Remember the tall and sexy Rakshita who starred opposite Simbu and Vijay films like Dum and Madurey respectively? The actress married and settled into matrimony a few years back. She is back in the news now with reports citing that she has decided to align herself with the political outfit launched by Sriramulu, an MLA.
In Sandalwood, the world of Kannada films, actress joining political parties not something new or odd. Already, Divya Spandana is part of the Pradesh Congress Committee while actresses Pooja Gandhi and Malavika are part of the Janata Dal (Secular) led by former chief minister Kumaraswamy.
Rakshita becomes the latest actress to take to politics when she joined the outfit floated by Sriramulu, who is close to former Karnataka Minister Janardhan Reddy. Sriramulu recently upset the ruling BJP’s apple-cart by defeating the party’s candidate in the recent bye-election to the Bellary Assembly constituency. Rakshita joined Sriramulu’s party along with her husband Prem, a popular actor-director and her mother.
After starring in a few Tamil and Kannada films, Rakshita chose the 5th anniversary of her wedding day to join the political stream in the State.