Film celebrities who made their mark and have emerged victorious

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Lok Sabha Elections 2024

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RUBY ZAIDI

Kangana Ranaut

Actor Kangana Ranaut, who made her political debut by contesting from Mandi, Himachal Pradesh, won against Congress party’s Vikramaditya Singh by 74755 votes. The actor took to X and thanked the people of Mandi and credited her win to Narendra Modi.

She wrote, “Heartfelt gratitude to all Mandi residents for this support, this love and trust This victory is of all of you, this is the victory of faith in Prime Minister Modi and BJP, this is the victory of Sanatan, this is the victory of the honour of Mandi.”

Manoj Tiwari

Politician, singer, and actor Manoj Tiwari won against Congress’ Kanhaiya Kumar by 138778 votes from the North-East Delhi Lok Sabha. This will be Tiwari’s third term from the seat.

Shatrughan Sinha

The veteran actor won the Asansol seat in West Bengal as a candidate of the Trinamool Congress (TMC) by defeating BJP’s Surenderjeet Singh Ahluwalia by 59564 votes.

Hema Malini

The celebrated actress and BJP MP defeated Congress’ Mukesh Dhangar by 293407 votes in Mathura. This is her third term.

Arun Govil

Famous for his portrayal of Lord Ram in the TV series ‘Ramayana,’ Arun Govil (BJP) won in Meerut against Sunita Verma (SP) by 10585 votes.

Ravi Kishan

Bhojpuri actor, Ravi Kishan, contesting from Gorakhpur on BJP ticket won against SP’s Kajal Nishad by 103526 votes.

In the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, Kishan won against Samajwadi Party (SP) candidate Rambhual Nishad with a margin of 3,01,664 votes from Gorakhpur.

Dev Adhikari

The two actors from the Bengali film industry, Dev Adhikary (TMC) and Hiran Chatterjee (BJP) were pitted against each other in the Ghatal Lok Sabha constituency. Dev Adhikari is nearing his win with 182868 votes.

Rachana Banerjee

Trinamool Congress’s (TMC) Rachna Banerjee won in the Hooghly seat, defeating her opponent, Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) Locket Chatterjee by over 60,000 votes.

June Malia

Trinamool Congress candidate actress-turned-politician June Malia won against BJP’s candidate Agnimitra Paul by 27191 votes.

Satabdi Roy

Trinamool Congress’s (TMC) Satabdi Roy won the Birbhum seat by defeating BJP’s Debtanu Bhattacharya by 197650 votes. Actor-turned-politician Satabdi Roy has raked in 717961 votes against Debtanu Bhattacharya who got 520311 votes. This will be her fourth term as MP.

Suresh Gopi

Actor-politician Suresh Gopi created history on Tuesday by giving the BJP its first elected MP from Kerala. The actor, who contested from Thrissur, won by a huge margin of 74,686 votes against the nearest rival and Left candidate V S Sunil Kumar

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