Here’s a list of the Top 5 highest paid actors on OTT platforms

The entertainment industry has flourished in the last few decades with new inventions and developments made by the creators. It has become a medium to explore different themes of human existence and reflect them upon society. With the widespread reach of OTT platforms, the audience has shifted their preferences from Box office movies to digital services.

The quality of content these platforms provide such as Netflix, Prime Video, Zee5, Voot, Alt Balaji etc. is unbeatable and top-grade. Many Bollywood stars from the mainstream media are also becoming a part of the movies/series produced by these platforms.

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Viewers have been amazed by the types of movies and series they make. It has also given momentum to underrated actors to showcase their talent and skills. Also, it has helped them gain popularity and high net worth over time.

 

Scroll down to see the list of the top 5 actors who are paid highly on these mediums.

 

1. Ajay Devgn- Rudra: The Edge of Darkness

Ajay Devgn, one of the finest actors of Bollywood has made his debut on the OTT platform, Disney+ Hotstar. His movie Rudra is based on a psychological crime and thriller genre. It has become a national sensation with a killer storyline and impressive acting. After the success of this movie, Ajay Devgn seems to have charged Rs 125 crores for the remake of the British show, Luther.

 

2. Bobby Deol – Aashram 3

Bobby Deol’s career in Bollywood didn’t turn out to be a complete achievement. Although, he has given a few blockbusters movies such as Houseful 4, Yamla Pagla Deewana, Badal, Gupt and Barsat. The success of Aashram turned out to be a rebirth for his acting career. The show is directed by Prakash Jha and it is based on a crime drama, inspired by true events. As per DNA reports, he made a demand of 1-4 crores for his role in the upcoming season

 

3. Pankaj Tripathi- Mirzapur and Sacred Games

Pankaj Tripathi is known for his exceptional acting skills and comic element in the cinema. He started his career in 2004 with the movie, Run. Later on, he was seen in various movies, although he didn’t receive much love from the audience. But, Sacred Games was the reason for his success trajectory. He was flooded with praise for his performance. It is said that he has charged Rs 12 crores for the role of Guruji in Sacred Games and 10 crores for the depiction of Kaleen Bhaiya in Amazon’s official series, Mirzapur.

 

4. Manoj Bajpayee- The Family Man

The family man is a crime thriller series by filmmakers Raj and DK. It was a super hit for its amazing storyline. His stunning portrayal of Srikant Tiwari was liked by the audience in a huge category. He charged Rs 10 crore in the second season, as per News 18.

 

5. Jitendra Kumar- Panchayat season 2

Jitendra Kumar started his career in 2014 with the movie, Shuruat ka Interval. Although, he couldn’t stand up to the audience’s expectations. This all changed with his brilliant acting in Kota Factory, produced by TVF. He was recognized for his excellent portrayal of subtlety and honesty. The makers of Netflix cast him for Panchayat, which was highly appreciated by people. The story is about a struggling engineering graduate who ends up taking a job as the secretary at the Panchayat office. He also acted in Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan, Permanent roommate and Thank God. According to reports, he charged Rs 4 lakhs for the 8 episodes of Jaadugar.