The beautiful Indian female stars of Bollywood are well-known for their contribution to the film industry in the country also they provide glamour and sophistication both on and off-screen.

However, that is only one part of the Bollywood women’s success story. Many of these talented stars have also succeeded in the business world as well.

These famous Bollywood female stars have all taken their dedication into the business world and succeeded away from the screen just as they did on it.

Shilpa Shetty:

Bollywood Actresses Who are Successful Business Women

From being a fitness expert to being a successful businesswoman. Over the years, Shilpa has definitely kept busy. She does also venture out into completely different industries – she has launched her own perfume brand and bought a stake in the IPL team Rajasthan Royals.

She has furthered her involvement in the hospitality industry by investing in Chronicle Beach Club in Goa. She has been instrumental in changing the venue from being predominantly a nightclub to concentrating on providing a healthy and varied menu to visitors throughout the day.

Preity Zinta:

Bollywood Actresses Who are Successful Business Women

She has taken steps to secure success outside of Bollywood. A major step into the business world came when Preity became co-owner of Kings XI Punjab in the IPL. She was the first woman to do so as well as being the youngest IPL owner. This is an impressive entrepreneurial achievement for the well-known Bollywood star.

Sushmita Sen:

Bollywood Actresses Who are Successful Business Women

Sushmita Sen is a former Miss Universe who is also famous for her Bollywood roles. Away from the big screen, she has succeeded in developing a career as an entrepreneur. This includes the launching of a production company Tantra Entertainment. Sushmita Sen also owns a jewelry retail business in Dubai as well as a chain of hotels and spas.

Lara Dutta:

Bollywood Actresses Who are Successful Business Women

Lara Dutta became well-known as a former Miss Universe and a Bollywood actress Now, she has become successful in the business world as well. Lara launched her own skincare brand “Arias”. The brand aims to address the skincare needs of women and is based on Lara’s experience in the worlds of film and modeling.

 Deepika Padukone:

Bollywood Actresses Who are Successful Business Women

After setting up KA Enterprises, she has invested in start-ups like Furlenco, an online furniture rental platform, Purplle- a beauty products marketplace, and Epigamia- a yogurt maker backed by French food products giant Danone. Padukone also has launched a fashion private label brand ‘All About You with Myntra.

Malaika Arora, Bipasha Basu and Sussanne Khan:

Bollywood Actresses Who are Successful Business Women

In a collaborative effort, they have started an online lifestyle and fashion brand, which is known as The Label Life. Apart from this, Sussanne Khan is a reputed interior designer and Basu is known for her fitness DVDs.