Jaya Prada is a film actress and politician. She has starred in Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam, Bengali and Marathi films. Prada was a member of Parliament from Rampur from 2004 to 2014. She is considered a close aide of Amar Singh. In 2010, both of them were expelled from the Samajwadi Party for anti-party activities and joined the Rashtriya Lok Dal in March 2014.