Published By: Jayati

Bollywood's boss ladies: meet the powerhouse star wives!

Wanna know who swept Bollywood's hunks off their feet and runs the show behind the scenes in B-town? Find out here!

We often hear a lot about the big shots in Bollywood—the actors who steal the show with their amazing talent. But what about their better halves? Behind every successful man, there's a strong woman, right? These celebrity wives might not be in the limelight like their husbands, but they've got their own stories and identities. Let's take a look at some of the powerful wives who stand by their superstar husbands in Bollywood!

Gauri Khan 

Gauri Khan is a name that speaks for itself. She's the better half of Bollywood's king, Shah Rukh Khan, and is always seen by his side. If SRK is the king of Bollywood, then Gauri Khan is definitely the queen! Together, they've built a happy family over the last 33 years, and their love story has truly stood the test of time. Gauri graduated from Lady Shri Ram College in Delhi and later pursued a short course in fashion design, inspired by her father's garment business. Despite being a constant support to Shah Rukh Khan, Gauri has never been interested in acting. Besides managing Red Chillies Entertainment, she's a renowned interior designer, catering to high-profile clients like the Ambanis and numerous Bollywood celebrities.

Twinkle Khanna 

Twinkle Khanna began her journey as a film actress and even crossed paths with her husband, Akshay Kumar, on set. However, acting was never her true passion. After tying the knot, Twinkle chose to step away from the spotlight and pursue her interest in interior design. Though she wasn't formally trained, she learned the ropes on the job and eventually became a well-established interior designer. Alongside her design work, Twinkle is also a celebrated author and columnist, known for her wit and sharp intellect. She fearlessly voices her opinions on social media, unafraid of stirring up controversy. Additionally, Twinkle has ventured into film production, co-producing several movies starring her husband, Akshay Kumar.

Mira Rajput

Mira Rajput tied the knot with Shahid Kapoor at the young age of 21, just after graduating with a major in English literature. Hailing from a non-filmi background in Delhi, she brought a fresh perspective to Shahid's life, who sought balance and stability. Despite being thrust into the spotlight, Mira embraced her role as a mother to their two children and often accompanies Shahid to Bollywood events, sharing glimpses of their family life on social media. While she possesses beauty and charm, Mira has never expressed interest in acting. Instead, she's been spotted at high-fashion events, TV shows, and ramps. Known as the real-life 'Preeti' of "Kabir Singh," Mira is admired for her quiet elegance and bold stance on various noteworthy issues.

Maheep Kapoor 

Maheep Kapoor, wife of Sanjay Kapoor, made her digital debut in the Netflix series 'Fabulous Lives of Bollywood Wives' and instantly became the talk of the town! Her timeless beauty and effortless grace captivated audiences both on and off the screen. But there's more to Maheep than meets the eye—she's a successful businesswoman and talented jewellery designer. Her collaboration with Satyani Fine Jewels produced the iconic 'Chandbalis for Satyani Fine Jewels', a collection adored by many. Not stopping there, Maheep has also crafted accessories for numerous Bollywood movies. And let's not forget her venture into fashion with the establishment of Bandra 190, a premier retail clothing store. With her creativity and entrepreneurial spirit, Maheep Kapoor continues to shine in the world of Bollywood and beyond. 

While leading men hog the limelight, their celebrity wives lead lives just as fascinating, albeit off-screen. From navigating the paparazzi frenzy to balancing family and fame, these partners in style redefine the power couple dynamic, proving that they're more than just arm candy and rock the Bollywood scene with flair and finesse!