Tunes are the spirit of any film . Nonetheless , have you ever attempted to saw the endeavors and difficult work behind the accomplishment of the multitude of hit tunes ? The icing on the cake is that the amount lyricist get for their unique songs .
Let’s see some of the highest paid lyricist of the nation:
# 1 Gulzar
The real name of Gulzar is Sampooran Singh Kalra. He is an Indian lyricist, poet, author, screenwriter, and film director. He started his career with music director S.D. Burman. He charges 15-20 Lakhs per song.
# 2 Javed Akhter
Javed Akhtar is an Indian political activist, poet, lyricist and screenwriter. He is originally from the Gwalior area. He was a recipient of the Padma Shri, Padma Bhushan, the Sahitya Akademi Award as well as five National Film Awards . Javed Saab charges Rs 10-15 Lakhs per song.
# 3 Prasoon Joshi
Prasoon Joshi is an Indian poet, writer, lyricist, screenwriter, and communication specialist and marketer. He is the CEO of McCann World group India and Chairman APA-C, a subsidiary of the global marketing firm Cann Erickson . He charges 8-10 Lakhs per song.
# 4 Irshad Kamil
Irshad Kamil is an Indian poet and lyricist. His songs appear in Bollywood films including Jab We Met, Chameli, Love Aaj Kal, Rockstar, Aashiqui– 2, Raanjhanaa, Highway, Tamasha, and Jab Harry Met Sejal. He charges 8-9 Lakhs per song.
# 5 Amitabh Bhattacharya
Amitabh Bhattacharya is an Indian lyricist and playback singer of Bengali origin from Uttar Pradesh who works in Bollywood films. He shot to fame with the film Dev.D with the song “Emotional Atyachar” turning an instant hit. He sang this song under the name “Band Master Rangeela And Rasila”. He charges 7-8 Lakhs.
# 6 Swanand Kirkire
Swanand Kirkire is an Indian lyricist, playback singer, writer, assistant director, actor and dialogue writer, both in television with Marathi and Hindi films. He charges 6-7 Lakhs per song..
# 7 Jaideep Sahni
Jaideep Sahni is an Indian screenwriter, songwriter and creative producer, who wrote the screenplays for films like Chak De! India, Khosla Ka Ghosla, Company, Bunty Aur Babli and Rocket Singh: Salesman of the Year. He charge approx 5 Lakhs per song..