Veteran actor Moushumi Chatterjee joins BJP

Veteran actor Moushumi Chatterjee joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday in the presence of party senior leaders including BJP General Secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya.

The 70-year-old actor was last seen in Amitabh Bachchan starrer Piku.

Born in Kolkata, she had contested the 2004 polls on Congress ticket from Kolkata north-east seat but lost.

Chatterjee has shared screen with actors like Shammi Kapoor, Rajesh Khanna and Jeetendra.

Besides Bollywood, she has also acted in Bengali cinema.