They are multitaskers. They are multitalented! They have proved themselves on big screens as well as in politics. Check out what these Bollywood actresses in politics achieved apart from their career in the film industry. This you surely convince you that they are more than what they have portrayed onscreen. Have a Look…

Shabana Azmi

Popular as the member of the Population Fund (UNFPA), Shabana Azmi has been an active figure of the Parliament of Rajya Sabha since 1997. She had worked skilfully as a social activist thus fighting for child survival as well as elimination of AIDS. She was made the member of the National Integration Council.

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Hema Malini

Having joined as general secretary of BJP in 2004, the epitome of beauty in Bollywood, Hema Malini and Rajya Sabha MP from 2005 to 2009, she played an active part in politics during her tenure. She also had her contributions even after the expiry of the term. During her stay, she took measures to clean the Juhu Beach of Mumbai.

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Rekha

Though Rekha is not affiliated to any political party at present she was seen as an active MP of Rajya Sabha after her selection for the post in 2012 by the President of India. Having worked on matters like child development, environment and culture, she said, “I am looking forward to serving the people. I promise to do the work from the bottom of my heart. I will continue to serve and entertain you. I will make you proud of me.”

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Jaya Bachchan

Having worked as MP of Rajya Sabha in 2010, Jaya Bachchan was re-elected as the member of Samajwadi party in 2012. She worked exclusively in politics besides being known to have given natural touch in the industry through her amazing talent shown in acting.

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Kirron Kher

The BJP Loksabha member Kirron Kher has given her contributions for many non-profit organisations besides removing social evils. In 2011, she took part in the anti-corruption movement with Anna Hazare. The actress is a strong member of Parliament of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

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Women in the entertainment business are not limiting themselves to the screen. They are exploring various avenues and we salute this endeavour.