Mukul Dev, a Bollywood actor has become the face of independent film and has emerged as one of the most bankable stars in Bollywood. But what is his real worth? Is he as profitable an actor as his fans and peers believe him to be? What is his true value as an actor?
Mukul Dev Net Worth Is $6 Million
This is a question that has preoccupied Indian film industry since the mid-nineties and still continues to do so. The success of an actor depends upon his ability to earn and work hard. However, it is not just earning that matters. It is about earning and working hard that yields good income and also becomes part of the actor’s resume. Some of the other questions that are plaguing this issue are – What is the exact amount of money that an actor needs to earn to maintain his lifestyle?
How much does an actor need to earn to maintain his lifestyle? The earning capacity and savings of an actor largely depend on the budget or the allowance provided by directors. Generally speaking, Bollywood directors prefer to provide low-budget movies for their Hindi cinema actors. These films, generally have lesser monetary value than the superhit Hollywood films. However, a good independent movie with good word-of-mouth marketing can earn a director higher revenue than a similar movie shot on a high budget.
How much does an actor earn from his films? Well, the main source of income for an independent Bollywood actor depends upon how big the film is and how big the budget. Generally speaking, Bollywood directors prefer to produce smaller, high-budget films for their Hindi actor co-actors. On the other hand, Hollywood directors prefer to have big star stars in their movies because these stars are easily marketable and their films will earn better profits.
What’s the ratio of ticket sales for each release in Bollywood? Well, directors prefer to release more smaller-budget films so that viewers would keep coming back to see them over again. How much does an independent Bollywood actor earn from his films? Well, this is difficult to calculate and is dependent upon the success or failure of the film. Most people do not come to theaters to see a film and if the film is popular then ticket sales may be high.
But a bad Bollywood movie is also likely to pull down the box office revenues of the respective film. Therefore, to estimate the earning power of an actor in any Bollywood film is tough. It is believed that only a director and a producer can estimate the exact amount of profit or loss in any Bollywood film. Therefore, one cannot expect to have an exact idea about Bollywood actor’s pay package.