The recently declared Karnataka elections turned up berries for the film stars. Yesteryear actress Sumalatha's husband veteran actor Ambarish has won from Mandya district. Another renowned artist and national award winner Umashree has also won from Terdal in North Karnataka. Both have won on a Congress ticket.
While popular Kannada actress 'Dandupalyam' fame Pooja Gandhi lost from Raichur constituency on BSR congress ticket
Film stars always had a strong say in elections where ever it might be. Though they bear a prejudice that they turn crude politicians forgetting their purpose of victory, these stars seem to have broken the myth! Hope, they serve their purpose and live up to the public’s expectations.