BOLLYWOOD: Ae Dil Hai Muhskil actress Anushka Sharma has been recognized overtime for her bubbly and out-going roles in Bollywood films. However, she is now getting recognition for her role as a businesswoman. Fortune India has released their list of the top 50 most powerful women in India. Anushka Sharma, 31, is the youngest to make the list. She is also the only Bollywood actor to be featured among other businesswomen.
Fortune India listed her as number 39 out of a list of 50 powerful Indian women and recognized her entrepreneurial skills of owning her own clothing line by the name of Nush as well as owning a film/production company by the name of Clean Slate Films. This company was set up by her at the young age of 25 years old and it released three small-budget Hindi films- NH10, Phillauri and Pari, which made 40 crore each at the box office. Clean Slate Films is also due to work with Netflix to produce a web-series called ‘Mai’.
Fortune India‘s annual rankings of India’s most powerful women are a determinant of factors relating to the level of impact made via principles of business and their social and cultural influence.
In an opinion piece for Fortune India, journalist Sourav Majumdar wrote” In a country where women are still up against several socio-economic challenges, the 50 women who make our 2019 MPW list are examples of how determination, drive, creativity, and compassion can make a potent recipe for success. These women have proven themselves to be role models in diverse fields, charting out their own paths and, in the process, shattering the glass ceiling. “