Highest Paid Actors in Indian Cinema

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  • Post last modified:May 3, 2022

The Indian film industry is the world’s largest in terms of overall film output. Films in a number of languages are made and distributed in different parts of India. Because many films are financially successful nowadays, Indian performers are highly paid. There are millions of Indian cinema fans in India and throughout the world. Many big-budget films are generally dubbed in many languages and released in India and other countries at the same time. In recent years, several films have done well at the box office, and actor compensation has risen as well.

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, Robo 2.0
DOB: December 12, 1950
Remuneration: 60 – 65 Crores (+Profit Share)

Currently, Rajinikanth is India’s highest-paid actor. Rajinikanth is one of Asia’s most popular actors, with fans all around the world. In 2007, he was paid 26 crores for the film ‘Shivaji,’ and a total of 57 crores for the film Endhiran, which included a profit share ( The Robo). Rajini receives between 40 and 50 crores for every film, according to sources. He does not appear in films frequently; his films are only released every two to three years.

2. Prabas

Prabas


Predominantly appears in: Telugu Cinema
Year active:
2002–Present
Notable films: Baahubali: The Beginning, Mirchi, Rebel, Chhatrapati, Varsham, Mr. Perfect, Chakram, Billa
DOB: October 23, 1979, Chennai
Remuneration: 80+ Crores

3. 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
Remuneration: 60 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
Remuneration: 45 – 50 Crores

Read: Salman Khan Movies List

5. 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
Remuneration: 40 crores

6. 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
Remuneration: 35 crores

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7. Joseph 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: 35+ crores

Read: Tamil Actor – Vijay Movies List

8. 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

Read: Tamil Actor – Kamal Hassan Movies List

9. 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

10. Ajay Devgn

Predominantly appears in: Hindi Cinema
Years active: 1991 – Present
Occupation: Actor, Film producer, Film director
Notable Films: All the Best: Fun Begins (2009), Golmaal 3 (2010), Singham (2011), Bol Bachchan (2012), Singham Returns (2014), and Golmaal Again (2017)
DOB: 1961
Remuneration: 20 – 25 crores

Note: The remuneration of the actors is an estimation, information gathered from news sources, and box office collections of the films. The remuneration of the actors may not be accurate. Do not refer to this for official purposes.

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Highest Paid Actors in India Live

  • Rajinikanth
    14% 646 / 4.3k
  • Salman Khan
    5% 233 / 4.3k
  • Amir Khan
    1% 70 / 4.3k
  • Akshay Kumar
    8% 348 / 4.3k
  • Prabhas
    23% 1k / 4.3k
  • Shah Rukh Khan
    3% 165 / 4.3k
  • Joseph Vijay
    12% 554 / 4.3k
  • Kamal Hassan
    1% 44 / 4.3k
  • Chiranjeevi
    0% 43 / 4.3k
  • Ajay Devgn
    0% 43 / 4.3k
  • Ajith
    1% 86 / 4.3k
  • Hrithik Roshan
    1% 71 / 4.3k
  • N.T. Rama Rao Jr.
    2% 107 / 4.3k
  • Ram Charan
    2% 87 / 4.3k
  • Mahesh Babu
    2% 106 / 4.3k
  • Pawan Kalyan
    2% 106 / 4.3k
  • Ajith Kumar
    0% 41 / 4.3k
  • Allu Arjun
    5% 217 / 4.3k
  • Yash
    5% 227 / 4.3k
  • Ranveer Singh
    0% 26 / 4.3k
  • Suriya
    1% 79 / 4.3k