Bollywood actors and actresses lead a lavish lifestyle, with most of them owning expensive homes and a variety of high-end cars in their garages. With the rising popularity of electric cars in India, many celebrities are also making the switch to electric vehicles, and we have featured some of them on our website. They have been spotted in these electric cars multiple times. Here, we provide a list of 9 such actresses from the Indian film industry who actually own an electric car. The video has been uploaded by “Cars For You” on their YouTube channel.
The first actor shown in the video is Riteish Deshmukh, along with his wife, Genelia. This star couple was probably among the first celebrities to opt for an electric car. They also own a Tesla in the USA. In India, however, they own a BMW iX electric SUV. The couple has been spotted with this luxury electric SUV several times. It competes with the Audi e-Tron and Jaguar I-Pace in this segment. The couple owns this car in a Red Metallic shade. This SUV is available in only one variant: the iX xDrive 40, which comes with a 76.6 kWh battery pack. According to the WLTP cycle, it can achieve a maximum range of 425 km on a full charge. It generates around 326 Ps and 630 Nm of peak torque. The ex-showroom price of this SUV is Rs 1.21 crore.
The upcoming Bollywood actress recently purchased a BMW iX electric SUV. She was spotted with the SUV at Mumbai airport, and a video of her struggling to close the electric tailgate in the SUV went viral on the internet. It is one of the most expensive electric SUVs sold in the country and comes with several features, including an electrochromic panoramic glass roof, multi-function seats with memory and massage function, bespoke leather upholstery, ambient lighting, BMW virtual assistant, head-up display, wireless charging, Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, 4-zone climate control, an 18-speaker system from Harman Kardon, soft-close doors, surround-view camera, reversing assistant, and more.
The popular Bollywood actress and wife of actor Ajay Devgn has several expensive cars in their collection, often seen in expensive sedans and SUVs. Kajol was recently spotted in a BMW i7 electric sedan, the flagship electric sedan from the German car manufacturer, priced at Rs 2.03 crore ex-showroom. The car boasts a long list of features, including a curved display for infotainment and the instrument cluster, as well as a 31.3-inch 8K cinema screen mounted on the car’s roof that can be folded down. Additionally, the rear doors feature a 5.5-inch touchscreen to control the infotainment, climate control, and seats. Other features include multi-zone climate control, leather seats, electrically adjustable seats with memory and massage functions, and more.
The Sri Lankan actress and model has been a part of the Indian film industry for years and owns cars like the Jeep Compass, a Range Rover Vogue, and a Mercedes-Benz S-Class S500. The recent addition to this collection is a BMW i7 luxury electric sedan. The 2-crore EV comes with all the bells and whistles and offers a premium experience to its occupants. The electric sedan comes with two electric motors (one at the front and the other at the rear), generating 544 horsepower and a remarkable 745 Nm of torque. The i7 relies on a robust 101.7 kWh lithium-ion battery, boasting a commendable range of 591 to 625 km in the WLTP cycle.
Veteran Bollywood actress Rekha also recently purchased a BMW i7 electric sedan. The car’s design is similar to the current generation 7-Series and comes with all the features mentioned above. The BMW i7 supports both AC and DC fast charging. Using a 195 kW DC charger, the car can be charged from 10% to 80% in just 34 minutes. The price for a brand-new BMW i7 is Rs 2.03 crore, ex-showroom.
TV host and popular television actress Mandira Bedi owns a Tata Nexon EV. She was one of the first celebrities to buy India’s best-selling EV. She purchased this EV in 2020, and the SUV generates 129 Ps and 245 Nm of peak torque.
Pooja Batra is a popular Indian actress and former Miss India Pacific. She currently resides in the USA and owns a Tesla Model 3. This is the entry level model from Tesla which they had plans to launch in India.
In 2022, Malayalam actress Manju Warrier bought a brand-new Mini Cooper SE electric hatchback. Not only did she buy the car, but she also got it customized. She had the car painted in a Yellow and Black dual-tone shade. The price for the Mini Cooper SE is Rs 47.20 lakh, ex-showroom.
The young Indian television and movie actress, Ulka Gupta, best known for her role as young Jhansi Ki Rani on the television series “Jhansi Ki Rani,” recently purchased a new Nexon EV Prime. She bought the SUV in Teal Blue shade, which was available with the older version of the Nexon EV.