Vetaran Telugu film actress and former MP Jaya Prada is likely to join the Bharatiya Janata Party, according to informed sources.
There was a chance that Jaya Prada may contest for Uttar Pradesh's Rampur Lok Sabha seat against Azam Khan, the sources said.
The seat was held by Jaya Prada during 2004-2014.
If Jaya Prada chooses to contest for Rampur, she will be fighting against Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan. Jaya Prada had previously made some serious charges against Khan, including that he had attempted an acid attack on her.
Jaya Prada had started her political career with the TDP in 1994. She later quit the party following differences with party chief Chandrababu Naidu and joined the Samajwadi Party. In 2010 she was expelled from the SP for anti-party activities, following which she joined the RLD in 2014.
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