Bollywood’s highest paid actors 2017: Deepika Padukone beats Ranveer Singh and Ranbir Kapoor

Updated: August 31, 2017 2:14 pm

Bollywood’s highest paid actors 2017: Aamir Khan is at the fourth position with .5 million yearly earnings. Ranveer Singh: $10 million
The next on the list is Deepika’s rumoured boyfriend, Ranveer Singh with $10 million yearly earnings. For all the latest Entertainment News, download Indian Express App
© IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd Though Aamir’s absence from the global list came as a surprise to all after his sports biopic Dangal broke records at the box office both in the national and the international markets, for Forbes, him being behind in the race is probably because of his fewer releases in a year and him signing selective endorsement deals. Though the actor failed to deliver a hit in the year, it was his brand promotions and endorsement which made him share the position with India’s global star Priyanka Chopra. Amitabh Bachchan:  $9 million
Amitabh Bachchan who has been counted in the top earners for the last few years slipped down to the ninth position with $9 million yearly income. While Shah Rukh ranked number 8, Salman and Akshay followed at number 9 and 10, respectively. Also, despite having many women centric films lead by female actors, only two of them managed to make it on the top 10 list. Related News
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Kaabil actor Hrithik Roshan managed to make it to the top five, courtesy his 2016 release Mohenjodaro and 2017 release Kaabil. However, the three stars topping the list comes as no surprise as a few days back they were placed in top ten in the list of highest paid actors globally. Ranbir Kapoor: $8.5 million
On number 10, it is Jagga Jasoos actor Ranbir Kapoor with $8.5 million yearly earnings. The 74-year-old megastar gave a powerful performance in the movie Pink and is back on television with the game show Kaun Banega Crorepati. It was Karan Johar’s Ae Dil Hai Mushkil which secured a place for Ranbir in the list as his other film Jagga Jasoos failed at the box office. Deepika Padukone: $11 million
On number six is Padmavati actor Deepika Padukone who is already creating headlines for changing the norms of the industry. Apart from the movies, Deepika has a major share of her income coming from brand endorsements. Aamir Khan: $12.5 million 
After Shah Rukh, Salman and Akshay, Dangal star Aamir Khan comes in at the fourth position with $12.5 million yearly earnings. The disparity shows that still there is a long way to go for Bollywood actresses before they share the podium with their male counterparts. Priyanka Chopra: $10 million
Priyanka too cashed in $10 million in a year.But the position held by Deepika and Priyanka in the list once again highlights the gender pay gap in the film industry. She reportedly is being paid more than her male leads in Sanjay Leela Bhansali magnum opus Padmavati.