They love camera, fame and money; acting might also be their passion! But they know their passion doesn’t have a long term guarantee. Nowadays, many small screen actors have ventured into an alternative business for their security.
Apart from acting, many popular celebrities including Ronit Roy, Mohit Mallik, Himmanshoo Malhotra, Hiten Tejwani, Nandish Sandhu, Aashka Goradia, Chetan Hansraj, Sumeet Raghavan and many are playing a vital role in their own business sector.
Arjun is one of the owners of BCL team, Mumbai Tigers. Arjun said, “I have a wine shop in Andheri. My dad had started this business and I am just continuing with it. Also, I am stake holder in Mumbai Tigers and also planning to invest money in other sectors too. If all goes well, I will soon start an event company with my close friend. But it is at the initial stage.”
Nandish Sandhu has invested his money by owning a Cricket team in Box Cricket League. In an interview, Nandish says, “Since childhood, I was crazy for Cricket and now owning a cricket team gives me a proud feeling as I myself love cricket and today I own a team. But it is a very big responsibility to own a team because you have to make sure that your team have faith in you and doesn’t regret that they have joined my team. I have also done hotel management and so have invested in a restaurant too.”
He owns Ace Security and Protection agency. It mainly caters to Bollywood actors like Salman Khan, Aamir Khan, Mithun Chakraborty, Amitabh Bachchan and Shahrukh Khan
Bigg Boss 8 winner Gautam Gulati is all set to invest his hard earned money into a club situated in Delhi. Confirming about it, Gautam Gulatis’s elder brother, Mohit Gulati says, “Yes, we are ready to open a pub in Delhi named, ‘RSVP’. We are still working on it and if all works on time, the inaugration will happen soon.”
Karan Kundra owns a call center named ‘Bill Corp’ in Jalandar which deals with infractural facilities. In an interview, Karan Kundra says, “Since, most of my time is occupied with my acting career, its my dad who takes care of our other business. We have a BPO and are also into construction business.”
Mishal Raheja owns a company called Party Hard Drivers, said to be the first company in the country that specialises in providing drivers at night.
Shabbir owns a production house called, ‘Flying Turtles’ along with his friends.
The beautiful lady has ventured in to the beverage industry. Her company provides traditional golas with purely homemade flavours.
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