Salman Khan is all set to give a gift of smartphones to his fans. If reports are to be believed, the actor is all set to launch his own set of Being Smart products, a rip-off from his Being Human clothing and accessories brand.The major shares, as per a recent report, will be owned by Khan or his family, apart from other investors. The search for such investors is apparently on. Salman is keen to make his new smartphones affordable for the middle class. Hence, it is highly likely that it will follow the price range of Chinese brands like Vivo, Xiaomi, etc. The actor is also striving to set up an operational management unit for the same.
Apparently the success of his Being Human brand, the actor is planning to launch the smartphones online first before bringing it to his Being Human stores. All of the royalties from the clothing brand go to Salman Khan’s Being Human Foundation to support education and healthcare for underprivileged kids.
Going by the brisk business of smartphones in India, particularly in the mid-segment, the sector is attracting investment from many quarters. Previous reports indicate that Salman had wanted to launch his brand of smartphones earlier as well, but the investors backed out after he reportedly demanded high royalties. If things work out well, you might be able to able to buy these smartphones in selected retail chains.
With this new venture, Salman is another name in the list of Bollywood celebrities who have invested in other businesses too apart from films. From restaurants to sports teams, fashion brands and more, Bollywood actors no longer keep themselves limited to the big screen. Only time will tell how far this venture of Dabangg Khan succeeds.