Top 10 Bollywood Actresses Who Turned Producers

Top 10 Bollywood Actresses Who Turned Producers Hindi Article

Actresses in Bollywood, are known to be good at multi-tasking. Be it juggling film projects in Bollywood and Hollywood at the same time, or acting and singing at the same time. Here we bring to you the list of beauties who tried their hands at being producers.

1. Anushka Sharma

She debuted in Bollywood with ‘ Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi’ alongside Shah Rukh Khan. Since then there has been no looking back for Anushka. She has delivered several hits. She turned producer with ‘ NH 10’ in which she was also in the lead role. The film did good at the box office and received huge appreciation. She is the youngest actress in Bollywood to turn producer.

2. Preity Zinta

She had a pretty successful career as a model and an actress. She even enjoyed success as the owner of the IPL team Kings XI Punjab along with ex-boyfriend Ness Wadia. But things did not seem to be in her favour when she donned the producer’s hat for the movie ‘ Ishkq In Paris’. She was the lead in the movie along with Rhehan Malliek. The movie failed badly.

3. Shilpa Shetty

Shilpa Shetty turned producer for the movie ‘ Dishkiyaoon’ along with Sunita Lulla. She even performed an item song in the movie. The movie garnered neither the audience’s response nor the box office collection. The movie was a comedy about the underworld.

4. Juhi Chawla

This beauty queen won several hearts with her movies and the never fading smile. She turned to production by teaming up with Aziz Mirza and Shah Rukh Khan, and the production banner was called Dreamz Unlimited. ‘ Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani’ was released under this production and it failed miserably.

5. Lara Dutta

Former beauty queen Lara Dutta has given hits like ‘ Partner’, ‘ No Entry’ and many more. She turned producer with the movie ‘ Chalo Dilli’, which did fairly well at the box office and also received critical acclaim. Her production house is named Bheegi Basanti.

6. Dia Mirza

This model turned actress does not have many movies to her credit. She opened her production house with Zayed Khan under the name - Born Free and the first movie produced was ‘ Love Breakups Zindagi’ in which both of them acted but the movie failed. After that they came up with ‘ Bobby Jasoos’, hoping that it would deliver success but it too met the same fate as the previous one.

7. Ameesha Patel

She became a sensation with ‘Kaho Naa… Pyaar Hai’ and after that ‘Gadar: Ek Prem Katha’. But her career did not last for long, and she soon disappeared. She turned producer with the movie ‘ Desi Magic’ under the production banner of Ameesha Patel Productions, but the movie failed at the box office and also did not receive audience’s response.

8. Manisha Koirala

This Nepali beauty rose to fame with her role in movies like ‘Bombay’, ‘Mann’, ‘Saudagar’ and many more. After taking time off from acting, she ventured into production with the movie ‘ Paisa Vasool’ but it was highly unsuccessful.

9. Pooja Bhatt

Hailing from a renowned family of producers and directors, it was obvious for her to take up the role of a producer. She acted in several Bollywood movies before turning to production. She has produced films such as ‘ Dushman’, ‘Zakhm’, ‘Jism’ and ‘ Jism 2’ and many more.

10. Hrishitaa Bhatt

She debuted with ‘ Asoka’, alongside Shah Rukh Khan but that did not help her reach new heights in her career. She did some movies in Bollywood after that and even tried her hands in the South movie industry, but nothing worked. She turned producer with the movie ‘Shakal Pe Mat Jaa’ and failed yet again.