Election 2019 Results: Fate of Celebrity candidates revealed
New Delhi: While many celebrity candidates contested from various constituencies across India, only a few ended victorious in the end. Results for 2019 elections were declared on Thursday and the BJP-led NDA emerged triumphant by winning 351 seats out of 542 seats.
Many big names like Sunny Deol, Prakash Raj, Urmila Matondkar and even veterans like Shatrughan Sinha and Hema Malini fought in India’s biggest electoral battle.
Here is a look at the celebrity candidates’ fate in the 2019 elections:
- Smriti Irani (BJP) – Amethi – Winner
- Sunny Deol (BJP) – Gurdaspur – Winner
- Urmila Matondkar (INC) – Mumbai North – Loser
- Nusrat Jahan (AITC) – Basirhat – Winner
- Mimi Chakraborty (AITC) – Jadavpur – Winner
- Prakash Raj (Independent) – Bangalore Central – Loser
- Shatrughan Sinha (INC) – Patna Sahib – Loser
- Hema Malini (BJP) – Mathura – Winner
- Gautam Gambhir (BJP)- East Delhi – Winner
- Jayaprada (BJP) – Rampur – Loser
- Ravi Kishan (BJP) Gorakhpur – Winner
- Dinesh Lal Yadav Nirahua (BJP) – Azamgarh – Loser
- Hans Raj Hans (BJP) – North West Delhi – Winner
- Manoj Tiwari (BJP) – North East Delhi – Winner
- Moonmoon Sen (AITC) – Asansol – Loser
- Babul Supriyo (BJP) – Asansol – Winner
- Nikhil Kumaraswamy – JDS – Mandya – Loser
- Sumalatha – Independent – Mandya – Winner
- Kirron Kher – BJP – Chandigarh – Winner
It will be interesting to see the successful candidates when they change gear to move from the entertainment arena to the political arena.