Top 5 Highest Paid Actors in Bollywood [Earning Report 2017]

(Last Updated On: September 17, 2017)

top 5 highest paid actors in bollywood

Top 5 Highest Paid Actors in Bollywood


Bollywood films are increasing their budgets day by day. 100 crore is a normal budget in today’s industry. Therefore, the payments of the top actors are getting higher and higher. If you are a diehard fan of Bollywood, go through the list below to check the approximate salaries of your favorite male leads, highest paid actor in Bollywood (Male Actor).

1. Salman Khan:

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His recent back to back films, Sultan and Bajrangi Bhaijan have smashed all the records of Bollywood. He is now charging 55-60 crore/film. He has started his career with the blockbuster hit Maine Pyaar Kiya. After that Saajan, Hum Aapke Hai Kaun, Dabangg, any of the movies you pick, that is a smashing hit.

He has received the Filmfare award, Zee Cine Award, Stardust Award and much more. It is said that Salman Khan is the highest paid actor in Bollywood (Male Actor).

He is famous for his brand Being Human. Also, mountain dew, Suzuki, Relaxo are some of the other brands which he endorses.
Salman Khan is the son of the famous scriptwriter Salim Khan and his first wife Sushila Charak. Actually, they are Pathan originated from Afghanistan.

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2. Aamir Khan:

amir khan- highest paid actors in bollywood

Titled as Mr. Perfectionist of Bollywood, he is just behind Salman Khan, charges approx. 50 crores/film. He has started his career as a child artist in Yaadon ki Baraat (1973). We saw him as the male lead in Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak which was a blockbuster.

After that, he has acted in many films like Sarfarosh, Dil, Raja Hindustani, Lagaan, Dangal etc. Including National awards, Filmfare award and a nomination for the Academy Award, he has honored as Padma Shri and Padma Bhushan both.

Mr. Perfectionist has endorsed many famous brands before. Coca-cola, Tata Sky, Snapdeal, Titan Watches, Mahindra Bikes are some of the famous brands which he has advertised for.
He keeps his personal life private. Not attending any award function and not endorsing any brands right now are the signs of his personality.

Now he is married to his second wife Kiran Rao and a cute little baby has come into his life.


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3. Shah Rukh Khan:

sahrukh khan- highest paid actors in bollywood

The Badshah of Bollywood stays behind these two khans with 45 crores/film. He has ruled the box-office with so many hits like Bazigar, Darr, Karan Arjun, DDLJ, KKHH, Dil to Pagal hai etc. unlike the other Khans he has started his journey for a television serial. The huge success of that series made his journey to the silver screen.

But his recent acts like Fan, Dilwale, Raees lag behind the box-office. This one of the highest paid actor in Bollywood (Male Actor) has earned various accolades with 14 Filmfare awards.
He is the only one male actor who has advertised for Lux beauty soap. Otherwise, thousands of brands made him their ambassador. Some of the other famous brands are D’decor, Bigbusket, Denver, Nerolac, Tag Heuer, Hyundai etc.

In spite of a successful actor, King Khan is a great family man also. He has married Gauri Khan in his early life. Now he is the proud father of 3 children.

He owns the Kolkata cricket team of IPL league. SRK earned the 65th position as the highest paid celebrity in the world. He also endorses for dozens of brands including the foreign ones.

4. Akshay Kumar:

akshay kumar- highest paid actors in bollywood

Khiladi of Bollywood, the black belt in martial arts, this sincere actor charges around 40 crores/film after the recent hits of Airlift, Baby, Special 26, Rustam, Toilet Ek Prem Katha. Since he has won the six-degree black belt in karate, he performs most of the stunts himself without a body double.

He has won the National Film Award for the best actor for Rustam. Also, he has earned several awards including two Filmfare Awards. He grabbed the success for the comedy roles in the movies like Hera Pheri, Bhagam Bhag, and Phir Hera Pheri. Basically, he is a versatile actor.

He is the brand ambassador of Tata Motors. Kajaria, Sparx Shoes, Dollar Club, Rasna, Eveready, Honda are the other renowned brands whose first choice is our Akki. A huge amount of money he earns by endorsing these brands.

This celebrity actor got married to Twinkle Khanna, a high-profile daughter of the actors Rajesh Khanna and Dimple Kapadia. He maintains privacy for his personal life. It is said that this one of the busiest actors is a protective father in his home. His children are kept away from the shutters of the paparazzi.

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5. Hrithik Roshan:

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He is the Greek God of Bollywood industry. This actor with an exceptional dancing skill charges 35-40 crore/film. His first film Kaho Na Pyaar Hai was a smashing hit. After that, he successfully acted in many films like Dhoom, Krrish series movies, Kabil, Mohenjo Daro etc.

He has won 6 Filmfare awards. This made him one of the highest paid actors in Bollywood (Male Actor).

He endorses many brands like Oppo mobile phone, RADO, J.HAMPSTEAD and other famous ones.

He is the son of the famous film maker and actor Rajesh Roshan. He was married to Susanne Khan and has two kids. But the marriage did not work and the duo got divorced in past years. But they have a good understanding of their kids.