This year’s assembly elections in Kerala has been a star studded affair with many prominent names from the Malayalam film industry entering electoral politics. While they have been loved by the masses for their roles in their film careers, here is how fared at the polls:

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KB Ganesh Kumar beats two other stars

KB Ganesh Kumar (Kerala Congress-B) – Supported by LDF

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Unlike his competitors, KB Ganesh Kumar, is not new to politics. He is the son of veteran Kerala Congress leader R. Balakrishna Pillai. He started his career in 2001 and has held several ministerial posts. He was earlier a part of the Congress-headed UDF but exited it citing differences. Despite being a popular film actor, he is also a big name on television, known for hosting talk shows. Here’s who he beat: 


Bheeman Raghu (BJP)

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Mukesh wins a seat for the LDF 

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(With inputs from agencies)