Bollywood has become a place of highest earnings. Today Bollywood actors are being paid highly, and they are listed amongst top richest people in the world. These statics are according to Forbes magazine that is a famous magazine that shows such records from all around the world.
Top 5 Highest Paid Bollywood Actors
Let’s have a look at top actors with highest earnings:
1. Shah Rukh Khan
The Baadshah of Bollywood the one and only Shah Rukh Khan is on the list of richest actors in the World whose net worth till now is around $600, Million. He has done around 300 films and got nominated 226 times and won around 207 awards. His annual income in the year 2015 according to Forbes was around Rs 257.5 crore, this is the highest ever earned amount by any Bollywood actors. He charges 40-45 crore per film excluding the profit share as most of the films is under his production house Red Chillies.
2. Amitabh Bachchan
The Shahanshah of Bollywood Amitabh Harivansh Rai Bachchan is whose worth till date is $402 Million. He charges around Rs. 20 crores per films and has done around 150 Bollywood films. This legend of Bollywood earned around Rs. 227 crores in the year 2015.
3. Salman Khan
The next actor in the list is Salman Khan whose net worth till date is $200, Million. He has received 7 Filmfare awards and 4 National Awards. The Robin Hood of Bollywood earns around Rs 202.75 crore per year. He charges around $55-$60 crores per movie plus the profit share, so no wonder why he is the second richest actor in Bollywood. Salman paid Rs 20 crore as an advance tax which is the highest till now.
4. Aamir Khan
The next on the list is Mr. Perfectionist of Bollywood Aamir Khan whose income till date is $185, Million. This Khan charges around Rs. 40-45 crores per film and gives his 100% to whatever he does. He earned around $21,176,471 in the year 2015 according to Forbes.
5. Akshay Kumar
The Khiladi of Bollywood Rajiv Hari Om Bhatia known as Akshay Kumar has earned till date $180 Million. His early income is around Rs. 179.85 crores. The Khiladi Kumar charges around Rs 35-40 cr per film. He has been highest tax payer till date but in 2015 Salman beat his record. He has done 120 films till date. Along with highest earnings, he has been famous for doing a maximum number of successful movies in a year.
So from the above list, it can be proved that Bollywood is a place where people prosper and are counted in the list of top rich people in the world. Every year this list is updated, and there are many more Bollywood actors who may be added to this list next year.