Highest Paid TV Actors in India {2024}: Top 10

Some of the highest-paid TV actors in India have been known to earn substantial salaries per episode. In India, television actors often earn varying amounts depending on factors such as their popularity, the success of the show they’re a part of, their experience, and negotiations with production houses.

Popular actors such as Kapil Sharma, who hosts comedy shows like “The Kapil Sharma Show,” and actors from successful daily soap operas often rank among the highest-paid TV actors. Additionally, actors who have transitioned between television and other mediums like films or web series may also command higher salaries due to their increased visibility and marketability.

We are sharing information about the top 10 highest-paid TV actors in India- 2024. Here’s a summary of the details:

1- Kapil Sharma

Kapil Sharma: Charges 50 lakh rupees per episode for “The Kapil Sharma Show”.

He is the top comedy actor of tv industry and Kapil charges 50 lakh rupees per episode to work in the show. The Kapil Sharma Show is telecast on every Saturday and Sunday on the television channel.

He has worked as a host in several reality shows and has also appeared in lead roles in the movies Kis Kisko Pyaar Karoon (2015), Firangi (2017), It’s My Life (2020), and Zwigato (2023).


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2- Rupali Ganguly

Rupali Ganguly: Charges Rs. 3 lakh per episode for the show “Anupama”.

Earlier, Rupali used to charge only Rs.30,000 per episode but after working on Star Plus’ popular show Anupama, she now charges Rs.3 lakh per episode. She has been a contestant on Bigg Boss in 2006 and also reached 12th place in Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 2 (2009).

She won the Indian Television Academy Awards 2022 for Best Performance in the serial Anupama.


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3- Nakuul Mehta

Nakuul Mehta: Charges 2 lakh rupees per episode.

He is best known for his performances in the TV serials Ishqbaaz, Bade Achhe Lagte Hain 2, and Pyaar Ka Dard Hai Meetha Meetha Pyaara Pyaara. In 2022, he also appeared in the web series Never Kiss Your Best Friend 2, and being the most popular face on TV, he charges 2 lakh rupees per episode.

Nakuul has been awarded more than 14 different Best Actor awards to date.


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4- Hina Khan

Hina Khan: Charges 2 lakhs per episode.

She has worked in many popular TV shows Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai (2009), Naagin (2020), etc., and is also working on web series. This bold actress charges 2 lakhs per episode.


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5- Gaurav Khanna

Gaurav Khanna: Charges 1.5 lakh rupees per episode.

The actor who gained popularity from TV serials Jeevan Saathi and CID is playing the lead role in Anupama opposite Rupali Ganguly.  He charges 1.5 lakh rupees per episode in 2023.

6- Mohit Raina

Mohit Raina: Charges Rs 1 lakh per episode.

Mohit became the first choice of people from the TV serials Devon Ke Dev – Mahadev and Mahabharat. He has also appeared in the movie Uri: The Surgical Strike (2019) and the series Kaafir (2019).

He takes a salary of Rs 1 lakh per episode.


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7- Karan Patel

Karan Patel: Charges Rs 1.3 lakh per episode.

Active in the TV industry for many years, this actor is well known among the audience for films like Kasturi (2007), Yeh Hai Mohabbatein (2013), Kasautii Zindagii Kay 2 (2018), and more.

He has been awarded 11 awards for his performance in Yeh Hai Mohabbatein serial and currently charges Rs 1.3 lakh per episode.


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8- Ronit Roy

Ronit Roy: Charges Rs 1.2 lakh per episode.

Every television serial lover knows him and apart from serials, Ronit continues to appear in movies as well. Currently, he takes Rs 1.2 lakh to work in an episode.


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9- Jennifer Winget

Jennifer Winget: Charges 1 lakh rupees per episode.

Best known for her role in the TV serial Dill Mill Gayye (2007), the actress is also known for her work in Saraswatichandra (2013), Beyhadh (2016), and Bepannaah (2018).

The most beautiful actress in the TV industry takes 1 lakh rupees to work in every episode.

10- Divyanka Tripathi

Divyanka Tripathi: Charges Rs 1 lakh per episode.

Nach Baliye 8 winner Divyanka was also seen as a contestant in Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 11 in 2021. This actress has worked in Nach Baliye 8, Yeh Hai Mohabbatein, and many more TV serials, also charging Rs 1 lakh for working in an episode.

These actors have achieved significant success in the Indian television industry and command high salaries for their work. Their popularity and performances contribute to their high earnings, making them some of the most sought-after talents in the industry.

Gaurav Manral

I am from nainital, Uttrakhand, India and like to write different type of entertainment news like bollywood, Hollywood, South Indian movies, Life Style etc.