TV Industry has come a long way in India. Various types of shows are being made and the industry is growing at an exponential rate. Many big Bollywood actors are working on small screen. A Huge section of Indian population watch TV, which has more than 20 Hindi entertainment channels. Every month new shows premiers, the tough competition has also improved the quality of the show. There are also some old shows, which are running successfully for a very long time. The success of TV industry means big bucks for the actor working on small screen. Scroll down to know the highest paid TV actors, who earn more than Bollywood stars.
Dilip Joshi plays Jethalal Champaklal Gada on Taarak Mehra Ka Ooltah Chasmah for a very long time. TMKOC is the second longest running TV series in India. Dilip earns Rs. 50,000 per episode.
Divyanka takes Rs. 80,000 to 1 Lakh for one episode of her hit TV series The Hai Mohabbatein.
Devoleena played Gopi Bahu on popular show Saath Nibhaana Saathiya. According to the reports, the actress used to take Rs. 90,000 per episode.
Drashti has done several TV series in her long entertainment career. She has been part of Ek Tha Raja Ek Thi Rani, Madhubala: Ek Ishq Ek Junoon and Parde Mein Hai Mera Dil. She also won Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa Season 6. The actress currently takes Rs. 1 Lakh per episode.
He has been playing ACP Pradyuman since the time I have started watching TV. CID is the longest running TV series in India with a whopping 1476 episodes. Shivaji earns Rs. 1 Lakh per episode.
Hina became a household name for her portrayal of Akshara in Ye Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai. The actress is grabbing lots of headlines for her stints in Bigg Boss 11. Hina Khan used to take a whopping amount of Rs. 1 to 1.25 Lakh per episode before he quit the show.
Ram Kapoor is one of the most popular male actors in Indian television industry. The actor has proven his acting skill in several shows and few Bollywood films. Right now, the actor is featuring in Ekta Kapoor produced web series ‘Karrle Tu Bhi Mohabbat’. The actor charges Rs. 1.25 Lakh per episode.
Sunil Grover is a very popular name as far as comedy shows are concerned. He rose to fame with his portrayal of Gutthi in Comedy Nights With Kapil. He plays a very important part in the success of CNWK. Sunil used to take Rs. 10 to 12 Lakh per episode of the comedy series.
Jennifer Winget doesn’t need any introduction, she is one of the most versatile and gorgeous actresses working in the TV industry. She played Maya on popular TV series Beyhadh. The show ended its run after finishing 273 episodes. The actress reportedly took home a whopping sum of Rs. 1 Lakh per episode.
Kapil Sharma is by far the most popular comedian in India. He is popularly known as King of comedy and became a household name after ‘Comedy Nights With Kapil’. He used to charge Rs. 60 to 80 Lakh per episode. Later he brought a new show ‘The Kapil Sharma Show’ on Sony TV. According to various reports, the comedian charged a whopping sum of Rs. 110 Crore for a year.
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