Top 10 Highest Paid Bollywood Actors
Bollywood is the world of actors, directors, producers and models. It is growing day by day, producing mega budgets films, is becoming a fashion and hence the salaries of actors are also increasing every year. Every actor demands large amount of money for his film and also gives his best performance in the movie that makes it Box Office hit.
Bollywood is one of the largest film producers in India and represent 43% of net Box office revenue. This list is based on the salaries or fee of actors that they take for their film and various earning and box office reports. So, if you are Bollywood actors’ fan and want to know that how much an actor takes fee for a film.
check out the list of Top 10 Highest Paid Bollywood Actors in 2017 given below.
1: Aamir Khan – 60 Crore Rs
Aamir khan also known as “Mr. Perfect” chooses movies very carefully depending upon the character is the top of the list of highest paid actors. Throughout his career he established himself as one of the most popular and outstanding actor in the cinema. He received a lot of awards including FilmFare awards form Bollywood and Padma shri in 2003 and Padma Bhushan in 2010 from the Government of India. Khan actually stopped taking fee for his films but takes a large amount of shares from profit. According to some reports he earned more than 140 Crore from the film “Dangal’’ and having net worth of $180 Million. He always gave an outstanding performance in every movie and always admirable.
2: Salman Khan – 60 Crore Rs
Salman khan who is also known as Bhai Jaan in the film Industry. Salman is on the second position in the list and a multitalented personality as an actor, producer, television personality and singer. According to some reports he takes 60 Crore Rs. For his films and also puts some shares in box office collection. As a report of CNN he is one of the biggest star of the world because he most popular and commercially successful personality in the world. He also has the advantage as a son of famous Screenwriter Salim Khan. Khan has total net-worth of $200 million.
3: Hrithik Roshan – 50 Crore Rs
Hrithik Roshan is a son of filmmaker Rakesh Roshan and started his career as a child actor in 1980. Since then he is increasing his reputation as a successful, popular actor and dancer and did many outstanding movies like “Kaho Naa… Pyaar Hai” “Bang-Bang” “Jodhaa Akbar” and “Mohanjo Daro “. Roshan received many awards including 6 FilmFare awards. He charged 50 Crore for Mohanjo Daro that takes him at third position in the list before that he takes 40 Crore for a film, but he doesn’t take any share for film profit. Now he has the net worth of $30 million.
4: Shahrukh Khan – 40-45 Crore Rs
Shahrukh is the “King Khan” and “Baadshah” of the Bollywood. He still rules the Bollywood, a very popular actor of Bollywood, and a great business man too. Shahrukh Khan charges Rs 40-45 Crore for the each movie and has the highest net worth of $600 million. Now most of his movies are Home Production so fee is only a part he earns from every film. He worked in more than 80 Bollywood films, received numerous awards including 14 FilmFare awards. He is co-owner of the Indian premier league cricket team Kolkata Knight Riders. Khan is co-chairman of the motion picture production company Red Chilies Entertainment.
5: Akshay Kumar – 40 Crore Rs
He takes a long time to become one of the superstars of Bollywood and known as “Khiladi” or an “accidental actor”. Akshay is an actor, producer, presenter and a martial artist and a very hard working personality. Actually he is known as action player performing in various action films like “Rowdy Rathore” “Holiday” “Gabbar is Back”. Akshay charges 40-45 Crore per film and shares in profit that makes him one of the highest paid Bollywood actors. He is also one of the highest tax paying actors of the Bollywood. In 2013 media reported that the net box office collection of Akshay crossed $300 million.
6: Ajay Devgn – 25 Crore
Ajay Devgn is next on the list of highest paid Bollywood actors. He is an Indian film actor, director and producer did more than 100 films and received many awards including 2 National Film awards and four FilmFare awards. The Government of India also honored him with Padma Shri Award in 2016. He takes 25 Crore for each film and a small share in movie profit but the recent Box Office success helped him to get more salary and share in profit. He has an estimated $30 million net worth and now he focused on commercial movies that helps him to increase his net worth.
7: Ranbir Kapoor – 25 Crore
Ranbir is very cool, smartest actor and producer of the Bollywood and supposed to be the next in line super stars of Indian film industry. He gets 25 Crore for each movie even after many flop movies. He is the grandson of famous actor and director Raj Kapoor. Ranbir is known for his romantic personality in films and he did many romantic movies like “Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani” “Rockstar” “Tamasha” and “Ae Dil Hai Mushkil” and praised. Through his career, he becomes one of the most famous actors and one of the highest paid actors in Bollywood. He has an approximated net worth of $30 Million.
8: Ranveer Singh – 20 Crore
Ranveer Singh is one of the best actors of the young generation that way he become too much successful in the short time. Ranveer started his career in 2010 with a romantic film “Band Baaja Baraat” under Yash Raj Films and got FilmFare award. His successes helped him to get more pay for a film and now he is getting Rs.20 Crore for each film. He has $1.5 million net worth. In 2015 he gave a super hit movie “Bajirao Mastani” that praised all over the world. Singh becomes a star with Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s tragic romance Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela.
9: Amitabh Bachchan – 20 Crore
The One and only Super-Star of the Bollywood may be old but still have energy to do a lot of work and present himself a Super Star. He gained popularity in early 1970s for his movies Zanjeer and Deewaar. He is famous as a “Shahenshah” of Bollywood or”Big-B”. He is the most successful personality of the Bollywood, received many awards including four National Film Awards, 15 FilmFare awards. The Government of India honored him with Padma Shri, Padma Bhushan and Padma Vibhushan awards. He also hosted TV shows like “Kaun Banega Crorepati”, and “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?”He takes 20 for each film and has net worth of $400 millions.
10: Shahid Kapoor – 15 Crore
Shahid Kapoor established himself as one of the most versatile actor of the Bollywood. He is only producer’s favorite actor that helped him to increase his fee for film. Shahid started his career in 2003 with a leading role in romantic movie “Ishq Vishq” for which he won FilmFare award in best male debut. Than he did many commercial films like “Vivah” “Jab We Met” “Kaminey” “Haider” and recently “Udta Punjab” and received many FilmFare awards. Now Kapoor takes around Rs.15 Crore for each film and increasing and has the net worth $20 million.