10 Highest Paid Bollywood Actors

Indian actors who earned big in 2017.

Check out this list of 10 Indian actors who were earned the highest income last year. This list is made up of 8 men and 2 women. Movies don’t only become successful because of its storyline and lines, the actors playing the role of their characters make the magic work. These actors are one of the main reasons why people are so engrossed in Bollywood!

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Top Earning Bollywood Celebrities

Even if there are declining rates for TV rights to movies, Indian actors are still earning a lot from movie fees as well as product endorsements. Here’s a list of top paid Indian celebs

10 RANBIR KAPOOR

RANBIR KAPOOR
Ranbir Kapoor – Image Credit: Wikimedia under CC

Kapoor is not only an actor, but a film producer too. He pursued acting and filmmaking, and took his path to success. Today, he is India’s one of the highest paid actors earning 48.5 million every year.

 

9 AMITABH BACHCHAN

AMITABH BACHCHAN
Amitabh Bachchan – Image Credit: Wikimedia under CC

Amitabh is a celebrity and a politician at the same time. He was called the “angry young man” of India, and became one of the most influential actors. This respected actor gets yearly earnings of $9 million!

8 PRIYANKA CHOPRA

PRIYANKA CHOPRA
Priyanka Chopra – Image Credit: Wikimedia under CC

Priyanka Chopra is the second highest paid actress in this list. She isn’t just an actress, but she is also the winner of Miss World 2000. Every year, she gets total revenue of $10 million.

7 RANVEER SINGH

RANVEER SINGH
Ranveer Singh – Image Credit: Wikimedia under CC

Right after he got a degree, he went back to his home country to pursue his passion in films. His yearly income: $10 million a year!

6 DEEPIKA PADUKONE

DEEPIKA PADUKONE
Deepika Padukone – Image Credit: Wikimedia under CC

She is the highest paid actress in India earning $11 million a year. Deepika Padukone is the one of the country’s most popular celebrities, and was also a badminton player who left the same career to be a model.

5 HRITHIK ROSHAN

HRITHIK ROSHAN
Hrithik Roshan – Image Credit: Wikimedia under CC

Roshan is an actor who is also known for his dancing skills, and earns $11.5 million per year. He began as a child actor, tried being an assistant director before regaining his love for acting.

4 AAMIR KHAN

AAMIR KHAN
Aamir Khan – Image Credit: Wikimedia under CC

Do you know the movies named Ghajini and PK? Yep, Aamir Khan is the lead actor of those movies! He earns $12.5 million a year.

3 AKSHAY KUMAR

AKSHAY KUMAR
Akshay Kumar – Image Credit: Wikimedia under CC

Akshay Kumar has a wonderful career for more than twenty five years. He appeared in more than a hundred movies as well, and earns $35.5 million yearly.

2 SALMAN KHAN

SALMAN KHAN
Salman Khan – Image Credit: Wikimedia under CC

Salman Khan established his own name in the industry and later on received a numerous awards, whose yearly earnings amount to $37 million.

1 SHAH RUKH KHAN

SHAH RUKH KHAN
Shah Rukh Khan – Image Credit: Wikimedia under CC

Khan is known as the “King of Bollywood.” He has appeared in over 80 movies ever since he entered the industry. Shah Rukh Khan is one of the most successful stars in the world, who earns $38 million a year.

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