Top 25 highest paid Bollywood actors 2021

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1. Aamir Khan

Actor | Taare Zameen Par

Aamir Khan was born on March 14, 1965 in Mumbai. He is one of the most successful Indian Bollywood actors who is also known as "Mr. Perfectionist of Bollywood". With his recent successes in both the Indian and Chinese film markets, he has shouldered his way into becoming one of the world's biggest ...

Remuneration : 100cr to 150cr per movie

2. Salman Khan

Actor | Sultan

Abdul Rashid Salim Salman Khan was born on December 27, 1965, in Mumbai to legendary screenwriter Salim Khan, who penned many super-hits in the yesteryear's like Sholay (1975), Deewaar (1975), and Don (1978). Khan started his acting career by doing a supporting role in the movie Biwi Ho To Aisi (...

Remuneration : 100cr to 150cr per movie

3. Akshay Kumar

Actor | Hera Pheri

Akshay Kumar, born September 9, 1967, is an actor. He studied martial arts in Hong Kong. It was a student that suggested that he try modeling. Because of his success as model, he was offered films. Along with his good looks and excellent martial art skills, he was always the first choice to do ...

Remuneration : 90cr to 135cr per movie

4. Shah Rukh Khan

Actor | Don 2

Abdur Rehman "Shahrukh" Khan was born on November 02, 1965 in New Delhi to Meer Taj Mohammed Khan & Lateef Fatima Khan. He also has an elder sister, Shehnaz Lalarukh. He spent his early days in Bangalore with his grandparents. His father used to run a restaurant in Delhi. His father died in 1981 ...

Remuneration : 100cr per movie

5. Ajay Devgn

Actor | Shivaay

Ajay Devgn is an Indian film actor, director, and producer. He made his film debut with Phool Aur Kaante in 1991 and received a Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut for his performance in the film. He then starred in films such as Courage (1992), Dilwale (1994), Suhaag (1994), Naajayaz (1995), Diljale...

Remuneration : 60cr to 125cr per movie/series

6. Hrithik Roshan

Actor | Super 30

Hrithik Roshan is an Indian actor, born on 10th January 1974, well known globally for his versatile roles, unmatchable dancing skills and attractive looks.

After having appeared in films as a child actor in the 1980s, Roshan made his film debut in a leading role in Kaho Naa... Pyaar Hai (2000) for ...

Remuneration : 75cr to 100cr per movie

7. Ranbir Kapoor

Actor | Rockstar

Son of Rishi Kapoor and Neetu Singh; nephew of actors Randhir Kapoor, Rajiv Kapoor, Kunal Kapoor. Grandnephew of actors Shashi Kapoor, Jennifer Kendal, Shammi Kapoor, Geeta Bali; cousin of actresses Kareena Kapoor, Karisma Kapoor.

Belongs to the fourth generation of highly prestigious and considered ...

Remuneration : 60cr per movie

8. Ranveer Singh

Actor | Gully Boy

Ranveer Singh is an Indian actor working in Bollywood. Born in Mumbai, India, Ranveer Singh had always wanted to be an actor since his childhood. However, during his college days he felt that the idea of acting was far-fetched and focused on creative writing. While pursuing his Bachelor of Arts ...

Remuneration : 45cr per movie

9. Shahid Kapoor

Actor | Haider

Shahid's rise to stardom reads like a bollywood script: from a struggler to a winner. With his hard work, perseverance and sincerity, he has written his own destiny.

Shahid is a mine of unabashed talent and spark, beneath his calm and innocent veneer. Shahid Kapoor is young and vibrant, with a ...

Remuneration : 35cr to 40cr per movie/series

10. Varun Dhawan

Actor | Badlapur

Varun Dhawan was born on April 24, 1987 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. He is known for his work on Badlapur (2015), October (2018) and Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania (2014).

Remuneration : 35cr per movie

11. Tiger Shroff

Actor | Heropanti

Tiger Shroff was born on March 2, 1990 in Mumbai, India as Jai Hemant Shroff. He is an actor, known for Heropanti (2014), A Flying Jatt (2016) and Baaghi (2016).

Remuneration : 30cr per movie

12. Amitabh Bachchan

Actor | Black

Amitabh Bachchan was born on October 11, 1942 in Allahabad, British India (present-day Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh, India) to legendary poet Harivansh Rai Bachchan & Teji Bachchan. He also has a brother named Ajitabh. He completed his education from Uttar Pradesh and moved to Bombay to find work as a ...

Remuneration : 20cr to 30cr per movie

13. Kartik Aaryan

Actor | Luka Chuppi

Kartik Tiwari Aaryan was born in Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh to Dr. Manish & Mala Tiwari. He is an Indian actor who works in Bollywood films. He started to struggle for his acting career in 2009 where he lied to his parents that he wanted to study engineering in Mumbai but he instead would skip his ...

Remuneration : 20cr to 30cr per movie

14. Ayushmann Khurrana

Actor | Andhadhun

Ayushmann Khurrana was born on 14 September 1984 in Chandigarh, India. Ayushmann started off his career as a popular radio jockey, and eventually became a VJ on MTV India and one of the most popular hosts in India. He shot to stardom with the runaway hit, 'Vicky Donor' in 2012. His effortless act ...

Remuneration : 15cr to 25cr per movie

15. John Abraham

Actor | Dhoom

Born and brought up in Mumbai, India, John Abraham is one of the most successful male models in India. John grew up in a middle class family. His father Abraham John is a Syrian Christian (Nasrani or Saint Thomas Christian) from Aluva, Kerala, India and his mother Firoza Irani is a Zoroastrian ...

Remuneration : 20cr per movie

16. Vicky Kaushal

Actor | Uri: The Surgical Strike

Vicky Kaushal is an actor and assistant director, known for Uri: The Surgical Strike (2019), Sanju (2018) and Masaan (2015).

Remuneration : 15cr to 20cr per movie

17. Saif Ali Khan

Actor | Kal Ho Naa Ho

Saif is the son of Bollywood actress, Sharmila Tagore, and Indian cricketer, Mansoor Ali Khan.

Both his grandfather, Iftikhar Ali Khan Pataudi, and father were professional cricketers. His mother, Sharmila Tagore, an actress within her own rights. He has two sisters, Bollywood actress Soha Ali Khan,...

Remuneration : 11cr to 30cr per movie / series

18. Sanjay Dutt

Actor | Munna Bhai M.B.B.S.

Sanjay Dutt, son of Nargis and Sunil Dutt, was first featured in Rocky (1981), the movie was a box office hit.

Sanjay's personal life was exacerbated by drug problems, and he later lost his wife Richa Sharma, to cancer. He was also arrested for having illegal weapons, and was imprisoned. After his ...

Remuneration : 6cr to 15cr per movie

19. Sidharth Malhotra

Actor | Hasee Toh Phasee

Sidharth Malhotra is an Indian actor born on 16th January 1985 in New Delhi. He began modeling at the age of 18 and started his Bollywood career as an Assistant Director in the year 2010. He made his debut as an actor with the film Student of the year (2012). He is known for his work in films like ...

Remuneration : 10cr per movie

20. Aditya Roy Kapoor

Actor | Aashiqui 2

Aditya Roy Kapoor was born on November 16, 1985 in Bombay, Maharashtra, India. He is an actor, known for Aashiqui 2 (2013), Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani (2013) and Ludo (2020).

Remuneration : 5cr to 10cr per movie

21. Emraan Hashmi

Actor | Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai

Emraan Hashmi was born 24 March 1979) is an Indian film actor who appears in Hindi languagefilms. Through his successful career, Hashmi has received three Filmfare Award nominations and has established himself as one of the most popular and highest-paid actor of Hindi cinema.

Hashmi, member of the ...

Remuneration : 5cr to 10cr per movie

22. Abhishek Bachchan

Actor | Happy New Year

Abhishek Bachchan, is an actor, producer, singer, voice-over artiste and an entrepreneur. He has done over 70 films. He won critical acclaim for his portrayal of an angsty young goon in 'Yuva' (2004). He received the Filmfare 'Best Supporting Actor' Award for this role and continued this winning ...

Remuneration : 5cr to 10cr per movie

23. Arjun Kapoor

Actor | Gunday

Arjun Kapoor was born on June 26, 1985 in Bombay, Maharashtra, India. He is an actor and assistant director, known for Gunday (2014), Tevar (2015) and Ishaqzaade (2012).

Remuneration : 5cr to 10cr per movie

24. Anil Kapoor

Actor | Slumdog Millionaire

Living in a Chawl in Tilak Nagar, Punjabi-speaking Anil was born in 1959 to Surinder and Nirmal aka Suchitra Kapoor. He has an elder brother, Boney, a sister, Reena, and a younger brother, Sanjay. His dad used to be Shammi Kapoor's Secretary.

A loner, without many friends, he studied in the nearby ...

Remuneration : 5cr to 10cr per movie

25. Nawazuddin Siddiqui

Actor | Bajrangi Bhaijaan

Nawazuddin Siddiqui (born 1974) also known as Nowaz is an Indian film actor who has appeared in some of Bollywood's major films including, Black Friday (2004), New York (2009), Peepli Live (2010), Kahani (2012), Gangs of Wasseypur (2012) and Gangs of Wasseypur - Part 2 (2012).

Early life and ...

Remuneration : 3cr to 11cr per movie / web series



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