Never have been so many film personalities made it to the Assembly all at once. The 14th Karnataka Assembly will have over half a dozen film personalities adorning the Vidhana Soudha. There are already a few film personalities in the Legislative Council like Mukhyamantri Chandru, Jaggesh and Tara.
Now, seven film personalities have made it to the Assembly. These are Ambareesh, HD Kumaraswamy, CP Yogeshwar, Muniratna, Umashree, Madhu Bangarappa and Ashok Kheny. The votes secured by the film personalities make for an interesting read. Four of the filmi contestants lost their deposits.
Ambreesh, HDK and Muniratna have won with huge margins while Yogeshwar and Umashree had a tough fight.
Following are the votes Filmi personalities got -
HD Kumaraswamy: (Ramanagara) 83,447
CP Yogeshwara: (Chennapatna) 80,099
Muniratna: (Rajarajeshwarinagar) 71,064
Umashree: (Terdal) 70,189
Madhu Bangarappa: (Soraba) 58,541
Ambareesh: (Mandya) 51,775
BC Patil: (Hirekerur) 50,017
Ashok Kheny: (Bidar South) 47,763
Kumar Bangarappa: (Soraba) 33,176
Jedarahalli Krishnappa: (Magadi) 27,143
Anand Appugol: (Kittur) 20,657
Pooja Gandhi: (Raichur City) 1,815
Ravikiran: (Basavanagudi) 1,741
Mayur Patel: (Mahadevpura) 1,532
Nagendra Prasad: (Doddaballapura) 1,517