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Mithun Chakraborty : From 'Disco dancer' to 'Rajya Sabha MP'

New Delhi: Gouranga Chakraborty alias Mithun Chakraborty (His screen name)  is known as the first Bollywood dancing star and very soon he will be joining the Indian parliament as a member of the Rajya Sabha.Mithun

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Updated on: March 25, 2014 7:29 IST

Mithun Chakraborty who shot into stardom with his role as the street dancer Jimmy in the 1982 Bollywood movie Disco Dancer, has been politically active of late. It is said that he played a crucial role in convincing Mamata Banerjee to support the candidature Of Pranab Mukherjee for the election of president.