Celebrity·Posted on 7 Mar 202318 Indian Actresses Who Are Also Entrepreneurs And InvestorsThe judges of Shark Tank India have some serious competition.by Sumedha BharpilaniaBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. Katrina Kaif Sujit Jaiswal / AFP via Getty Images In 2019, Katrina Kaif turned into an entrepreneur by launching her makeup brand, Kay Beauty, which is a joint collaboration between her and the beauty retail giant Nykaa, which she has also successfully invested in. The brand also has an offline presence in general trade stores and retail companies such as Lifestyle. The actress now plans to make her mark in the health and wellness space. 2. Alia Bhatt Prodip Guha / Getty Images Alia has been an investor in the fashion startup StyleCracker, in the biomaterials startup Phool.co, and in Nykaa, from which she gained 10x returns upon its debut in the Indian stock market. In addition to these, she is the founder of Ed-a-Mamma, a sustainable clothing brand for kids. She also owns a production house called Eternal Sunshine Productions. 3. Deepika Padukone Sujit Jaiswal / AFP via Getty Images Deepika has invested in companies like Furlenco, a furniture rental platform, Purplle, a beauty marketplace, Supertails, a pet care platform, Bellatrix Aerospace, a space-tech startup, BluSmart, a ride-sharing company, FrontRow, a learning platform, the luggage brand Mokobara, the period care brand Nua, and in Drum Foods International Pvt. Ltd., the parent company of Epigamia. The actress started her entrepreneurial journey with the self-care brand 82°E as a co-founder. 4. Shefali Shah Sujit Jaiswal / AFP via Getty Images Shefali Shah turned into an entrepreneur with Jalsa, a dhaba-themed restaurant in Bengaluru. 5. Rashmika Mandanna Prodip Guha / Getty Images Rashmika is an investor in the beauty brand Plum of which she has also served as a brand ambassador. 6. Shilpa Shetty Prodip Guha / Getty Images Shilpa Shetty is an investor in D2C nutraceutical brands such as Fast&Up and Chicnutrix which operate under the parent company Fullife Healthcare. In addition to these, she has invested in the beauty brand Mamaearth and Hunar Online Courses, an online learning platform. She started out as the co-owner of the IPL team, Rajasthan Royals and then co-founded a chain of wellness spas called IOSIS. Not many know this but she also co-owns Mumbai's uber-popular restaurant Bastian. 7. Malaika Arora Sujit Jaiswal / AFP via Getty Images Malaika has invested in as many as three ventures — The Label Life, a fashion brand, along with Bipasha Basu and Sussanne Khan, the fitness brand SARVA Yoga of which she is also a co-founder, and NUDE Bowls by Rebel Foods. 8. Samantha Ruth Prabhu Prodip Guha / Getty Images Samantha is an investor in the e-commerce platform SustainKart and is the co-founder of SAAKI, a clothing brand. 9. Kriti Sanon Hindustan Times / Hindustan Times via Getty Images Kriti made her debut as an entrepreneur as a co-founder of the fitness startup The Tribe. 10. Nora Fatehi Prodip Guha / Getty Images While she isn't technically from India, Nora has truly cemented her position in the Indian film industry. She is now an investor in the cloud kitchen startup Curefoods, which owns CakeZone of which she is also a brand ambassador. 11. Anushka Sharma Sujit Jaiswal / AFP via Getty Images Apart from launching her clothing brand Nush, Anushka Sharma is also the co-founder of Clean Slate Filmz. She also happens to be an investor in the snack brand Slurrp Farm, Digit, an insurance startup (along with her husband Virat Kohli), and Blue Tribe Foods, which makes plant-based meat products. 12. Athiya Shetty Sujit Jaiswal / AFP via Getty Images Athiya is an investor in the social commerce fashion marketplace Stage3 where she also serves as a Creative Director. 13. Shraddha Kapoor Sujit Jaiswal / AFP via Getty Images Not many people know about Shraddha Kapoor's vast investment portfolio. She is an investor in the beauty brand MyGlamm, the furnishing brand Bellacasa, the beverage brand Shunya, the battery-swapping brand ChargeUp, and the cruelty-free healthcare brand Power Gummies. She has also been the face of most of these brands. 14. Dia Mirza Sujit Jaiswal / AFP via Getty Images Apart from being an actress, Dia Mirza is also a sustainability advocate and has invested in startups like Shumee, a toy brand and Beco, which makes eco-friendly home-care products. 15. Priyanka Chopra Jonas Hindustan Times / Hindustan Times via Getty Images Priyanka owns several successful businesses, including the haircare brand Anomaly, Sona, a restaurant in New York, Sona Home, a homeware brand, and Purple Pebble Pictures, a production house that produces regional films and TV shows in India. She has also been an investor in the dating app Bumble, Bon V! V, a seltzer brand, an education startup called The Holberton School, a rental marketplace called The Apartment List, Perfect Moment, a luxury ski-wear brand, and Genies, an avatar-maker startup. 16. Sara Ali Khan Sujit Jaiswal / AFP via Getty Images Sara is an investor in the clothing and accessories brand The Souled Store. 17. Kajal Aggarwal The India Today Group / India Today Group / Getty Images Kajal is an investor in the ayurvedic skincare brand T.A.C. or The Ayurveda Company. 18. Rakul Preet Singh Sujit Jaiswal / AFP via Getty Images Rakul is an investor in the wellness brand Wellbeing Nutrition.