Sources say that over three dozens of celebrities are lobbying hard to get tickets of the major political parties during the LS polls.

Here is the list of some of the famous personalities who have been successful in getting tickets from big political parties:

Moon Moon Sen: After acting in several films and TV serials, Moon Moon Sen is ready to prove her mettle in politics too. She is contesting the 2014 Lok Sabha elections from Bankura, West Bengal as a Trinamool Congress (TMC) candidate.

Bhaichung Bhutia: Former football captain Baichung Bhutia, who has already shown his dancing skills on the much popular show, Jhalak Dikhla Jaa, is now planning to join politics. Baichung will be contesting from Darjeeling on TMC ticket.

Jaya Prada: The yesteryear actress, who has been in active politics since 2004, is likely to contest on Congress ticket. She won Rampur seat twice on Samajwadi Party ticket. Later she along with Amar Singh was expelled from the SP.

Ravi Kishan: The popular Bhojpuri actor Ravi Kishan is likely to contest from Jaunpur constituency in Uttar Pradesh.

Manoj Tiwari: Buzz is all around that famous Bhojpuri actor-singer is going to contest LS polls on BJP ticket.

Southern film industry actors like Puja Gandhi, Rakshita and Tara are leaving no stone unturned to contest LS polls. The recent decision on creation of Telenagana as the 28th state is set to have political implications on the celeb-turned politicians from Andhra Pradesh and Seemandhara regions.

JPN/Bureau

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