Some film stars shone in polls, others bit the dust

May 16th, 2009 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS  

Bharatiya Janata Party New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Bollywood actors Shatrughan Sinha and Jaya Prada emerged victorious in the Lok Sabha elections among a list of Indian film personalities who contested the polls. However, many, including Vinod Khanna, Nafisa Ali and Ambareesh lost.
A list of film personalities who contested the Lok Sabha elections:

Shatrughan Sinha - Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) (Patna Saheb, Bihar) - Won

Shekhar Suman - Congress (Patna Saheb, Bihar) - Lost

Vinod Khanna - BJP (Gurdaspur, Punjab) - Lost

Vijayshanti - Telangana Rastra Samiti (TRS) (Medak, Andhra Pradesh) - Won

Nafisa Ali - Samajwadi Party (SP) (Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh) - Lost

Jaya Prada - SP (Rampur, Uttar Pradesh) - Won

Chiranjeevi - Praja Rajyam Party (PRP) (Tirupati assembly seat, Andhra Pradesh) - Won

Jayasudha - Congress Party (Secunderabad, Andhra Pradesh) - Won

Roja Selvamani - Telugu Desam Party (TDP) (Chandragiri, Andhra Pradesh) - Lost

Yuvi Krishnan Raju - PRP (Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh) - Lost

Murali Mohan - TDP (Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh) - Lost

P. Babu Mohan - TDP (Andole, Andhra Pradesh) - Lost

Allu Aravind - PRP (Ankapalli, Andhra Pradesh) - Lost

Hans Raj Hans - Akali Dal (Jalandhar, Punjab) - Lost

Siddhant - Biju Janata Dal (BJD) (Berhempur, Orissa) - Won

Manoj Tiwary - Samajwadi Party (Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh) - Lost

Prakash Jha - Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) (West Champaran, Bihar) - Lost

Satabdi Roy - Trinamool Congress (Birbhum, West Bengal) - Won

Tapas Pal - Trinamool Congress (Krishnanagar in Nadia district, West Bengal) - Won

M.H. Ambareesh - Congress Party (Mandya, Karnataka) - Lost

C.P. Yogeeshwar - BJP (Bangalore Rural Parliamentry constituency) - Lost

Ashok - Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) (Tumkur, Karnataka) - Lost

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