Top 15 Highest Paid Actors in Indian Cinema

Indian film Industry is the largest in the world by total film production. Over a dozen different languages films are made and released in particular parts of India. Indian actors get good remuneration as nowadays many films are successful commercially. Millions of fans for Indian films from India and even in foreign countries. Usually, many big-budget films are dubbed in many languages and release at the same time in India and foreign countries. In recent years, many films are successful at the box office, and actor’s remuneration has also been hiked. The below list is with Indian actor’s average remuneration.

15. Pawan Kalyan

Pawan Kalyan


Predominantly appears in: Telugu cinema
Years active: 1996 – Present
Occupation: Actor, politician
Notable Films: Gabbar Singh, Attarintiki Daredi, Gopala Gopala, Cameraman Gangatho Rambabu, Jalsa
DOB: September 2, 1971
Remuneration: 10-15 crores

14. Vikram


Predominantly appears in: Tamil Cinema
Years active: 1990 – Present
Occupation: Film actor, Film producer, Playback singer, Voice Actor
Notable Films: I, Anniyan, Gods Own Child, Thaandavam, Kanthaswamy
DOB: April 17, 1966
Remuneration: 15 -20 Crores

13. Mahesh Babu

Mahesh Babu


Predominantly appears in: Telugu Cinema
Years active: 1999 – Present
Occupation: Actor, producer
Notable Films: Aagadu, Dookudu, Nenokkadine, Businessman, Seethamma Vakitlo Sirmalle Chettu
DOB: August 9, 1975
Remuneration: 15-20 Crores

12. Suriya


Predominantly appears in: Tamil cinema
Years active: 1997 – Present
Occupation: Film actor, producer, television presenter
Notable Films: Anjaan, Singham, Singham II, 7th Sense, Ayan
DOB: July 23, 1975
Remuneration: 15 – 20 crores.

11. Ajay Devgan

Ajay Devgan


Predominantly appears in: Hindi Cinema
Years active: 1991 – Present
Occupation: Film actor, director, producer
Notable Films: Action Jackson, Singham Returns, Singham, Phool Aur Kaante, Jaan
DOB: April 2, 1969
Remuneration: 20 crores

10. Ajith Kumar

Ajith Kumar


Predominantly appears in: Tamil Cinema
Years active: 1992 – Present
Occupation: Film actor, promotional model, Racing driver, Philanthropist
Notable Films: Yennai Arindhaal, Arrambam, Mankatha, Veeram, Billa
DOB: May 1, 1971
Remuneration: 20 – 25 crores

9. Vijay


Predominantly appears in: Tamil cinema
Years active: 1992 – Present
Occupation: Film actor, playback singer, film producer, philanthropist
Notable Films: Kaththi, Jilla, Thuppakki, Thalaivaa, Nanban
DOB: June 22, 1974
Remuneration: 25 – 30 crores

8. Shahrukh Khan

Shahrukh Khan


Predominantly appears in: Hindi Cinema
Years active: 1988 – Present
Occupation: Actor, producer, television presenter
Notable Films: Happy New Year, Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, My Name is Khan, Chennai Express
DOB: November 2, 1965
Remuneration: 25 – 30 Crores

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