What’s more promising than a bunch of actors with more decent income than the Bollywood stars itself? Yes! Hard for it is to believe but some of the TV stars (the daily soap ones) are even more potent than the red carpet stars when it comes to money. Don’t believe me? Check out the list of the Top 15 TV Stars who earns more than any Bollywood Actors.
1. Divyanka Tripathi – Rs 80,000 – 1 lakh per episode
Remember the cutipie from Yeh Hai Mohabbatein? That’s Divyanka Tripathi. She is considered as one of the most beautiful short screen actors of all time. But that alone is not what dignifies her. She is also one of the most highly paid artists of all time. She charges 80k per episode. And after getting a good look on her, we must say that she deserves more. God, she is beautiful.
2. Hina Khan – Rs 1 lakh to 1.25 lakh per episode
Our lovely Akshara from Yeh Rishta Kya Khehta hai is one of the prettiest faces in the entire small screen industry. No wonder she charges a little over 1 lakhs for an episode. I mean look at her. Even a blind guy can make you feel that she is just delicacy for any eyes. She is, without doubt, a very beautiful lady but her acting is even better. She has multiple nominations and had bagged multiple awards due to her acting.
3. Karan Patel – Rs 1 lakh -1.25 lakh per episode
When he was in Gumrah, the show was above everything. And even after he has done a lot of things in his life (related to acting), he is still one of the best picks of the producers. With a whopping charge of a little over 1 lakh, this person here is now one of the priciest actors if excluded from Bollywood.
4. Ankita Lokhande – Rs 90,000- 1.5 lakh per episode
One of the hottest stars of all time and a mate of our own Sushant Singh Rajput, Ankita is a very beautiful and successful lady of the limelight. The reason of her absence is unknown but sources say that she will return soon. She is best remembered for her show‘Pavitra Rishta’ which was a mega hit. And with the news of her arrival, producers better have some serious steel in their pocket.
5. Ronit Roy – Rs 1.25 lakh per episode
What makes Ronit different than others is the fact and the ability to maintain roles both in Bollywood and TV serials. He is considered to be one of the most successful writers of his time and still the personal favorite of Ekta Kapoor. No wonder he charges 1.25 lakhs for one episode.
6. Saakshi Tanwar – Rs 80,000 approx per episode
If you don’t know this lady, you have ever seen TV. Sakshi is one of the most famous TV stars of all time. She gained her fame from the Balaji Telefilms. Her recent debut in Bollywood as the wife of Aamir Khan in Dangal has made her an even bigger star. 80k? A little less if you ask me.
7. Ram Kapoor – Rs. 1.25 lakh per episode
Ram Kapoor is, by all means, a very talented actor. He is a regular player of both the limelight and silver screen. His acting in both Bollywood and TV serials has made him a great actor. What’s best is that he shoots for only 15 days and the remaining 15 days, he reserves for his family.
8. Drashti Dhami – Rs 60,000 per episode
She can literally drown you in her eyes. She is considered as one of the complete females of the TV screens. And if you ask most of the guys, they pretty much had a big crush on her (I had). She charges a little less than most of the stars but 60k is still a lot for one single episode.
9. Mohit Raina – Rs 1 lakh per episode
Lord Shiva is said to be the most handsome man ever. This guy here fits that statement perfectly. With him making the entrance of the mythology, mythology has been redefined again. This is the guy is born perfect and the only reason he is not on the big screen is time. He will get there eventually.
10. Shivaji Satham – Rs 1 lakh per episode
ACP sir here has made CID one of the most successful shows of all time. The reason why this show is a hit is the acting and changes that were brought over a period of time. He also has a few appearances in the movies but his best role of ACCP Praduman is the most memorable.
11. Mishal Raheja – Rs 1.6 lakh per episode
This guy here is one of the most highly paid actors of the small screen. After his debut in Datta Bhau in Laagi Tujhse Lagan, he now appears as Viplav in Ishq Ka Rang saved. He is one of the best-looking people in the industry and he knows it. No wonder he charges 1.6 lakhs per episode.
12. Bhuvan Bam:
When it comes to Bam, he doesn’t need a TV. This Guy literally shakes the concept of acting to its core. It is not sure how much he earns but few sources say that it is around 50 lakhs a month. God knows if that’s true.
13. Kapil Sharma 10-12 lakhs per episode:
Kapil Sharma show is a great hit on the TV screen and he is by all means liable to charge such an amount. This is also because he owns the show but then again, 12 lakhs is lot if you know what I mean.
14. Sunil Groover 10-12 Lakhs:
Considered as one of the most talented actors of all time, Sunil Grover is both small and big screen actor. He is one of the most highly paid actors and now he is ready to take the front stage anytime.
15. Ali Asgar 5-6 lakhs:
This guy can literally blend everything into comedy. Considered as one of the most popular comedians on the Indian TV, Ali Asgar charges a shaking amount of 5-6 lakhs per show.
Thinking of getting into showbiz? Well, you might actually do well. Give it a try and you may end up as a rocking star like the ones in the list.