Salman Khan is one of the highest paid actors in Bollywood. The actor’s first salary was Rs 75. Pinkvilla quoted him saying, “My first salary was, I think, about Rs 75. I was dancing behind in some show in Taj hotel. One of my friends was dancing there so he took me (and I did it) just for fun.”
Varun had earlier revealed that before his big acting debut, he interned at a production house called MAD. He told Economic Times, “I would get 2000 bucks a month, which I would give my mum.”
Priyanka Chopra is one of the most successful actresses in the industry. Not only in Bollywood, but she has also made a name for herself in Hollywood. If reports are to be believed, her first salary was Rs 5000.
Kalki once used to work as a waitress in London. She had once revealed, “I remember I worked as a waitress in a London cafe – that was my first job so to speak… The minute I got the money, I cleared my rent with it.” Reportedly, she was paid Rs 3000.
Irrfan Khan was one of the most loved actors of Bollywood. He was also popular in the West. Irrfan didn’t make his first salary from a movie. The actor gave tuition to students and his fee was Rs 25 back then. Irrfan used his first salary to buy himself a new bicycle to commute easily.
Hrithik Roshan made his official acting debut with ‘Kaho Na Pyaar Hai’. However, before his official launch in the industry, Hrithik had made special appearances in many films as child artist. The actor earned Rs 100 for working in Jitendra and Reena Roy starrer Aasha. According to Pinkvilla, Hrithik bought himself a toy car.
The actor had once revealed that his first salary was Rs 8000. He had tweeted, “First salary – 8000/- Age – 19; Call center during college to fund college fee.”
Shah Rukh Khan
Shah Rukh Khan is one of the most successful stars of Bollywood. He enjoys massive fan following. Today, he is one of the richest stars. It will take you by surprise that his first salary was Rs 50. SRK worked as an usher at a Pankaj Udhas concert and was paid Rs 50. He used the money to travel to Agra by train.
From Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan to Priyanka Chopra, here’s how some of the big Bollywood celebrities spent their first earnings.