Telugu Villain Ravi Kishan is BJP’s pick for the national election in the crucial Gorakhpur seat – Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath’ stronghold – which the party conceded last year to the alliance of Samajwadi Party and the Bahujan Samaj Party.
Ravi Kishan has been fielded by the BJP (Bharitya Janatha Party) as its national election candidate in Gorakhpur. Sharad Tripathi, a parliamentarian seen beating a BJP legislator in a widely circulated video last month, however, he has been dropped by BJP party. Last month, Sharad Tripathi was caught on camera hitting BJP legislator Rakesh Baghel with his shoe, with both lawmakers hurling abuses at an official meeting and their video went viral on social media and created lot of buzz. The shoe fight took place after Sharad Tripathi asked why his name was not on the foundation stone for a local road. Rakesh Baghel said it was his decision.
Ravi Kishan is the second Bhojpuri actor fielded by the BJP (Bharitya Janatha Party) in eastern Uttar Pradesh. Dinesh Lal Yadav, who is popularly known as “Nirahua”, is fielded against Akhilesh Yadav in Azamgarh.
Recently Ravi Kishan has made sensational comment on Azam Kahan and wrote on his Twitter, “#Azam Khan aapki zamanat jabt hain itni buri tarah aap harogey ki pagla javogey phir kabhi kisi nari ka apmaan nahi kar pavogey @jayaprada_MP #ShameOnAzamKhan.”
Ravi Kishan made his Telugu debut with Race Gurram in 2014, in which Stylish star Allu Arjun and Shruti Haasan played the lead role and the movie was blockbuster at the box office. His Popular Telugu movies are Kick 2, Radha, Lie, MLA, N.T.R: Kathanayakudu.
In Bollywood, Ravi Kishan will be next seen in upcoming movie Batla House, Sabse Bada Champion and Jai Chhathi Maa, which are in different production stages.