Shatrughan Sinha, the actor-turned-politician, was born on December 9, 1945 in Patna. The famously big-mouthed actor's brash and cock-a-hoop attitude earned him the moniker of 'Shotgun'. Watch the video to know more about your neta.
Quick facts about Shatrughan Sinha
- Shatrughan Sinha is true blue Bihari. He was born in Patna and is a Patna Science College alumnus.
- Shatrughan Sinha won from the Patna Sahib Lok Sabha constituency in 2014 on a Bharatiya Janata Party ticket.
- Shatrughan Sinha entered politics by contesting in a by-poll opposite fellow Bollywood actor Rajesh Khanna. He later said his biggest regret in life was contesting the election against his friend.
- Shatrughan Sinha's biography 'Anything But Khamosh' was published in the year 2016.
- He recently quit the BJP and joined the Congress party. His daughter, an actress herself, Sonakshi, said he should have done it long back.
- Before quitting the saffron party, he made several remarks against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his way of working. After he quit, he said the party was a one-man show and a two-man army.