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How Did Your Favourite Actors Fare in General Election? 

Did star power work in 2019 General Elections? 

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Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has come back to power at the centre with a landslide victory in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. The party got a total of 303 seats which is more than what they got in 2014. This time around, whether it was BJP, Congress or the others, actors managed to make an impression.

But how did your favourite stars end up performing?

The thing is, 2019’s biggest movie is out and we are not talking about PM Modi’s biopic. We are talking about India’s version of the Game of Thrones – the 2019 Lok Sabha elections in which BJP has swept the nation and how!

The biggest star to emerge, of course, is Smriti Irani who gave Rahul Gandhi a run for his money. She won in Amethi, which has been Congress’ stronghold for decades!!

And then...

Deols had a good day today. And papa ji has given his thumbs up to mummy ji and beta ji who were contesting for BJP. Mummy ji Hema Malini won in Mathura with a heavy majority as she was in the fray for her second term. Beta ji Sunny Deol, won in Gurdaspur. Dharmendra was clearly ecstatic and called Hema Malini “the mother India” and Sunny Deol the “dharti putra”.

Full on filmi, right? No points for guessing...

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Khamosh...ho gaye hain Shatrughan Sinha because his jump from BJP to Congress in the heat of the election did not go down well for him. He lost to Ravi Shankar Prasad in Patna Sahib.

Bhojpuri Stars Ravi Kishan and Manoj Tiwari both from BJP won with a massive margin in Gorakhpur and North East Delhi. Yeh aa gaye hain Dilli Bihar lootne!

But...

Tanha tanha reh gayi Urmila Matondkar because she lost to the BJP candidate Gopal Shetty in Mumbai North and that too with a difference of about 4 lakh votes. Funny how the star magic didn’t work in the maya nagari.

Babul Suprioyo from BJP said hata sawan ghata to Moon Moon Sen as she cried over not just her bed tea but also her defeat by a margin of about 2 lakh votes in Asansol. Aar ki bolbo bolo!!!

BJP candidate Kirron Kher has won again from Chandigarh which means we'll continue to get our dose of fun and entertainment in the Parliament. So keep those funny faces comin', Kirron.

TOODLES!

Prakash Raj who was contesting as an independent candidate from Bangalore Central managed to get a meager 2.4% votes. How about forgetting everything like Ghajini did, Prakash ji?

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Bhishon gorom lagche because Mimi Chakroborty, Nusrat Jahan and Dev have managed to keep Mamata's ship afloat in West Bengal.

Actor turned politician and son of Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy, Nikhil Kumaraswamy, lost to Sumalatha in Karnataka's Mandya.

Pawan Kalyan’s political debut with his brand new political party ‘Jan Sena’ turned out to be a flop show in Andhra Pradesh.

Now, whether this film will turn out to be a blockbuster or not, woh toh aapko aur mujhe 2024 tak pata chal hi jayega.

Ab ke liye...Mitron!

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