Bollywood actress Rimi Sen, known for her appearances in films like Hungama and Dhoom 2 among others, has reportedly joined Bharatiya Janata Party ahead of the assembly elections.
Besides Rimi, popular Hindi film actor Sunny Deol is also expected to join the party.
According to the buzz, both the actors will fight in Punjab elections on the BJP ticket.
Earlier this month, there were speculations that Bollywood actors Arjun Rampal and Jackie Shorff would be joining the BJP ahead of the polls. Arjun Ramapal even met the party chief Amit Shah at party’s headquarters in New Delhi. But, the officials announcement not has been made as of yet.
Earlier, the Election Commission announced the schedule of the assembly elections to be held in five states on January 4.
Five states, including the country’s most populous and political crucial Uttar Pradesh, will face the poll test. The other four states are Punjab, Manipur, Goa and Uttarakhand.
#FLASH Actor Rimi Sen joins BJP ahead of upcoming assembly elections
— ANI (@ANI_news) January 24, 2017
The assembly elections are crucial for the ruling BJP as it will be the first time it will go to the polls after demonetisation.
The counting of the polls will be held on March 11.