Bollywood is another name for Indian Cinema and is known to showcase maximum number of films than any other countries. Bollywood film industry has a great role in International Cinema and doing very well throughout. Bollywood actors are known for their fine acting and possesses an International status. They charge anonymously for their service in a film and here is a list of Top 10 Highest Paid Bollywood Actors. The name of these actors is enough to make a movie hit and let us see the brand value of these finest Bollywood stars.
1. Salman Khan, 60 Crores INR
Salman Khan tops our list of Top 10 Highest Paid Bollywood Actors. He is the most eligible bachelor of Bollywood Industry and has its own style of acting. He is known to be the Dabangg of Indian Film industry due to his terrific and bold role in his super hit films Dabangg and its sequel Dabangg-2 . His account has been filled with a huge sum of 60 Crores INR for Dabangg-2. This is a super huge amount and never been paid to any actor before Salman Khan. Dabangg-2 was a blockbuster and has made its fortunes due to Salman Khan.
2. Aamir Khan, 45 Crores INR
Aamir Khan is at number two spot in our list of Top 10 Highest Paid Bollywood Actors. Aamir Khan is “Perfectionist” and the “Trendsetter” of Bollywood industry who has set the milestones of crossing 100, 200 & 250 Crores benchmarks. His some of the finest movies are Andaaz apna apna, Sarfarosh, Lagaan,Dil Chahta Hai, Rang De Basanti, Taare Zameen pe, 3-Idiots and Dhoom-3. He is now showcasing on a very popular TV series “Satyamev Jayte”. Dhoom-3 is the only movie of Indian cinema which has grossed over 500 Crores INR and Aamir Khan has been pair a huge sum of 45 Crore for the same.
3. Akshay Kumar, 40-45 Crores INR per film
Akshay Kumar is the only action hero of Bollywood Industry since start of his career and nicknamed as “Khiladi” which means a player who performs. He is Black Belt in Karate and known for his action films earlier and now known for his humorous and serious acts. He has given back to back hits including Singh is King, Khiladi 786, Houseful-2, Rowdy Rathore and Oh My God. He is one of the highest tax payers of the Bollywood Industry and charges 40-45 Crores per film.
4. Shahrukh Khan, 35 Crores INR
Shahrukh Khan is known to be the Baadshah of Bollywood industry which means King and also known by name “King Khan”. He is known for his finest acting and no one is near to King Khan in acting area. He has the greatest fan following and known for innovations in his movies. He has been paid 35 Crores for his lovely love story that is Jab Tak Hai Jaan.
5. Hrithik Roshan, 25 Crores INR
Hrithik Roshan is an elegant and most choosy actor of Bollywood. He only does selective films which suits his personality and remains out of the controversies. No one can beat him in his dance. He has given back to back hits and known to be the only one of his type actor. Some of his greatest hits are Koi Mil Gya, Krishh, Agneepath and Krishh-2. He has been paid a huge sum of 25 Crores INR for the sequel of Krishh that is Krishh-2.
6. Ajay Devgan, 18 Crores INR per film
Ajay Devgan started his career moderately and slowly becomes the lime light of Bollywood industry. He and his wife Kajol are both stars of Bollywood and has given many hits. Ajay Devgan who was a serious actors changed his style from serious to humor and it has worked wonderfully for him and he has given some finest hits like The Legend of Bhagat Singh, Golmaal, Golmaal Returns, Singham, Bol Bachhan and Son of Sardaar. He is charging 18 Crores per movie.
7. Saif Ali Khan, 18 Crores INR
Saif Ali Khan is a prince by birth and an actor by profession born to Cricketer Nawab Pataudi and wonderful Actress of her time Sharmila Tagore. He is known for his dramatic roles and known by the nickname “Chote Nawab” of Bollywood. He is not much successful in his acting career but has given few wonderful hits Love Aj Kal, Cocktail and Race-2. He has been paid 18 Crores for his super hit Action Thriller Race-2.
8. John Abraham, 15 Crores INR
John Abraham is one with the finest body curves and abs and thus known to be the Bollywood Hunk. John remains in lime light due to his relationship controversies. His Bollywood career has made many ups and down but he is the first choice of directors due to his beautiful Abs. He has given hits like Jism, Dhoom, Houseful-2, Force and Madras Cafe. He has signed the sequel of Super Hit movie Welcome that is Welcome Back and paid 15 Crores for the same upcoming movie.
9. Shahid Kapoor, 12 Crore INR per film
Shahid Kapoor is the only Bollywood actor to have different look in his every movie. He is also one of the fantastic Dancer of Bollywood. He has given many hits and known for his elegant and realistic acting. He is the only actor who has flown F-16 fighter jet in his movie “Mausam”. He is unfortunate as his movies were not mush rated as these need to be but has given some hits like Jab We Met, Kaminey and latest film R…. Rajkumar. He charges approximately 12 Crores per movie.
10. Ranbir Kapoor, 12 Crores INR
Ranbir Kapoor is the Chocolate boy of Bollywood industry as he is one of the cutest actors of Bollywood. He is a natural actor and acting is in his blood as he is the successor of the famous Kapoor family who ruled over the Bollywood industry for over 80 years. He is only one of his kind and has given many hits like Barfi, Bachna e Haseeno, Yeh Jawaani hai Deewani and my favorite which I have personally seen more than 60 times that is Rockstar. He charges a huge sum of 12 Crores for his acting.