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Actor turned politician Jaya Prada, said that there were talks going on with the senior leader of the Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) on her joining the party.
She wanted to join to serve it but not for contesting in the election or for any post, “I want to join BJP as a party worker. I am not craving for any post or opportunity to contest any elections,” she said.
When it was asked about the earlier reports that s, she will be pitted against AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal, if she joins BJP, Prada said, “I never said so I expressed that I wished to join BJP but it was highlighted by the media. I never talked about any ticket distribution.”
Prada, who hails from Andhra Pradesh, acted in about 70 films in Telugu, Hindi, and other Indian languages before entering into politics in the 1990s. She has been with TDP, Samajwadi Party and RLD in her political career so far.
She fought the 2014 Lok Sabha election on a Rashtriya Lok Dal ticket from Bijnor but lost to a BJP candidate.