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Celeb politicians: who won and who lost

  • Kirron Kher

    WON: actor Kirron Kher is a BJP candidate from Chandigarh. (Agency)

  • Hema Malini

    WON: Bollywood actor and BJP candidate Hema Malini during an election campaign in Baldev near Mathura. (PTI Photo)

  • Moon Moon Sen

    WON: veteran actor Moon Moon Sen is a candidate from Bankura for TMC. (Agency)

  • Vinod Khanna

    WON: bollywood actor Vinod Khanna is contesting from Gurdaspur, Punjab for Bharatiya Janta Party. (Agency)

  • Babul Supriyo

    WON: singer Babul Supriyo is a Bharatiya Janta Party candidate from Asansol. (Agency)

  • Shatrughan Sinha

    WON: actor Shatrughan Sinha, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate for Patna parliamentary seat, during the campaign trail. (AFP)

  • Rakhi Sawant

    LOST: actor Rakhi Sawant poses during the launch of her party's logo in Mumbai. Her party is called Rashtriya Aam Party.  (AFP PHOTO)

  • Manoj Tiwari

    WON: BJP leader and Bhojpuri star Manoj Tiwari campaigns for party candidate Arun Jaitley in Amritsar. (PTI Photo)

  • Mahesh Manjrekar

    LOST: Actor-filmmaker Mahesh Manjrekar is contesting from Mumbai North-West as a Maharashtra Navnirman Sena candidate. (Agency)

  • Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore

    WON: BJP candidate Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore during an election campaign rally in Jaipur. (PTI Photo)

General elections 2014 turned into starry, starry polls. From Bollywood personalities to cricketers to musicians, we had them all in the fray. On the day of reckoning, we find out how they fared.



Bappi Lahiri (music composer)
Party: BJP
Constituency: Sreerampore (West Bengal)
Opponent: Kalyan Banerjee - TMC
LOST

PC Sorcar Jr (magician)
Party: BJP
Constituency: Barasat (West Bengal)
Opponent: Kakoli Ghosh Dastidar - TMC
LOST

Moon Moon Sen (actor)
Party: TMC
Constituency: Bankura (West Bengal)
Opponent: Basudeb Acharia - CPI(M) 
WON

Baichung Bhutia (sportsperson)
Party: TMC
Constituency: Darjeeling (West Bengal)
Opponent: SS Ahluwalia - BJP
LOST

Deb (actor)
Party: TMC
Constituency: Ghatal (West Bengal)
Opponent: Santosh Rana - CPI
WON

Babul Supriyo (singer)
Party: BJP
Constituency: Asansol (West Bengal)
Opponent: Dola Sen - TMC
WON

Satabdi Roy (actor)
Party: TMC
Constituency: Birbhum (West Bengal)
Opponent: Joy Banerjee - BJP
WON

Mahesh Manjrekar (director/actor)
Party: MNS
Constituency: Mumbai North West (Maharashtra)
Opponent: Gurudas Kamat - Congress, Gajanan Kirtikar - Shiv Sena
LOST

Rakhi Sawant (actor)
Party: Rashtriya Aam Party
Constituency: Mumbai North West (Maharashtra)
Opponent: Mayank Gandhi (AAP)
LOST

Farhan Azmi (restaurateur)
Constituency: Mumbai's North Central
Party: Samajwadi Party
Opponent: Priya Dutt - Congress, Poonam Mahajan - BJP
LOST

Nadu Madhav (actor/director)
Constituency: Beed (Maharashtra)
Party: AAP
Opponent: Gopinath Munde - BJP
LOST

Kirron Kher (actor)
Constituency: Chandigarh
Party: BJP
Opponent: Pawan Bansal - Congress, Gul Panag - Aam Aadmi Party 
WON

Gul Panag (actor)
Constituency: Chandigarh
Party: AAP
Opponent: Pawan Bansal - Congress, Kirron Kher - BJP
LOST

Manoj Tiwari (singer/actor)
Party: BJP
Constituency: Delhi North East
Opponent: Jai Prakash Aggarwal - Congress, Anand Kumar - AAP
WON

Nagma (actor)
Party: Congress
Constituency: Meerut (Uttar Pradesh)
Opponent: Rajendra Aggarwal - BJP
LOST

Ravi Kishan Shukla (actor)
Party: Congress
Constituency: Jaunpur (Uttar Pradesh)
Opponent:
LOST

Raj Babbar (actor)
Party: Congress
Constituency: Ghaziabad (Uttar Pradesh)
Opponent: V K Singh - BJP, Shazia Illmi - AAP
LOST 

Hema Malini (actor)
Party: BJP
Constituency: Mathura (Uttar Pradesh)
Opponent: Jayant Chaudhary - INLD
WON

Watch I didn't fight elections to become minister, says Hema Malini




Mohammad Kaif (cricketer)
Party: Congress
Constituency: Phulpur (Uttar Pradesh)
Opponent:
LOST

Jaaved Jaaferi (actor)
Constituency: Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh)
Party: AAP
Opponent: Rajnath Singh - BJP
LOST

Smriti Irani (actor)
Constituency: Amethi (Uttar Pradesh)
Party: BJP
Opponent: Rahul Gandhi - Congress, Kumar Vishwas - AAP
LOST

Vinod Khanna (actor)
Party: BJP
Constituency: Gurdaspur (Punjab)
Opponent:
WON

Shatrughan Sinha (actor)
Party: BJP
Constituency: Patna Sahib (Bihar)
Opponent:
WON

Paresh Rawal (actor)
Party: BJP
Constituency: East Ahmedabad (Gujarat)
WON

Mohammad Azharuddin (cricketer)
Party: Congress
Constituency: Tonk-Sawai Madhopur (Rajasthan)
Opponent: 
LOST

Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore (sportsperson)
Constituency: Jaipur Rural (Rajasthan)
Party: BJP
Opponent: CP Joshi - Congress
WON

Prakash Jha (film-maker)
Constituency: West Champaran (Bihar)
Party: Janata Dal (United)
Opponent: Dr Sanjay Jaiswal
LOST

Innocent (actor)
Constituency: Chalakuddi (Kerala)
Party: Independent
Opponent: PC Chacko - Congress
WON
 

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