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Actress Moushumi Chatterjee joins Bharatiya Janata Party

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Actress Moushumi Chatterjee joins Bharatiya Janata Party
03 January, 2019
Veteran actress Moushumi Chatterjee on Wednesday joined the Bharatiya Janata Party  in the presence of senior leaders, including BJP national president Amit Shah, general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya, who is also the in-charge for West Bengal, and Mukul Roy. 

Chatterjee, who played lead roles in many Hindi and Bengali hit movies in the 1960s and 1970s, is likely to contest 2019 Lok Sabha elections from the party. The actress had fought the 2004 Lok Sabha elections on a Congress ticket from Kolkata northeast seat, but lost.

Moushumi Chatterjee made her debut in the film industry with the Bengali film Balika Vadhu in 1967 and became a part of the Hindi industry with a debut in 1972 with Anuraag by Shakti Samanta for which she also won a Filmfare. 

She later did many iconic Hindi films like Roti Kapda aur Makaan, Maang Bharo Sajana, Do Premee and Manzil. She was also seen in Piku.

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