Bollywood has come a long way with the kind of content it is delivering. It’s amazing how much actors make per film.
Bollywood actors are popular for charging huge money for the films they do and they always increases their fee after they deliver blockbuster movies as with each and every hit movie the demand for them increases. These hikes in their fee not only gives a boost to their bank balance but also turns them into the top earners of the Bollywood industry.
Here’s the list of 10 such Bollywood actors who increased their fee overnight based on the success of just one film.
Ranbir Kapoor – Sanju
Ranbir Kapoor got high accolades for his outstanding performance in Sanjay Dutt’s biopic, Sanju. And with the success of the film, Ranbir hiked his endorsement fees as well. Though the exact figures are not available, he reportedly doubled his endorsement fees from ₹3 crore to ₹6 crore.
Shahid Kapoor – Kabir Singh
Kabir Singh turned out to be the most successful film of the year 2019. And post the success of ‘Kabir Singh’, Shahid Kapoor hiked his fees to ₹35 crore per film. Previously, Shahid who reportedly charged ₹10 crore for Padmaavat, hiked his fees by ₹1 crore after the success of the film.
Vicky Kaushal – Uri: The Surgical Strike
Uri: The Surgical Strike proved to be a turning point for Vicky Kaushal. The film was one of the biggest blockbusters of 2019 and even helped Vicky to bag the National Award for Best Actor. And reportedly the actor has hiked his fees after delivering this huge hit at the box office and confirmed the same too.
Ranveer Singh – Simmba
Earlier, Ranveer increased his renumeration from ₹10 crore to ₹13 crore right after the Padmaavat’s success. Now if reports are to be believe Ranveer hiked his fees “substantially” post the success of Simmba and is earning much more than Varun Dhawan, who is said to be the highest paid actor of the generation.
Ayushmann Khurrana – Dream Girl
After the actor’s biggest hit, Dream Girl, Ayushmann hiked his fee to a massive amount. According to reports that the actor who used to charge a humble Rs 2 crore for a movie has peaked his fees 500% higher and is now quoting Rs 10 crore per movie.
Kartik Aaryan – Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety
Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety’s super-success took Kartik to another level and he bagged spate of exciting films and also brand endorsements. With that Kartik Aaryan increased his fees to Rs. 7 crore per film.
Deepika Padukone – Padmaavat
Deepika Padukone starrer Padmaavat turned out to be the highest grossing movie of 2018. Post the success of the movie, Deepika decided to hike her fees and also to be choosy when it comes to accepting a new script.
Kangana Ranaut – Queen
Kangana Ranaut was flying high after garnering rave reviews for her performance in the widely acclaimed film Queen. What follows next is not a surprise as reports suggest that the actor has now hiked her price by 50%. Kangana has apprently charged ₹24 crore for her upcoming film Thalaivi.
Kareena Kapoor Khan – Veere Di Wedding
Kareena Kapoor has got a remuneration hike of 50% since the release of Veere Di Wedding. She apparently charged ₹7 crore for Veere Di Wedding. Her upcoming films will have her quoting ₹10 crore-plus, negotiable depending on the number of days she is required to work on the project and the value she is bringing to the table.
Priyanka Chopra Jonas – The Sky Is Pink
Priyanka returned to Bollywood after her marriage to Nick Jonas after a hiatus of almost three years with The Sky Is Pink. And reportedly she shared a percentage of the profit made by the movie.