For years, the Bollywood industry has been expanding, offering a platform for many aspiring performers to display their potential and talent to establish a solid reputation. They are nothing at first, and some of them do not even have enough income to survive a respectable life.
However, they rise from obscurity to become a hero and establish a symbol in their honour. Here is the list of few actors with their first remuneration from Bollywood:
Shah Rukh Khan
The Badshah of Bollywood, Shah Rukh Khan, saw numerous ups and downs in his career. In a talk show, SRK disclosed that his first salary was Rs. 50 which he spent on a trip to Agra.
Shah Rukh Khan, famously known as SRK, is a recognised Indian actor, film producer. He is also referred to as the “Baadshah of Bollywood”, “King of Bollywood” and “King Khan”.
He has acted in as many as 80 Hindi films in his career. He earned several honours to his name including 14 Filmfare Awards.
Legendary actor Irrfan Khan has now died, leaving Bollywood business a blank place. Irrfan Khan was a teacher before he entered the profession. He taught the kids and charged Rs. 25 per student for the fees. Irrfan Khan built up his net worth up to $50 million by a modest start through commitment and determination.
Irrfan Khan’s film work is not only critically lauded in Bollywood but also worldwide recognized. His work in films ranging from the lead role in The Lunchbox to his appearance in the Hollywood action blockbuster Jurassic World has truly wowed his fans.
He was also the first Bollywood actor to appear in two Academy Award-winning films, Slumdog Millionaire in 2008 and Life of Pi in 2012. He drew his last breath on April 29, 2020, while battling cancer
Mr. Bollywood’s Perfectionist, Aamir Khan is known for his extinguish role in Taare Zameen Par, Ghajini and PK, and his roles in Lagaan, 3 Idiots. Earlier before starting his career as an actor, Aamir worked as an assistant director. From the work he accomplished, he used to receive Rs 1000.