Baldev Khosa

Baldev Khosa is an Indian film actor[2] turned politician from Maharashtra. He is a four term Member of the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly.[3] He lost his seat in the 2014 election.[4][5] He is most remembered for his role as Sukha in Punjabi blockbuster movie Putt Jattan De (1981).

Baldev Khosa
Maharashtra Legislative Assembly
In office
2009–2014
Maharashtra Legislative Assembly
In office
2004-2009–1999-2004
Personal details
Political partyIndian National Congress
Children3
ResidenceMumbai
OccupationPolitician, Film Actor

Family background and film careerEdit

Khosa originally hails from village Jhandeana in Moga district, Punjab.[6]

Political careerEdit

He was a close confidante of late Sunil Dutt and entered politics with him for the first time when Dutt was elected to the Lok Sabha. Baldev Khosa was fielded from the then Amboli (Vidhan Sabha constituency) in Mumbai to fight the state Assembly elections in February 1985 and won. He didn't contest the next state election from Versova Constituency in 1991. In 1999, 2004 & 2009, he was consecutively elected to the Assembly. In 2014 & 2019, he lost the polls.[7][8] He is a member of the Indian National Congress[9]

FilmographyEdit

Year Film Role Language
1985 Maujaan Dubai Diyan Punjabi
1983 Sweekar Kiya Maine Ajit Chhadha Hindi
1983 Putt Jattan De Sukha Punjabi
1981 Professor Pyarelal Hindi
1979 Naiyya Heera Hindi
1979 Mahi Munda Shera Punjabi
1978 Chor Ho To Aisa Police Inspector Hindi
1978 Namaskar Hindi
1978 Udeekan Punjabi
1977 Chaalu Mera Naam Hindi
1977 Wangaar Baldev 'Balli' Punjabi
1976 Raeeszada Hindi
1975 Badnaam Shamu Hindi
1975 Balak Aur Janwar Chander Hindi
1975 Gupt Shastra Umesh Hindi
1974 Thokar Shyamu Hindi
1973 Intezaar Hindi
1973 Prabhat Hindi
1972 Darar Hindi
1971 Sansar Shyam Hindi
1970 Umang Hindi
1969 Satyakam Sikh Gentleman Hindi

Offices heldEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://www.tribuneindia.com/2009/20091023/bathinda.htm
  2. ^ "Baldev Khosa Actor". imdb.com. Retrieved 19 April 2016.
  3. ^ "Complaint filed against MLA Baldev Khosa`s son". zeenews.india.com. Retrieved 19 April 2016.
  4. ^ "Baldev Khosa in Versova should have been replaced by a younger and dynamic candidate. He was beaten comprehensively by a lightweight, Bharati Lavekar of the BJP. Khosa, a veteran MLA". freepressjournal.in. Retrieved 19 April 2016.
  5. ^ "Dr Bharati Hemant Lavekar WINS by a margin of 26398 compared to his/her immediate rival Baldev Khosa of INC". newsreporter.in. Archived from the original on 21 December 2016. Retrieved 19 April 2016.
  6. ^ http://www.tribuneindia.com/2009/20091023/bathinda.htm
  7. ^ "Sitting MLA Baldev Khosa is seeking a fifth term for Congress". timesofindia.indiatimes.com/. Retrieved 19 April 2016.
  8. ^ "Baldev Khosa and Jagannath Achanna Shetty are the only two MLAs who never raised any question in the assembly". freepressjournal.in. Retrieved 19 April 2016.
  9. ^ "The latest in this long line of names is Andheri MLA Baldev Khosa". mid-day.com. Retrieved 19 April 2016.
  10. ^ "Versova (Maharashtra) Assembly Constituency Elections". elections.in. Retrieved 19 April 2016.
  11. ^ "From streets to screens. The sitting Congress MLA from the Versova constituency, Baldev Khosa". indianexpress.com. Retrieved 19 April 2016.

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