There are a number of Bollywood actresses/actors who have a strong Family Bcakground, but that didn’t help them in taking off their careers. In an industry which constantly judges you over a botched makeup picture, a clumsy outfit or a bad selfie profile, maintaining their lifestyle would be an upheaval task.
But some of these flop stars decided not to keep waiting for their career to jump off or friends to cast them and instead, planned a backup for their income.
Look at these Bollywood stars who lived on the screen for short time but have a luxurious lifestyle:
- Celina Jaitly
This b-town beauty is married to a rich Austrian, Peter Haag. She is known for movies like Janasheen (2013) , Silsiilay (2005), No Entry (2005), and Golmaal Returns (2008). Her husband is owner of numerous hotel chains in Dubai and Singapore. The mother of four is also an active supporter of the LGBT community. In 2014, she earned alot through her singing debut in a video on gay rights titled ‘The Welcome‘.
2. Twinkle Khanna
In spite of being the daughter of a superstar Rajesh Khanna, she wasn’t able to spread her magic in bolyywood. Despite her genes, she gave multiple flops in her career which didn’t seem the right choice for her since the beginning. Twinkle decided to change her fate by writing novels and columns in newspapers, hence proving her worth and earning from their sales.
3. Abhishek Bachchan
Abhishek Bachchan could only make money through endorsements and commercial ads these days. You’ll always find him travelling to exotic locations with his super gorgeous wife Aishwarya or driving luxury cars. Abhishek’s net Worth is $31 million (Rs.206 Crores) and currently he is earning as a producer.
4. Amrita Arora
The actress’s husband is the director of a construction company based in Mumbai, called the Redstone Group. He’s worth millions and Amrita enjoys her good luck with regular trips abroad to luxury places. She lives a jet set lifestyle thanks to all the dealings with her husband’s good fortune.
5. Sushmita Sen
The stunning actress who took our breath away in ‘Main Hoon Na’ as a hot teacher, failed to make her mark in Bollywood with only films like Nirbaak (2015), Hindustan Ki Kasam (2008), Zor: Never Underestimate The Force (1998) etc. Even then, she charges around 3 crore for a film appearance. Just recently, she was in Dubai promoting a real estate brand Danube there as well as in Kuwait.
Sushmita Sen also runs a jewellery brand in Dubai and we can only guess that she must be earning so well from those sales.
6. Shilpa Shetty Kundra
She’s one actress who caused a storm after marrying a British Punjabi man who was already married and with a child. Shilpa’s expensive diamonds speak volumes of her rich life with Raj Kundra. Thanks to this union, she’s the owner of luxurious homes around the world, an army of house keepers, several business partnerships and earnings through her numerous Yoga videos online.she’s the co-owner of Groupco Developers and TMT Global and the IPL team Rajasthan Royals. Her tycoon husband also makes sure to pamper her with frequent holidays, after all he is worth 100 million dollars a year!
7. Ayesha Takia
She’s best known for Taarzan: The Wonder Car (2004), Socha Naa Tha (2004), Shaadi No 1 (2005) and Dor (2006). At 23, Takia settled for marriage with Farhan Azmi, a mega hotelier and son of politician Abu Azmi. She’s blessed with an influential surname and her hubby is powerful in terms of money, power and prestige.
Ayesha now lives a super luxurious life with her husband and son. She is also very active on social media and an active supporter for wildlife protection since years.
8. Kim Sharma
The cute Kim Sharma was seen only in ‘Mohabbatein’. The actress went on to marry Ali Punjani, a businessman based in Kenya but whispers say their marriage is broken. Thanks to her stressed marriage, her job was the CEO of Punjani’s chain of hotels in Kenya.
Right now, the 38-year-old is looking to establish her business in Mumbai to financially support herself. She is now a brand strategist and goes by the name Kimi Sharma (her real name).
9. Shamita Shetty
Shamita, who is the sister of super rich actress Shilpa Shetty, is best known for only her dream debut with Yash Raj Films’ ‘Mohabbatein‘, post which she said a good bye to good movies. Her films went unnoticed.
However, this Shetty is often seen in most expensive holiday destinations, carrying the most exclusive handbags and even globetrotting with her jet set sister. Maybe having a billionaire brother n law has earned her good luck charm as well!
10. Tusshar Kapoor
The son of legendary actor Jeetendra failed to make his mark but you’ll spot him with his luxury SUV car Range Rover (worth Rs 1.8 Crore) as if he’s got the most films in his kitty.
He made his debut in 2001 with the blockbuster ‘Mujhe Kucch Kehna Hai‘, a remake of the Telugu super hit Tholi Prema, along with Kareena Kapoor. His net worth is estimated to be $11 Million Dollars.
11. Jugal Hansraj
The ‘Masoom‘ actor often featured as a successful model for TV and print as a child. He appeared in notable ad campaigns such as Vicks Vaporub, Saffola, Nutramul. In films, Jugal featured in Papa Kehte Hain (1995), Mohabbatein (2002) , Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham (2001) etc. He served as writer and director for the 2008 computer-animated film Roadside Romeo which won National Film Award from the President of India for Best Director (Animation Film).
In September 2014, Jugal joined Dharma Productions as their Head of Creative Development.
12. Urmila Matondkar
She is one of the top leading Indian actresses who worked in the Telugu and Tamil films a well.
This versatile actress charges anything from 1 to 2 crore for a single Indian film appearance now. Also, she made a lot of earning by appearing in different television shows as a judge (Jhalak Dikhla Jaa Season 2) or host (TV reality show Waar Parivar). In the 90s, she was highest paid actresses who has received number of awards for her acting.
13. Manisha Koirala
Manisha Koirala played leading roles in more than 50 Bollywood movies and her net worth of 8 hundred million INR comes primarily from her acting career. Apart from acting, she has got several rich properties in Nepal and India.
Besides acting career, Manisha is actively involved in social organisations promoting women’s rights, violence against women, human trafficking of Nepal and involved in supporting earthquake victims of Nepal during 2015. She is a motivational speaker as well on cancer awareness., having got cleared herself of it in 2015.