Only two actresses Deepika Padukone and Priyanka Chopra could make to the list of Forbes Magazine’s Top 10 highest paid actors in Bollywood in the year 2017. The ‘Raees of Bollywood’, Shah Rukh Khan secured the first place in the top 10 highest paid Bollywood actors and actress list. Deepika Padukone is at sixth place with $11 million, while Priyanka Chopra and Ranveer Singh are jointly tied seventh with a net worth of $10 million. Priyanka and Deepika have also made their debut in Hollywood with Baywatch and xXx: Return of Xander Cage, respectively.
According to the Forbes.com report, Shah Rukh has left behind his contemporaries – Salman Khan, Akshay Kumar and Aamir Khan – though some of his previous films like ‘Fan’, ‘Dilwale’ and ‘Jab Harry Met Sejal’ Did not earn. Shahrukh has earned $38 million between 1 June 2016 and 1 June 2017 with the help of a successful project of advertisements and his own Red Chillies Entertainment.
Salman Khan is not far behind, he is second on the list with $37 million in earnings. Salman has also made profits with the commercial success of the film ‘Sultan’.
After Khan, national award winner Akshay Kumar is on this list. The ‘Khiladi’ star is at third place in the highest paid Bollywood actors list with a net worth of $35.5 million. Many of his films were a success at Box Office, including ‘Airlift’, ‘Jolly LLB 2’, ‘Naam Shabana‘ and ‘Toilet Ek Prem Katha‘.
With the unprecedented success of the film ‘Dangal‘, Aamir is at number four on the list of highest paid actors in Bollywood with a net worth of $12.5 million. Film actor Amir Khan has given a sum of Rs 25 lakh to the Chief Minister Relief Fund for flood relief and rehabilitation in Bihar by Aamir Khan Productions Pvt. Ltd.. Aamir Khan sent a check of Rs 25 lakh to the Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund through the post.
Actor Hrithik Roshan is in the top five with a net worth of $11.5 million. Hrithik’s 2009 film ‘Mohan Jodaro’ was unsuccessful at the box office. The actor returns with the film ‘Kaabil‘ in 2017.
The earnings figure is based on the Box Office India, Box Office Mojo, and IMDB data, as well as interviews with industry insiders.
Together, Top 10 Bollywood’s highest paid actors have earned $183 million ($18.3 crore) between June 1, 2016 and June 1, 2017.
Top 10 Highest Paid Bollywood Actors 2017
- Shah Rukh Khan ($38 million)
- Salman Khan ($37 million)
- Akshay Kumar ($35.5 million)
- Aamir Khan ($12.5 million)
- Hrithik Roshan ($11.5 million)
- Deepika Padukone ($11 million)
- Priyanka Chopra($10 million)
- Ranveer Singh ($10 million)
- Amitabh Bachchan ($9 million)
- Ranbir Kapoor ($8.5 million)
Priyanka Chopra to star opposite Aamir Khan in ‘Salute’. Salute is an Upcoming Bollywood movie based on Indian Astronaut, Rakesh Mehra. Earlier, the movie was titled “Sare Jahan Se Aacha”.