Bollywood celebrities who went nearly bankrupt at one point

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Published by Diya Khetrapal on 08 May 2021

Bollywood gives you good money and fame! However, poor decisions can result in poor financial conditions even for celebrities. Have a look at these Bollywood celebrities who went nearly bankrupt due to poor decision-making!

  1. Amitabh Bachchan

On camera, this legendary star has always been adored. But there was a period in his life when he too, had low points, including almost going bankrupt due to the collapse of his venture, ‘ABCL.’ He owed 90 crores and had even taken out a mortgage on his bungalow. Only the show “Kaun Banega Crorepati” was able to help him get out of his financial bind.

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  1. Avtar Kishan Hangal

A K Hangal, one of Bollywood’s most experienced actors, has appeared in several hit films including “Sholy” and “Aaina.” He has appeared in over 200 films and has been awarded the Padma Bhushan. He did, however, face financial difficulties at the age of 95. His financial situation had deteriorated to the point that he couldn’t even afford his medical expenses. Many Bollywood stars, including Jaya Bachchan and Salman Khan, offered help.

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  1. Shweta Basu Prasad

She rose to fame as a teenager, winning a National Award for Best Child Actress in 2002 for her outstanding role in the film “Makadi.” Her future, however, began to dwindle as she grew older. She was trapped in a sex racket at the age of 23 when she ran out of money. She has since gone on and resumed her work in television.

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Source: Bollywood Hungama

  1. Bharat Bhushan

He was one of the first actors to describe the term “star.” But, at the end of his illustrious career, he went bankrupt due to gambling and had to sell his bungalows, boats, and book collection to pay off his debts. He died after overcoming his financial difficulties.

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  1. Preity Zinta

Preity faced a serious financial recession as a result of her production loss. Abbas Tyrewala, the creator of Preity Zinta’s film “Ishq in Paris,” had filed a lawsuit against her for not paying her dues. To meet the dues, she had to bring her apartment up for sale. She also revealed that actor Salman Khan assisted her during the financial crisis.

Preity Zinta - Wikipedia

Source: Wikipedia

  1. Jackie Shroff

When Jackie’s career was not doing very well, he took a loan from filmmaker Sajid Nadiadwala in 2008 and was unable to repay it over the years. As a result, Sajid Nadiadwala decided to take legal action against Jackie Shroff and his production company. Salman’s involvement prevented the situation from worsening, and Jackie Shroff had to sell his flats to repay.

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Source: Hindustan Times

  1. Raj Kapoor

‘Mera Naam Joker,’ a six-year enterprise by Bollywood’s Showman, came dangerously close to bankruptcy. The film was so costly that it took six years to complete, and it eventually depleted Raj Kapoor’s fortune. The studio was almost bankrupt before the film was released and declared a flop.

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Source: DailyO

  1. Govinda

Govinda rose to enormous renown in the late 1990s, but his career began to wane. He admitted that he had been in a financial recession prior to his return with the film “Partner.” His financial situation was so bad that he couldn’t afford to hire a rickshaw or a taxi. Because of Salman Khan, he was able to get the movie “Partner” to get out of that situation.

Govinda recalls his struggles in the industry as he talks about the difficulties to survive in Bollywood | Hindi Movie News - Times of India

Source: Times of India

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