Over the years, Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan has made a name for himself in the entertainment industry with his versatile performances. Despite hailing from one of the most influential families, he didn’t let the weight of being a ‘product of nepotism’ weigh him down. Having carved his own path professionally, it seems like he is gearing up to follow his parents, veteran actors Amitabh Bachchan and Jaya Bachchan, footsteps and enter politics.
Yes, you read that right! According to a report by the Free Press Journal, Abhishek might join politics. Referring to a report by the Bharat Samachar, the media publication stated that he will be joining Akhilesh Yadav’s Samajwadi Party (SP). He will be contesting elections from the Allahabad constituency. While the actor and the party are yet to officially react to the news, fans have been buzzing with excitement. ALSO READ: Abhishek Bachchan-Aishwarya Rai UNSEEN Wedding Pictures Go VIRAL! Mehendi To Ghudchadi, Doting Couple Look Adorable For their Special Day
Talking about entering politics like his parents, during an interview in 2013, the 47-year-old actor had expressed how he doesn’t see himself doing it. He shared how he might do a role where he essays the character of a politician, like in Dasvi (2022), but doing it in real life is a big NO. He had added, “I will never get into it.” ALSO READ: Salman Khan Played Cupid Between Abhishek Bachchan-Aishwarya Rai Bachchan? Fans Say THIS Old Video Is A Proof: 'Sapna Sach Kar Diya'-WATCH
Speaking of his parents’ political journey, Amitabh Bachchan had joined Rahul Gandhi in 1984, after he took a break from acting. Despite winning the 8th Lok Sabha election with over 68 percent votes in his favour, his political career was short-lived. He resigned in July 1987 after allegations were levelled against him about his involvement in the Bofors scandal. On the other hand, Jaya Bachchan has had a fruitful political career.
On the work front, Abhishek has a few projects in his pipeline including The Big Bull, based on another financial scam, Ghoomer and SSS7, which is produced by him as well. He also has a Remo D’Souza directorial, co-starring Nora Fatehi, and a Shoojit Sircar directorial.
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