The late Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan had a brush with Bollywood when son Chirag was keen to be an actor. In 2011, Chirag made his Bollywood debut opposite Kangana Ranaut in Miley Naa Miley Hum, which was produced by TV actor-producer Anuj Saxena, best remembered for his show, Kkusum.

The film, helmed by Tanveer Khan, also featured Neeru Bajwa and Sagarika Ghatge. It proved to be a damp squib and Chirag preferred to go back to Bihar and follow in his father’s footsteps.

Ram Vilas Paswan breathed his last on Thursday night at a Delhi hospital, where he had been admitted for several days. He underwent heart surgery last weekend. The news of his death was announced by Chirag Paswan.

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