Many political parties in Karnataka are aiming at the Sandalwood actors and actress to attract the voters in upcoming Lok Sabha polls. After Ambareesh, Jaggesh, Shashi Kumar and Srinath, here is another Superstar, who is all set to enter politics.
Karnataka Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is all set to rope in the actor, who used to focus on the social issues in his movies and criticise the political system in his movies. Yes, it is none other than Superstar Upendra, who is all set to contest in upcoming Lok Sabha elections from Mandya.
Jagadeesh Shettar, leader of Karnataka BJP has said, "We are trying to bring in Upendra to contest from Mandya constituency. As the current MP is also a celebrity we are looking to give ticket to a celebrity." With this, Uppi is all set to lock horns with Sandalwood Queen Ramya, who was recently elected as MP from Mandya. The Golden girl has won over the congress ticket from Mandya Lok Sabha Constituency.
It is said that Upendra has also expressed his desire to take part in politics. On the other hand, Crazy Queen Rakshita is also trying for Janata Dala ticket to contest from Mandya. Continue reading the story on slides...
Upendra And Ramya
Real star Uppi and Golden Girl Ramya was paired in the movies like Gowramma and Katariveera Surasundarangi.
Upendra And Rakshitha
Upendra and Suntaragaali Girl Rakshitha were paired in the Blockbuster movie Gokarna in 2003.
Ramya And Rakshitha
Ramya and Rakshitha, the one time rivals in Sandalwood, are all set to lock horns in the election. The duo has shared screen space in Thananam Thananam.
Uppi Tight Lipped
However, Upendra is tight lipped about the development. He had also revealed that he is interested to contest in elections in the recent interview.