Being an actor is a challenging profession. Only a few celebrities can sustain their stardom in the film industry. Understanding the facets of the job, many artists invest in starting a new business venture to (or “intending to”) have an additional source of income. Some actors despite ruling in the industry also aspire to reach greater heights and put their earned money in starting or investing in new business ventures.
So, have a look on Bollywood star actors, who are successful entrepreneurs-
Shah Rukh Khan-
Badshah Khan, who is still ruling in the film industry is equally successful in his business ventures. He owns a production, distribution and visual effects house called as Red Chillies Entertainment, which produced many super hit films like
Main Hoon Na,
Om Shanti Om,
Chennai Express, Raees, etc. King Khan is also co-owner of IPL team Kolkata Knight Riders along with
Juhi Chawla and
Jay Mehta. Indeed, SRK’s business ventures are also as successful as his films.
Singham actor Ajay Devgan has invested in 25 MW Charanka Solar project in Gujarat. The project was set up in the tenure of eight months, and the plant has been operating since December 31, 2011. Ajay Devgan also owns a production house called Ajay Devgn FFilms. His production house has produced films like Raju Chacha, All the best, U, me aur hum. He has also directed films like U, Me Aur Hum, and Shivaay.
Suniel Shetty is an established actor as well as an established business man. The actor owns restaurants named as Club H20 and Mischief Dining bar in Mumbai. Both of his restaurants are doing well. He also has gyms spread all over in India. Suniel Shetty has a part of 50% stake in Hakim Amla’s salon. Suniel Shetty has invested his money in many businesses from production house to Liquor, Boutique to fashion and real estate.
John Abraham has a cult of fan following for his body and acting skills. John Abraham is a qualified businessman with his Master’s degree in Management studies. John has properties around the world, and his businesses are profitable too. John is known to be a fitness freak, so he has a gym in Pune which spread over 15,000 sq ft. John Abraham has heavily invested in real estate.
Mithun Chakraborty –
Veteran actor and dancing star Mithun Da has done around 300 films, and is among the finest actors Bollywood ever had. He is also an entrepreneur; Mithun Da has a chain of luxury hotels named as “Monarch group of Hotels.” He has hotels in Ooty, Tamil Nadu and Masinagudi besides Mysore. Mithun Da judges reality shows and also had stints in politics too. His business is worth to crores.
Arjun Rampal has also stepped into the world of business. He has launched his lounge bar restaurant LAP in Delhi. His bar has been designed by
Tarun Tahiliani and Rohit Bahl. Arjun Rampal also owns an event management company named as Chasing Ganesha.
Salman Khan is the king of the Box-office, as most of his films have entered into 100 crores plus club. He has earned big bucks of money from various stints such as from hosting Reality tv show
Bigg Boss to having his own production house to endorsing different brands. Salman Khan has invested his hard-earned money for the well-being of people with his NGO called
The actor does not have successful stint in Bollywood and he is not worried about it. He had an alternate business plan and opened up his restaurant Crepe which has branches all over the country. He also has retail line Cool Mall Merchandise.
Ronit Roy has successful stint in both Television and in Bollywood. He has been performing well in big screen with many super hit films like 2 states, Udaan, Boss, Kaabil. Ronit Roy also owns a security service protection. This agency provides security to many big stars like SRK, Mithun Da,
Anil Kapoor –
Anil Kapoor has evolved as a successful actor in the film industry. He tasted success in Bollywood and also making efforts to shine as an entrepreneur too. He launched his media and entertainment company Antila Ventures in Dubai. Anil Kapoor also has a production house.