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When Actors Become Leaders

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When Actors Become Leaders

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When Actors Become Leaders

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When Actors Become Leaders

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Politics in India today is chock-full of celebrities, mainly Bollywood stars in a mid-life career change. But politics is serious and requires wisdom and leadership. Actors should stick to what they’re best at – acting – and leave politics to those with knowledge and expertise.
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Everyone has a favourite movie star. From Bollywood to Hollywood, powerful acting can capture the imagination. But would you trust Salman Khan to fly an aeroplane? Or ask Tom Cruise to fix the plumbing?

Of course not. Pilots and plumbers require special skills and are trained to do a particular type of work. Actors have their own skill: acting. Shah Rukh Khan may be a great actor, but that doesn’t necessarily mean he’d make a great writer, builder, or financial consultant. So why do so many film stars think they can become a politician overnight?

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