These well-known Bollywood stars demand a hefty fee for a film, from Shah Rukh Khan to Priyanka Chopra, we’ve got you covered.
In Bollywood, however, achieving popularity and recognition is no easy task, and the competition is fierce. Several actors have worked hard to achieve popularity and become superstars. Here is a list of Bollywood actors that began their careers with low earnings and have now risen to become the country’s richest billionaires.
Shah Rukh Khan-King Khan
King Khan of Bollywood Shah Rukh Khan’s first salary was reportedly Rs 50 while working as an usher at a Pankaj Udhas concert. However, the superstar is now said to ask between Rs 100 and Rs 120 crore.
Priyanka Chopra Jonas- Our Desi Girl
Priyanka Chopra Jonas, a Bollywood and international celebrity, is recognised for her pop music experiments. PeeCee received Rs. 5000 from her first engagement after she won Miss World in 2000. According to reports, the actress now asks Rs 22 crores for a film.
Akshay Kumar-The Khiladi
Bollywood star Akshay Kumar reportedly earned Rs 1500 as a chef and waiter in Bangkok. Now, Bollywood’s Khiladi has reportedly demanded Rs 120 crore for Aanand L Rai’s next film.
Amitabh Bachchan- The Big-B of Btown
Amitabh Bachchan, the famed actor from Bollywood, worked as an executive with the shipping firm Shaw & Wallace in Kolkata. He also worked as a freight broker for Bird and Co., earning Rs 500 as his first salary, according to reports. According to reports, the megastar currently earns between Rs 18-20 crore.
Aamir Khan- Our Mr. Perfectionist
Mr. Perfectionist from Bollywood According to reports, Aamir Khan charges between Rs 50 crore and Rs 70 crore every film. However, did you know that his first remuneration was Rs 11,000 for his first film, Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak?