There are several Bollywood celebs who despite having a strong family background, weren’t able to take off their careers. We all know that it’s not that easy to sustain a successful career in B-town. Bollywood industry is something that constantly judges you over a botched makeup picture, a clumsy outfit or a bad selfie profile and maintaining their lifestyle would be an upheaval task.
But some of these flop B-town 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.
So today we have come up with a list of some Bollywood stars who lived on the screen for a short time but are still having a luxurious lifestyle:
1. Celina Jaitly
This elegant actress is married to a rich Austrian, ‘Peter Haag’. She is well- known for her movies like Janasheen (2013), Silsiilay (2005), No Entry (2005), and Golmaal Returns (2008). Her husband is the Group Director of Marketing for “Emaar Hospitality Group” and also owns numerous hotel chains in Dubai and Singapore. She is the mother of four who is also an active supporter of the LGBT community. In 2014, she earned fame through her singing debut in a video on gay rights titled ‘The Welcome‘. And as for now despite going through many ups and downs in her life and she is finally living a joyful life filled with love and care.
2. Twinkle Khanna
Despite being the daughter of superstar “Rajesh Khanna” and wife of renowned “Akshay Kumar”, she wasn’t able to spread her magic in Bollywood. Regardless of 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 isn’t seen frequently on the big screen and even wasn’t able to make money through endorsements and commercial ads these days. The last time Abhishek made to screen was in Anurag Basu’s film Manmarziyaan in 2018. Even after being the son of superstar duo Amitabh and Jaya Bachchan, he failed to establish his career as a successful actor. You’ll always find him traveling to exotic locations or driving luxury cars with his dazzling wife Aishwarya Rai Bachchan. Abhishek’s net Worth is $35 million as of the year 2019 and currently, he is earning as a producer. Apart from this, the actor is caught up in other projects such as maintaining his Pro Kabaddi League franchise team Jaipur Pink Panthers and his Indian Super League football team.
4. Amrita Arora
The actress’s husband Shakeel Ladak is the director of a construction company based in Mumbai, called the “Redstone Group” and is also the owner of “Courtyard by Marriott”. He is worth millions and Amrita enjoys her good fortune with regular trips abroad to luxury places. She lives a jet-set lifestyle due to the dealings with her husband’s good fortune. Apart from this, the duo is blessed with 2 sons Azaan and Rayaan.
5. Sushmita Sen
The stunning actress who took our breath away with her performance and looks in the film ‘Main Hoon Na’ as a hot teacher, but failed to make her mark in Bollywood. She did a number of films like Nirbaak (2015), Hindustan Ki Kasam (2008), Zor: Never Underestimate The Force (1998), etc. Even then, she charges around 3 crores for a film appearance. Recently, she was spotted in Dubai and Kuwait promoting a real estate brand Danube. Besides this, she also runs a jewelry brand in Dubai and we can only guess that she must be earning so well from those sales.
6. Shilpa Shetty Kundra
She’s the actress who created a blizzard after marrying a British Punjabi man who was already married and even had a child. Shilpa’s expensive diamonds speak volumes of her rich life with his husband Raj Kundra. Thanks to this union, she’s the owner of luxurious homes around the world having an army of housekeepers, 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.!
7. Ayesha Takia
She became popular with the movie Taarzan: The Wonder Car (2004), Socha Naa Tha (2004), Shaadi No 1 (2005) and Dor (2006). At the age of 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 husband is powerful in terms of money, power, and prestige.
Ayesha now lives a super luxurious life and is blessed with a son. She is also very active on social media and an enthusiastic supporter of wildlife protection for years.
8. Kim Sharma
The first and last movie of this cute actress was ‘Mohabbatein’. The actress then 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. As of now, she is 39-year-old and is looking to establish her business in Mumbai to financially support herself. She is now a brand strategist and goes by the name Kimi Michelle Sharma (her real name).
9. Shamita Shetty
Shamita, who is the sister of super-rich actress Shilpa Shetty, is only well known for her dream debut with Yash Raj Films ‘Mohabbatein‘, post which she said a goodbye to good movies and Her films went unnoticed. She was last seen in the serial Khatron ke khiladi season 9. However, she 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 in 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 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 the 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 the highest-paid actresses who has received a 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 which 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 organizations 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.