Top 10 Bollywood Actress Who Earn Far More Than Acting From Their Side Business

Salena Harshini |Nov 07, 2020

From Sonam Kapoor to Anushka Sharma, these Bollywood beauties are just talented in acting but also has a knack for business investment. Even when they are not releasing any movie, they could earn a great deal from their side businesses.

Our beautiful Bollywood ladies may be riding high on their current success or have stepped back from the limelight to focus on other things in their lives, but the parallel that they share is their successful business. From Anushka Sharma to Sunny Leone, here is the list of side business of Bollywood actress that you may have not known about.

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Guess who makes the most money from their side business?

1. Sonam Kapoor

Sonam Kapoor and her sister Rhea joined hands to launch Rheson fashion label in May 2017. Sonam shared,

“Rheson is not just a celebrity label- it is high-street fashion brand by two sisters who happen to be in the Indian movie business and we continuously invest and plan to grow the brand to make it India’s leading homegrown high-street fashion brand.”

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Daughter of Anil Kapoor is also a hi-fashion businesswoman.

2. Shilpa Shetty

Another admirable side business of Bollywood actress belongs to Shilpa Shetty. The beautiful and bold star involves in profit generation undertakings most of which are bankrolled by Raj Kundra, her husband. After the couple sold the stakes for Rajasthan Royals’ IPL team out after Raj was pledged guilty of placing bets, Shilpa Shetty engaged in other ventures of her spouse.

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Shilpa Shetty invests in a variety of fields and most of them succeed.

She also founded her film production company, co-owns the Indian spa and salon chain called Iosis. Moreover, the actress released her fitness Yoga DVD in 2015 and collected overwhelming responses. She is now also quite active on TV with being the judge of numerous reality shows. So all in all, she is not only an actress but also a producer, businesswoman, TV host, and model.

3. Sushmita Sen

Beauty queen turned actress Sushmita Sen is also an efficient businesswoman. She definitely has a flourishing side business of Bollywood actress after launching a production firm that goes by the title of Tantra Entertainment.

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Her sizzling body is an advantage to promote her spa franchise.

She also is the owner of a Dubai-based jewelry retail store managed by her mom. Sushmita Sen also opened a chain of spas and hotels under Sensazione, her company.

3. Twinkle Khanna

Twinkle Khanna may not be seen as an actress anymore but she surely has one of the most successful side business of Bollywood actress. She and her mother Dimple Kapadia run a candle business that earns lots of money. Their candle venture not just operates in Indian markets but they also export in lots of other nations, too.

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Twinkle Khanna is much more than a supportive wife of Akshay Kumar.

Moreover, Twinkle Khanna began an interior designing company called The White Window in Mumbai. Her firm took giant strides and she was back again in the reckoning. Twinkle Khanna also owns a unique flair for writing and columns have appeared in famous newspapers like The Times of India and DNA.

The wife of Akshay Kumar may be the most hardworking lady in the town because she is also an author whose debut novel, Mrs. Funnybones, also sold more than 1 Lacs copies around the world. The 2015 work made her the highest-selling female author of that year. Her second book, The Legend of Lakshmi Prasad, also made it to Amazon’s No.2.

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Her books are loved by children worldwide.

She also works as a movie producer and produced 8 movies now, including the hit film Padman starring her husband.

5. Lara Dutta

Lara Dutta added yet another feather to her cap by becoming a movie producer. She started her production company, Bheegi Basanti in 2011 and produced Chalo Dill featuring herself and Vinay Pathak. It turned out an average grosser at the box-office.

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It turns out Lara Dutta is more successful in business than her acting career.

Lara Dutta also had her sari collection collaborated with Chabbra 555 while owned a fitness DVD in her kitty. It seems enough sources for lots of money.

6. Karisma Kapoor

Post her successful B-town innings, Karishma aka Lolo began her own side venture. She runs a reputed e-commerce portal that sells mother and baby care products. She invested in the business and made quite a great sum from it.

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Unlike other celebrities who often promote cosmetics, Karishma pays attention to mama-babycare products.

7. Malaika Arora

Malaika Arora, along with being an actress, a dancer, a TV judge, presenter, also enjoys an enviable side business of Bollywood actress. She was in collaboration with Sussanne Khan and Bipasha Basu to make an online sartorial website called The Label Life. Malaika is the style editor for clothing on this site.

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As a fashionista, no doubt Malaika Arora is successful in her clothing business.

9. Preity Zinta

The dimpled beauty has brought about multiple hits in her acting career and her achievements also range to IPL business. Owning a Criminal Psychology degree, pretty Preity has a lot more attainments in her kitty.

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Preity Zinta is no stranger to the business world.

She is also an activist, a columnist, and the IPL team Kings of Punjab’s co-founder. The actress is a rising businesswoman and a flawless paragon of beauty with brains.

9. Anushka Sharma

Besides acting and producing films, the top famous and highest-paid actress in town also designed her own women apparel line called Nush. In October 2017, she announced her new business and shared it is the second entrepreneurial project after Clean Slate Films. With her strong capital base and full support from hubby Virat Kohli, Anushka's investment is one of the most prominent side business of Bollywood actress in the list.

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The mother-to-be Anushka is also a gifted entrepreneur.

10. Sunny Leone

Sunny Leone has become a known actress, singer, and dancer to the Indian audience but she does not stop there. The sizzling stunner is also the representative face of adult store IMBesharam which launched on 1 September 2012. A diversity of products are sold in the store such as lingerie, swimwear, adult products, party wear, lifestyle accessories, footwear, and more.

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With a modest starting point, Sunny Leone now make heads turn for her business venture.

Sunny Leone whose investment line also consists of fragrances, a short story based on the web, a box league cricket franchise, and an online game, also keenly looked at other categories like shoes, apparel along with her line of products. Her venture is called Lust, a perfume range launched in Dubai.

For the unversed, she is now focusing on her cosmetics line which started with liners, glosses, and lipsticks.

Above is the list of most prominent side business of Bollywood actress. Should you want to support your idol, you may find their products to purchase online or at the shops.

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