Did you know that Hindi movie actor Nikesh Ram is worth an estimated $1 million per month, according to Indian media reports? This is a huge income for a Hindi actor in most countries, let alone India. However, the question remains, is this actor’s earnings because of his acting skills or because of his status as a member of the Indian film industry?
Nikesh Ram Net Worth Is $1 Million – $5 Million
In India, Hindi films are known to have profited tremendously from foreign film industries. Since the mid 90’s, Bollywood has churned out some of the highest grossing movies in the entire world. However, foreign movies became a hit in India only after the turn of the millennium. Till recently, Hindi movies have been getting high income and not just from international film industries. The profits of Bollywood films are almost dependent on the box office performance of its starrers.
The two most popular characters in Bollywood, who earn huge salaries from the Indian Film Industry, are Sharukh Khan and Naveen Kaushik. Both actors have multiple earnings streams and they are paid on a monthly basis as well as per project. The main earning actors in Bollywood are Aishwarya Rai and Sushmita Sen. Aishwarya Rai is married to Ajit Kumar, while Sushmita Sen is married to Ajit, hence their income comes on a joint salary. The main reason behind the high earnings of these two actresses is because of their widespread popularity.
However, the popularity of a Bollywood actor does not mean he will get a high income or a good deal for his role. Bollywood is considered a low-budget film industry and the producers often compromise on the quality of the movies. The lesser known of the star is, the more money he is likely to get.
But even the least famous and lesser-known Bollywood actor such as Anushka Shetty or Priyadarshan Soman Nair are making good income with each film. They can either work on a small role or a leading role and depending on the type of role they are offered, they will accept or reject the offer. The demand for Bollywood films have also increased, as many people are now becoming aware about what movies are available. All this has resulted in an increase in the demand and the number of movies being made.
So, what is next for the Bollywood actor? The best Bollywood movies are still in the making and they have big ticket sales. But there is always a chance that a Bollywood actor might star in a blockbuster movie and create a sensation. This may prompt other actors from other Indian languages to try and emulate the Bollywood style and produce quality movies in Hindi.