The most eligible bachelor of the Bollywood – Salman Khan, is set to launch his own series of mobile phones under the banner ‘Being Smart’.
The actor who is known for running one of the major charity organization – Being Human, is trying to bring in more with the idea to foray in the lucrative smartphone market.
According to media reports, Salman khan has already registered the brand which will target the mid-level smartphone market. The mobile phone is expected to directly compete with the already settled brands like Oppo, Vivo and Xiaomi. These mobile might be prices around the bracket of 20k. The actor has also chosen a Chinese plant for manufacturing of the smartphones.
The profits from this brand will follow the route of his charity brand “Being human”. They will be redirected to the charity and social work under Being Human Foundation. The smartphones are said to be sold online initially before hitting the streets.
Salman Khan has been seen investing in Yatra.com previously along with the Being Human Foundation, through which he engages in charitable activities in the health and education sector. Founded in 2007, the charity gets a 8-10% cut from the sales of Being Human branded clothing line.
The actor is not only famous in India, but also overseas and majority of the income is seen coming in through online sales.
The actor who is gearing up for his next film is yet to make an official announcement.