Entertainment and politics are the two major industries that are constantly creating a buzz in our country. While there are a lot of people who leave their profession to pursue acting, there are some who ended up leaving acting to get into politics. Funnily, these two industries have no connection whatsoever. But we have still seen a large number of people making switches from former to latter in the past few years. Here are some of our very own television and movie celebrities that decided to contribute to our country by working for the society, by being a part of the system.
After being known as Tulsi from Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi for over eight years, Smriti joined politics in 2003. In 2010, Smriti was also appointed as the All India President of the BJP Mahila Morcha.
The award-winning actress has done full justice to her career as an actress but she hasn't stopped just there. Shabana has been an active member of the Rajya Sabha since 1997 and has also run campaigns for AIDS awareness and for the betterment of the destitute.
Hema Malini has been one of the top actresses of her time. The dream-girl entered the political industry as the member of Rajya Sabha in 1999. She officially joined BJP in the year 2004 and has been an active member of the party since.