How much Bollywood actors charge for a movie?
So many factors are involved that it can not be answered here without knowing the actual circumstances.
Generally, the factors like actor’s popularity among masses, skills (referenced through past films), past commercial successes, and casting demand often determine the fees.
When you are young and beautiful, like a young model, a pageant winner, or a sports star, sometimes you can break into it quickly.
Breaking into a star status is a time-consuming and challenging process with odds against you.
Few people in the industry have managed to achieve that position and can charge a big buck to producers for their time and skills.
Producers are willing to pay their demands because after all, it’s all about ROI, so here are the top 10 highest-paid actors in the world:
10. Ranveer Singh
Ranveer Singh Bhavnani had started his career in acting by advertisements. He got the first leading role in ‘Yash Raj Films’ movie ‘Band Baaja Baraat’ in 2010.
In all his latest movies, he plays energetic, lively roles with his profound expressions.
There is something unique thing about his dressing sense; he always tries to look different from the crowd.
He has been honoured by many awards, which also includes four Filmfare awards.
Ranveer Singh is a serious actor with a creative mind, and this is the most memorable thing for his fans.
He charges about 15 crores per movie when he is there in a leading role.
9. Saif Ali Khan
Saif Ali Khan was born in a royal family, and Saif’s mother was a Bollywood actress while his father was captain of the Indian cricket team.
He was a multifaceted and multi-talented actor in the film industry.
Saif started his career in the film industry by doing the leading role in Yash Chopra’s movie ‘Parampara’ in 1992.
After he was launched in the film industry, all his movies were superhit for a couple of years.
In the film industry, Saif Ali Khan is also known as ‘Chote Nawab.’
Saif Ali Khan is honoured by many awards, including the National Award and Padma Shri Award.
Saif Ali Khan charges about 20 crores per movie as a leading actor.
8. Amitabh Bachchan
Amitabh Bachchan is also called Big-B. India’s most loved actor. People from all over India and from the Bollywood industry respect Bachchan sir a lot.
Many people are reluctant to pay for this, and here it is true that old is gold.
In 1970 he was known by an angry young man. And speaking of awards, he has received many awards.
He has worked in almost all genres. Amitabh Bachchan also hosts a very famous show named ‘Kon Banega Crorepati.’
This T.V. serial type is very much liked throughout the world. Recently, Amitabh worked with Marvel, which has increased his fame even more.
Not from India, but from the outside country, he gets love from people.
He gives many movies like ‘Sholay.’ this is one of the best and notable hit films loved by almost all Indians.
He charges 20 crore rupees per movie, and he deserves more because Amitabh Bachchan sir’s acting skills are wow.
7. Ajay Devgn
Ajay Devgan is an outstanding actor whom people like very much. Ajay is married to Kajol Devgan, who is also a very skilled actress.
He was first seen in the film Phool Aur Kaante and had excellent acting skills for which he was awarded the Filmfare Award.
Ajay has worked in more than 100 movies. Many people do not know that it is also the owner of a production company named Ajay Devgan Films.
Do you know, Ajay Devgan is the first actor in Bollywood who has a private jet, and he uses it to travel to different places.
Ajay charges 25 crores rupees per movie.
6. Ranbir Kapoor
Ranbir Kapoor is the sixth highest-paid actor in Bollywood. He won 5 Filmfare Awards.
Ranbir is also called a chocolate boy because the girl loves Ranbir very much.
There are tremendous acting skills in the blood of Ranbir as his father Rishi Kapoor and mother Neetu Singh are excellent actors.
Ranbir’s grandfather Raj Kapoor was the one who developed Indian film industry that we see today.
He played a perfect role in some best movies like ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil,’ ‘Jagga Jasoos,’ and more.
Ranbir also produces movies with (partnership) Anurag Basu.
Ranbir charges 25 crores per movie, and he deserves this amount because his acting skills are excellent.
5. Hrithik Roshan
Hritik is the hottest actor in Bollywood and also an excellent dancer. He debuted in ‘Kaho Na Pyaar hai’ movie, and the film was a box office smashing hit.
But before this fantastic film, Hritik was seen in many movies as a child actor.
Hritik has excellent muscles, and he is an inspiration for many fitness freaks and is the owner of a popular clothing brand name HRX.
He recently got divorced from his ex-wife, Susanne khan.
He charges 30-40 crores rupees per movie, and it is rumored that he charged 50 crores rupees for ‘Mohenjo Daro.’
4. Shahrukh Khan
The actor who steals the hearts of all fans is Shah Rukh Khan, better known as ‘King Khan.’
He played his debut role in Deewana, but not many people know that even before this film, Shahrukh has worked in many T.V. serials.
Shahrukh has studied from Delhi University, and now he is the most powerful actor in the entire Bollywood.
In India and foreign countries, he gets a lot of love from the audience.
By playing a role in movies like ‘Chak De India’ and ‘My Name Is Khan’, he shows love among his country and gives a powerful message to society.
Some of the most loved movies of Shahrukh are ‘Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge,’ ‘Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gum,’ ‘Main Hoon Na’ etc.
3. Akshay Kumar
Rajiv Hari Om Bhatia is now popularly known as Akshay Kumar, was born into a Punjabi family.
From childhood, Akshay Kumar was interested in sports and has never thought of acting for his career.
He holds a black belt in Taekwondo and started teaching martial arts.
Akshay Kumar walked in Bollywood as a junior artist, but after struggling a lot.
Eventually, he landed a leading role in 1992 in Pramod Chakraborty’s movie ‘Deedar’ and struggled a lot in his journey.
Akshay Kumar has always performed all the stunts by himself, also known as ‘Stunt Actor.’
Fans of Akshay Kumar like his adventures most and named him ‘Indian Jackie Chan.’
The average charge of Akshay Kumar per movie is 40-45 crores.
2. Aamir Khan
Aamir Khan is the most influential actor in the Bollywood world and had first appeared on screen as a child actor in his uncle’s film.
As a leading actor, Aamir Khan made his first movie in 1988, ‘Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak.’
The specialty in Aamir Khan’s is that he always selects those scripts which influence others.
Aamir Khan is among the actors that are honored ‘Padma Shri’ and ‘Padma Bhushan.’
The average earning of Aamir Khan is 45 crores per movie. Due to Aamir Khan’s excellent acting skills, his fans also call him’ Mr. Perfectionist.’
1. Salman Khan
Salman Khan belongs to a prominent Bollywood family. Salman Khan had left his studies after completing his graduation as he decided to learn acting talent.
He started his career in Bollywood in 1988, and his first movie was ‘Biwi Ho Toh Aisi.’
The best thing in Salman Khan’s role is that he gets lost in character, which makes him different from other actors.
The average fee of Salman Khan per movie is about 60 crores, and is also known as the man with a golden heart.
He donates one part of his earnings to his NGO named ‘Being Human.’ These are the reasons why their fans love Salman Khan.