1 / 5

Nusrat Jahan: An actress and model, she will contest elections for the first time in 2019. Nusrat made her screen debut with Raj Chakroborty’s Shotru and later appeared in Khoka 420. She did her schooling from Our Queen of Missions School in Kolkata and then completed her B.Com from the city’s Bhawanipore College. (Image: Instagram)

Lok Sabha Election 2019: Meet the Actors Who Have Taken the Political Plunge

As India gears up for general election 2019, the political parties are leaving no stones unturned to woo their voters. From TV stars to cinema actors, a string of celebrities has been approached to join politics. While many actors have politely turned down the offers, there are few who’ve decided to take the political plunge. The stars will be seen adding glitz and glamour to attract voters this election season and will be seen hitting the streets with their campaigns. Here’s a look at the ‘abhineta’ (actors) turned ‘netas’ (leaders) who’ve joined the political bandwagon. The 17th Lok Sabha election will be held in seven phases starting from April 11.