New Bollywood movies are releasing with the massive budget and because of this Bollywood actors have started to make a great amount of money. There are a lot of factors behind how much money a Bollywood actor makes.
So let’s see who are the Top 5 Highest paid actors in Bollywood 2020.
Forbes recently released its list of highest-paid actors of 2020, and you know what a Bollywood actor was also included in the list and the actor wasn’t one among the Khans of Bollywood,
The actor was none another than our beloved Akshay Kumar. But most of his money comes from the brand endorsements as SRK is no longer the king of brand endorsements in India it’s Akshay Kumar in 2020.
But in this article, we’ll be focusing on the top 5 highest paid Bollywood actors and how much money they make from a single movie.
But before knowing 10 Highest paid actors in Bollywood 2020, you must know how payment of a Bollywood actor is decided?
how the salary of a Bollywood actor is decided?
when it comes to deciding the payment of a Bollywood actor the following are some of the major factors in deciding an actor’s payment.
Fans Following of an Actor
The fan following of any actor in India plays a big role in how much money a Bollywood actor is going to make from a particular movie,
The producers want famous actors in their movies no matter if they have to pay a lot more money than they should pay.
The budget of a movie
This is another big factor deciding how much money will a Bollywood actor make, for example,
The budget of a movie is low then the actor will make a lower amount of money than he usually makes, and if the budget is high the actor will make more money.
But this is not the only way Bollywood actors make money, most of the money of Indian actors come from brand endorsements, 80% of money Bollywood actors make comes from brand endorsements.
But we’ll discuss that another article, for now, let’s stick to how much money Indian actors make from movies. We have seen how payment of Bollywood actor is decided, now let’s see the Top 5 Highest paid actors in Bollywood 2020
Top 5 Highest paid actors in Bollywood 2020
Salman Khan is undoubtedly the most popular Bollywood actor for sure, he made his big-screen debut in 1988 with “Biwi Ho Toh Aisi” but his role in the movie went unnoticed but his next movie “Maine Pyaar Kiya” which released in 1989 was a great hit.
In 1990 his next movie “Baaghi: A Rebel for Love” also proved to be another hit on the box office and this started Salman khan’s journey towards his stardom.
Salman khan also saw some bad phases in his career but he fought those like a tiger, and now he is the highest-paid Bollywood actor.
Salman Khan on average charges the huge amount of 65 crores for a single movie.
His stardom is so huge that even his flop movie like Tubelight and Race 3 made ₹211.14 crores and ₹294.98 crores respectively. And because of this producers don’t bother to pay him a huge amount of 65 crores.
Aamir Khan is known as Mr.perfectionist of Bollywood, made his big-screen debut as a child artist in 1973 wth the movie “Yaadon Ki Baaraat”.
His 1st movie as a young actor was “Holi” which was released in 1984 but the movie went unnoticed at the box office. his next movie “Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak” was a commercial hit.
He also earned his 1st national award with his movie “Raakh” released in 1989 in the category of special mention. And started the journey of Mr.Perfectionist in Bollywood.
Aamir khan on average Charges a huge amount of 55-60 crores for a single movie. Ranking himself second in the list of Top 5 Highest paid actors in Bollywood in 2020.
And even his flop film like “Thugs Of Hindustan” is the biggest Bollywood release of all time with the opening day of ₹50 crores and the total collection of ₹335 crores. his movie “Dangal” is also the highest-grossing Indian movie with a total collection of ₹2,100 crores.
Shah Rukh Khan
Shah Rukh Khan, The King of Bollywood made his big-screen debut in 1992 with the movie “Deewana”. The movie was a hit and the audience started to recognize Shah Rukh Khan because of his villainous roles.
Before 1995 he was known for playing villainous roles in movies like Darr, Bazigar, Deewana, etc. But then DDLJ ( Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge) happened and it entirely changed Srk’s career.
The actor who was known to play bad guys is the romance king of Bollywood now. SRK is also the richest actor in the world with an estimated net worth of ₹45,00 Crores as of 2020.
The Shah Rukh Khan charges a huge amount of 45-50 crores for a single movie. Ranking himself third in the list of Top 5 Highest paid actors in Bollywood in 2020.
Shah Rukh Khan’s last few movies were a flop, his last movie “ZERO” was released in 2018 even though it was a flop the Est. box office collection of the movie was ₹191 crore. This is the reason the producers want SRK in their movies.
Rajiv Hari Om Bhatia Also known as Akshay Kumar, The Khiladi of Bollywood after doing some minor roles Akshay Kumar made his Big-screen debut in 1991 with the movie “Saugandh” but his breakthrough movie was “Khiladi” which released in 1992.
But After a few successful films like Sabse Bada Khiladi, Deedar, yeh Dillagi and Mohra, Films like Lahu Ke Do Rang, Tarazu, Insaaf, proved to be a disaster for Khiladi of Bollywood.
This was the worst phase of Akshay Kumar’s life, he thought his career in the film industry is going to end soon and he even applied for Canadian citizenship but then he did a comeback with the movie ” Jaanwar“ in 1999, the movie was critically acclaimed.
Akshay Kumar is the highest paid Bollywood actor if we combine his brand endorsements according to Forbes. He charges a huge amount of ₹40 crores for a single movie.
Akshay Kumar did a total of 5 movies last year in 2019 Kesari Blank, Mission Mangal, Housefull 4, Good Newwz, 4 of them was a commercial success, and this is why every producer is ready to pay any amount for Akshay Kumar.
Hrithik Roshan, the Most good looking man and the best dancer of Bollywood industry. After appearing in several movies as a child artist Hrithik Roshan made his big-screen debut as a young talented actor in 2001 with the movie Kaho Naa… Pyaar Hai and the movie was a huge success on the box office.
But after making some poor choices in movie selection Hrithik Roshan did the movie “Koi Mil Gaya” in 2003 which entirely changed his career, Hrithik Roshan also did two sequels of the movie Krish and Krish 3.
Hrithik Roshan charges a huge amount of ₹35 crores for a single movie. Ranking himself fifth in the list of Top 5 Highest paid actors in Bollywood in 2020.
Hrithik Roshan’s “war” which was released lase year did a huge box office collection of ₹475.50 crores. regardless of his high payment, every action director wants him in his movies.