It is always a starry life that actors in the Bollywood industry enjoy. However, life is not always a bed of roses. Celebrity status comes at a price, and they have to take all the risks and chances of life when the sunlight shines on them. There are many actors who have risen to prominence through their acting cred, but they have also made sure that they have a good balance in the savings they make for themselves and their families.
Usually, these Bollywood actors go into secondary investments and professions that actually give them great success. So here we name the best Bollywood personalities who have succeeded in various fields of work, which they have invested as a side business.
So take a look here.
Shah Rukh Khan
Shah Rukh Khan, the Badshah of Bollywood has never been solely dependent on his acting repertoire to earn money. He has a very definite entrepreneurial spirit and has gone down big avenues to cash in where it counts. He is a co-owner of the Indian Premier League cricket team Kolkata Knight Riders. He owns the Kolkata Knight Riders team IPL team in 2008 in partnership with actress Juhi Chawla who is also his co-star in many movies. Shah Rukh is also co-chairman of Red Chillies Entertainment, which produces movies and offers visual effects and animation services.
Priyanka Chopra Jonas
Priyanka Chopra Jonas, married to Nick Jonas, recently opened an Indian cuisine restaurant named SONA in New York. The restaurant has a private dining room named Mimi’s, which is actually Priyanka’s nickname. The restaurant gets rave reviews and Priyanka does a great job there.
Ajay Devgn has an entrepreneurial spirit. He invested with Roha Group in Charnka Solar Project in Gujarat which started in 2011. Ajay Devgan also owns his own film production company named Ajay Devgan films in 2000. He also owns a VFX studio.
The beautiful Karisma Kapoor alias Lolo has set up her own business. she owns an e-commerce portal that sells Baby and Mother products.
Salman Khan produces films in addition to being an actor. He is also involved in the business enterprise which includes competitive sport, endorsements and branded clothing. Her clothing brand “Being Human” which operates dozens of outlets in different cities selling fashion accessories and clothes is gaining popularity day by day. Brand Being Human is also licensed from Mandhana Retail Ventures. Salman Khan also owns a 5% stake in Yatra.com.
Hrithik Roshan has sold the majority stake in his fashion brand HRX to online shopping portal Myntra, owned by Flipkart. Fitness apparel brand Hrithik Roshan, fitness fan, HRX, launched in 2013 and is rolled out online on Myntra as well as in physical retail stores. He also owns a gym in Mumbai named Cult Center and has a stake in the Bangalore-based Curefit gym.
Abhishek Bachchan is the owner of Indian Pro Kabaddi League team Jaipur Pink Panthers which won the first ever Pro Kabaddi league championships in 2014. He co-bought Indian Super League football team Chennaiyin FC and in 2015, Chennaiyin FC won the Indian Super League. .
Sushmita is the owner of a restaurant in Mumbai “Bangali Mashi’s Kitchen” which serves a variety of Bengali dishes at a low price. Sushmita also owns a jewelry store in Dubai, run by her mother. She also owns a production company called “Tantra Entertainment”. Sushmita opened a chain of hotels and spas under his company Sensazione.
Shilpa also owns her production company which produced a film Dishkiyaoon in 2014 but the film could not do well at the Box Office.
He owns a ‘Mischief Dining Bar’ and a ‘Club H2O’ which has several branches in Mumbai. Club H2O is famous among Bollywood stars and other famous personalities. also started his own production company named Popcorn Entertainment. He also owns many gyms across India and also owns Mischief which is a chain of shops spread across the length and breadth of Mumbai. Suniel Shetty, he even ventured into the design and development of luxury real estate projects through his company S2 Reality. He is also a television presenter and is said to have a 50% share in Hakim Aalim’s salons.
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