Every Bollywood star is on a constant healthy competition to mark a distinct identity in the film industry.
Certain stars are considered as icons all over the world and Bollywood is sometimes known by their names alone no matter how big the industry is. Here is the list of the top 10 highest paid Bollywood actors of 2013.
10. Amitabh Bachchan
Amitabh Bachchan is still one of the most favorite actors of Bollywood. His elegance and versatility cannot be matched. He charges around 5 to 6 crores per film depending on his role and the type of the movie.
9. Ranbir Kapoor
Ranbir Kapoor has many hits to his account including one of the biggest hits of the year,’ Yeh Jawani Hai Deewani’. The Rock star actor charges 6 to 8 crore rupees per film.
8. Saif Ali KhanThe charming actor has given many hits to the industry with his hard work and killer looks. The Chota Nawab charges 6 to 8 crores per movie.
7. Shahid KapoorShahid Kapoor is famous for his looks, dancing shoes and acting skills. His magnetic persona and spontaneous acting style has made him the people’s favorite. Shahid charges 10 to 12 crores per film.
6. Ajay DevgnAjay Devgn has tried his luck not only in acting, but also in directing and producing as well. He has done movies in various genres and has been a successful actor. He charges 10 to 15 crores per film.
5. Hrithik RoshanHrithik Roshan has been a selective actor and has proved his potential through movies like ‘Lakshya’ and ‘Jodha Akbar’. He charged 25 crore rupees for ‘Krrish 3’ which is totally worth it.
4. Akshay KumarThe action hero of Bollywood, Akshay Kumar, charges 30 crores per film. He has proved his potential in romance as well as comedy and is still one among the most wanted actors in Bollywood.
3. Shah Rukh KhanShah Rukh Khan is the third highest paid actor of Bollywood. He charges 35 to 40 crores per movie. His contribution to Indian cinema is tremendous and has a huge fan base across the world.
2. Aamir KhanKnown as Mr. Perfectionist, Aamir Khan is very picky about the roles he takes up. He has given many massive hits in Bollywood including ‘3 Idiots’ which still remains as the highest gross earning movie. He was paid 45 crore rupees for his film ‘Dhoom 3’.
1. Salman KhanSalman Khan is probably the only actor who has given back to back smashing hits in the history of Bollywood. He’s loved for his attitude and personality. After the success of all his movies, he has hiked the prices and it’s said that he charges 100 crore rupees per film.