From Arjun Kapoor To Shahid Kapoor: Top 15 Highest Paid Bollywood Actors

Rose Advani|Aug 24, 2019, 16:00

 Top 15 highest paid Bollywood actors from Arjun to Shahid Kapoor, who get higher paid?

Considering the second biggest center of the film industry, Bollywood contributes an extraordinary number to the total revenue of the international film industry in the Globe. As estimated, Bollywood contributes about $3 billion to a tremendous number in the past few years.

For this tremendous number, we must mention to Top 15 highest paid Bollywood actors who made most of the money from this entertainment industry. Earnings from their blockbuster films and Ad endorsements will give you a bang.

#15. Arjun Kapoor - Rs.5 Cr to 7 Cr

Top 15 Highest Paid Bollywood Actors
Arjun Kapoor

Arjun Kapoor is one of the highest-paid actors in B-town. His acting talents are inherited from his artistic family. Arjun is the son of Boney Kapoor and nephew of the veteran actor Anil Kapoor. The actor started his acting career in Bollywood with the film Ishaqzaade 2012, then Arjun got a chance to work with the adorable actor - Ranvir Singh in the Gunday (2014).

Presently, Arjun Kapoor has joined more than ten movies and achieve a series of fame awards. From his successful movies, Arjun is hunted by famous directors and get high paid and be the list of top 15 highest paid Bollywood actors.

The Bollywood actor starred with 2 super-hit film 2 States and Ishaqzaade. Especially, the success of 2 states which is a perfect combination between Arjun Kapoor and Alia Bhatt. The romantic film is an enjoyable comedy-drama from director Abhishek Verman. Arjun Kapoor and Alia Bhatt did great performances in their roles as Krish and Ananya, two lovers from different cultures trying to get their parents' permission for their love.

In 2019, we are looking forward to Panipat which is an upcoming 2019 Indian historical period drama film directed by Ashutosh Gowarikar. And Arjun Kapoor will star with Sanjay Dutt and Kriti Sanon.

The Bollywood actor also endorsed for top brands consisting of Philips, JBL ropes, WWF, etc and got back a tremendous amount in his total income.

top 15 highest paid Bollywood actors
Arjun Kapoor endorsed for India Philips

#14. John Abraham -  Rs.5 Cr to 7 Cr

Top 15 Highest Paid Bollywood Actors
John Abraham

Before starting his acting career, John Abraham works as a professional model. Most of the film producer and directers does not find him when they need excellent acting skill but a character with an attractive look.

John is also re-owned with the generation with the star actress Bipasha Basu though they were spilled after more than a decade and there was no reason for that. At this time, the modeling actor works as a producer, actors, and a certain model.

The outstanding character which shined Abraham's acting career was the role Kabir in the film Dhoom (2004). Abraham got a great chance to work with fabulous stars like Abhishek Bachchan, Esha Deol, Uday Chopra, and Rimi Sen. They performed greatly to turn Dhoom to be a hit movie in Bollywood 2004 and gained the adorable awards.

The role gave him the Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut and forgetting the failure he got in the film I Me Aur Main (2013) and Kabul Express (2016).

Regarding producer, his debut Vicky Donor is nominated as National Film Award for Best Popular Film Providing. This year we are looking forward to Pagalpanti which he joins with Anil KapoorPagalpanti is a comedy film directed by Anees Bazmee and produced by Bhushan Kumar, planned to land on 8 November 2019.

#13. Abhishek Bachchan Rs.9 Cr

Top 15 Highest Paid Bollywood Actors
Abhishek Bachchan and his star wife Aishwarya Rai

Abhishek Bachchan is a big name in B-towns, who is the son of the fabulous veteran actor Amitabh Bachchan and the husband of Miss World 1994 - Aishwarya Rai Bachchan.

The success of Abhishek Bachchan in his acting career got the big influence of his reputed father.  Until Housefull 3, he affirmed his acting talents in the film industry. with the character Bunty. Since the spotlight, he puts his efforts and gets more achievements regarding the film industry.

His two blockbuster films are Dhoom 2 and Dhoom 3, and Housefull 3 which shined his acting career. After several unsuccessful Bollywood films, he got success through blockbuster action thriller Dhoom (2004) and comedy film Bunty Aur Babli (2005) was the first film when he came with his father Amitabh Bachchan and they performed very popular item song Kajra Rai with Aishwarya Rai.

After getting failure in Raavan (2010) and Dum Maaro Dum (2011), fans are looking forward to hunting any news about the film Gulab Jamun which is humoured is the first film with the expected combination between Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan.

#12. Saif Ali Khan - Rs.7 Cr to Rs.10 Cr

Top 15 Highest Paid Bollywood Actors
Saif Ali Khan

Saif Ali Khan is one of the highest-paid actors in B-town which is renowned as the son of Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi (Indian Cricketer) and the actress Sharmila Tagore.

His wife is the young actress Kareena Kapoor and they had a happy family with three children. The fame of the actor shined after Kal Ho Naa Ho when he worked with the reputation actor Shah Rukh Khan.

Also, Khan successfully expressed his acting talents in a series of hit movies consisting of Hum Tum (2003), Salaam Namaste (2005), Race (2008), Love Aij Kai (2009).

However, Saif Ali Khan recently has not created any impressive films if not mentions as flop movies as Phantom (2015) and Baazaar (2018). The actor is trying to launch an expected return with some upcoming films which are Jawani Janeman  (Nov 2019) and Taanaji: The Unsung Warrior (Jan 2020).

Along with the success in the film industry, Ali Khan receives lots of advertisement invitation from top brands as Carlsberg, Oxemberg, Pepsi, Head & Shoulders, etc.

top 15 highest paid Bollywood actors
Ali Khan endorsed for Carlsberg

#11. Shahid Kapoor - Rs.15 Cr to Rs.18 Cr

Top 15 Highest Paid Bollywood Actors
Shahid Kapoor - One Of Top 15 Highest Paid Bollywood Actors

Shahid Kapoor is a re-owned Bollywood actor and dancer who is the son of actors Pankaj Kapur and the actress Neelima Azeem. He often plays a romantic role, but he starts to take parts in action films and thrillers and gained adorable awards as 3 Filmfare awards.

His stunning films should be noticed are Jab We Met (2007), Haider (2014), Udta Punjab (2016) after some of the unsuccessful films in 2011 as Mausam, Milenge Milenge. This year, the actor plans to release the new film named Woh Kaun Thi Remake (2019) and Raja Krishna Menon’s Next (2019).

Like other Bollywood superstars, Shahid got numerous invitation of advertisements from big brands as  Dulux Paints, Fanta, Levis Jeans, Colgate, Beardo, and so on.

Top 15 highest paid Bollywood actors
Shahid Kapoor's Endorsements

These starring actors have performed their successful films and endorsed for top brands which accumulate to their revenues and being in the Top 15 highest paid Bollywood actors. The list will be continued and there are big names in Bollywood that's worth your expectations.

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