February 21, 2020

Highest Paid Actors in Bollywood

Bollywood the dream of many people in India. Thousands of youngsters try hard just to get a chance to appear on the single screen. Most of the people fantasize about the Fame, lifestyle and most importantly the money they make. So, we are going to tell you about the actors who are cashing in from film fees and endorsements. Here is the list of top 10 highest paid actors in Bollywood.


#1 Salman Khan

The Bhai Jaan of Bollywood ranks 2nd with the total of $36 million. His latest release “Tubelight” did not perform well but he is all set for his upcoming movie “Tiger Zinda Hai”. He promotes some big brands and hosts a TV show “Big Boss”. He owns a not-for-profit line of clothing and jewelry called “Being Human”. He charges Rs.55-60 crore per movie.

#2 Shah Rukh Khan

Shah Rukh Khan the biggest superstar in the world also known as the king khan of Bollywood is the richest Bollywood actor with $38 million. Don’t forget he is the 3rd richest actor in the world with a whopping net worth of $600 million. He takes home Rs.45-50 crore per movie.

He earns from the movies as well as from profitable endorsements. He also owns a Production house Red chillies entertainment.



#3 Aamir Khan

The Perfectionist or you can say the record maker of Bollywood. He does very few films per year as compared to other actors. He charges Rs.45 crore per film.

His latest movie “Dangal” is still running smoothly over-seas. Dangal is the biggest hit of Bollywood till now with an estimated collection of Rs 2,000 crore worldwide. He doesn’t endorse many brands and his earning is approx $12 million.


#4 Akshay Kumar

This multi-talented actor aka Khiladi Kumar is one of the most successful actors in Bollywood. He usually does 4 to 5 movies per year and his latest release was “Toilet Ek Prem Katha” which performed well at the Box office. He makes around Rs.40-45 crore per movie. After doing movies and promoting some big names his total income is $35.5 million.



#5 Hrithik Roshan

Hrithik Roshan is one of the most talented actors of Bollywood and he demonstrated his skills in his latest release “Kaabil”. Kaabil performed pretty well at Box office and crossed the 100 crore mark. He owns a Cloth and accessory brand HRX and his yearly earning is $11.5 million. He charges around Rs.30-40 crore per movie.


#6 Ranveer Singh

The future of Bollywood Ranveer Singh gave back to back hits but his Rom-Com movie “Befikre” failed at Box office. He earns a huge amount from endorsing big names like Head & Shoulders, Ching’s, Jack & Jones and Vivo. His estimated earning is $10 million. He charges Rs.20-30 crore per movie.


#7 Amitabh Bachchan

The Big B of Bollywood have turned 74 this year but he is still a powerhouse of energy. He charges Rs.12-15 crore per film. He recently hosted the 9th season of “Kaun Banega Crorepati”. His estimated earning of this year is $9 million.


#8 Ranbir Kapoor

The Heir of Kapoor family is proving his acting skills but his last release “Jagga Jasoos” failed at Box office. He takes home Rs.15-20 crore per movie. He endorses brands like Docomo, lays and Pepsi. His estimated yearly earning is $8.5 million.


#9 Priyanka Chopra

Priyanka Chopra is a well-known name in Bollywood as well as in Hollywood as she did TV series Quantico and movie Baywatch. She earns well from both Movie and endorsements. Her estimated earning of this year is $10 million. She charges nearly Rs.9-10 crore per movie.


#10 Deepika Padukone

Deepika Padukone is one of two women on the ranking, Deepika became a global superstar after the release of her first Hollywood movie xXx: Return of Xander Cage. She also endorses big brands like Nike and Oppo. Her estimated yearly earning is $11 million. She charges Rs.5-10 crore per movie


Source – https://www.forbes.com/sites/natalierobehmed/2017/08/30/bollywoods-highest-paid-2017-meet-10-indian-actors-making-bank/#2a43541ea0d5

Note – The income which had shown with the Dollar($) sign are their annual income.

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