Several actors have made foray in into politics with hope that their fan base would help them succeed. While some have been able to prove that they can ably lead the masses just as they enthrall them on screen, many have not been so successful. The late-chief minister of Tamil Nadu Jayalilithaa was one of those rare actors who excelled as much in the political arena as she had as an actress. Shatrughan Sinha had an illustrious political career after he left cinema and joined the BJP. Whether it Hema Malini, Raj Babbar, Jaya Bhauduri or Kirron Kher, the list is long. Here is a list of some of the prominent actor-turned-politicians in the country.