Indian celebrities have been exploring various avenues to do business. Right from investments in tech startups to skincare brands to clothing and fashion, and even the hospitality sector, especially restaurants are major area of investment that has attracted many of them.
Here are 14 Indian celebrities that own restaurants in India and abroad.
1. Virat Kohli- One8 commune, Mumbai and Nueva, New Delhi
Virat Kohli owns the food and beverage chain One8 Commune, which has restaurants in New Delhi, Pune, Kolkata, and Mumbai.
The cricketer is the owner of Nueva- a gastronomical hub in RK Puram in New Delhi, serving some delicious Peruvian piscos to pan-seared ducks.
2. Shilpa Shetty- Bastian
Shilpa Shetty started Bastian in 2020, and in no time has become popular for its seafood.
3. Karan Johar- Neuma
Set in an old Portuguese Villa with relaxing and inviting interiors, Karan Johar’s first co-owned resto venture serves traditional European cuisine.
4. Chunkey Pandey-Elbo Room
Famous for its cocktails and oriental cuisines, the Elbo Room in Mumbai, is owned by actor Chunkey Pandey.
5. Perizaad Zorabian- Gondola
Apart from her poultry farm business, Perizaad Zorabian owns one of the oldest restaurants in Mumbai- Gondola, a multi-cuisine restaurant famous for Indian, Chinese, and Seafood.
6.Dharmendra- Garam Dharam Dhaba
The legendary actor is the co-owner of the Dharmendra-themed restaurant Garam Dharam Dhaba, which serves North Indian food.
7. Kapil Dev- Eleven’s
Eleven’s is a cricket-theme-based restaurant owned by Kapil Dev. It offers a multi-cuisine menu and is one of the best restaurants in Patna.
8. Arjun Rampal- LAP, The Lounge
Part of Hotel Samrat in Chanakyapuri, New Delhi, it is famous for its mesmerizing interiors and ambiance. It has established itself as one of the go-to dance clubs.
It is owned by model-turned-actor Arjun Rampal.
9. Badshah- Dragonfly Experience
Badshah owns the popular Dragonfly Experience, along with Priyank Sukhija. Vivacious and lively interiors coupled with distinctive cocktails and food, make the restaurant stand out.
10. Suniel Shetty- H2O
The actor owns an H2O- a liquid lounge in Khar. He was in the restaurant business even before he became an actor.
11. Sarah Jane Dias- Butterfly Bakery
The actress co-owns the bakery along with a friend that offers mouth-watering cupcakes.
12. Bobby Deol- Someplace Else
Bobby Deol is also a serial restauranteur, with three restaurants to his credit. Someplace Else offers lovely Indian and Chinese food, Suhana is famous for Indian cuisine, while
Zion offers lavish Chinese fare.
13. Asha Bhosale- Asha’s
An Indian chain of restaurants – Asha’s by Asha Bhosale serves flavourful and lip-smacking Indian food to various countries in the Middle East.
14. Priyanka Chopra Jonas- Sona
The multitalented Priyanka Chopra Jonas owns SONA, a New York-based Indian restaurant serving an array of delicious Indian cuisine.