As every time, some filmy celebrities have tested their luck in elections this time. But luck smiled on some while fate ridiculed some. Nandamuri Balakrishna who is facing the first election of his life sailed away with an easy win. His Ex-costar Roja who lost two elections already became lucky for the third time. Producers Murali Mohan, Maganti Babu and Kodali Nani emerged victorious. While Murali Mohan and Maganti Babu won as MPs, Nani won his Gudivada MLA seat for the third time.
Coming to the losers, Character artist Hema (from JSP), Villain GV (from Congress), Producer Chengala Venkat Rao (from YSR Congress) did not have a reason to smile. Director Puri Jagannadh’s brother, Uma Ganesh Shankar also lost contesting from Narsipatnam MLA. The ace director even campaigned for his brother. Also Jaya Sudha lost in Secunderabad while her costar Jaya Pradha lost in Bijnor, Uttar Pradesh. Former comedian Babu Mohan sprang out a surprise defeating Ex-Deputy CM, Damodar Raja Narasimha.