Over the years, Hindi Film Industry is developing towards a significant business community in filmmaking around the world. Bollywood is an industry with having a worldwide presence, tremendous money, and magnificent actors and artists. That is the explanation, Bollywood entertainers charge tremendous expenses for each film. Also, producers are ready to shell out more money to the actors who bring huge profits to them. Furthermore, there are some instances where the talent remains behind and the profitability of actors is above all. In this article, let’s check out the highest-paid Bollywood Male Actors in 2021 year.
Bollywood is a huge profit-making industry across the world. Also, as compared to other film industries, Bollywood makes the most number of films. Bollywood actors charge around 15cr to 135cr for each film. Let’s check the list below.
Highest Paid Top Bollywood Male Actors in 2021:
10. Shahid Kapoor:
Started as the chocolate hero of Bollywood, Shahid Kapoor made his foray into Bollywood with campus romantic drama Ishq Vishq. Shahid Kapoor also won Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut in that year. After that Shahid Kappor did some decent films which were romantic or comedy. With Vivah, Jab We Met and Kaminey, Shahid proved his versatility as an actor and proved to be a bankable star. After Udta Punjab and Kabir Singh, Shahid Kapoor is now one of the top highest-paid actors in Bollywood.
Shahid Kapoor charges Rs. 25-30 Crores for each film which makes him one of the top paid actors in Bollywood.
9. Amitabh Bachchan:
One of the biggest superstars of Bollywood for a long time, Amitabh Bachchan is still the top favourite of filmmakers. With his film choices, Amitabh Bachchan has proved that no matter what the age is, he can still carry a whole film on his shoulders.
Amitabh Bachchan charges Rs. 30 Crores per film. His recent films 102 Not Out, Gulabo Sitabo have made a good amount of profits. Also, he has various upcoming films such as Brahmasta, Chehre, Mayday, etc.
8. Ranbir Kapoor:
One of the most versatile and talented actors of Bollywood, Ranbir Kapoor is known for selecting different scripts. Ranbir Kapoor never shies away from taking challenging roles or films. He has Rocket Singh, Wake up Sid and Sanju to his credits. Right now, Ranbir is having a quiet period and busy with Brahmastra for many years now.
Even there is no film released after Sanju, Ranbir Kapoor charges a decent amount of Rs. 25 crores for each film.
7. Ranveer Singh:
The volcano of talent and energy, Ranveer Singh is the top choice of filmmakers and producers. With a proper mix of mass and class films, Ranveer Singh has proved that he is a bankable star. He not only has critically acclaimed films such as Lootera, Dil Dhadakne Do and Gully Boy but also massy films as Simbba. Also, Ranveer Singh is known for his fashion sense and is popular among the youth.
After the pay cut due to the ongoing pandemic, Ranveer Singh charges Rs. 40-45 crores per film.
6. Ajay Devgn:
Be it action, comedy, romance or drama, Ajay Devgn is one of the most versatile actors in Bollywood. Ajay Devgn has some of the best entertaining films to his credit. Ajay Devgn has won two National Awards for Best Actor. He has some of the best films such as Golmaal and Singham Series, Tanhaji and recently released Bhuj: The Pride of India.
Ajay Devgn charges in the range of Rs. 35 to 50 crores per film.
5. Hrithik Roshan:
The Greek God of Bollywood, Hrithik Roshan is one of the fittest and stylish actors Bollywood has. Hrithik has done various films which are popular worldwide. Hrithik has some of the highest-grossing films of all time. Also, Hrithik’s film has huge opening day records. Agneepath and War are the films that broke the opening day records at Box office.
Hrithik Roshan charges around Rs. 50 – 65 crores for each film. Now that is quite huge!
4. Shah Rukh Khan:
Having the record of most successful film at Box Office, Shah Rukh Khan is one of the most successful film actors of all time. Shah Rukh Khan is also known as King Khan is a worldwide superstar. SRK has more hits in international markets as compared to other actors in the Hindi film industry. To date, Shah Rukh has acted in 80 films and has won 14 Filmfare Awards for Best Actor. But, recently in these last 2-3 years, his movies have failed at Box Office. However, if looking at his next lineup of movies, SRK will surely break Box Office records. His upcoming films include Pathan which is produced by Yash Raj Films. Also, he is doing two more big films.
Reportedly, SRK has changed his fees to Rs. 45 crore per film and takes 45% profit made by the film.
3. Aamir Khan:
Known as Mr Perfectionist as Bollywood, Aamir Khan is the most dedicated and hard-working actor in the Hindi film industry. Aamir Khan shoots one film at one time and gives his full dedication to that film. He changes his look for every film. Whether it is Ghajini, 3 Idiots, Dangal or Thugs of Hindostan, Aamir surprises his audiences every time his new film comes to the Box Office.
Aamir Khan charges Rs. 75 to 80 crores for each film. Also, Aamir Khan too takes some profit from the film Box Office collections.
2. Salman Khan:
When it comes to the king of Box Office records, Salman Khan fits the throne perfectly. Salman Khan’s films have records of breaking the Box Office collections. Even if Salman Khan’s films are not critically acclaimed they make a minimum of Rs. 100 crores at Box Office. Radhe actor has a record of continuous hit films. Whether it Dabangg series, Tiger franchise or Sultan and Bajrangi Bhaijaan, Salman’s films are superhit any day.
Salman Khan charges Rs 70 to 75 crore for each film and also takes a share from the film’s Box Office collection.
1. Akshay Kumar:
Finally, we have the Khiladi of Bollywood who has proved that with hard work, dedication and consistency, he can be the most successful actor at the Box Office. Akshay Kumar’s films are like festivals for moviegoers, distributors and theatre owners. Akshay Kumar has a minimum of four releases per year. When it comes to Khan’s or Roshan, they release only one or two films per year, but Akshay has 4 to 5 releases, which makes more revenue for theatre owners and also producers.
Also, Akshay is one of the busiest actors in Bollywood who shoots for more than 4 films per year. Akshay Kumar was charging Rs. 100 crore per film till 2020 but now in 2021, he charges a whopping Rs. 135 crores per film. He is at the top when it comes to the highest-paid actors in Bollywood.
Highest Paid Top Bollywood Male Actors in 2021:
We hope that these Bollywood actors have a good run at Box Office when the theatres open in full capacity as the pandemic is still there. Also, we hope the female actors too will get the fees as their male counterparts. Stay tuned so that we will bring the top Bollywood actress’ fees for each film.