New Delhi:  Suniel Shetty will be the first Bollywood actor to hit the campaign trail for the municipal polls here when he will canvas for a young Congress candidate.

Shetty will campaign for his "close friend" Abhishek Dutt (32), who is contesting from Andrews Ganj as a Congress candidate.

"The actor will be campaigning for Dutt on Wednesday evening in the ward," a close aide of Dutt said.

Shetty will be the first artiste to hit the campaign trail in the capital.

Dutt, an MBA holder, is locked in a fight with BJP's Sunil Kumar Yadav (36), a lawyer.

(Agencies)