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Following Mamata Banerjee’s Script, BJP Casts Bengal Actors Before Polls



“I think the BJP has been encouraging the youth,” Yash Dasgupta mentioned.


The BJP vs Trinamool battle for Bengal is promising to show right into a starry one. About a dozen actors and actresses from Tollywood – Kolkata’s model of Bollywood – joined the BJP on Wednesday with simply days to go for dates to be declared for the meeting polls.

Among the largest names is Yash Dasgupta, the 35-year-old star of Bengali movies and TV serials who debuted in a movie known as Gangster in 2016 and even gained a Filmfare award for the function. Other well-known actors are Papia Adhikari and Soumili Biswas.

Yash Dasgupta can be reportedly a pal of Trinamool MP and actor Nusrat Jahan who was launched into politics by Mamata Banerjee within the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

The different actors who debuted in politics due to Trinamool embrace Mimi Chakraborty, Dev Adhikari and Sandhya Roy, the final a veteran who has since stop politics.

Most stars who Trinamool fielded within the polls prior to now have been winners. The BJP seems to have a taken a web page out of her ebook and deploy star energy within the polls too.

Would he be contesting the polls, Yash Dasgupta was requested. He mentioned that will be as much as the social gathering to resolve. But he was right here to make a distinction and prepared.


“I think the BJP has been encouraging the youth, believing that youth can bring change for the better. I think if you want to change the system you must be part of it,” he mentioned.

Mr Dasgupta mentioned he was very keen on Didi or Mamata Banerjee, BJP’s large rival on this ballot. “I am Didi’s younger brother and will remain so. This morning I messaged her saying I was joining BJP, sought her blessings and conveyed my regards to her,” he mentioned.

It was not clear if Mamata Banerjee had responded to his message.

Papia Adhikari and Soumili Biswas are two different well-known actors who joined the BJP on Wednesday. It is just not clear what number of of them will contest the polls however they’re more likely to be star campaigners for the social gathering.

The Trinamool, too, has been recruiting movie stars, the largest up to now was veteran Dipankar De who acted in practically half a dozen movies by Satyajit Ray and different greats.

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