From Amitabh Bachchan to Anupam Kher, here's a look at celebs who played politicians on screen

In Bollywood, there are many films that have been made based on the life of politicians and the actors have pulled off the role of politicians with panache. Today, we bring to you the list of Bollywood celebs who played politicians in films and delivered spectacular performances in the same. Read on!

Over the years, we have observed, politics has been an inspiration for many filmmakers in Bollywood. At the beginning of this year, we saw director Vijay Gutte direct a movie based on the life of former PM and politician Manmohan Singh titled ‘The Accidental Prime Minister.’ The main role was portrayed by the versatile actor Anupam Kher. After a series of controversies, the film released on January 11, 2019.
 
Currently, Vivek Oberoi’s film PM Narendra Modi based on the life of our current Prime Minister is the talk of the town. The same is directed by Omung Kumar and produced by Suresh Oberoi, Sandeep Singh, Anand Pandit and Archana Manish. Now, PM Narendra Modi is now slated to hit the theatre screens on 24 May 2019.
 
In Bollywood, there are many films that have been made based on the life of politicians and the actors have pulled off the role of politicians with panache. Today, we bring to you the list of Bollywood celebs who played politicians in films and delivered spectacular performances in the same. Check out the list and let us know whose performance impressed you the most in the comments section below.
 
1: Nawazuddin Siddiqui
A film based on the life of cartoonist and politician ‘Balasaheb Thackeray’ who founded the political party, Shiv Sena was made. Directed by Abhijit Panse, Thackeray starred Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Amrita Rao in lead roles. Nawazuddin delivered a spectacular performance in the same and was praised for his acting by the masses.
 
2: Anupam Kher
Directed by Vijay Ratnakar Gutte and written by Mayank Tewari, The Accidental Prime Minister starred Anupam Kher, Arjun Mathur and Akshaye Khanna among others. Anupam Kher who is known for his films essayed the role of Manmohan Singh in the same. This biography drama was a part of many controversies. 
 
3: Juhi Chawla
Juhi Chawla’s excellent performance as a politician is remembered till date. The actress had revealed that she worked a lot on her personality to get into the skin of a politician’s character in the film. In an interview with a leading daily, Juhi said that she took inspiration from politicians for her role in the movie. In Gulaab Gang, Juhi Chawla shared screen space with Madhuri Dixit.
 
4: Amitabh Bachchan
One can never forget Amitabh Bachchan’s outstanding performance in Sarkar Raj. Big B played the role of a politician with panache and the same is still etched on our mind. Directed by Ram Gopal Verma, the film also starred Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Abhishek Bachchan.
 

5: Paresh Rawal

Paresh Rawal who is one of the brilliant actors in Bollywood portrayed the role of a politician in Sardar which is based on the life of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. Directed by Ketan Mehta and produced by Mivar H Patel, Sardar did exceptionally well at the BO.
 
6: Raveena Tandon

Raveena who is known for her films such as Dilwale, Dulhe Raja, Akhiyon Se Goli Maare, Andaz Apna Apna played a politician in Satta directed by Madhur Bhandarkar.

7: Ajay Devgn
Ajay starred in an Indian political thriller movie titled 'Yuva' directed by Mani Ratnam. The same was released in 2004. Ajay's performance was praised by the masses and the critics.  
 
 

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What about all the politicians in film rajneeti including arjun rampal, manoj bajpayee and katrina kaif

What about all the politicians in rajneeti film including arjun , katrina , manoj bajpayee

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