10 highest paid actors in Bollywood

highest paid actor in bollywood
highest paid actor in bollywood

Here is the list of 10 highest paid actor in bollywood:

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1. Shah Rukh Khan

Shah Rukh, he has left his contemporaries Salman Khan, Akshay Kumar and Aamir Khan behind, despite getting a lukewarm response with his last few films like “Fan”, “Dilwale” and “Jab Harry Met Sejal”. His endorsement deals and profitable productions helmed by his banner Red Chillies Entertainment, helped him make $38 million between June 1, 2016, and June 1, 2017, before fees and taxes, reports forbes.com.

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2. Salman Khan

Salman, who is ranked second with earnings of $37 million in the last one year.

Salman gained profits from the success of “Sultan” and “retains a slew of advertisements and a not-for-profit line of clothing and jewelry that benefits his Being Human Foundation”.

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3. Akshay Kumar

National Award winner Akshay, whose golden run at the Indian box office doesn’t seem to stop anytime soon.

The “Khiladi” star is listed at the third position at earnings of $35.5 million, with his hit films like “Rustom”, “Jolly LLB 2”, “Naam Shabana” and “Toilet: Ek Prem Katha”.

Shah Rukh, Salman and Akshay are also included in Forbes magazine’s World’s Highest Paid Actors 2017 list and ranked at eighth, ninth and 10th position respectively.

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4. Aamir Khan

With the unprecedented success of “Dangal”, Aamir is ranked fourth in the list with collections of $12.5 million.

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5. Hrithik Roshan

Actor Hrithik Roshan has rounded off the top five with earnings of $11.5 million. Hrithik’s 2016 film “Mohenjo Daro” bombed at the box office, however, the actor bounced back with “Kaabil” in 2017.

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6. Deepika Padukone

Deepika made $11 million (Rs 70 crore) last year after making her big Hollywood debut with xXx: Return of Xander Cage and several brands endorsements. Her earnings make her the highest paid female actor in Bollywood

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7. Ranveer Singh

Ranveer made $10 million (Rs 64 crore). His brand associations with Durex, Chings and more could be the reason.

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7. Priyanka Chopra

Priyanka could only manage the seventh position. She tied with Ranveer for the spot with $10 million earnings.

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9. Amitabh Bachchan

Amitabh Bachchan earned $9 million (Rs 57 crore) for his critically and commercially successful film Pink, and brand endorsements.

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10. Ranbir Kapoor

Ranbir Kapoor is the last entry on the list with $8.5 (Rs 54 crore) earned last year. His only release was Karan Johar’s Ae Dil Hai Mushkil.

Earnings estimates are based on data from Box Office India, Box Office Mojo and IMDB, as well as interviews with industry insiders.

Together, Bollywood’s 10 highest paid actors banked a cumulative $183 million between June 1, 2016, and June 1, 2017.

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