Launching a big budget movie is the latest trend in the Bollywood. The directors and producers don’t shy away churning out lots of money to the actors for their services because they firmly believe that these actors will help them to recover the producer’s money by attracting their fan following to the cinema halls to watch their movies.
Top 5 Highest Paid Bollywood Actors with Most Income
Bollywood industry has given many versatile actors. The actors are paid according to their fan following. Though the skills matter too, but when you enter to a club of top earners, you are often judged by your fan following. Here are the current top 5 highest paid actors in Bollywood:
Salman Khan (Rs 60 Crore)
Controversy’s favourite child, Salman is the highest paid actor in Bollywood in 2016. Salman commands a huge respect and a big fanbase among the country’s youth today. He has delivered two of the biggest hits Bollywood has ever seen – ‘Bajrangi Bhaijaan’ and ‘Sultan’, which has broken multiple records at the box office. Recently, Salman has also signed a 1000 crore deal with one of the leading channels on Indian Television according to media reports. The huge fan following of Salman across the country makes sure his each released film becomes a Bollywood hit.
Aamir Khan (Rs 40-45 Crore)
Mr Perfectionist, Aamir Khan only signs one movie for the year and it is one of the most promising you will ever see in the Cinema Halls. Among the highest paid Bollywood actors, Aamir Khan truly lives to his nickname of Mr Perfectionist as he gives his all to make his character in the movie look real. Most of the movie lovers eagerly wait for his movies to release as they believe he is the one who always does something new and interesting with each of his movies.
Akshay Kumar (Rs 40 Crore)
The Khiladi of the Bollywood industry, Akshay Kumar, is one of the highest paid Bollywood actor in 2016. Starting from humble beginnings, Akshay made a name in the industry all by himself. The versatile actor is comfortable in different roles as shown by his performances in many movies. Akshay can do a comic as well as serious roles in the same capacity making him one of the most loved actors in the Bollywood. Currently, he is busy in promotions for ‘Rustam’, one film his fans are desperately waiting to see for a long time in the cinema halls across the country and the world.
Shahrukh Khan (Rs 30-35 Crore)
The Badshah of the Bollywood Film Industry, Shahrukh is probably the most loved actor in the industry. The name, Shahrukh khan, is enough to drag the movie lovers to the theatres making the movies be hits across the various cinema halls all over the country. This is one of the biggest reasons why he is the highest paid Bollywood actor. He might be getting old with each passing day but his charm is only increasing. He still commands a lot of respect in the film industry.
Hrithik Roshan (Rs 25-30 Crore)
Also among the list of most paid Bollywood actor is the very charming Hrithik Roshan. India’s own superhero, Hrithik is very popular among the youth of the country for his stunts in the ‘Krishh’ movie series besides his unique dancing style. He is probably, the best dancer in Bollywood industry currently. The father of two boys, Hrithik is among the best actors in the Bollywood film industry with a number of hit films to his name. Currently, his latest movie, ‘Mohenjadaro’, is slated to be the best of his films.
All the actors on this list are able to attract the movie lovers to the cinema screens with their name and charm. The producers are readily available to give them their full price to have them in their movies as they know that these actors have the ability to make Bollywood movie hits by just appearing in them.