Mumbai: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is seriously considering giving candidature to Bollywood actor Madhuri Dixit in the 2019 general elections, sources said .
The party leadership thinks that Pune Lok Sabha constituency will be better for her, sources added. BJP chief Amit Shah had met the actor at her residence in Mumbai during his party’s ‘Sampark for Samarthan’ (Contact for Support) programme in June this year.
A senior state BJP leader told news agencies that her name has been shortlisted for the Pune Lok Sabha seat.
The 51-year-old Bollywood heartthrob has featured in many films, including ‘Hum Aapke Hain Koun, ‘Dil To Pagal Hai’, ‘Saajan’ and ‘Devdas’.