Famous Bollywood Celebs Who Almost Went Bankrupt


There are ups and downs for everyone in life. At one speed, life can’t stay steady. It’s going to be repetitive and dull if it does. Unless you’ve been through tough times, you can’t appreciate the little things in life. You just appreciate and protect what you get when you go through hardships. Such actors had tough times and nearly went bankrupt. See the chart below.

1. AK Hangal

Late Bollywood actor AK Hangal, known for his “Namak Haram” role, “Sholay” went bankrupt at the age of 95. It was difficult for the actor to fulfil his medical expenses, but celebrities like Jaya Bachchan and Salman Khan came to the rescue and helped him pay his dues.

2. Amitabh Bachchan

Once his business ‘ ABCL’ was declared bankrupt, Big B faced financial problems. There was reportedly a debt in excess of Rs 90 crore. The actor had even mortgaged his home, but he saved the situation with the offer to host ‘ Kaun Banega Crorepati (KBC).

3. Govinda

Since his career in Bollywood, followed by politics, a point came when he went bankrupt in the life of Bollywood actor Govinda. Govinda managed to clear all his debts from the start of his film career with’ Partner’ again.

4. Jackie Shroff

Once Jackie Shroff loaned money from filmmaker Sajid Nadiadwala, but that time he suffered from bankruptcy was unable to pay him back in 2008. Sajid wanted to solve the problem through legal action, but apparently, it was Salman Khan who intervened in the matter and helped Jackie pay back his debts.

5. Preity Zinta

Upon making the maiden movie ‘ Ishkq In Paris’ from the home, it began to talk that Preity Zinta was suffering from the financial crisis. According to sources, Abbas Tyrewala, the dialogue writer for’ Ishkq In Paris,’ had filed a case against the actress over non-payment of duties. Even bounced was a check worth Rs. 18.9 lakh. Preity had even admitted to offering assistance to Salman Khan. She’s doing really well now, though, and she owns an IPL team. She also has temperature problems and was with Team Captain Sehwag recently in a verbal spat. Read on here about it.

6. Raj Kapoor

We know him as the Indian film industry’s showman. But he also saw fatiguing moments. The iconic film’ Mera Naam Joker’ by Raj Kapoor tanked at the box office, leaving him nearly bankrupt.

7. Abhay Deol

Actor Abhay Deol went bankrupt and had to sell his house to repay his “One by Two” loan from his home production.

8. Shilpa Shetty

Shilpa Shetty revealed she was running short of money to the press. This would prohibit her from making a video for her IPL squad, Rajasthan Royals because she was “extremely poor.” She also said they were trying to save money.

People are fighting every day; some are fighting for fame, some are fighting for money, some are fighting for recognition. People are always after something, and that’s what keeps all of us going through life. We have put together a list of celebrities from Bollywood who had to fight a lot before succeeding in the industry. Learn everything about them, here.

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