BETTIAH, Jan. 9 -- Famous Bhojpuri actor and singer, Khesari Lal Yadav, known for his proximity with RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav, has rubbished the speculation that he was being wooed by the party to contest the elections from the Maharajganj Lok Sabha seat in Bihar.

"I am an artiste and that's it," said Yadav.

Speculation was rife about the singer's candidature from Maharajganj after his picture with RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav went viral on social media last year.

"I have great respect for Laluji. But nothing much should be read in our meeting," Khesari said on phone from Mumbai. "Such meetings are bound to take place in future too as I share personal bonding and hence political gossip should be disregarded."

Khesari Lal Yadav is a Bh...