Chirag Paswan

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Chirag Paswan
Member of Indian Parliament
for Jamui
Assumed office
16 May 2014
Preceded by Bhudeo Choudhary
Constituency Jamui, Bihar
Personal details
Born (1982-10-31) 31 October 1982 (age 35)
Khagaria, Bihar, India
Parents Ram Vilas Paswan (father)
Occupation Actor, Politician

Chirag Paswan (born 31 October 1982) is an Indian politician belonging to Lok Janshakti Party. He is son of Member of Parliament and Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan.[1]

He was elected as member of the 16th Lok Sabha in the 2014 Indian general election from Jamui constituency in Bihar, while his father who is president of the Lok Janshakti Party won from Hajipur constituency.[2]

Early life and acting career[edit]

Chirag has a B Tech in Computer Science,[3][4] he acted in the Bollywood movie Miley Naa Miley Hum in 2011.[5] The film failed at the box office, thereby ending his Bollywood career.[1]

Political career[edit]

Subsequently, he turned to politics and contested the 2014 elections as LJP candidate, he won the seat by defeating the nearest rival Sudhansu Shekhar Bhaskar of Rashtriya Janata Dal by over 85,000 votes.His office is situated at 12 janpath in New Delhi .He was actively seen in campaigning for his party during 2015 Bihar elections , he also owns a NGO named Chirag Paswan foundation .[2]



Year Awards Category Film Outcome
2012 Stardust Awards Superstar Of Tomorrow - Male Miley Naa Miley Hum Nominated


  1. ^ a b "Chirag Paswan, LJP's 'humble' Jamui District nominee". Deccan Herald. 30 March 2014. Retrieved 2014-05-18. 
  2. ^ a b "LJP chief Ram Vilas Paswan, son Chirag Paswan win". Daily News & Analysis. 16 May 2014. Retrieved 2014-05-18. 
  3. ^ "Political sons shun politics". 
  4. ^ "Jamui MP Chirag Paswan of LJP". 
  5. ^ "Politics over Bollywood for Ram Vilas Paswan's actor-son Chirag". India Today. 11 June 2013. Retrieved 24 February 2014.