Our favourite Bollywood celebrities have won our hearts on-screen due to their immeasurable talent. However, a lesser-known fact about them is that they have immeasurable talent in other areas as well. Many celebrities have also started their own business ventures.
Here are the diversified business ventures of some Bollywood celebrities.
King Khan has started the film production, distribution, and VFX company, Red Chillies Entertainment, along with wife Gauri Khan. The actor also owns a 50% stake in the IPL team, Kolkata Knight Riders.
The actress is an active investor, investing in Furlenco, an online furniture renting platform, Purplle- a marketplace for beauty products, and Epigamia- a yoghurt maker. She has also launched All About You with Myntra, which is her private fashion label.
The actor owns a production house, Popcorn Entertainment Private Limited. He is also the owner of Mischief Dining Bar and Club H20 in Mumbai, along with owning a home lifestyle and luxury furniture store. In 2019, the actor also invested in Fittr, a Pune-based online health and fitness start-up.
In 2000, the actor started his production house, Ajay Devgan Ffilms, which has produced hits like Total Dhamaal, Singham, Bol Bachhan, and Tanhaji. Later, in 2015, he started a visual effects company, NY VFXWAALA. The actor has also invested in Gujarat’s Charanka solar project.
The actress owns numerous spas and salons, called Iosis. She also used to have a stake in the IPL team, Rajasthan Royals. Additionally, the actress launched a fitness yoga DVD that was very well received.
The fit actor launched a lifestyle brand, HRX, back in 2012. The brand is now valued at 200 crores, with its focus on apparel and footwear. He has also invested in CureFit, a well-known fitness start-up.
The actor has co-founded a crowdfunding site, Ketto, along with his friends. Ketto helps individuals and NGOs raise money for personal, social, and creative causes. Since its launch, it has raised a whopping 500 crores.
The actor is a successful business owner, with investments in two sports franchises. In the Pro Kabaddi League, he owns the team Jaipur Pink Panthers. In the Indian Super League, he co-owns the football team, Chennaiyin FC.
The actor owns a premium lounge-bar-restaurant, Lap-The Lounge, in Delhi. He also runs an event management company, Changing Ganesha.
The actor produced his first film, Vicky Donor, in 2012, which was a critical and commercial hit. Post this, he established his production house, John Abraham Entertainment. He also owns NorthEast United FC, an Indian Super League football team.
She started The White Window, an interior design firm in Mumbai, designing the houses of many Bollywood celebrities. She also co-owns a production house, Grazing Goat Pictures, and has written books and columns in leading newspapers.