Jaya Prada

  • MPs Rating: Jaya Prada scores 4.8 on a scale of 10 April 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Veteran actor Jaya Prada a two term MP from Rampur, Uttar Pradesh has scored 4.8 on a scale of 10 in a survey conducted by CNN-IBN and ADR that rates our parliamentarians' performance. While Jaya Prada got 4.4 for accessibility and 4.5 for trustworthiness, she scored 4.9 for law...
  • Statement by Mulayam Singh on anti-rape laws is shameful: Jaya Prada April 14, 2014

    RLD candidate from Bijnore, Jaya Prada slammed Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh over his recent controversial remarks on anti-rape laws, terming his rhetoric as "shameful and irresponsible." The actor-turned-politician while speaking to media in Agra on Sunday in Kheragarha area of Fatehpur Sikri said that Singh's comment reflect his attitutde towards...
  • Case against Jaya Prada for violating poll code April 9, 2014

    A case has been registered against Rashtriya Lok Dal candidate Jaya Prada and party's district president Ajit Rathi for violation of Model Code of Conduct in Muzaffarnagar, police said on Wednesday. They said the yesteryear actress, who is contesting from Bijnore Lok Sabha constituency was charged for violating model code of...
  • Watch: RLD candidate Jaya Prada sings 'de de pyaar de, vote de' April 2, 2014

    Singing her way through campaigning is the new RLD candidate from Bijnor Jaya Prada. She has a message for other actresses in politics that they should leave star tantrums behind. ...
  • Show me the money: 5 cars, Rs 92 lakh property among Jaya Prada's assets April 1, 2014

    Rashtriya Lok Dal leader and actress Jaya Prada owns assests worth over 12.7 Crore. ...
  • Muzaffarngar riots shouldn't be used for electoral gains: Jaya Prada March 21, 2014

    The communal violence of last year was an unfortunate episode but no political party should use it to derive electoral gains, Rashtriya Lok Dal leader and actress Jaya Prada has said. Named as the RLD candidate for the Bijnore Lok Sabha seat after she recently joined the Ajit Singh-led party, Jaya...
  • RLD gives ticket to Amar Singh, Jaya Prada from Fatehpur Sikri, Bijnore March 11, 2014

    A day after they joined RLD, Amar Singh and Rampur MP Jaya Prada were on Tuesday named party candidates from Fatehpur Sikri and Bijnore Lok Sabha seats respectively. RLD chief Ajit Singh will contest from Bagpat while his son Jayant Chowdhury from Mathura constituency, according to the first list of six candidates...
  • Interesting alliances- the flavour of 2014 Lok Sabha elections March 11, 2014

    New Delhi: As elections draws near, interesting tie-ups between political parties and leaders are being witnessed. The most prominent one on Tuesday being Amar Singh and Jaya Prada jumping ship to join Ajit Singh's Rashtriya Lok Dal, an ally of the Congress. They may be struggling to be politically relevant but...
  • Amar Singh joins RLD but tries to appease Congress with apology March 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Amar Singh's candour is fresh as ever. In an interview to CNN-IBN, the former Samajwadi Party leader staunchly defended his move to join the Rashtriya Lok Dal with a line that drew on a hit Bollywood song, "Tum karo toh rasleela, main karun toh character dheela. (If you...
  • Amar Chitra Katha part 3: Amar Singh, Jaya Prada join RLD March 10, 2014

    New Delhi: In the season of defections and 'adjustments', one of India's most colourful politicians Amar Singh has joined the Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) of Ajit Singh. After he was sacked from the Mulayam Singh Yadav's Samajwadi Party (SP), Amar Singh was out of circulation for sometime. The 2008 'cash for...
  • Will join RLD today: Former SP leader Amar Singh March 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Former Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh has said that he will join the Rashtriya Lok Dal on Monday. His announcement came after the Congress reportedly told him to contest as an independent candidate. The RLD is fighting the 2014 General Elections along with the Congress. It will contest from eight...
  • Former SP leader Jaya Prada slams Akhilesh government over Saifai festival January 10, 2014

    Actress-turned-politician Jaya Prada on Friday hit out at the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav over the controversial Saifai Mahotsav. Speaking to reporters in Shirdi after visiting the Saibaba shrine, Jaya Prada, a former Samajwadi Party leader, said that while common people were suffering under the intense cold spell in the...
  • VIPs nominated relatives, friends for Padma awards 2013: RTI query November 9, 2013

    New Delhi: There is a controversy brewing over the 2013 Padma awards. An RTI application filed reveals that VIPs nominated family members and colleagues in sheer disregard to conflict of interest. The RTI reveals that some recommended as many as 25 nominees for the Padma awards. Congress treasurer Motilal Vora,...
  • Kangana Ranaut: Rajjo is a bold courtesan October 28, 2013

    Mumbai: Kangana Ranaut, who plays a nautch girl in 'Rajjo', says to get under the skin of her character, she met some of the courtesans of Nagpada, a place in South Mumbai. Directed by Vishwas Patil, 'Rajjo' is based on the life of a prostitute and Kangana's character is based in...
  • Jaya Prada meets Meira Kumar, raises red beacon issue April 17, 2013

    New Delhi: Against the backdrop of controversy over Uttar Pradesh officials removing red beacon from her vehicle, Rampur MP Jaya Prada on Tuesday met Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar alleging violation of Parliamentary privileges. Jaya Prada, an unattached MP from Samajwadi Party, met Kumar along with expelled SP leader Amar...
  • UP: Beacon of Jaya Prada's vehicle removed forcibly April 14, 2013

    Rampur: Samajwadi Party MP Jaya Prada on Saturday said the beacon of her vehicle was forcibly removed by some government officials and threatened to raise the issue in Parliament. She claimed that a group of about two dozen officials, including policemen, were present during the procedure at her home. "The...
  • Amar Singh, Jaya Prada meet Maharashtra Governor to seek pardon for Sanjay Dutt March 27, 2013

    Mumbai: Expelled Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh and Lok Sabha MP from Rampur Jaya Prada today met Maharashtra governor K Sankaranarayanan, to seek pardon for actor Sanjay Dutt. Dutt, who has already undergone imprisonment of 18 months, was on Thursday sentenced to five years imprisonment in 1993 Mumbai serial blasts...
  • Amar Singh, Jaya Prada to seek pardon for Sanjay Dutt March 26, 2013

    Mumbai: The clamour over pardoning Sanjay Dutt in the 1993 Mumbai blasts case is growing each day. While Bollywood is unanimous in asking for a pardon, support is building for the actor in political circles too. Politicians and long time friends Amar Singh and Jaya Prada will meet the Maharashtra Governor...
  • Amar, Jaya Prada to meet Maha Guv to seek pardon for Dutt March 25, 2013

    Mumbai: Expelled Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh and Lok Sabha MP from Rampur Jaya Prada have sought an appointment with Maharashtra Governor K Sankaranarayanan on Tuesday, apparently to seek pardon for actor Sanjay Dutt. Dutt, who has already spent 18 months in jail, was on Thursday sentenced to five years...
  • Shatrughan Sinha, Jaya Prada team up for a Bhojpuri film March 17, 2013

    Patna:Actor-turned-politicians Shatrughan Sinha and Jaya Prada have teamed up with the maverick RJD President Lalu Prasad for a Bhojpuri film. Besides the three, Bhojpuri film star Manoj Tiwari would be seen in action in the movie produced by actress-MP Jaya Prada. Fallen Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh has also played...
  • Jaya Prada loses cool, threatens to slap reporter March 12, 2013

    Deoria: Actress-turned-politician Jaya Prada on Tuesday lost her cool and threatened a reporter to slap him when she was asked a question regarding her relations with Samajwadi Party, with which she was associated earlier. "Kya sawal puch rahe hain aap. Ek lafa dungi" (What question you are asking...I will give...
  • Krantiveera Sangolli Rayanna: Darshan steals the show November 1, 2012

    This is an exceptional film in the history of Kannada cinema. A historical film 'Krantiveera Sangolli Rayanna' is laudable for its rich effort and well controlled performance by character artists and chilling performance from challenging star of Kannada cinema Darshan. The power of this film is powerful dialogues for Darshan....
  • Won't support Mulayam Singh Yadav: Jaya Prada March 3, 2012

    Rampur MP Jaya PRada said that to stop Mulayam Singh Yadav from coming to power she will support any party but him. ...
  • UP polls: Actor Jaya Prada's hotel raided March 2, 2012

    Rampur: The Uttar Pradesh Police carried out a raid on actress-turned-politician Jayaprada when she was at a hotel in Rampur on Thursday. The police claimed it was a routine check to see whether she and others like her had illegally stocked up cash. The former actress, however, said all the...
  • UP: Jaya Prada slips while climbing the dais February 7, 2012

    Kushinagar: Film actress Jaya Prada, campaigning for Lok Manch led by former SP leader Amar Singh, on Tuesday slipped while climbing the dais at an election rally in Kushinagar. Prada was moving on to the dais to address the meeting at Sakhopar village along with Amar Singh when she accidentally slipped. She...
  • Anna good but Bedi, Kejriwal tainted: Jaya Prada January 4, 2012

    Jalna: Vice president of Rashtriya Lok Manch and actress Jaya Prada on Wednesday said that though Anna Hazare was a good and sincere person, his associates Kiran Bedi and Arvind Kejriwal were tainted. "Anna Hazare is good and sincere. But the people surrounding him...Kiran Bedi and Kejriwal, are tainted," the actress-turned-politician...
  • Hema Malini, Jaya Prada to be honoured November 11, 2011

    New Delhi: Yesteryears actresses Hema Malini and Jaya Prada will be honoured with Aadhi Aabadi Women Achievers awards for their contribution to Indian cinema. The award aims at recognise women who have achieved success and emerged as role models. "It's an achievement in itself to be able to honour legends like Hemaji...
  • Jaya thanks people and court for bail to Amar October 24, 2011

    New Delhi: Film actor-turned-MP Jayaprada on Monday expressed her happiness at bail granted to Rajya Sabha MP Amar Singh in the cash-for-vote scam, thanking people and the court for the order. "I thank people of this nation and honourable court also" she said after the Delhi High Court granted bail to...
  • Watch: Shilpa Shetty's 'The Desire' trailer October 17, 2011

    Mumbai: Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty is making a comeback with The Desire-Journey of a Woman. Apart from Shilpa Shetty, the movie also has Chinese actor Xia Yu, Jaya Prada and Anupam Kher in the star cast. The film is about an Indian Classical dancer Goutami. She falls in love with a...