Secrets from Famous Bollywood Homes
It was recently reported that newlyweds Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas are in the market to buy their marital home for a humble budget of only $20 million. We wonder how many bedrooms that kind of money can buy. While you figure the maths of that question out, here is some trivia about the houses and homes our beloved Bollywood celebrities live in here in India.
1) Alia Bhatt has a ‘tea bar’
Alia loves her tea so much she is downright hooked to it. And she has a tea bar, complete with barstools to prove it.
2) Twinkle Khanna is bananas about mango trees
Every house Twinkle Khanna has ever lived in has had a mango tree growing in its garden, and the house she shares with husband Akshay Kumar is no exception.
3) Shah Rukh’s house is indestructible
Shah Rukh Khan’s mini kingdom called ‘Mannat’ at Land’s End in Mumbai’s Bandra area was originally a Viennese villa built in the 1920s. It has been declared a Grade III heritage structure, therefore, it cannot be demolished for any reason. Ever.
4) Irrfan Khan swings
Irrfan Khan’s house is a fusion of Moroccan and Rajasthani décor. But most importantly, he has a swing and a Turkish-bath turned water feature in the middle of his living room.
5) Salman Khan never moved out of his childhood home
Sallu bhaijaan remains young at heart and the secret might just be that he has lived in Mumbai’s landmark Galaxy Apartments, the same house he grew up in, for over forty years.
6) John Abraham’s penthouse is an award winner
John Abraham’s penthouse Villa in the Sky won the Indian Institute of Architectural Design’s Best Home Award in 2016 for its earth-friendly emphasis on natural materials and compliance with green construction practices.