Not everyone is going back to their roots to contest the elections, Bhojpuri actor Manoj Tiwar is not fighting from anywhere in Bihar or Uttar Pradesh, but is given a ticket for Northeast Delhi seat. Bollywood actor Paresh Rawal has been named the BJP Candidate from Ahmadabad east and Item girl Rakhi Sawant is also contesting these elections from Mumbai North West as an independent candidate.
There are other celebs who are always been in politics but would be fighting to enter the Lok Sabha this time. Actress Hema Malini is contesting from Mathura as a BJP nominee. Vinod Khanna will contest from Punjab as a BJP candidate. And veteran actor Vishwajeet Chaterjee is a TMC candidate in South Delhi.
Other film celebrities which are in the fray include, singer Rabbi Shergill as a AAP candidate from Amritsar. Music composer Bappi Lehri from Shri Ram Constituency on a BJP ticket, Munmun Sen from Bankura on a TMC ticket and Bengali actress Shatabdi Roy from TMC from Birbhum.
Besides the contesting celebs, several actors such as Mithun Chakraborti from TMC will be seen campaigning for their party candidates. As the campaign begins, expect many more film stars to reach the podium and the public to back one or the other party, as reported by IANS.