A number of Tollywood celebrities, including, film actors, directors and singers have participated in West Bengal Assembly polls this year. The celebrities name included Raj Chakraborty, Saayoni Ghosh, June Maliah, Sayantika Banerjee, Kanchan Mullick, Srabanti Chatterjee, Aditi Munshi, Koushani Mukherjee, Soham Chakraborty, Yash Dasgupta and others.
Among the winners, singer Aditi Munshi of TMC has won Rajarhat Gopalpur seat by defeating Samik Bhattacharya of BJP. TMC candidates actress June Maliah from Medinipur, actor Kanchan Mullick from Uttarpara and actor Chiranjeet Chakraborty from Barasat have also won, report Indian agencies.Fashion designer Agnimitra Paul of BJP has won from Asansol South. Actress Saayoni Ghosh was the TMC candidate for this seat.
BJP candidate and Lok Sabha MP Locket Chatterjee from Chunchura and BJP candidate actor Yash Dasgupta have lost from the Chanditala seats.