Today’s star wives are women of substance


Bollywood is mostly ruled by the men and has left little for the female actors to do. Even when it came to their personal lives one thought that their wives are engulfed by their husband’s popularity and have little of their own. However, little does one know that these wives have carved their own careers in different fields and are no less successful than their counterparts. Let us take a look at these famous star wives who are known for their husbands but in reality are successful, independent and hold authority in their lives.

Gauri Khan- people envy her for the man she got married to- Shah Rukh Khan. Today Gauri is not submerged in Shah Rukh’s fame but is involved in businesses of her own. This mother of two co-owns Red Chillies Entertainment production house with her husband. She has also produced films like “Paheli”, “Main hoon na”, the blockbuster “Om Shanti Om” and the very recent “Ra.One”.

Other than managing film production, she also has her interior designing firm. What started out as passion became a professional venture. She collaborated with Sussane Roshan to venture into interior designing. She is the brand ambassador of D’décor- an upholstery brand.

Very recently she also teamed up with Sussane to launch her furniture line at the latter’s home store.

Suzanne Roshan- she looks meek and vulnerable but definitely is a woman of substance. Mrs Hrithik Roshan holds a degree in Interior designing from California. She runs “House of Design” which is an interior designing boutique. After the accomplishment of her first successful venture, she launched her subsequent store called “The Charcoal Project”. She has also done up the houses of many Bollywood actresses.

Twinkle Khanna- she did not shy away from saying that she hated acting. She quit acting when she got the right opportunity to do so. Today she is known for “White Window” that is having a successful run. She has also won an award for it- Elle Décor International Design Award. She also has international decoration projects coming her way. She too designs for her celebrity friends. She also co-produces films with her husband Akshay Kumar.

Kiran Rao- she had been assistant director on the sets of Lagaan. That makes her independent even before she got romantically involved with Aamir. She is somebody who is not sunk in her husband’s shadow. She maintains her own identity. And is the woman behind her husband’s decision-making. She made her first appearance as a director with “Dhobi Ghat” which was applauded by the critics.

Adhuna Akhtar- Adhuna has the most quirky of the entire star wives’ professions. She is a hair stylist. She is the woman behind her husband Farhan Akhtar’s hair styles. Also she gave those original looks to Aamir, Saif and Akshaye in Dil Chahta Hai.  She is now venturing into television with the show “Be Blunt”.

Maheep Kapoor- she is not a well-known face as compared to the other star wives. She is the wife of Sanjay Kapoor, brother of Anil Kapoor. She is a jewellery designer and apparently her pieces are the most beautiful and original. She is super successful in her profession. She has a long list of celebrity clientele who depend on her for their films and also red carpet looks.

Tanya Deol- she is the wife of Bobby Deol. She belongs to the Ahuja’s-an opulent business family- and has been wrapped in gold. However, not taking that for granted she today has made a mark of her own- she has her own furniture line-up and home décor store.

Mana Shetty- she is the wife of Suniel Shetty and definitely is multi-faceted. She has made investments in several sections like construction, fashion and hotels. She is also associated for several noble causes. She is connected to NGOs who work for under-privileged children. She also brings together fund-raisers and many such events for such causes.
Gauri Khan
Gauri Khan
Suzanne Khan
Suzanne Roshan
Twinkle Khanna
Twinkle Khanna
Kiran Rao
Kiran Rao
Mana Shetty
Mana Shetty
Adhuna Akhtar
Adhuna Akhtar
Maheep Kapoor
Maheep Kapoor


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