10 highest-paid OTT actors: Radhika Apte, Jitendra Kumar, Vijay Varma, and many more—the digital world is filled with a pool of talent. While it became a platform where budding actors could showcase their skills, many top actors were also approached by the streaming platforms to stand out and compete with each other. We agree that the story matters, but star power is also important at some point. People with immense popularity are in demand everywhere.
In recent years, from Bollywood and South Asian actors to television celebs, many popular faces have joined the forces of an OTT star by acting in web series. Even A-listers like Ajay Devgn, Sidharth Malhotra, and Saif Ali Khan have stepped into the world of OTT.
Today, we present a list of some of the highest-paid OTT actors in the entertainment industry, as well as the outrageous fees they demand.
10 highest-paid OTT actors
Saif Ali Khan
Who isn’t familiar with Bollywood’s Pataudi Saif Ali Khan? The actor isn’t just doing Bollywood movies; he also debuted on OTT with 2018’s superhit thriller drama “Sacred Games.” Well, someone who is already a big name in Hindi cinema would definitely be a bankable actor on OTT. According to reports, he charged a whopping Rs. 15 crores for the series.
Many of Pankaj Tripathi’s best performances have been well received by Indian audiences, including Mirzapur and Sacred Games. According to reports, the actor received a salary of Rs. 12 crores for Sacred Games S2.
This OTT star went on to win a national award due to his outstanding performance in “The Family Man,” which streams on Amazon Prime Video. According to reports, he was paid a whopping Rs. 10 crores.
In addition to Pankaj Tripathi, Nawazuddin Siddiqui was praised for his outstanding performance in the Sacred Games. From Lunch Box to Sacred Games, the actor’s challenging roles on OTT captured the hearts of millions. Let us tell you that after receiving appreciation in the first season, the actor hiked his fees to Rs. 10 crores in Sacred Games season 2.
From Lust Stories, Forensic, and Sacred Games to Monica O My Darling, this pretty actress has done a wide range of web series and has many interesting projects in the pipeline. The actress, who is also known as Netflix’s favourite celebrity, is said to charge between Rs. 4 crore for her projects. She is counted among one of the highest-paid OTT actors in India.
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Samantha Ruth Prabhu
This Oo Antava girl is among the most beloved and highly desired actresses in the entire country. The South Carolina beauty is often trending on social media due to her interesting projects. Debuting on the digital platform with “The Family Man 2” alongside Manoj Bajpayee, she charged an amount of Rs. 4 crores for the series.
Who doesn’t know that guy who starred opposite Ayushmann in Shubh Mangal Zada Savdhan? He is a popular face on OTT now owing to his impeccable acting skills. The actor, who is known for his role in the web series “Panchayat,” took a pay cheque of Rs. 50,000, as per media reports.
This Lucknowi Nawab is popular both in India and other countries due to his unique talent. He was last seen in the Disney Plus Hotstar Originals “Death of the Nile,” opposite Gal Gadot and Kenneth Branagh. In all these years, the actor has given back-to-back strong performances. Ali Fazal, known as Guddu Bhaiya in the Mirzapur franchise, charged 12 lakhs per episode.
Pratik Gandhi and Sunil Grover
Pratik Gadhi rose to fame after his appearance in Hansal Mehta’s web series, Scam 1992. His extreme character was loved by the audience and the critics, making him a household name. He received Rs. 5 lakh for his role, as per media claims.
On the other hand, Sunil Grover, who is known as a man of multiple talents, makes another addition to the list of highest-paid OTT actors in India. The actor can make you laugh with his humour and also leave you thrilled at the same time with his intense acting. He was seen in the web series, Tandav, where he reportedly charged Rs. 5 lakh per episode.
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