Bollywood actors who are also Successful Entrepreneurs
Some top Bollywood actors that are successful entrepreneurs too!
The cinema is considered, in addition to one of the main forms of art, a succulent and profitable business. This completely seems to be a profitable career with money and fame. But it seems that some Bollywood actors didn’t want to just stick to the fame they have tried hard and successfully ventured their creative business. Here we present some top Bollywood actors that are successful entrepreneurs too!
1. Shahrukh Khan
Shahrukh Khan (SRK) has emerged from a simple family as a phoenix rising from the ashes to become a superstar. "King Khan" is the absolute richest actor in the world.
In addition to his acting career, the superstar is also very successful as a film producer in Bollywood, including "Chennai Express" and "Happy New Year". Shah Rukh Khan invested his huge fortune in his own production companies "Dreamz Unlimited" and "Red Chillies" as well as in the cricket team "Knight Riders". He generates further income through appearances in commercials.
2. Shilpa Shetty Kundra
Shilpa Shetty Kundra, is an Indian film actress, entrepreneur, producer and former model. In addition to acting in films, Shetty is a prominent endorser of brands and products, and is a spokesperson for issues such as feminism and animal rights. Since February 2009, Shetty is co-owner of the Indian Premier League Rajasthan Royals cricket team. She became a film producer with the 2014 action film Dishkiyaaoon. She was the judge of the reality show Super Dancer of the Sony Entertainment channel (India).
3. Akshay Kumar
Rajiv Hari Om Bhatia, better known as Akshay Kumar, well-known bollywood actor, producer and martial artist. Apart from acting, Kumar launched the reality TV show Dare 2 Dance in 2014, and also owns the Khalsa Warriors team in the Kabaddi World League. In 2015, Kumar ranked 9th in Forbes' first global list of the highest paid actors in the world.
4. Preity Zinta
Preity Zinta, a dimple queen of bollywood, has written a series of columns for BBC News Online of South Asia, is a social activist, television presenter, and a constant stage actress. She is the founder of the production company PZNZ Media and together with her ex-boyfriend Ness Wadia, she co-owns the Kings XI Punjab cricket team of the Indian Premier League. She is known in the Indian media for openly and publicly expressing her opinions and what she thinks, causing occasional controversy.
5. John Abraham
John Abraham, recognized as a sex symbol of Bollywood. In 2012, Abraham produced his first film Vicky Donor, with many good reviews and a resounding success, making him worthy of the National Film Award for the best popular movie produced by Wholesome Entertainment. After this success he decided to establish his own production house, John Abraham Entertainment. His second film as a producer was Madras Cafe, which was critically acclaimed. In addition to his acting career, he co-owns the team of the North American soccer super league St United FC.
6. Priyanka Chopra
Priyanka Chopra is known for her philanthropic work. She has worked with UNICEF for the past ten years and was named UNICEF's national and global goodwill ambassador for children's rights in 2010 and 2016, respectively. As a singer she has released three singles. She is also the founder of the production company Purple Pebble Pictures, which launched the acclaimed comedy-drama Marathi language, Ventilador (2016).