From Shahrukh to Hrithik: Top 5 Bollywood highest earning Bollywood stars
Updated On : 31 Aug 2017,03:59 PM
Few days earlier, Forbes released the list of world’s highest paid actors in the world. And now, this time it has released the list of highest paid actors in Bollywood.
And guess what who wins the race of banking big for the year of 2017, it’s the ‘Raees’ of Bollywood, Shahrukh Khan.
According to a report of Forbes, Shahrukh Khan tops the list of being the highest money-maker in Bollywood and all credit goes to his 2017 release and one and only superhit of the year ‘Raees’.
He not only earned through the movie pay and profit share but also through several endorsements and profits through in-house productions.
Here’s are the top-five Bollywood actors who managed to appear in the list of Forbes highest-earning Bollywood actors this year:
Shahrukh Khan – Despite box-office failure like Jab Harry Met Sejal, King Khan managed to bank $38 million this year. Over the years, he has not only earned through his movies but through several endorsements and several other businesses such as Red Chillies Entertainment, Kolkata Knight Riders.
Salman Khan – The Sultan of Bollywood ranked second in the list after King Khan and churned $37 million in the last year. However, his movie Tubelight could impress at the box-office.
Akshay Kumar – The Khiladi Kumar is also not far behind than the two Khans, he is on the third spot of the list with $35.5 million. His recent release ‘Toilet: Ek Prem Katha’ was loved by the audience and earned huge numbers at the box-office.
Aamir Khan – Mr. perfectionist ranked at number four with $12.5 million which is almost entirely through profit sharing from his wrestling drama flick ‘Dangal’.
Hrithik Roshan – Hunk of Bollywood sealed the fifth spot in the list of highest earning Bollywood stars. His movie ‘Kaabil’ was one of the highest grosser of the year and because of many endorsements, he managed to earn the fifth spot.