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List of actors turned politicians in Tamilnadu
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In this resource I have explained the details about the list of actors who turned into politicians in Tamilnadu. This resource also explains about the brief details about the famous actors turned politician like Jayalalitha Jayaraman, Vijayakanth, Jayalalitha Jayaraman
is closely associated with the
Tamil Film industry
Kodambakkam , Chennai, Tamil Nadu
is the area where lot of
Tamil film stars
live in. Kodambakkam has got a lot of Movie studios and similar stuff. Anywhere in this world, the film industry or the media people get to politics more easily than an ordinary one can. This can be simply proved by have a gist search in the
Tamil Nadu Politics
field itself. There are many
Politician turned actors in Tamil Nadu
Let us see a few of them:
M.G. Ramachandran, also known as
is a very popular actor turned politician that almost all the people of Taminadu know. Basically being a keralite, M.G.R started acting in
which were super hit in those days. M.G.R's debut into acting gave him much prosperity. M.G.R's easily earned the goodness from the people and people started appreciating him as their own relative. He started a new party and named it the
, which emerged as a very big party in the later days, after a small experience in politics from the Congress and the DMK party in Tamil Nadu. Under MGR's guidance, ADMK, with his lead won many elections and MGR became the
Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu
many times, from being a successful actor. MGR's interaction with the people took him to great heights and there was a time where no one could lead him in politics. M.G.R is a
veteran actor turned politician
J Jayalalitha is the leader of the Anaithindia Anna Dhravida Munetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) the present opposition party in Tamil Nadu. J Jayalaitha was a very good actress during the times of M.G.R. Jayalalitha used to do lead roles as heroines of the films in which M.G.R acts. Most of Jayalalitha films were super hit. Jayalalitha willingly joined the ADMK, when the party was inaugurated by M.G.R. J Jayalalitha was made the next leader of the party at the time of demise of M.G.R. Totally interested in
Social welfare of Tamil Nadu
, J Jayalalitha had been working as the leader of ADMK party since then. Jayalalitha had a huge fan list in the
Tamil Nadu Cine Industry
and still continues to hold them.
Also known as
, by the people of Tamil Nadu, Vijayakanth is a newly turned actor – politician. Starting off Vijayakanth's career in the film industry with some hit films, Vijayakanth slowly raised himself upto the position of holding a new party for himself, the
Desiya Mupokku Dravida Kazhagam
. Vijayakanth, since is a newly entered politician is working hard to reach his ultimate dream, the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu.
These are some of the renowned politicians turned actors form the Kollywood industry, Tamil Nadu.
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Responses to "List of actors turned politicians in Tamilnadu"
Suresh Kumar R
14 Jun 2010 Member Level:
Anna, Kalaignar also from Tamil Industry only. They have started their life from film Industry only.
15 Jun 2010 Member Level:
Actually they were script writers and not actors.. Most of their work included script writing and screen play
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