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Bollywood actor Isha Koppikar joins BJP, to head women transport wing

Debuting in Bollywood with Ram Gopal Varma’s “Company” in 2002, Koppikar is known for her roles in “Don” (2006), and “Ek Vivah Aisa Bhi” (2008), as well as appearing in a large number of Kannada, Tamil and Telugu films.

lok sabha elections Updated: Jan 27, 2019 19:35 IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai
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Mumbai, India - Jan. 27, 2019: Actor Isha Koppikar joined Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the presence of Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari at Shanmukhananda in Mumbai, India, on Sunday, January 27, 2019. (Kunal Patil/HT Photo)

Bollywood actor Isha Koppikar today joined the Bharatiya Janata Party at a party event in Mumbai

Welcomed into the party by Union minister Nitin Gadkari who was present on the occasion, she has been appointed as the working president of the BJP’s women transport wing, according to news agency ANI.

Debuting in Bollywood with Ram Gopal Varma’s “Company” in 2002, Koppikar is known for her roles in “Don” (2006), and “Ek Vivah Aisa Bhi” (2008), as well as appearing in a large number of Kannada, Tamil and Telugu films.

She is the latest Bollywood actor to join the BJP where stalwarts like Vinod Khanna, Shatrughan Sinha, Dharmendra and Hema Malini have been elected MPs.

First Published: Jan 27, 2019 19:34 IST

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