Apart from an acting career, many Bollywood celebrities have found success in their business ventures. Joining the league of many others are actors Akshay Kumar, Shilpa Shetty and Sonakshi Sinha along with Shilpa's husband Raj Kundra, who have come together to launch India's first celebrity teleshopping channel.
The channel will be titled Best Deal TV and would be soon launched in India. The upcoming channel will have full-fledged teleshopping network, where celebs will get a chance to create their own brands and share profits with the channel.
Meanwhile, many other celebrities, including Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan, Aamir Khan, Twinkle Khanna among others also own successful business ventures.
Check out the list of Bollywood celebs and their businesses below:
Shah Rukh Khan
Shah Rukh and his wife Gauri are the owners of the Bollywood production company Red Chillies Entertainment. Shah Rukh also owns the Indian Premier League team Kolkata Knight Riders, in partnership with actress Juhi Chawla and her husband Jay Mehta. He also has 26% shares in international family entertainment center KidZania in Mumbai.
Salman Khan is the CEO of "Being Human" NGO and also owns the production company Salman Khan Productions.
Shilpa owns the perfume brand S2 and is also a partner of the IOSIS spa chain in Mumbai. Shilpa and her business tycoon husband Raj own the IPL team Rajasthan Royals.
Apart from many gyms, restaurants and other luxury real estate projects in Mumbai, Sunil also owns the production company Popcorn Entertainment and boutique series Mischief.
The former Miss Universe has a jewelry retail store in Dubai and owns the production company Tantra Entertainment.
Twinkle owns The White Window interior design store in Mumbai and has done interiors for Rani Mukerji, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Poonam Bajaj and Reema Sen's flats.
The former Miss Universe owns the production company Bheegi Basanti apart from her sari collection with Chabbra 555.
Amitabh Bachchan, John Abraham, Aamir Khan, Akshay Kumar
Big B owns the Amitabh Bachchan Corporation Limited (ABCL), which has produced popular films like "Paa" and "Major Saab" among others.
While John is the owner of JA Entertainment, which has produced "Vicky Donor" and "Madras Cafe", Aamir owns the Aamir Khan Productions, which have produced many successful films, like "Taare Zamin Par", "Lagaan" and others.
Akshay Kumar and his wife Twinkle Khanna own the Hari Om Entertainment production house, which has "OMG – Oh My God", "Holiday: A Soldier is Never Off Duty" and many other films to its credit.