These Bollywood actors not only have polished acting skills, but they also have sharp minds as well. These actors have left a mark in Bollywood as well the line of entrepreneurship. In an industry where a new star is rising every week, it’s much better to rely on your business skills instead of hoping to maintain your position in Bollywood forever. No matter how great of an actor a person might be, it’s inevitable to face a dip in the career. So, the wisest decision is to invest money in the field where there is constant rise. Here is a list of Bollywood celebrities who are successful entrepreneurs as well.
Shahrukh Khan is the most successful entrepreneur in the film industry. His intellect is not involved only in movies but various investments as well. He owns a huge production house called Red Chillies Entertainment. All his movies are produced under this company, so he gets the direct share of the movies. Besides that, Shahrukh Khan is also an avid cricket fan. It led him to buy an IPL team. Despite the initial failure, Kolkata Knight Riders emerged out as one of the best cricket teams and brought a lot of revenue in SRK’s pocket.
Thanks to his intense knowledge regarding good physique, John Abraham has opened various gyms in different parts of the country. They brought enormous amount of income to him besides the revenue generated by his movies. He has also started his production house by the name of JA Entertainment. Vicky Donor was produced under the same banner, and it was a huge success. If John Abraham continued offering movies like Vicky Donor, his production house may become one of the most successful banners in the Bollywood industry.
Shilpa Shetty might not have well-established career in Bollywood, but her appearance in the International reality show, Big Brother, changed her life forever. She won the show. It was the turning point for her. She started actively pursuing the line of health and fitness which caused her to launch her DVDs. Besides that, she also invested into a chain of spas. Finally, her marriage with the successful entrepreneur, Raj Kundra, helped her to grow as a businesswoman even more. They bought the IPL team Rajasthan Royals, but it has dissolved now. Nonetheless, this pair of husband and wife know how to keep the ball rolling.
Ajay Devgn is as great a businessman as he is an actor. He has invested in Gujarat’s Charanaka solar project. Besides that, he also owns the production house, Ajay Devgn’s Films, under which Shivaay has been released recently. He has also invested a huge amount of money in 25 MW plant.
Arjun Rampal is a very intelligent entrepreneur. He owns the grand lounge, LAP, in Delhi. It’s one of the most luxurious lounges in the capital. Besides that, he also owns a successful event management firm by the name of Chasing Ganesha.