Top 15 Highest Paid Actors in Indian Cinema

Indian film Industry is 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 remuneration is high because nowadays many films successful commercially. Millions of fans for Indian films from all over India and even in foreign countries. Usually, Many big budget films are dubbed in many languages and release at the same time all over India and foreign countries. In recent years, many films are successful at the box office that helped actors to ask more remuneration. The below list with Indian actors remuneration, the actor’s remuneration mentioned per single film.

15. Vikram

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 (age 51)
Remuneration: 10 -15 Crores

14. 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 (age 46)
Remuneration: 15 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 (age 42)
Remuneration: 18 – 20 Crores

12. Suriya

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 (age 42)
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 (age 48)
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 (age 46)
Remuneration: 20 – 25 crores

9. Vijay

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 (age 43)
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 (age 52)
Remuneration: 25 – 30 Crores

7. Kamal Hassan

Kamal Haasan
Predominantly appears in: Tamil cinema
Years active: 1959 – Present
Occupation: Film Actor, Producer, Director, Screenwriter, Playback Singer, Lyricist, Choreographer, Song-writer
Notable Films: Vishwaroopam, Indian, Vishwaroopam 2, Dasavathaaram, Sathi Leelavathi
Height: 1.65 m (5.4 ft)
Remuneration: 25 – 30 crores

6. Hrithik Roshan

Hrithik Roshan
Predominantly appears in: Hindi cinema
Years active: 2000 – Present
Occupation:
Notable Films: Bang Bang, Krrish 3, Krish, Kaho Naa Pyaar Hai, You Don’t Get Life a Second Time
DOB: January 10, 1974 (age 43)
Remuneration: 30 crores

5. Prabas

Prabas
Occupation: Actor
Year active: 2002–Present
Notable films: Baahubali: The Beginning, Mirchi, Rebel, Chhatrapati, Varsham, Mr Perfect, Chakram, Billa
DOB: October 23, 1979 (age 38), Chennai
Remuneration: 30 Crores

4. Akshay Kumar

Akshay Kumar
Predominantly appears in: Hindi cinema
Years active: 1991 – Present
Occupation: Actor, producer, presenter
Notable Films: Rowdy Rathore, Boss, Khiladi 786, OMG – My God, Hera Pheri
DOB: September 9, 1967 (age 50)
Remuneration: 35 – 40 Crores

3. Amir Khan

Aamir Khan
Predominantly appears in: Hindi cinema
Years active: 1984 – Present
Occupation: Actor, producer, director, screenwriter, television personality, social worker
Notable Films: PK, Dhoom 3, 3 Idiots, Like Stars on Earth, Ghajini, Dangal
DOB: March 14, 1965 (age 49)
Remuneration: 50 – 55 crores + share in the profit

2. Salman Khan

Salman Khan
Predominantly appears in: Hindi Cinema
Years active: 1988 – Present
Occupation: Actor, film producer, television personality, philanthropist, singer
Notable Films: Kick, Ek tha Tiger, Jai Ho, Wanted, Maine Pyar Kiya
DOB: December 27, 1965 (age 52)
Remuneration: 60 Crores + share in the profit

1. Rajinikanth

Rajinikanth
Predominantly appears in: Tamil cinema
Years active: 1975 – Present
Occupation: Film actor, producer, screenwriter, playback singer
Notable Films: Lingaa, Kochadaiiyaan, Enthiran, Sivaji, Baashha
DOB: December 12, 1950 (age 67)
Remuneration: 60 – 65 Crores + share in the profit

Rajinikanth, presently the Highest Paid Actor in India. Rajini earned fans around the world and one of the popular actors in Asia. He received 26 Crore for the film ‘Shivaji’ in 2007 and earned total payment of 57 crores including a share of the profit for the film Endhiran ( The Robo). Sources reveal that Rajini is getting anywhere 40-50 crore per film apart from a share of the film’s profit. He appears just in few films for 2 to 3 years.
Note: The Remuneration of the Actors is an estimation, information gathered from News, Budget and Box office collection of the films.

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