam Sinha

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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.

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