Bollywood film industry has many talented actors and actresses. The popularity of any actor or actress involves many factors such as masses, skills, past commercial successes, and their demand and fees. Many actors in Bollywood have huge demand based on casting. Therefore, they have the right to charge a big buck from producers for their time and skills. The producers are usually paid their demanded fees happily because they are well aware of their popularity and the audience’s choices.
So here is the list of the top 10 highest-paid actors of Bollywood:
1. Akshay Kumar
The real name of Akshay Kumar is Rajiv Hari OM and he was born into a Punjabi Family. He started his career in Bollywood as a Junior artist but now he is a legend of comedy and action movies. He is also known as “Stunt actor” or “Indian Jackie Chan”.
Fees – Around 135 Crores Per Film.
2. Salman Khan
Salman Khan is a great actor as well as known as the noblest man in the Bollywood Film industry. He started his career with the movie ‘ Biwi Ho TohAisi’. He also works for an NGO named ‘Being Human’ and donates his earnings as well.
Fees – Around 70-75 Crores + Share in Profit.
3. Shahrukh Khan
Shahrukh Khan who is also known as the “King Khan”, “King of Romance” and many more names in Bollywood, is a great actor. He started his career with the movie “Deewana”. After then he performed in various Blockbuster movies in Bollywood.
Fees – Around 50 Crores and 45% profit-sharing
4. Aamir Khan
Aamir Khan is a great actor who is known for his influential Bollywood movies. He began his career with the movie “Qayamat Se QayamatTak” in the year 1988. He was also awarded the “Padma Shri” and “Padma Bhushan”.
Fees- 75 to 85 Crores per film
5. Hrithik Roshan
Hrithik Roshan is a great actor as well as an excellent dancer who is also known as the hottest man in Bollywood. He is an owner of a famous clothing brand name HRX. He performed in many movies as a child actor.
Fees – 50-60 Crores per film
6. Ranveer Singh
Ranveer Singh Bhavani started his career with the movie “Band BaajaBaarat” under “Yash Raj Films”. He has known for his unique dressing sense as well as his energetic and lively roles.
Fees – 35-40 Crores per film
7. Ajay Devgan
Ajay Devgan is a great actor who is very famous among Indian movie fans. He started his career with the film “PhoolAurKaante” and won Filmfare Award. He had performed in more than 100 movies and also owned a private jet.
Fees- 30-52 Crores per film and 10 crores for his cameo appearances.
8. Ranbir Kapoor
Ranbir Kapoor has won 5 Filmfare Awards and is very famous among girls. He is known for his tremendous acting skills and is the sixth highest-paid actor in Bollywood. Some of his very famous films are ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’, Jagga Jasoos and many more. You may also know about Tiger Shroff.
Fees – 25 Crores per film
9. Amitabh Bachchan
Amitabh Bachchan or Big B is one of India’s most loved actors. People not only praised him for his work but also worshipped him as the God of movies. Currently, he is known as the host of “Kon Banega Crorepati”.
Fees- 18-20 Crores for each project
10. Saif Ali Khan
Saif Ali Khan who belongs to a Nawab family is a multi-talented actor in the film industry. He started his career with the movie “Parampara” in 1992. He is also known as the name “Chote Nawab”.
Fees- 15-20 Crores per movie