Shatrughan Sinha: News
Shatrughan Prasad Sinha is an Indian actor and politician born on December 9, 1945. Sinha received his first acting chance to play a Pakistani military officer in Dev Anand's 'Prem Pujari'. However, his first release was 'Sajan' (1969) as 'Prem pujari' was delayed. As a lead hero, some of his notable movies were 'Ab Kya Hoga,' 'Khan Dost,' 'Dillagi,' 'Yaaraon Ka Yaar,' 'Vishwanath,' Muqabla, and 'Jaani Dushman'. In 2008, he served as a judge on 'The Great Indian Laughter Challenge' Season 4 aired on STAR One TV. Sinha is known for portraying Chief Minister NT Rama Rao in Ram Gopal Varma's 'Rakta Charitra'. He also forayed into politics and had been a member of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) until 2019; he later switched to Indian National Congress (INC). Notably, Sinha served as a Lok Sabha Member (2009–2019) from the Patna Sahib constituency and as a Rajya Sabha member from 1996–2008. He was also the Union Cabinet Minister of Health and Family Welfare (2002-2003) as well as Shipping (2003-2004) in the Atal Bihari Vajpayee government. In 2016, his biography named 'Anything but Khamosh' was released. Actress Sonakshi Sinha is his daughter.
24 Jan 2023Subhash Ghai
The prominent director, producer, and screenplay writer Subhash Ghai needs no introduction!
16 Apr 2022West Bengal
Trinamool Congress supremo and West Bengal CM, Mamata Banerjee, thanked voters on Saturday as her party secured an easy win in the by-elections to the Asansol Lok Sabha and Ballygunge Assembly seats.
02 Feb 2021Bollywood
Actor-politician Shatrughan Sinha is not pleased with the 2021 Union Budget, announced by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman.
15 Apr 2020Akshay Kumar
Plain-speaking Shatrughan Sinha has gone all guns blazing.
10 Apr 2020Ramayana
The ongoing reruns of classics Ramayan and Mahabharat are triggering two things the most: massive viewership for Doordarshan and some fresh controversies.
23 Feb 2020Article 370
In a surprise development, Bollywood actor-turned-politician Shatrughan Sinha met Arif Alvi, the President of Pakistan, in Lahore on Saturday and both of them reportedly discussed Kashmir.
06 Dec 2019Salman Khan
In her Bollywood journey so far, Sonakshi Sinha has had her fair share of encounters with online trolls targeting her relentlessly. But, she also knows how to shut them.
21 Sep 2019Salman Khan
The recent episode of Kaun Banega Crorepati 11 was all about humor and glamour as Sonakshi Sinha was the special guest for the Karamveer segment.
15 Jul 2019Punjab
Navjot Singh Sidhu, who resigned from Punjab Cabinet, found support from his party colleague Shatrughan Sinha with the latter saying he was "appalled" by the decision.
19 May 2019Arvind Kejriwal
On Sunday, a disturbing video from Patna emerged on social media. The bodyguards of RJD leader Tej Pratap Yadav were seen thrashing a video journalist in the Bihar capital.
01 May 2019Bihar
On Monday, Congress' Shatrughan Sinha, who is contesting from Bihar's Patna Sahib, declared his assets worth Rs. 112.22 crore. But he is still poorer as compared to his wife Poonam, who is Samajwadi Party's candidate from Lucknow.
27 Apr 2019Madhya Pradesh
A day after actor-turned-politician Shatrughan Sinha took Pakistan's founder Mohammed Ali Jinnah's name in the same breath as Mahatma Gandhi, Sardar Patel, and Jawaharlal Nehru, he clarified that it was a slip of tongue and he wanted to take Maulana Azad's name instead.
16 Apr 2019Lucknow
On Tuesday, Poonam Sinha, the wife of actor-turned-politician Shatrughan Sinha, joined Samajwadi Party in the presence of Dimple Yadav.
06 Apr 2019Lok Sabha
Disgruntled BJP leader Shatrughan Sinha joined Congress on Saturday, ahead of crucial Lok Sabha elections. A few weeks ago, Sinha wasn't given a ticket from Patna Sahib and BJP fielded Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad instead.
23 Mar 2019Narendra Modi
When he was an actor, Shatrughan Sinha played the bad boy everyone feared. So when he took the political plunge, he retained the fearlessness of his on-screen characters.
23 Mar 2019Bihar
For upcoming Lok Sabha elections, BJP dropped Shatrughan Sinha from Patna Sahib and gave the seat to Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad.
18 Mar 2019Narendra Modi
The Bharatiya Janata Party may drop Shatrughan Sinha from Patna Sahib seat this election season and field Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad from the coveted constituency instead, a PTI report claimed.
20 Jan 2019DNA
While the opposition leaders want people to believe, the mega rally in Kolkata was a success and has laid roots for the end of BJP's rule, data shows otherwise.
19 Jan 2019Lok Sabha
Sharad Yadav of the Loktantrik Janata Dal (LJD) made a huge mistake on the stage of mega opposition rally in Kolkata on Saturday, after which West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said it was a slip of tongue.
17 Jan 2019Bihar
It seems the BJP has had enough of Shatrughan Sinha's barbs as the actor-turned-politician was recently advised to quit the party if he didn't like it.
14 Jan 2019Kapil Sharma
Kapil Sharma is back with The Kapil Sharma Show, and how.
01 Jan 2019Patna
On Monday, officials told the press that actor-turned politician and BJP leader Shatrughan Sinha would no longer be treated as a VIP at the Patna airport and will have to undergo regular frisking when travelling from the airport.
15 Nov 2018Bihar
Hundreds of Indian-Americans, mainly those tracing their roots from Bihar, Jharkhand and eastern UP celebrated Chhath Puja in the US yesterday.
16 Oct 2018Salman Khan
With skeletons in closets being exposed in the #MeToo movement, actress-model Pooja Mishra has made shocking claims.
15 Oct 2018Indian Government
Disgruntled BJP leader Shatrughan Sinha criticized the BJP government at the Center over the Rafale deal.
12 Oct 2018Narendra Modi
Shatrughan Sinha, also known as Shotgun, might compete with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in the upcoming 2019 Lok Sabha elections in the PM's own constituency, Varanasi.
08 Oct 2018Mumbai
Congress leader Sanjay Nirupam has said Mumbai will come to a standstill and its people will not even get food to eat if the North Indian community in the metropolis decides to stop working.
22 Aug 2018Pakistan News
Under attack for hugging Pakistan's Army Chief, Punjab Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu received support from BJP leader Shatrughan Sinha who said Atal Bihari Vajpayee and Narendra Modi had hugged their Pakistani counterparts during their visits to that country.
10 Aug 2018Kapil Sharma
While Kapil Sharma is a favorite among celebrities and fans, he got on the wrong side of veteran actor turned politician, Shatrughan Sinha, with his mimicry act.
26 Jun 2018Supreme Court Of India
Former BJP leader Yashwant Sinha yesterday said the government wouldn't order any probe into reports of exchange of currency notes worth Rs. 745.58cr at Ahmedabad District Cooperative Bank within five days of the announcement of demonetization on November 8, 2016.
26 Apr 2018Bollywood
Wading into the ongoing conversation on casting couch, actor and BJP leader Shatrughan Sinha said it's prevalent in both politics and Bollywood.
07 Apr 2018Salman Khan
For Salman Khan fans, his release from Jodhpur Central Jail after being convicted in 1998 blackbuck poaching case is equivalent to the release of his movie.
06 Mar 2018Narendra Modi
Till now, we have seen several films based on the lives of some prominent personalities, but none of them were as grand as this.
03 Mar 2018Jet Airways
Actor-politician Shatrughan Sinha has been honored with a lifetime achievement award for his contribution to the fields of arts and politics at a ceremony in the UK's Parliament in London.
14 Oct 2017Amit Shah
BJP President Amit Shah has come to son Jay's defence after The Wire had alleged that the firm, Temple Enterprises Pvt. Ltd., owned by Jay Shah had increased its revenue 16,000 times after PM Narendra Modi came to power.
14 Oct 2017Bihar
For the first time since JD(U) joined hands with NDA, PM Modi and Bihar CM Nitish Kumar are sharing the stage at Patna University's centenary celebrations.
28 Sep 2017India
Senior BJP leader Yashwant Sinha, in an IE op-ed, blamed PM Modi and FM Arun Jaitley for making a "mess" of the economy.