By Khushi Pal
Published May 21, 2024

Hindustan Times

Nayanthara to Ram Charan: 5 South actors who are also successful entrepreneurs 

From Samantha Ruth Prabhu to Ram Charan, here is a look at some of the highest-paid South actors who have ventured into business. 

Allu Arjun

The actor owns the franchise Buffalo Wild Wings, an American sports bar.

Rashmika Mandanna

Rashmika is an investor and the brand ambassador for Plum, a vegan-free skincare brand.

Vijay Devarakonda

The actor started his fashion label called RWDY, which focuses on Indian street culture. He also co-owns the men's volleyball team, Hyderabad Black Hawks.

Samantha Ruth Prabhu

Samantha is the co-creator of the women's fashion brand Saaki. Her business portfolio also includes investments across brands such as  Nourish You and SustainKart. 


The Jawan actor launched her own skincare brand, 9Skin. Her business venture also includes an investment in the beauty brand The Lip Balm Company. 

Ram Charan

The RRR star launched his own production house Konidela Production Company. He also owns a Polo team named Hyderabad Polo and Riding Club.