<!– /11440465/Dna_Article_Middle_300x250_BTF –>Actor Rahul Roy, best known for his lead role in 1990 romantic blockbuster ‘Aashiqui’, joined the Bharatiya Janata Party on Saturday, adding to the long list of personalities from the entertaining industry who have become a part of the saffron party.Roy joined the BJP at its Ashoka Road headquarters in the presence of Union Minister Vijay Goel and party’s media incharge Anil Baluni.”The way Narendra Modi ji and Amit Shah ji have been taking the country forward and the way the perspective of the world towards India has changed in the past two years is remarkable. I am elated to have taken this decision,” he Roy said.Tha actor also sang the popular song “Saanson ki zaroorat hai jaise” from Aashiqui.A former model, Roy began his acting career with Mahesh Bhatt’s Aashiqui. In 2006, he was a part of the first season of TV game show Bigg Boss.Meanwhile, Twitterati went wild, with many trolling the BJP over the development.While a tweet said that now BJP had no dearth of acting talents in its fold, another said people who accused the BJP of not doing anything for the unemployed were wrong.

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Rahul Roy of ‘Aashiqui’ fame joins BJP; lauds Modi, Shah