Top 15 Highest Paid Actors in Indian Cinema

In terms of overall film production, the Indian film industry is the largest in the world. In many areas of India, films in a variety of languages are produced and distributed. Indian actors are well rewarded because many films are economically successful nowadays. Millions of Indian film lovers from India and throughout the world. Many big-budget films are usually dubbed in many languages and released simultaneously in India and other countries. Many films have been successful at the box office in recent years, and actor pay has also increased. The list below shows the average salary of Indian actors.

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

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
Remuneration: 30 crores

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5. 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: 35 – 40 Crores

4. 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, Chennai
Remuneration: 55 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
Remuneration: 50 – 55 crores (+Profit Share)

2. 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 (+Profit Share)

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
Remuneration: 60 – 65 Crores (+Profit Share)

Rajinikanth is currently India’s highest-paid actor. Rajinikanth has admirers all around the world and is one of Asia’s most popular actors. In 2007, he received 26 crores for the film ‘Shivaji,’ and a total payment of 57 crores, including a profit share for the film Endhiran ( The Robo). According to sources, Rajini receives somewhere between 40 and 50 crores every film, in addition to a cut of the profits. He is not appearing frequently in movies, his movies hit to theatre 2 to 3 years once.

Note: The Remuneration of the Actors is an estimation, information gathered from the News sources, and Box office collection of the films. The remuneration of the actors may not accurate, do not refer to this for official purposes.

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