Presently, Bollywood is ruled the Khan’s- namely Shahrukh Khan, Salman Khan and Amir Khan. According to research, Forbes Magazine has given the list of Bollywood’s highest paid actors and actresses in 2017. Here’s the list-
Highest Paid Bollywood Actors In 2017:
1. Shah Rukh Khan:
He is the highest paid Bollywood actor according to the data collected by Forbes. He has earned $38 million in a year. Other than films he has also earned from endorsement deals and his own production house Red Chillies entertainments.
2. Salman Khan:
Ranking second in the list he has earned $37 million in a year. In year 2016 his Film ‘Sultan’, in which he played the role of a wrestler, became the second highest grossing Bollywood movie. He is also leading in terms of his fan following.
3. Akshay Kumar:
With his hit movies in a recent year and endorsements Khiladi has earned $35.5 million. With his upcoming movie ‘Padman’ he is ready to hit the box office.
4. Aamir Khan:
As he does not endorse for much products and release fewer films in a year as compared to his other Bollywood fellows he has earned $12.5 million. Next year he will earn more when his overseas payments will be cleared.
5. Hrithik Roshan:
This year with his two films released ’Mohenjo Daro’ and ‘Kaabil’ he has earned $11.5 million. As ‘Mohenjo Daro’ was a flop, Kaabil did a good business on box office in the recent year.
6. Deepika Padukone:
She has earned maximum money from her endorsements as she has advertised for more than a dozen brands. With her Bollywood and Hollywood movies this gorgeous has earned $11 million in a year.
7. Ranveer Singh:
With doing advertisements for dozens of brands he has earned $10 million in a year. In year 2016 his rom com ‘Befikre’, with co-star Vaani Kapoor, failed to match the box office.
8. Priyanka Chopra:
Unable to earn much from her movie ‘Baywatch Reboot’ this diva earned $10 million from ‘Quantico’ web series and endorsements.
9. Amitabh Bachchan:
With Complex roles this Bollywood legend is earning from both silver and small screens. With his movie ‘Pink’ released in year 2016, in which he played the role a lawyer, and a famous Indian reality show ‘Who Wants to be a Millionaire?’(Kon Banega Crorepati), he has earned $9 million.
10. Ranbir Kapoor:
This spirited actor of 4th generation of Bollywood has managed to earn $8.5 million, with his movies like ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’ and ‘Jagga Jasoos’. Where ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’ performed very well ‘Jagga Jasoos’, in which his co-star was his ex-Katrina Kaif, was a flop on box office.