NEW DELHI: Bollywood actress Mahie Gill and Punjabi actor Hobby Dhaliwal joined the Bharatiya Janata Party in Chandigarh in the presence of Haryana state minister Manohar Lal Khattar and Union minister and the party's Punjab election in-charge Gajendra Shekhawat
Mahie Gill, the actress of Dev D, is an award-winning actress, whereas Dhaliwal is known for playing villains in Punjabi films.
Gill stated that she wanted to assist the people of Punjab, particularly females, and that she had joined the BJP since it was the only party capable of doing so. "I would like to do something to help girls and I want to bring up certain women-related issues. Now I have a platform to do so," she stated
During the agricultural demonstrations, Dhaliwal was a vocal critic of the BJP and Prime Minister Narendra Modi, but he said he decided to join the party after hearing the PM's vision for Punjab. "That is the primary cause for my change of heart," claimed the actor, who has appeared in Punjabi films such Thana Sadar, Jinde Meriye Dilaawar, Angrej, Punjabi Da King Balraj Singh, and Saab Bahadar. Besides Dev D, Mahie Gill has been seen in movies such as Saheb, Biwi Aur Gangster, Durgamati, Pann Singh Tomar, Dabangg, and Begum Jaan
Both artists have joined the BJP ahead of the Punjab assembly elections planned for February 20, 2022. On March 10th, 2022, the votes will be counted.