From Karan Kundra's Call Center to Arjun Bijlani's Liquor Shop, TV Actors Run These Side Businesses


In today's time it has become necessary for everyone to have a side business because no one knows when it will happen. Similarly, celebrities who have earned hundreds of crores while doing a show also own a side business which is not related to the entertainment industry. Actors like Karan Kundrra, Rupali Ganguly, Rannvijay Singh, Arjun Bijlani and Shama Sikander are successful entrepreneurs as well as an artist.

Very few people know that being an artist is difficult because you don't work every day, so having a backup plan is really important. That's why we have compiled a list of actors who also run successful businesses with their family and friends.


Karan Kundra

The handsome hunk of television made his acting debut with Kitni Mohabbat Hai in 2008 and later went on to host several reality shows. His popularity grew after participating in Bigg Boss where he got his lady love, Tejasswi Prakash. As per the DNA report, apart from acting, the actor owns an international call center in Jalandhar, while he also oversees his father's infrastructure business.

Rupali Ganguly

Popular for playing the role of Monisha in Sarabhai Vs Sarabhai, the actress is currently finding love for her show Anupama. Reportedly, the small screen star runs an advertising agency, which she co-founded with her father in 2000.

Rannvijay Singha

He came into limelight after participating in and winning the season 1 of Roadies. He hosted the show and later became a judge. Recently, he was seen hosting the first season of Shark Tank India. Apart from being an artist, Rannvijay also has an outlet for modifying bikes.


Arjun Bijlani

The actor who has been in the industry for over a decade now became a household name right after his first show, Miley Jab Hum Tum. Last year, the actor won Khatron Ke Khiladi 11. As per reports, Arjun owns a liquor store in Mumbai and a BCL team called Mumbai Tigers.

Shama Sikander

The actress impressed everyone with her character Pooja in Yeh Meri Life Hai. Later she worked in Baal Veer. However, in an interview she once claimed that she was tired of waiting for the right opportunity, so she decided to work on her entrepreneurial skills. Her Instagram is proof of how good her fashion sense is and hence the actress is the owner of the women's fashion label Sayesha.

Gautam Gulati

Though the actor was a part of Pyaar Ki Yeh Ek Kahani and Diya Aur Baati Hum, his popularity increased after Bigg Boss 8. Apart from being a talented star, Gautam is also the owner of Delhi based nightclub, RSPV.