Meanwhile, actor Prosenjit Chatterjee stated he won’t be becoming a member of the saffron camp, placing to relaxation rumours that surfaced after his assembly with BJP’s Anirban Ganguly
Kolkata: Bengali movie icon Prosenjit Chatterjee on Wednesday scorched rumours of his becoming a member of BJP, whereas his colleague within the trade Yash Dasgupta and several other different actors joined the saffron camp earlier than the West Bengal meeting ballot.
Chatterjee stated he desires to remain targeted in his appearing profession.
Speculations that Chatterjee would possibly be a part of BJP has been rife for the previous few days after senior BJP chief Anirban Ganguly went to satisfy the nationwide award-winning actor and handed him a duplicate of a ebook ‘Amit Shah and the March of BJP’ authored by him.
The BJP had termed the assembly between Chatterjee and Ganguly as “interesting and insightful”.
Chatterjee stated in a tweet, “As a Bengali, it’s in our culture to greet and welcome our guests. I have played host to many in the past and from varied Industries and Profession. I love and respect their views, but at the same time, I have my own.”
He continued, “There is no political inclination nor agenda apart from meeting and greeting Dr Ganguly. I stay focused on what I know best-Acting.”
The BJP declined to touch upon it.
Meanwhile, Dasgupta together with a number of different actors of the Bengali movie trade joined the saffron camp in the course of the day.
He is taken into account to be a detailed buddy of TMC MP and actor Nusrat Jahan.
Dasgupta was welcomed to the saffron camp by BJP nationwide basic secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya, occasion nationwide vice-president Mukul Roy and occasion MP Swapan Dasgupta.
“BJP has always given opportunities to the youth. We all have to work for a change for the better,” Dasgupta stated at a press meet held on the event.
“Today that I have joined BJP does not mean I will start saying bad things about Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. I had informed her about my decision and sought her blessings before joining the saffron camp,” he stated.
More youths ought to be a part of politics for the sake of the nation, stated Dasgupta, who has acted in movies like ‘Total Dadgiri‘, ‘Fidaa‘, ‘Mon Jaane Na‘.
Papia Adhikari, Soumili Ghosh Biswas and Tramila Bhattacharya are amongst others who joined BJP.
Since TMC got here to energy in 2011 the Tollygunge movie trade had turn out to be near it with famous actors, administrators, producers rubbing shoulders with its leaders and attending varied occasion programmes.
But when BJP emerged as a main challenger after bagging 18 of the 42 Lok Sabha seats within the state, the Bengali movie trade witnessed winds of change with a number of actors and actresses becoming a member of the saffron camp within the final two years.
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