Top 5 highest paid Bollywood actors of 2011
Bollywood industry is on fast track of success and is no less than the counterpart Hollywood. It enjoys equal fame in the world as Hollywood does. The stars of Hindi cinema charges the equal bucks, the Hollywood counterparts do. In 2011, many Bollywood films turned bigger hits. The leading stars of Bollywood whether actors or actresses, they all take home the hefty amounts to relish with.
Normally the top Bollywood actors share revenue in film profits apart from the fees they charge. This way both actors and producers are safe but there are certain occasions as well when the actors just grab the bigger chunk of fees and get aside leaving the whole burden on the producers.
Here we will compile the top 5 highest paid actors of Bollywood in year 2011.
With four back to back hits, Wanted, Dabangg, Ready and Bodyguard, Salman Khan landed on the top slot of Bollywood’s highest paid actors. This phase is really much productive in his life and career. He is being rated the most saleable actor of Hindi cinema. His name is what drags the audiences from the home to cinema halls. He charges Rs. 21 crores of a movie. These days Salman Khan produces most of his films. Salman charges Rs. 2 crores per episode from Bigg Boss show that he hosts.
Aamir Khan, who is known to be Mr. Perfectionist in Bollywood, charges Rs. 15 crores along with a share in profit. Aamir’s presence in the movie is the symbol of success. Aamir sits on producer’s chair in most of his films but when he is not the producer he uses the formula fees plus share in profit. Aamir too is turning TV host.
Shah Rukh Khan
Mostly when Shah Rukh Khan is out of scene, the critics begin criticizing King Khan but he is the one actor who just needs one hit to silence all. His Ra.One and recent release Don 2 made all to be silent. Khan’s film price is also near to Aamir Khan. Shah Rukh Khan earns more from ads and television. He hosted Zor Ka Jhatka’s few episodes and grabbed more than 40 crores and when he had hosted the KBC show for the entire season years back, he reportedly collected more than 100 crores.
Akhay Kumar, who till few years back when his every movie started turning blockbuster, charged Rs. 40 crores a movie more than Salman, Aamir and Shah Rukh but now he landed to the figure near to SRK and Aamir but his TV hosting price is less than the two, thus he is at number four.
Bollywood legend Amitabh Bachchan is the one actor who hits and flops do not matter at all. Bachchan reportedly charges around Rs. 10 crores a film and his endorsement price is around Rs. 7 to 8 crores. He takes more than 100 crores for hosting KBC show.