Bengaluru: Actor Prakash Raj files nomination as Independent

South Indian actor Prakash Raj on Friday filed his nomination as an Independent candidate to contest the Lok Sabha elections from Bengaluru Central constituency.

After filing his nomination, Raj said national parties like Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Congress have failed the people but he would like to be the voice of the people.

“#bengalurucentral …. I Will be filing my CANDIDATURE as an INDEPENDENT tomorrow 22nd Friday .. please join me n empower #citizensvoice in parliament,” Raj tweeted yesterday.

Raj is a known actor in Kannada, Telugu, Tamil and Hindi films. He is popularly known for his roles in Bollywood movies like Wanted, Singham and Dabangg 2.