These are the undisputed queens of Bollywood!
Bollywood is probably the biggest example of women empowerment. While the popular stars weave magic on-screen, their successful wives are turning their passion into successful professions.
Not every one of them has gone the Bollywood route, some are happy being the exceptional entrepreneurs while some find solace in being a wordsmith.
So, here are the five star-wives who have chosen the road-less-taken!
5 Bollywood wives with stellar careers
Gauri Khan, wife of Shah Rukh Khan
Gauri Khan, an LSR graduate got married to the 'Baadshah' of Bollywood in 1991, when he wasn't a 'Baadshah',
She never tried her hands in acting but has co-produced many of his films. Gauri is also the co-owner of SRK's production house, Red Chillies.
What now keeps her occupied is her very own venture, Gauri Khan Designs.
Go, check her Instagram for latest updates!
Kiran Rao, wife of Aamir Khan
Kiran Rao is the second wife of Mr. Perfectionist Aamir Khan, whom he met during one of the most successful films of his career, 'Lagaan'.
She hails from one of India's premier journalism institutes and is living her dream of being a successful director, producer and screenwriter. You name it!
She has been credited for making a critically acclaimed film 'Dhobi Ghat'.
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Twinkle Khanna, wife of Akshay Kumar
Being the daughter of two superstars, Rajesh and Dimple, Twinkle's stint in the film industry was not as grand; however she is now one of the most celebrated writers.
Known as Mrs Funnybones, Twinkle is the author of two books and the third is on the way. Her columns in TOI definitely tickle your funny bone.
She knows how to amalgamate humor with sarcasm.
Maanayata Dutt, wife of Sanjay Dutt
One of the most fashionable star wives of Bollywood, Maanayata Dutt is the CEO of her husband, Sanjay Dutt's production house.
Apart from that, she is also a socialite and an activist.
But more than anything, she is the pillar of strength for Sanjay Dutt. She had single-handedly managed his family and estate when he was behind bars.
Adhuna Bhabani, ex-wife of Farhan Akhtar
Although she cannot be called a star-wife now, Adhuna Bhabani has always been clear about her passion.
Born to a Bengali father and an English mother, Farhan Akhtar's ex-wife has been ruling her area as one of the most successful hairstylists in Bollywood.
Even though she is no longer with Farhan, they always manage to be the perfect parents to their kids.