"It is my duty as the head of the family and a husband to support my family," Sinha told ANI when asked about the objection raised by Congress leader Acharya Pramod Krishnan, who complained that Sinha should not campaign for a rival candidate.
One BJP leader said the party’s Bihar leadership had opposed Sinha’s candidacy in 2014 General Election from Patna Sahib constituency, arguing that local factors were against the actor-turned-politician.
SP leader Ravidas Mehrotra said Poonam would file her nomination on April 18 from Lucknow, where voting will take place on May 6. He also appealed to the Congress to not field any candidate from the constituency.
Sinha, who is a second-term MP from Patna Sahib, landed at the airport here in the evening and told the posse of waiting journalists I had won the 2014 Lok Sabha polls with the highest margin for any seat in Bihar.
Joining the Congress, which gave him a Lok Sabha ticket, Sinha said the BJP has become a “one-man show and two-men army”, though he did not name anyone, and rued that there was no space for dialogue in the party.
Addressing his switch to the grand old party, 'shotgun' said, "I'm hopeful that the Grand Old National Party which I'm stepping into, will provide me with opportunities to serve our people, society and nation in terms of unity, prosperity, progress, development, and glory. This is a party of great nation builders and luminaries like."
Shatrughan Sinha joins Congress: The actor-turned-politician said he quit the BJP as there was no change or progress except "the rise of dictatorship". He added that his only fault was that he told the truth.
Happy birthday Shatrughan Sinha: In a career that has lasted over 45 years, Shatrughan Sinha has been known for his heroic screen presence, unique dialogue delivery and some really strong performances in front of the camera.
Shatrughan Sinha on February 19 launched his biography called Anything But Khamosh in Mumbai. The actor was accompanied by his daughter Sonakshi, wife Poonam, son Luv and Kush, his friend megastar Amitabh Bachchan and filmmaker Subhash Ghai at the event.
Veteran Bollywood actress Rekha was honoured with the 3rd Yash Chopra Memorial Award in Mumbai on January 25. Ranveer Singh along with the veterans including Shatrughan Sinha, Poonam Dhillon and Sridevi were in attendance at the ceremony.
BJP veterans LK Advani, Yashwant Sinha along with former BJP leader Kirti Azad were at the book launch of party MP Shatrughan Sinha. Shatrughan Sinha's book titled "Anything But Khamosh" was unveiled by Advani and Yashwant Sinha at a function in New Delhi on Wednesday.
Actor Ronit Roy celebrated his 50th birthday on Sunday (October 11) with Bollywood celebrities including Amitabh Bachchan and wife Jaya Bachchan, Shatrughan Sinha and wife Poonam Sinha, Tabu and many more.
Bollywood actor and legendary Raj Kapoor's youngest son Rishi Kapoor shared a few pictures of the family Holi celebrations on Twitter. Raj Kapoor was known for throwing lavish Holi parties at the famous RK Studio.
New Delhi, Jan 26 (ANI): The evergreen beauty of Bollywood, Rekha was honoured with the third Yash Chopra Memorial Award in Mumbai on January 25.The award was presented by Maharashtra Governor C Vidyasagar Rao in recognition of her talent and contribution to the film industry. The most special moment of the ceremony was when Rekha extended the shelter of her shawl to Ranveer Singh as an expression of love, while he was wrapping it around the graceful lady.The award has been instituted by the TSR Foundation of T Subbarami Reddy in the memory of the producer-director, who died in 2012.Veterans like Shatrughan Sinha, Sridevi, Jaya Prada, Pamela Chopra and young star Ranveer Singh, among others attended the event.
Patna, Jan 14 (ANI): Talking of the Foreign Secretary level talks between India and Pakistan, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Shatrughan Sinha on Thursday said to build friendly relations there should be uninterrupted talks between the two countries. Sinha also urged people not to comment on Pathankot attack as it is a sensitive issue and different opinions can further deteriorate the situation. Sinha stressed that as the matter was of nation’s safety, security and integrity, therefore the country should speak in one voice.