Highest paid Bollywood actor 2020 -Top list

The Highest paid bollywood actor 2020: Bollywood is the second largest Film industry in the World after Hollywood and it’s gaining huge popularity all over the world.It is an Indian entertainment industry located in Mumbai.

Now, Forbes has also started to take Bollywood celebrities in their lists. So, here I’m going to tell you about the Top Highest paid actors in Bollywood 2020.

famous Bollywood actors charge huge amounts to work in any movies.

Some famous well-known Bollywood actors are: Shahrukh Khan, Salman Khan, Aamir Khan, Amitabh Bachchan, Akshay Kumar, Tiger Shroff, Varun Dhawan, Ranveer Singh, Hrithik Roshan and many more.

Highest paid Bollywood actors 2020 –

12. Ranveer Singh — ₹15 Crores per movie

ranveer singh- highest paid actors in bollywood

Ranveer Singh today one of the popular. He debuts in Bollywood industry with band Baja Barat film which was a great hit.

he received Filmfare best debut actor award under a male category. Ranveer Singh is one of the highest-paid Bollywood actors.

After that, he plays lead roles in many popular movie ladies vs Ricky bahel, lootera, gunday, Ram Leela and another hit movie bajirao mastani. He also works in padmavat with Deepika Padukone which was a very controversial film.

Charges per film : ₹15 crores

11. Amitabh Bachchan — ₹20 Crores per movie

Amitabh bachchan-10th Highest paid actors in bollywood 2018

One of the legendary actor of Bollywood and also known as big b and mahanayak. Amitabh Bachchan works in more than 180 movies.

Amitabh Bachchan at 8th spot in the highest-paid Bollywood actor 2019 list.

He entered in Bollywood industry 1969 with debut movie ” saat hindustani” and in his early days, he works in many movies like Parwana, Reshma, Shers, and Anand.

Amitabh Bachchan movie janzeer in 1976 became the biggest hit and made him very popular actor of Bollywood and after that, he played lead roles in biggest hit movies like majboor,deewar, Namak Haram and Sholay one of the most popular movies till now.

big b is in his eighties but still working on many movies and also giving tough competition to current generation actors.

He won 15 Filmfare Awards and also he is 4 times National Award Winner.

Amitabh Bachchan got highest civilian awards Padma Shri, Padma Bhushan, and Padma Vibhushan by the government of India.

France government honored Amitabh Bachchan with Knight of the Legion of Honour.

Charges per film : ₹20 crores

10. Ranbir Kapoor — ₹25 Crores per movie

Ranbir kapoor is a son of rishi Kapoor and Neetu Kapoor.

He is one of the most popular actors in Bollywood.first movie was Saawariya (2007) with Sonam Kapoor(daughter of Anil Kapoor) but the film did not do well in the box office.

Ranbir Kapoor next movie Bachna ae Haseeno has done very well in box office, which made him very popular actor of Bollywood.

then Ranbir Kapoor acted in many films Wake up Sid, Ajab Prem ki Gajab Kahani, barfi, Rocket Singh, Rajneeti and many more.

Ranbir Kapoor has received Filmfare best actor award two times and this year Ranbir play a lead role(as Sanjay Dutt) in Sanju movie which is a biopic of Sanjay Dutt.sanju movie is one of the biggest hit film of 2018.

Charges per film: ₹25 crores

9. Varun Dhawan — ₹25 Crores per movie

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Varun Dhawan is one of the highest paid bollywood actors 2019 because of his hit movies which made him very famous actors of bollywood and son of one of the famous director David Dhawan.

His debut movie was “student of the year” which was released in the year 2012 and it was karan johar film in which varun,alia bhatt and sidharth malhotra also worked. movie was great hit and made them very popular.

After that varun become one of the popular stars of bollywood. He acted in many movies and deliverd many back to back hits :- Main Tera Hero,Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania,Badlapur,ABCD2,Dilwale,Dishoom,Badrinath Ki Dulhania,Judwaa 2.

Varun dhawan new movie sui dhaga going to released this year and In this film he work with co-star anushka sharma.

He charges big amount for working in any movies and advertisement.

Varun Dhawan also endorse many brands like mazza,skybags and many more.

charges per film : ₹25 crores

8. Tiger shroff — ₹30 Crores per movie

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Tiger Shroff is one of the most popular actors of Bollywood with a huge fan following. His debut movie was Heropanti released in 2014 which is a comedy action movie.

Heropanti made good success in the box office and Tiger nominated for Filmfare award for the best male debut. Tiger Shroff is one of the highest-paid Bollywood actors 2019.

In 2016 tiger shroff deliver another hit movie bagghi and It made huge success in the box office.

In 2016 He act in another movie flying jatt with co-star Jacqueline Fernandez and this movie perform very bad in the box office and also his first flop movie.

Bagghi 2 released in 2018 and In this movie tiger shroff act as a lead actor with co-star Disha patani.

Bagghi 2 made huge collection in the box office and now he Tiger shroff is very popular and give tough competition to other actors.

Charges per movie: ₹30 crores

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7. Shahid Kapoor — ₹40 Crores per movie

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Shahid kapoor is One of the popular and the highest paid bollywood actors 2019 and he is the son of actor Pankaj Kapoor and Neelima Azeem.

He entered in Bollywood film industry at a young age with debut movie Ishq visq(2003).His movies did not perform well in box office till 2005 but in 2006 vivah movie came which become is first big hit in the box office,which made him very popular.

He also entered in the lists of most demanding Bollywood actors and started to get many lead roles in popular movies.

In 2007 he got a best actor film fare award for the movie jab we met which is his another hit movie.

shahid Kapoor plays a lead role in Kaminey, R.rajkumar.His biggest hits movie Haider and Udta Punjab and he also won Filmfare best actor award for these movies.

charges per film: ₹40 crores

6. Ajay Devgan — ₹45 Crores per movie

Ajay Devgan also one of the highest-paid Bollywood actor 2019. His real name is Vishal veeru Devgan.

He entered in Bollywood industry with debut movie Phool Aur Kante action movie, which perform very well at the box office and made him very famous. For this movie, he also won a Filmfare best debut actor award.

Ajay gives another hit movie “jigar” but after some time his movie did not done well.

In 1994 he back with another hit movie Dilwale and then he started giving major hits like suhaag and vijayapath.

He also works in hit comedy movies like Golmaal, Golmaal Returns, son of Sardar and many more.

charges per movie: ₹45 crores

5. Hrithik Roshan — ₹60 Crores per movie

Hrithik roshan- highest paid actors in bollywood

Hrithik Roshan son of famous filmmaker Rakesh Roshan. He is also known as the Greek god for his looks and well-maintained physiques. He is one of the action movie actors from Bollywood.

His first movie was Kaho Na Pyaar Hai and this movie was a big hit and made one of the popular demanding actors of Bollywood.

After that Hrithik Roshan has done many hit movies such as Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gam, Fiza, Koi Mil Gaya and many more.

He has done many hit movies after that such as Dhoom 2, Jodha Akbar, Guzaarish, Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara, Bang Bang, and Agneepath.

Also, Hrithik has becomes very famous for the movie Series Krrish, Krrish 2, Krrish 3.This series gain huge success in the box office. Hrithik at 5th spot in this list

After giving big hit movies such as super30 and war, he hiked his fees for upcoming movies.

Charges per movie:- ₹60+ crores

4. Shah Rukh khan — ₹80 Crores per movie

Shahrukh Khan is king khan of Bollywood. also known as SRK or Badshah of Bollywood.

He is famous for romantic movies and his acting skill is amazing.

He acted in many hit movies and Shahrukh also won more than 14+ Filmfare awards. Shahrukh honored with Padma Shri award by the Indian government.

king khan acted in many TV serials such as circus, Fauzi. His debut movie is Deewana(1992) with co-star Rishi Kapoor.

He acted in various types of movies like action, love, Romance, and thriller.shahrukh khan has delivered many super hit movies such as Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, Darr, Bazigar, Dil to Pagal Hai, Mohabbatein, Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gam and Chennai Express.

king khan also Supports children education program and for that, he was honored by UNESCO.

He is a very successful businessman. He also owns cricket IPL team “Kolkata knight riders”.

Shahrukh Khan is a co-owner of Red Chillies Entertainment and Motion Pictures Production House.apart from Fees, he also takes share from total profits earned by his movie.

King Khan at 4th place in the highest-paid actors in Bollywood 2019 list.

Charges per movie :- ₹80 crores

3. Aamir Khan — ₹90 Crores per movie

Aamir khan

Aamir Khan is known as “Mr perfectionist” because he works in one film at a time and gives his best performance to keep it perfect. Aamir Khan at 3rd spot.

Mr. Perfectionist has received 8 Filmfare awards, National awards four times.

He also honored with Padma Shri and Padma Bhushan award by the Indian government.

Aamir Khan first movie as a leading character was Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak (1988).

This movie was super hit with huge success in Bollywood and made many new records.

After that, he acted in many super hit Films such as Andaaz Apna Apna, Dil, Raja Hindustani, Sarfarosh.

His blockbuster movies such as Lagaan, Rang De Basanti, Fanna, Ghajini, Three Idiots, Dhoom 3 and recently released movies PK and Dangal.

Aamir Khan has become very famous in China. When dangal released in China it made a huge box office collection with of rs 1300 crores, rs 500+ crores in India and the total worldwide collection was rs 2122 crores.

He also directs and produces movies.

Blockbuster hit movie Lagaan was produced by him and tare Zameen par film was directed by amir khan.

Recently released movie dangal was produced by him along with sidhhat Kapoor and Kiran Rao.

Apart from fees, he takes shares from the total profit earned by his movie.

Charges per movie:- ₹ 90+ crores

2. Salman Khan — ₹100 Crores per movie

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salman khan is the biggest Bollywood actor with more than 1 billion fan followings.

He is the son of famous writer Salim Khan. In 1988 he debuts with a movie “Biwi Ho Toh Aisi”.

Salman khan at 2nd spot in this list and one of the highest-paid actor in Bollywood 2019.

In 2018 he ranked at 2nd spot on the list of forbes.

In 1989 he becomes famous for his next movie Maine Pyaar le Liya. This movie breaks all the previous records and has done a huge collection at the box office.

Salman Khan has delivered back to back blockbuster movies such as Dabangg series, Kick, Ek Tha Tiger, bajrangi bhaijaan, sultan.

He is two-time national award and Filmfare award winner. He also runs Non-profit organization named “being human”.

he is charging more than ₹ 100 crore for upcoming films Radhe, Kabhi Eid Kabhi diwali and many more.

Charges per movie:- ₹100 crores

1. Akshay Kamar — ₹120 Crores per movie

akshay kumar- highest paid bollywood actor

As we all know that Akshay Kumar is one of the popular famous actors in Bollywood and the real name of Akshay Kumar is Rajiv Hari Om Bhatia.

Akshay Kumar started his Filmy career with his first movie Aaj 1987 which was the biggest flop but in 1992 his next movie Khiladi released and this movie perform very well and made him very popular with the name of Khiladi Akshay Kumar.

He worked in many hit movies Mohra, Elaan, Suhaag, Dhadkan, Andaz, Hera Pheri, Garam Masala, Bhool Bhulayiah.

He becomes very popular and most demanded actor in Bollywood and movies like toilet Ek Prem Katha Gabbar is back, holiday, padman and recently released movie Gold increased Akshay Kumar popularity even more.

Akshay Kumar is the highest-paid actor in Bollywood 2020.

In 2018 he ranked at 7th position on the list of forbes highest paid actors 2018 worldwide.

Akshay Kumar honored with Padma Shri by the Indian government for the movie Rustom 2017 national best film actor award.

He also get Filmfare Awards (for best villains and for best comedy movie) zee cinema award,IIFA award and many more award.

He increased his charges because his previous films such as last few films, kesari, Housefull 4, Mission Mangal, Good Newz, all of them generate a revenue of more than ₹ 150 crore in the box office.

Akshay Kumar charging ₹ 120 crore for the upcoming movie Atrangi Re.

Charges per movie :- ₹120 crores

11 thoughts on “Highest paid Bollywood actor 2020 -Top list

  • September 11, 2018 at 11:49 pm

    Sooner or Later Ranveer singh will be the top of this list ! Hope he finishes more films in a year !

  • March 28, 2019 at 10:17 am

    Akshay Kumar is better

  • April 22, 2020 at 9:16 pm

    akshay is here bcoz he doing lots films in a year

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  • August 17, 2020 at 10:58 pm

    Akshay Kumar is perfect hero
    Hi is reall hero

  • December 5, 2020 at 1:02 am

    Akshay Kumar the greatest Bollywood superstar ever

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