Bollywood actors get paid a fortune for doing just one movie! You’re not going to believe your eyes when you read how much each actor is paid for to act in a movie. Here is a list of the highest paid actors of Bollywood:
Salman Khan earns Rs 60 crore per movie.With blockbuster hits like Dabangg, Ek Tha Tiger, Bajrangi Bhaijaan and Sultan under his belt, the earnings from a movie starring Salman are estimated to be Rs 500 crore. Salman Khan is also in the Forbes global celebrity list 2016 for his fame and his earnings.
Shah Rukh Khan charges Rs 40-45 crore per film. In addition to the fee, he also takes a share of the profit earned by his movies. SRK is one of the richest actors in India and in the world. Shahrukh is at the 10th position in the Forbes list of Highest Paid Actors.
Aamir Khan earns Rs 55-60 crore per film. The actor and producer is known to be a perfectionist and gets into the skin of every role he plays. With movies like Dangal, 3 Idiots, and Lagaan, the actor has won the hearts of both the masses and the critics. The actor only appears in one movie a year but his impactful performances win him a lot of endorsements.
Akshay Kumar charges Rs 35-40 crores for every movie that he acts in. Unlike the top 4 in the list, we see him in more movies in a year. His recent movies carried a social message and he has been critically acclaimed for the versatility he has shown across genres ranging from comedy to action to drama. He was also ranked ninth in Forbes first global list of highest paid actors in the world in 2015.
Sometimes, we seriously wonder what these actors do with such huge amounts of money!
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