Bollywood actors, movies and businesses! Yes, there are actors who have a successful side business. Who are they? Let’s find out.

Bollywood celebrities earn in crores with their movies and advertisements but did you know that many celebrities are also good in the world of businesses? Yes, from Shah Rukh Khan to Anushka Sharma who runs business ventures alongside working in the Bollywood industry. 

Let’s have a look at the list.

Shah Rukh Khan – Juhi Chawla’s Kolkata Knight Riders

Who doesn’t know the King Of Romance? He has a huge fan following not just in India, but internationally as well. SRK along with his friend and actress Juhi Chawla are the co-founders of Kolkata Knight Riders in IPL (Indian Premier League). In 2019, KKR’s value was estimated around ₹629 crore. 

Anushka Sharma’s NUSH

From being an actor to a producer and now a businesswoman, Sharma has proved herself in each domain. She launched her own brand NUSH in October 2017. It is a clothing line that is rendered personally by Sharma. She offers a hygge variety of chic collections, making it accessible and affordable to women who believe in comfortable fashion. It is said that her brand’s value is around ₹65 Crores. Her designs are also available on leading e-commerce sites like Amazon and Myntra. She also owns Clean State Production and has produced movies like Phillauri and Pari.

Anushka Sharma's NUSH collaborates with Tinkle Comics to promote Suppandi

Sushmita Sen’s Bengali Mashi’s Kitchen

Sen made a comeback with the OTT release Aarya, which was critically acclaimed and loved by the audience. From being Miss Universe to a single mom of 2 children, she is an inspiration for many. Sen is the owner of the restaurant in Mumbai ‘Bangali Mashi’s Kitchen which serves Bengali food at a decent price. She is also an owner of the production company called ‘Tantra Entertainment’. She also runs a hospital chain under the name of Sensazione. All in all, she is a great businesswoman. 

Mashi's Kitchen sushmita Sen

Suniel Shetty

After a successful career in Bollywood, Suniel Shetty entered the world of business ‘Mischief Dining Bar’ and ‘Club H2O’. Club H2O is quite popular among Bollywood stars and celebrities. He has different restaurants and bars in various cities of the country. He is also the owner of a production house ‘Popcorn Entertainment’ which produced movies like Khel, Loot, Bhagam Bhag and Mission Istanbul. He also owns 50% shares of Hakim Aalim’s salons.

Actor Suniel Shetty Invests in Healthtech Startup That Pioneers in  Epigenetic Lifestyle Modification

Twinkle Khanna

Although she didn’t have a good career in Bollywood, she made a comeback and stayed in the news for her writing books and entering the business world. Twinkle Khanna runs a candle business with her mother Dimple Kapadia which operates in India and across the globe as well. She proved her prowess in writing and her articles also got featured in the columns of Times Of India and DNA. Her first novel Mrs Funnybones released in 2015 which gained appreciation.

twinkle Khanna

John Abraham’s various ventures

Handsome Hunk and Bollywood heartthrob John Abraham has given massive hits in Bollywood and is also hit in the world of business. He produced the movie ‘Vicky Donor’ which starred Ayushmann Khurana and Yami Gautam under his production banner JA Productions. He also owns Fat Abraham Burger restaurant in New Delhi. He also owns the football team – Mumbai Angels. 

John Abraham ventures

Salman Khan’s Being Human

Chulbul Pandey of Bollywood is not just a successful actor, but also a producer and businessman as well. He is also involved in various ventures and endorsements. He owns a clothing brand with the name ‘Being Human’.Being Human is also a charitable organisation that works in the field of education and healthcare. His business operates in various cities and is popular among the masses. He also holds 5% shares in the company Yatra. 

Hrithik Roshan’s HRX

He started his career with the blockbuster movie ‘Kaho Na Pyaar Hai’ and has delivered massive hits in the world of movies. He owns HRX which is a famous sport clothing brand. It has sold its majority of the stake to the leading e-commerce platform, Myntra.

Being a fitness freak himself, he also owns a gym called Centre Cult and holds equity stake in a gym in Bangalore which is called  Curefit. 


There are a lot of people who own businesses, but very few make it to the top. These Bollywood celebrities have proved that they are not just good actors, but also successful businessmen. 

What are your views? Also, drop in the names of the celebrities who have a successful side business and are not mentioned in the above list!