Published On: Sat, Mar 14th,

Top 10 Highest Paid Actors in Bollywood list

Bollywood is one of the emerging film industries in world, producing numerous big budget movies every year. Bollywood actors has also gaining popularity all over world especially in Asian countries and generating fan following for their super acting skills, abilities and versatility.

Some of most famous and beloved Indian actors include Salman Khan, Shahrukh Khan and Akshay Kumar who have been highly paid for their acting in any movies even they earned a lot for giving special appearance in movies. Here top paid actors of Bollywood are listed below for you.

10. Ranveer Singh

The Indian actor Ranveer Singh has made his first appearance in Yash Raj Films’ romantic-comedy ‘Band Baaja Baaraat’ along with Anushka Shrama which has well appreciated from viewers and critics as well. Singh next Ladies vs Ricky Bahl was quite average while he continued his success with Goliyon Ki Rasleela Ram-Leela, Gunday and Kill Dil. The 29-year-old actor has named among the top paid actors in Indian film industry with estimated 9 crore while his upcoming project are Dil Dhadakne Do and Bajirao Mastani.

9. John Abraham

Born on 17 December 1972, John Abraham is another Bollywood popular actor, produce and former model. Abraham has started his career with leading role in erotic-thriller Jism opposite Bipasha Basu after doing modeling for several commercials and advertisements and enlisted in top Bollywood paid actors with earnings of 11 crore per movie. He has been critically admired for her consecutive successful releases including Dostana, Housefull 2, New York, Race 2, Force, Shootout at Wadala, and Madras Café for which he received several nominations also won many of awards.

8. Saif Ali Khan

One of successful and popular actors in Indian film industry, he also named in list of top paid actors with estimated amount of 14 crore for a movie. Taking acting debut with Yash Chopra’s Parampara in 1992, he gained prminance with pivotal role in Dil Chahta Hai, then his Kal Ho Naa Ho, Hum Tum, Salaam Namaste, Race, Omkara, and Love Aaj Kal are some of hit releases at box office. Khan has won several of awards such as Filmfare Best Comedian Award, Filmfare Best Villain Award, Filmfare Best Actor Award, Filmfare Best Movie Award, IIFA Best Villain Award and Best Actor in a Supporting Role among others.

7. Ajay Devgan

Indian film actor, director, and producer has started his acting career with Phool Aur Kaante in 1991 and considered as one of the finest actors in India. Devgan has pretty successful acting life as some of his hit movies are Raincoat, Omkara, Apaharan, Golmaal: Fun Unlimited, Halla Bol, Golmaal Returns, All the Best: Fun Begins, Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai and his latest Singham sequel. Devgan is also top paid actors in Bollywood with 16 crore and one of the leading actors following his appearance in more than 80 movies.

6. Hrithik Roshan

One of the most attractive male celebrities, joined showbiz as child star then did his first leading role in Kaho Naa Pyaar Hai. After some of unsuccessful movies Roshan has received critical acclaim for his roles in Krrish, Dhoom 2, Guzaarish, Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara and Agneepath. Krrish 3 starrer is another top paid Bollywood actors with estimated 20 crore, has won numerous awards including Filmfare Award for Best Actor, IIFA Best Male Debut, IIFA Glamorous Star Award and Screen Award for Best Actor.

5. Ranbir Kapoor

Ranbir Kapoor, born on 28 September 1982, is an Indian actor who gained prominence with romantic-comedy Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani along with British beauty Katrina Kaif which gave several nominations and awards. Rockstar and Barfi were great hit to his acting career while Ranbir’s romantic comedy Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani one of the highest-grossing Bollywood films. Ranbir, 32 has been considered as one of the leading actors and highest paid actors in Bollywood with maximum 24 crore from any movie while his upcoming films include Bombay Velvet and Jagga Jasoos which are setto release in this year.

4. ShahRukh Khan


King of Bollywood ShahRukh Khan is very popular and among top celebrities in India, has numerous accolades under his belt. The romantic drama films Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, Dil to Pagal Hai, Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, and Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham gave him recognition not only in India but also in other neighbored countries. Throughout ShahRukh has very victorious career and gave super-doper hits at Indian box office in his career. Don actor is named in the list of top paid actors with earning up to 35 crore from any movie while he is one of most influential celebrity in India and world’s biggest movie star with massive fan club.

3. Aamir Khan

Aamir Khan is an Indian film actor, producer, TV presenter and director, started acting as child star and then gained prominence with Raakh in 1989. Mr. Perfect famed Indian star has many successful films that are Raja Hindustani, Sarfarosh, Hum Hain Rahi Pyar Ke, and Andaz Apna Apna in his early career foe which he received several awards and nominations and became most popular celebrity in India. The movies which made him highest paid actor among other Indian films actors include Rang De Basanti, Taare Zameen Par, Ghajini and 3 Idiots in last decade while his latest release PK alongside Anushka Sharma was also topped Indian box office.

2. Akshay Kumar

Best known for is martial art, Akshay Kumar is also very famous icon in Bollywood who has been appeared in more than hundred movies till now and named in top paid Indian actors with 45 crore each movie. Akshay’s list of success releases is too long, few of were Dhadkan, Namastey London, Patiala House, Garam Masala, Singh Is Kinng, Housefull 2 and his most recent Holiday. Kumar has won numerous honorary and competitive awards during his career such as Civilian award, Honorary Doctorate, National Honour, Filmfare Best Comedian Award, Filmfare Best Actor Award, IIFA Best Villain Award, and Stardust Best Actor – Comedy/Romance.

1. Salman Khan

Salim Khan’s son Salman Khan was born on 27 December 1965; Khan’s commercially and critically successful films are Saajan, Hum Aapke Hain Koun, Judwaa, Pyar Kiya to Darna Kya and Hum Saath-Saath Hain. The biggest star and most popular television personality is also at the top of most higest paid actor with sum of 55 crore from single movie, also topped the Times Celebex Bollywood actors index rating regularly. Khan’s role Bodyguard along with Kareena Kapoor and in Dabangg sequels opposite Sonakshi Sinha has been critically appreciated while his latest include Prem Ratan Dhan Payo and Bajrangi Bhaijaan which are slated to release in this year.


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