The Veteran, yesteryear Actress Sheela who done more than 450 films in Malayalam, Kannada, Telugu and Tamil has announced her intention to join congress party. Sheela said the political entry was not for fame or positions, but with the desire to work for the people, especially for the cause of women. She met Defence Minister A.K. Antony at his home in New Delhi. She won the national award as second best actor in 2005 for her performance in the film Akale directed by Shyamaprasad.