oct 1, 2021

Celebs who played politicians in films

Kangana Ranaut portrayed the late politician-actress J Jayalalithaa in the film Thalaivii. The film was directed by A. L. Vijay and it received a lot of praise from the public

Omung Kumar's directorial film PM Narendra Modi starred Vivek Oberoi in the titular role. However, the film failed to do well at the box office

In the 2005 film Sarkar, Amitabh Bachchan portrayed the lead character of Subhash Nagre. This political drama was directed by Ram Gopal Verma and it did quite well at the box office

Suchitra portrayed Indira Gandhi in the 1975 film Aandhi, which was inspired in part by the lives of politician Indira Gandhi and her husband, Feroze Gandhi

In the Ranjit Tiwari-directed film Bell Bottom, Lara Dutta portrayed Indira Gandhi. She underwent a major change for the role and mirrored the character

In the film Shanghai, Supriya Pathak played the role of a politician. The film received positive reviews from critics, and Supriya was praised for her performance

Raajneeti, directed by Prakash Jha in 2010, starred Katrina Kaif as politician Indu R. Sakseria. She co-starred in the film with Ranbir Kapoor, and it performed well at the box office

In the 2014 film Gulab Gang, Juhi Chawla portrayed a manipulative politician. The picture, however, did not fare well at the box office. However, Juhi's role in the film was applauded

Nawazuddin Siddiqui portrayed the titular character of Bal Thackeray in Abhijit Panse's film Thackeray. He gave a terrific performance in the film, but it did not fare well in theatres

In the film The Accidental Prime Minister, Anupam Kher portrays Dr. Manmohan Singh. The film received mixed reviews, although the actor's performance was convincing

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