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Bollywood actor Sunny Deol, son of veteran actor Dharmendra, joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). Sunny joined the party in the presence of Union Ministers Piyush Goyal and Nirmala Sitharaman on April 23, 2019. The BJP has fielded Sunny Deol as the party candidate for the Gurdaspur Lok Sabha seat. (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.