India is the largest producer of movies. Bollywood, Kollywood, Tollywood and other regional cinema industries together produce more movies than any nation in the world.
In today’s world, cinema is the most popular means of entertainment. The majority of the people across the watch movies not just for entertainment but to relax for some time. You tend to experience a variety of things while watching movies. Above all, a movie with a beautiful message is sure to win people’s hearts.
Indian film industry makes a staggering amount of money through blockbuster movies. When the new movie is approaching, the movie lovers act quickly to book their preferable seats for the most-awaited movie. People always feel a great sense of accomplishment after watching a movie. Watching a movie on the ‘First Day First Show’ is even more special.
If the movie is awesome, the box-office collections would get bigger and better. The collections that the production team gets after the first day serves as a testament to the fact how people in today’s world love movies. Right from eating popcorns to watching a complete movie at the best scene, people love to spend from minimums to maximums.
Recently, the movie tickets fares have gone high but still, the movie fans are turning up in numbers to cheer their favourite actors or actresses.
The Indian film industry is blessed with top actors. Now, in this article, we will take a look at the list of actors who charged more than Rs 100 crore for their movies.
After starring in Rajamouli’s masterwork Baahubali, Prabhas not only became Tollywood’s most wanted hero but also became one of the top heroes in India. The pan-India actor appeared in 19 films. Some of his hit movies include Mirchi, Mr. Perfect, Yogi, Billa, Yogi, Chatrapati, Darling, Eeswar, Varsham, Billa, Ek Niranjan and many more are examples of his superhits.
Sahoo (Average), Baahubali 2 (ALL Time Blockbuster), Baahubali (Blockbuster), Mirchi (Super Hit), Mr Perfect (Super Hit), Darling (Super Hit), Billa (Average), Yogi (Average), Pournami (Average), Chatrapati (Super Hit), Adavi Ramudu (Average), Varsham (Super Hit).
A source told Bollywood Hungama that, “The actor has reportedly charged Rs. 150 crores flat to be a part of Sandeep Reddy Vanga’s Spirit, and with this, he has emerged as the highest-paid actor of India today. He got Rs. 150 crores for Adipurush as well”.
2. Akshay Kumar
Akshay Kumar is a well-known Bollywood actor who is known for his acting abilities as well as his other skills. He has a large fan following and has appeared in several successful films.
On the other hand, Akshay Kumar went out of his way to help others financially and proved that he has a greater heart than simply a big money account. This is why he is referred to as a “real hero”.
He reportedly started charging INR 100 crores from Bell Bottom (It stars Akshay Kumar as the main character, with Lara Dutta, Vaani Kapoor and Huma Qureshi in an extended cameo appearance).
As per the reports, Aanand L Rai signed him for Atrangi Re for a massive fee of Rs 120 crore. His next highly-anticipated movie Prithviraj is expected to hit the screens on January 21 next year. His other upcoming movies also include the likes of Ram Setu, Bachchan Pandey, OMG 2, and Raksha Bandhan.
3. Salman Khan
India’s extensively wanted actor, producer, singer, and television host, Salman Khan has been enormously loved in the industry for three decades now. His acting, his confidence, his personality has made him into the top-paid 100 celebrity entertainers in the world.
Not only his acting, but his charity has also made him a star in the eyes of his audience. He is often in the spotlight for his generous heart and expensive gifts to his co-actors and friends. Salman Khan is often praised as one of the most powerful personalities in the Bollywood industry.
The ‘Dabangg’ superstar bagged more than Rs 100 crore for Sultan as well as Tiger Zinda Hai. In fact, both the movies were produced by Yash Raj Films (YRF) and featured Katrina Kaif opposite him.
4. Shah Rukh Khan
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.
Shah Rukh Khan signed YRF’s Pathan and that made his fans happy. Reportedly, the superstar is charging a sum of INR 100 crore as his fees for the movie. Pathan also features the likes of John Abraham and Deepika Padukone in prominent roles while Salman Khan has also shot for a cameo.
Rajinikanth is one of the most popular actors in the world. He has a massive fan following all over the world. His screen presence is more than enough to capture the attention of the fans. Apart from his world-class acting, he is known for his simplicity.
Rajinikanth reportedly charged Rs 118 crore (including GST) for AR Murugadoss’ 2020 film Darbar. Needless to say, the movie flopped at the box office and suffered losses of Rs 70 crore.