Sources informed Shakil Khan is running for the nomination from Awami League for the constituency, Bagerhat-3 (Mongla-Rampal).
On Saturday morning, he collected the nomination papers for the upcoming Jatiya Sangsad elections from Awami League President Sheikh Hasina's Dhanmondi political office.
Earlier, Shakil Khan showed a motor rally around Gourmava Bazar in Rampal upazila and started formal election campaign in Rampal upazila including Chaksree, Pabantala, Faylahat and Bagha areas.
Meanwhile, the actor wants votes for the Boat by distributing leaflets accompanied with local Awami League, Jubo League, and several BCL activists.
During the campaign, Shakil told, “Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina asked me to work in the area; accordingly, I was going to the people and campaigning.”
“I would ask for nomination to the leader, she will nominate me or anyone else; I will work with him.” He also said.