Some time back, SRK made headlines as being one of the richest actors in the world, even when compared with the Hollywood stars. But do you know how much do the other Bollywood stars make?
Here we take a look at the top 5 richest stars of Bollywood. All of them are male actors, obviously because parity in earnings between the male and female actors doesn’t yet exist in this industry.
So here’s the list of the richest stars in Bollywood.
Shah Rukh Khan
Popularly known as King Khan, Shah Rukh Khan has a large fan base and reportedly demands as much as $9 million per movie. Widely acclaimed as the top movie star in the very history of Bollywood. An actor, TV star, entrepreneur, and movie producer, Shah Rukh Khan’s net worth is $600 million. As per the 2015 Forbes India Celebrity Top 100 list, SRK’s earning was estimated to be over 250 crore rupees.
Salman Khan charged $11.3 million for his latest movie Ek Tha Tiger, which turned out to be a super hit. He has played the star role in over 80 Hindi movies, of which the blockbusters were Bodyguard, Dabangg1, Dabangg 2, Ek Tha Tiger, and Ready. Khan has also won a couple of industry awards and his net worth is $200 million.
As per Forbes India, Salman Khan’s recent earning was estimated to be over 200 crore rupees.
Amir Khan is known to charge as much as $10.2 million per movie. A great actor and a perfectionist by nature, he chooses his movies with care, making sure that they have high potential to become blockbusters. His net worth is $180 million. His 2015 earnings are estimated to be just over 100 crore rupees, thanks to his film PK and revenues from brand endorsements.
Akshay Kumar, whose net worth is $65 million, has one major aim in life; he wants to charge Rs. 100 crore or $18.5 million for a movie. So far, the highest he has charged is Rs. 45 crore or $8.3 million. Certainly one of the best, having acted in over 100 movies and achieved fame as a producer, actor, and martial artist. His recent earnings are estimated to be around 125 crore rupees.
Hrithik, who began acting in movies in his childhood, has been known to charge as much as $5.5 million per movie. His net worth is $30 million. His recent year’s earnings is estimated to be around Rs. 75 crores.
Big B still rocks, even at this age. His recent year’s earning is estimated to be around Rs. 112 crores.
Among women, Deepika Padukone was the higher earner; her most recent earning being around 60 crore rupees.