The greatest Indian batsman ever, Sachin Tendulkar, is a legend of Indian Cricket who has made India witness some of the finest cricketing moments in his illustrious career. Despite having setbacks, he has always stepped up and proven his haters wrong, and his contribution to Indian Cricket is beyond imagination. Apart from his contribution to the game of cricket, Sachin’s countless endorsements have also helped him grow and make money outside the pitch. Let us look at the numerous intelligent investments he has done throughout his career so far:
Sach – In 2011, Sachin Tendulkar came up with a range of personal care products by the name ‘Sach’. The Future group’s Big Bazaar launched the products, and Sachin is a stakeholder in this joint venture between the Future group and the Manipal Group.
Musafir – The cricketer had owned a 7.5% stake in the UAE based travel company and was also made its brand ambassador in 2013. He had owned the stock and had been associated with the brand for 5 years after which he decided to part ways. He got a total of 25 crores when he walked out.
Kerala Blasters – In 2014, Sachin also acquired co-ownership of the Indian Super League Club Kerala Blasters and was associated with them for four years and later sold off his stake in September 2018.
Bengaluru Blasters – Sachin also co-owns Badminton Premier League team, Bengaluru Blasters, along with Chiranjeevi, Akkineni Nagarjuna, Nimmagadda Prasad, and Allu Aravind.
Tamil Thalaivas – Sachin Tendulkar has co-owned a Tamil Nadu based Kabaddi franchise along with serial entrepreneur N. Prasad as the co-owner of the Tamil Nadu-based franchise.
Smaash Entertainment – The master blaster wanted to be associated with a sports Stimulation program. In 2009, he associated with Smaash Entertainment, which provides a variety of sports simulations.
True Blue – The apparel brand for men was started as a joint venture between Sachin Tendulkar and Arvind Fashions Brand limited in 2016. He has even expanded their company’s market across the US and UK. The brand is also planning to get into Women’s wear soon.
SRT Sports Management – It is a sports management company managed by Sachin and his wife, Dr. Anjali Tendulkar. It was founded in 2016, and the master blaster himself handles all the commercial engagements for it.
Srt.phone – Tendulkar joined hands with smartphone company Smartron in 2017 to make a Sachin Tendulkar edition phone with his face and name on it. It didn’t do too well but surely didn’t cause any loss for them.