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Bollywood actor Urmila Matondkar officially joins Shiv Sena

Bollywood actor Urmila Matondkar has started new innings in her political career as she joins Shiv Sena on Tuesday.

The 46-year-old actor-turned-activist who often shares her views on social media was formally welcomed to the party by Maharashtra chief minister and Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray.

Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray

Maharashtra chief minister

Urmila Matondkar

She made her political debut in 2019 with Congress during the Lok Sabha elections.

However, she unsuccessfully lost the contest from the Mumbai North constituency and resigned in September last year citing inaction on the part of “key functionaries of Mumbai Congress”.

Urmila is known best for her Bollywood films including’ Judaai’, ‘Satya’, ‘Khoobsurat’, ‘Jungle’, ‘Kaun’, Pyaar Tune Kya Kiya’, ‘Pinjar’, ‘Maine Gandhi Ko Nahin Mara’ and others.

It was a few weeks ago when Urmila was involved in a social media spat with Kangana Ranaut, who had been targeting the Shiv Sena, Thackeray family, and the Maha Vikas Aghadi government.

Urmila surprised everyone when she tied the knot with a model-turned-businessman Mohsin Akhtar Mir in 2016.

Saman Siddiqui

Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.

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