Every actor joins Bollywood with the intention of making it big. While some fail miserably, there are some that make it big in terms of fan following and earnings. Over the years, a few Bollywood actors have also started taking a share in the profits of the movies they star in. This makes their net worth a whole lot more. Here are top 10 highest paid Bollywood actors of all time.
10. Ranveer Singh
Salary per movie (Rs 12 – 15 Crore)
Ranveer Singh has been known as the bad boy of Bollywood. However, his acting has also earned him accolades and he is slowly establishing himself as one of the best upcoming actors in the industry. Ranveer is known for his performances in Ladies vs Ricky Behl and Bajirao Mastani.
9. Saif Ali Khan
Salary per movie (Rs 15 Crore)
The Nawab of Pataudi is one of the more established actors of Bollywood. He is known for some powerful roles in movies like Race and Agent Vinod. Although, Saif has been a part of the industry for over two decades now, he hasn’t been able to establish himself as an A lister.
8. Amitabh Bachchan
Salary per movie (Rs 18 – 20 Crore)
Amitabh Bachchan may be old; however his popularity has not diminished. This legend of Bollywood is very much in demand. His performance in movies such as Piku and Paa are the reason why he is considered the greatest. With the way things are going for Amitabh, it seems that he can do very little wrong at the moment.
7. Ajay Devgn
Salary per movie (Rs 22 – 25 Crore)
Ajay Devgn made quite an impact in Bollywood with his debut, Phool Aur Kante. This actor has grown leaps and bounds and this popularity and success has given him the rights to profit sharing as well. Ajay’s success in the Golmaal franchise and movies such as Singham and Drishyam make him popular among the fans and the critics.
6. Ranbir Kapoor
Salary per movie (Rs 25 – 27 Crore)
When you have Kapoor as your last name, the pressure to perform is immense. Ranbir has well and truly lived up to these expectations and has delivered some of the best performances in movies such as Barfi and Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani.
5. Hrithik Roshan
Salary per movie (Rs 30 Crore)
hrithik has not looked back since his debut in Kaho Na Pyaar Hai. His good looks and super sculpted body have made him the ladies favorite and has propelled him into the A listers category in Bollywood. His performances in movies such as Zindagi Naa Milegi Dobara and Dhoom 2 have earned him critical acclaim.
4. Shah Rukh Khan
Salary per movie (Rs 35 – 40 Crore)
The Badshah has definitely been one of the best actors in Bollywood for over two decades now. His amazing acting combined with his dimpled smile has certainly made him one of the most sought after actors in Bollywood.
3. Akshay Kumar
Salary per movie (Rs 40 – 45 Crore)
Akshay Kumar’s initial years in Bollywood were a huge struggle. However, after the phenomenal success of Khiladi, Akshay has not looked back. He has acted in over a hundred movies and is one of the most sought after A listers in Bollywood because of his performance in movies such as Baby and Rowdy Rathore.
2. Aamir Khan
Salary per movie (Rs 45 Crore)
Aamir Khan has been known as the Perfectionist in Bollywood. He acts in one movie a year; however his preparation and research for the role is beyond compare. It is because of these efforts that he was able to deliver stunning performances in movies such as PK, 3 Idiots and Taare Zameen Par.
1. Salman Khan
Salary per movie (Rs 55 Crore)
The bhai of Bollywood, as he is lovingly called, has been one of the most sought after actors in Bollywood. Producers are ready to pay any price to Salman as they know that they will recover more three times the money without fail. That is the impact Salman’s movies have on the box office. His performances in movies such as Dabaang, Ek Tha Tiger and Wanted make him a favorite among the masses.