Shah Rukh Khan to Priyanka Chopra to Akshay Kumar: 7 celebs whose first salary was less than Rs 10k
Here are seven top Bollywood actors who earned less than Rs 10.000
Top Bollywood actors earn more than Rs 10 crores per film. Some also charge Rs 2 to 3 crores for product endorsement. This was not the same when they started working. A few of them earned less than Rs 10k as their initial salary. Let's take a look at 7 such celebrities.
Shah Rukh Khan: According to reports, King Khan charges Rs 100 crore for his next Pathan; and becomes India's highest-paid actor. But did you know, his first earning was Rs 50? It is said that Khan made Rs 50, working as an usher at a Pankaj Udhas concert.
Sonam Kapoor: Before becoming an actress, Sonam worked for filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bansali as an assistant director. For her work, she earned Rs 3,000.
Aamir Khan: Mr Perfectionist of Bollywood, who is reportedly earning Rs 50 crore per movie, used to make Rs 1000 per month for his first film Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak.
Amitabh Bachchan: Before entering Bollywood, Big B used to work at a shipping firm named Shaw & Wallace as a manager. He also worked as a freight broker for Bird and Co., and he made Rs 500 as salary.
Hrithik Roshan: The Bang Bang actor earned Rs 100 to dance alongside Jeetendra in Aasha.
Priyanka Chopra: After winning the Miss World title in 2000, Priyanka Chopra got Rs 5000 as her first salary. Now she is earning in Dollars and working in both Bollywood and Hollywood.
Akshay Kumar: Kumar used to work as a chef in Bangkok before entering Bollywood. And before he was a chef, he was working as a waiter. His first income was just Rs 1500.