Jaya Prada
Indian politician
Jaya Prada
Jaya Prada is an Indian film actress and politician. She has starred in hundreds of Telugu, Hindi, Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam, Bengali and Marathi films.
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Samajwadi Party crisis: Feud within family a way to prove authentic claim over party - Firstpost
Google News - about 2 months
News18 Samajwadi Party crisis: Feud within family a way to prove authentic claim over party Firstpost There is nothing exotic about the expulsion and revocation of expulsion of Akhilesh Yadav from the Samajwadi Party. It is merely a culmination of an old phenomenon inscribed in the family ever since Akhilesh was sworn in as Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh. Advantage Akhilesh: The tug-of-war between the SP factions will doubtless continueEconomic Times Mulayam Singh Yadav, Amar Singh and Jaya Prada. (ANI)Financial Express Amar Singh: The man in the middle of Samajwadi Party chaosThe Indian Express India Today -The Hindu -Business Standard -Daily News & Analysis all 1,689 news articles »
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Amar, Jaya Prada to meet Maharashtra Governor to seek pardon for Dutt - IBNLive
Google News - almost 4 years
IBNLive Amar, Jaya Prada to meet Maharashtra Governor to seek pardon for Dutt IBNLive Mumbai: Expelled Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh and Lok Sabha MP from Rampur Jaya Prada have sought an appointment with Maharashtra Governor K Sankaranarayanan on Tuesday, apparently to seek pardon for actor Sanjay Dutt. Dutt, who has ... Jaya Prada to meet Maharashtra Governor to seek pardon for Sanjay DuttNDTV Sanjay Dutt was foolish, should be forgiven, Digvijaya says againFirstpost Shiv Sena opposes move to pardon Sanjay DuttDeccan Herald Oneindia -Business Standard all 53 news articles »
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Jaya Prada loses cool, threatens to slap reporter - Zee News
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IBNLive Jaya Prada loses cool, threatens to slap reporter Zee News Jaya Prada loses cool, threatens to slap reporter Deoria: Actress-turned-politician Jaya Prada on Tuesday lost her cool and threatened to slap a reporter when he asked her a question about her relations with Samajwadi Party, with which she was associated ... Uttar Pradesh: Actor-turned-politician Jaya Prada loses cool, threatens to slap ...IBNLive Irked by question on her link with SP, Jaya Prada threatens to slap journalist in ...India Today Ex-SP MP Jaya Prada loses cool, threatens to slap journalistDaily Bhaskar all 6 news articles »
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Jaya Prada all set to join Bharatiya Janata Party
The Times of India - almost 5 years
The overtures of actress have elicited positive response from party leaders who feel her induction could add Rampur constituency to its diminishing tally in the next Lok Sabha polls.
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College to be named after Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
Bollywood Hungama - almost 5 years
If at all there is someone who has 'been there, done that', it has to be the ever- reigning 'Miss Gorgeous' Aishwarya Rai Bachchan. Ever since the word go, she has always been associated with some social cause or the other. Be it her declaring to donate her eyes to pledging to eradicate Polio and many others, Ash has always been a frontrunner. That's why it doesn't come as a surprise when one hears the news that there will soon be a college that will be named after her called 'The Aishwarya Rai Bachchan Girls College'. It is supposed to be set up in Daulatpur village in Uttar Pradesh. The college will be open to underprivileged girls in the region. According to Rishikesh Yadav (who is the representative of Amitabh Bachchan's family), the responsibility for construction of the college has been taken over from Jaya Prada's Foundation and has now been given to the 'Amitabh Bachchan Sewa Sansthan' that has been set up by the villagers. He also added that a cheque of Rs. 5 lakh from Am ...
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Rampur stuns Jaya Prada - Realbollywood.com
Real Bollywood - almost 5 years
Lucknow, March 6: Cine star-turned-politician <a class="fplink fp-132922" href="/Jaya+Prada+1">Jaya Prada</a> faced a humiliation in Rampur, her candidate losing badly to old foe and Samajwadi Party veteran Mohammed Azam Khan. - Realbollywood.com
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I want to destroy Azam Khan's arrogance: Jaya Prada
The Times Of India - almost 5 years
Two-term Rampur MP <a class="fplink fp-132922" href="/Jaya+Prada+1">Jaya Prada</a> counts Azam Khan as one of her bitterest rivals and says she’ll pull out all stops to ensure his defeat.
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Kiran Bedi, Arvind Kejriwal are 'tainted': Jaya Prada
Daily News and Analysis - about 5 years
<a class="fplink fp-132922" href="/jaya+prada">Jaya Prada</a> said here that though <a class="fplink fp-327691" href="/anna+hazare">Anna Hazare</a> was a good and sincere person, his associates Bedi and Kejriwal were tainted.
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Affect on Mangroves and Fishermen Due to Oil Spilling - Press Information Bureau (press release)
Google News - over 5 years
... by the Minister of State for Environment and Forests (independent charge) Shrimati Jayanthi Natarajan in a written reply to a question by Shri Vijay Bahadur Singh , Shri Yashvir Singh , Shri Neeraj Shekhar and Shrimati Jaya Prada in Lok Sabha today
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Please don't call me a veteran: Anupam Kher - Times of India
Google News - over 5 years
The combination of Mohanlal, Jaya Prada and me is a rare treat. Was it a difficult dialect to pull off? Yes. It&#39;s fantastic to work in different languages but Malayalam is the most difficult language in the world. I was prompting and not dubbing for
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Starry, starry tweets - Asian Age
Google News - over 5 years
Jaya Prada and Hema Malini have held lengthier tenures in the Rajya Sabha. Sporadically, they are viewed as political entities in the media, but there&#39;s no gainsaying that their lingering screen charisma remains their calling card
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SP Thanks its Stars Amar Singh Not with Them Anymore - Daijiworld.com
Google News - over 5 years
He is still assisted with Lok Sabha member and bollywood actress Jaya Prada who often flanks him during his visits. Jaya Prada who also won on SP ticket has been expelled from the party and is currently with Amar Singh
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Flood situation worsens, 1.5 lakh hit - Times of India
Google News - over 5 years
Actor-turned-politician Jaya Prada&#39;s cavalcade was stuck for hours in flood-hit Moradabad on Friday. In Bareilly, water entered the building of Doordarshan and All India Radio, stopping all operations. Though PAC has been deployed to carry out relief
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South Indian actors in Bollywood - Bollywood Mantra
Google News - over 5 years
Besides the mesmerizingly gorgeous looks of Hema Malini, Rekha, Sri Devi &amp; Jaya Prada; the glitz and glamour of Bollywood includes its own share of South Indian stars who have been reining its grimly competitive scenario by dint of their fortitude,
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Shilpa turns bald for 'The Desire' - IndiaGlitz
Google News - over 5 years
Written and directed by R Sarath, the film is Indo-Chinese collaboration which stars Jaya Prada, Anupam Kher, Sheetal Menon, Sachin Khedekar, Aasif Sheikh and Chinese actor Xia Yu who plays lead along with Shilpa. &#39;The Desire&#39; is said to be shot in the
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Hues of hope - The Hindu
Google News - over 5 years
The exhibition was inaugurated by the evergreen beauty of the tinsel town and a Member of Parliament, Jaya Prada. She stated, “The painting exhibition will definitely be helpful for the families of the inmates, and one should contribute to a noble
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Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Jaya Prada
    FORTIES
  • 2014
    Later she, along with Amar Singh joined RLD on 10 March 2014 and then after that she got the ticket to contest from Bijnor seat in 2014 general elections.
    More Details Hide Details She however lost the election.later on joined Congress party. Jayaprada made her debut to small screen with Local TV's show Jayapradam where she was the host of the show and interviewed many of the celebrated actors, technicians including Kamal Hassan, Chiranjeevi, K. Viswanath, ANR, Ram Gopal Varma and many others. The show made her closer to the Telugu audience again. Nandi Awards Filmfare Awards Filmfare Awards South Other awards
  • 2011
    Amar Singh, along with Jaya Prada floated his own political party, Rashtriya Lok Manch, in 2011, and fielded candidates in 360 of the 403 seats in Uttar Pradesh in the 2012 assembly polls.
    More Details Hide Details However his party did not win a single seat in these election.
  • 2010
    After she came out in open support of the former General Secretary of Samajwadi Party, Amar Singh, Prada was expelled from the party on 2 February 2010 for allegedly indulging in anti-party activities and damaging party's secular image.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 2009
    On 11 May 2009, Jaya Prada alleged that senior Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan was distributing nude pictures of her.
    More Details Hide Details She was re-elected with a margin of more than 30,000 votes.
    During her campaign for the Lok Sabha elections in 2009, she was issued a notice by the Election Commission for violating the code of conduct by distributing bindis to women in Rampur's Swar locality.
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  • 2004
    Following differences with party Supremo N. Chandrababu Naidu, she left the TDP to join Samajwadi Party. She contested from Rampur parliamentary Constituency in UP during the 2004 General election and got elected with a margin of more than 85000 votes.
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    She started playing mature roles in 2004.
    More Details Hide Details She also owns the Jaya Prada Theater in Chennai. In 2011, she returned to Malayalam screens with a strong role in Pranayam, alongside Mohanlal and Anupam Kher. She played the role of 'Grace' in this film which won her critical acclaim and several awards. Her 2012 Kannada film Krantiveera Sangolli Rayanna (Sangolli Rayanna) that saw her donning the historical role of courageous Kittur Chennamma, completed 100 days at the box office.
  • 2002
    In 2002, she stepped into the Marathi film industry by being a guest in the movie Aadhaar.
    More Details Hide Details Thus far, she acted in eight languages and has completed 300 films during a 30-year film career.
  • 2000
    In 2000, She acted in a Malayalam film Devadoothan starring Mohanlal directed by Sibi Malayil.The film garnered immensely popular reviews from the critics but failed at the box-office.
    More Details Hide Details But it met with great appreciation from the audience when released in Home Media and when aired on television. This movie had evergreen hit songs. In 2004,She acted in Ee Snehatheerathu Malayalam film as Kunchacko Boban's mother.
  • TEENAGE
  • 1986
    In 1986, she married producer Srikanth Nahata, who was already married to Chandra and had 3 children.
    More Details Hide Details This marriage stirred a lot of controversy, especially since Nahata did not divorce his current wife and had children with his first wife after marrying Jaya Prada. Jaya Prada and Srikanth have no children together, although she had at one time expressed desire to have children. Jayaprada joined the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) in 1994 at the invitation of its founder, N. T. Rama Rao, on the eve of the assembly elections, and rose quickly through the ranks. At that time there was speculation that she would run for election, but she preferred not to make her electoral debut, although she was offered a seat by Rao. She campaigned in several constituencies in 1994. When Rao became the Chief minister in 1994, he appointed one of his sons-in-law Nara Chandrababu Naidu as the Revenue Minister. Soon after the formation of the government, Rao's health started deteriorating, and in response to the growing influence of his wife, Lakshmi Parvati, on the political decisions of NTR, Chandrababu Naidu convinced a majority of the TDP MLAs to elect him as the chief minister. Since most of the legislators had gone over to his side, the Anti Defection Law did not apply and the Telugu Desam Party label passed on to the Chandrababu Naidu faction. During this period, Prada too joined the Chandrababu Naidu faction of the party. She was nominated to the Rajya Sabha representing Andhra Pradesh in 1996.
  • 1985
    In 1985, she acted in Malayalam film Iniyum Katha Thudarum directed by Joshiy starring Mammootty, Baby Shalini and Ambika.
    More Details Hide Details The film portrayed her playing wife of Mammootty, leading to a tragic end of mother and daughter, film ends Mammootty taking revenge on his family's death. Indian director Satyajit Ray described her as was one of the prettiest women in the world. Although, she has acted in Bengali films, she has never worked for Ray. (She claimed that Ray had her in mind for a film, but his illness and subsequent death prevented their collaboration). Jayaprada had a pairing with Aditya Pancholi in Zakhmi Zameen (1990). As she became involved in her political career since 1994, at the age of 32, her involvement with films reduced.
  • 1983
    Saagara Sangamam directed by K. Vishwanath, starring Kamal Hassan proved to be a milestone in her career, winning her lot of accolades including Filmfare Award for Best Actress - Telugu in 1983.
    More Details Hide Details Jaya made a successful team not just with Amitabh Bachchan and Jeetendra, but also with her immediate screen rival Sridevi, with whom she has acted in about a dozen films. Their hit Telugu film Devatha (1982), where they played sisters who made huge sacrifices for each other, was remade into the hit Hindi film Tohfa (1984). These films endeared Jaya Prada to the traditional conservative section of film goers and she amassed a huge female fan following as well. It was an image that would serve her well when she started a new career as a politician.
  • 1981
    In 1981, she starred in the critically acclaimed Tamil film 47 Natkal for filmmaker K.
    More Details Hide Details Balachander in which Chiranjeevi played her villainous, bigamist husband. After she took Hindi lessons, director K. Vishwanath relaunched her in Hindi films, with the hit film Kaamchor where she spoke Hindi fluently for the first time. She was now able to consistently work in Hindi films, and earned two more Filmfare nominations as Best Actress for playing Amitabh Bachchan's endearing girlfriend in Prakash Mehra's Sharaabi (1984) and for her challenging double role in K. Vishwanath's Sanjog.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1977
    Filmmaker Vijay introduced her to Kannada cinema in his 1977 super hit movie Sanadi Appanna alongside Kannada matinee idol Raj Kumar.
    More Details Hide Details The movie is also known to be the only movie to feature shehnai rendition by Ustad Bismillah Khan. Jaya Prada repeated her successful pairing with Raj Kumar in films like Huliya Halina Mevu (1979), Kaviratna Kalidasa (1983) and Shabdavedhi (2000). In 1979, K. Balachander repeated her in Tamil film Ninaithale Inikkum opposite Kamal Haasan and Rajinikanth in which she played a terminally-ill patient. She continued to act in more films in Telugu opposite actors such NTR, ANR, Krishna, Krishnam Raju and Sobhan Babu throughout the 70s and 80s. K. Viswanath remade Siri Siri Muvva (1976) in Hindi as Sargam introducing Jayaprada to Bollywood in 1979. The film was successful and she became a star there as well. She earned her first Filmfare nomination as Best Actress but couldn't capitalize on her success since she couldn't speak Hindi.
    In 1977, she starred in Adavi Ramudu, which broke box office records and which permanently cemented her star status.
    More Details Hide Details The song "Aaresukoboyi Paresukunnanu" performed by Prada and co-star N.T. Rama Rao became a mass hit. Important filmmakers were casting her and repeating her in their films.
  • 1976
    She became a huge star in 1976 with major hit films.
    More Details Hide Details Director K. Balachander's black-and-white film Anthuleni Katha (1976) showcased her dramatic skills; K. Viswanath's color film Siri Siri Muvva (1976) showed her playing a mute with excellent dancing skills; and her title role as Sita in the big-budget mythological film Seetha Kalyanam confirmed her versatility.
  • OTHER
  • 1962
    Born on April 3, 1962.
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