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Entertainment

Web Desk
May 23, 2019

Gautam Gambhir, Sunny Deol, Hema Malini win for BJP; Congress candidates Shatrughan Sinha, Urmila Matondkar lose

Entertainment

Web Desk
Thu, May 23, 2019

All the big names of Indian film industry contesting on BJP ticket have won their seats including cricketer Gautam Gambhir, while Congress candidates Shatrughan Sinha, Urmila Matondkar and Raj Babbar lost miserably.

Gautam Gambhir

India’s former left-handed opening batsmen and star player Gautam Gambhir won his seat from East Delhi on a BJP ticket against Congress’ Arvinder Singh Lovely.

Sunny Deol

Renowned star of the Indian cinema, Sunny Deol who was in the race from BJP’s side won his Gurdaspur seat against Indian National Congress’ Sunil Kumar Jakhar.

Smirti Irani

A prominent face of Indian television Smirti Irani with a ticket from BJP routed Indian National Congress supremo Rahul Gandhi in Uttar Pradesh’s Amethi constituency.

Hema Malini

Acclaimed actor, writer and director, Malini contested the Lokh Sabha polls on a ticket from BJP from the Mathura district in Uttar Pradesh for her second term and won by begging 6,71,293 votes.

Urmila Matondkar

Indian film actor and television personality had been part of the electoral race on a ticket from BJP’s main opposition party Congress from Mumbai North and lost the race to BJP’s Gopal Shetty. She begged 6,71,293 votes.

Raj Babbar

The 66-year-old Indian actor, contesting on Congress  ticket from Fatehpur Sikri lost the polls to BJP’s Rajkumar Chahar.

Shatrughan Sinha

The veteran actor and politician also contesting on a Congress ticket from Patna Sahib lost to BJP’s Ravi Shankar Prasad.