7 Bollywood Celebrities and Their Shocking First Salary!

Amitabh Priyanka

Bollywood people are one of the richest people in India. They earn huge amount of money for each film and also have the huge fan following from the Indian society.

It is true that Bollywood celebs are the top earners in the country. You get wondered to know that the Bollywood celebs, who now take crore of rupees for each film. But how much they earned as their 1st salary?

7 Celebrities who Earned Too Less in their 1st salary:

1. Amitabh Bachchan:

Amitabh Bachchan, who called Big-B of Bollywood film industry.  He started his career as an executive in a shipping company and his salary for the 1st job was Rs 500 per month. And now he earns close to 200 crore rupees annually and he charges for each film around Rs 4 to 5 crore.


2. Shah Rukh Khan

Bollywood’s King Khan Shah Rukh Khan has millions of fans. He has struggled too much with his tough times but now he has everything. He earned Rs 50 as his 1st salary for selling tickets in the theaters.

Shah Rukh Khan

3. Priyanka Chopra

The Indian actress Priyanka Chopra is now the international celebrity and she is one of the highest paid actors in the industry. She earned as her first salary as the Rs 5000 cheque.

Priyanka Chopra

4. Akshay Kumar

Akshay Kumar is the one who was the highest tax payer of Bollywood. Akshay is Bollywood’s one of the most successful actor. He started his career as chef and waiter at a restaurant in Bangkok that paid him Rs 1500 as 1st salary.

5. Dharmendra

Dharmendra is one of the most iconic celebrities of the Bollywood industry. He made his debut with ‘Dil Bhi Tera Hum Bhi Tere’ for which he was paid only Rs 51.

6. Irfan Khan

Now, Irfan Khan is the international actor. During his starting of his career, Irfan worked as tuition teacher and earned Rs 25 per student.

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7. Aamir Khan

Bollywood’s Mr. Perfectionist started his career as assistant director and he was paid Rs 1000 for his first assignment.


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