It's not just the acting that pays for Tollywood actors. Some of them are also known for their business knack. Yes. There is absolutely no denying the fact that Tollywood is a great industry to make a booming career. It not only gives money but also immense name and fame and not to mention, a huge fan following. However, here are some intelligent actors who have a side business too aside from films to keep their worth running even when their films work or don't work.
The megastar of Tollywood, Chiranjeevi owns the Konidela production company. His company has backed movies like Khaidi No.150, Sye Raa and Acharya. He also co-own Kerala blasters team in the cricket.
Nagarjuna is a multi-faceted personality who's a leader both in Tollywood and the business sector. The actor owns many restaurants with the name " N grills" and is the owner of "N convention centre" in Hyderabad. Along with Chiru, Nag is also a co-owner of Kerala Blasters team in cricket.
Even though Mohan Babu didn’t have a thriving film career at present, he has proved his caliber as a businesswoman. He is a founder of a successful educational institution "Vidyanikethan '', based in Tirupati. Besides, he also owns his own production house.
Jagapathi Babu used to have a furniture business before he came into the film Industry. But as he failed in that business, he made his entry to the movies and scored many BlockBusters. Later he started his second innings in the film industry as a Villain. Other than being an actor, recently he has started a talent management company also.
Prince of Tollywood, is also a producer aside from being an actor. The name of his production house is "G Mahesh Babu entertainments". He also owns "AMB" theatre which is regarded as an iconic theatre in Hyderabad.
Ram Charan found his interest in an airlines business and launched the Trujet airlines. He also owns a polo club. Though his polo club is bagging him good profits, his True Jet business is in loss.
It's needless to say that Allu Arjun is extremely talented and hard-working. But this isn’t limited to his acting, dancing or style. He makes sure to succeed, touch wood, in everything he does. He is a second investor of M Kitchen that has been doing exceedingly well.
Though the actor does not have a successful stint in Tollywood, he had an alternate business plan and opened up "VFX" company which is running successfully. He also owns "NTR arts production" house that bagged more flops than hits.
Rana has a decent success rate in the film industry. He tasted success in Tollywood with some of his movies and also made efforts to shine as an entrepreneur too. He launched his Talent management company in Mumbai that is running at profits.
Vijay Devarakonda has successful stints in both Business and in Tollywood. He has been performing well on the big screen with many super hit films like Arjun Reddy, Geetha Govindam and Pelli Choopulu. He owns a street wear fashion brand called "Rowdy" .
Arya owns a restaurant named "Sea Shell" and also a production house named " The Show People".
This Kollywood super star Vijay has many function halls in Tamil Nadu which were taken care of by his wife, mother and son. He also launched the "Makkal Iyakkam" club in Tamil Nadu.
Along with being a popular singer, Smitha has her own production company named "ICandy Entertainment Pvt.Ltd". She also runs a "M.A.D" school which teaches music, yoga and dance.