Exclusive: The Highest Paid Actresses of Indian TV


No Matter how much movie actors gets paid Indian television industry is ruled by Actresses. These beautiful actresses get way more than there male co-stars.

Sakshi Tanwar

Tanwar shot to fame with the role of Parvati Agarwal in Kahaani Ghar Ghar kii and is now starring in Karrle Tu Bhi Mohabbat with Ram Kapoor, a 2017 web series produced by Ekta Kapoor. She is purported to charge 70,000 to 1 lakh INR per day.

Ankita Lokhande

Known for her role in Pavitra Rishta, Ankita Lokhande is known to charge 90,000-1.15 lakh per day and is one of the highest paid actresses of Indian TV. She is set to appear in 2018’s Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi.

Divyanka Tripathi

Most famous for her role of Dr Ishita Raman Bhalla in Yeh Hain Mohabbatein for which she also won Indian Telly Award for Best Actress in a Lead Role, Divyanka charges around 1 lakh INR per day.

Hina Khan

First runner up in Khatron ke Khiladi 8 and Bigg Boss 11, Hina Khan rose to stardom as Akshara in Star Plus’s drama Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hain (2009-2016). At 1-1.25 lakh INR per day, Khan is Indian TV’s one of the highest paid actresses.

Devoleena Bhattacharjee

She first garnered attention with her audition for Dance India Dance 2, and was signed to play Gopi Modi Star Plus’s Saath Nibhana Saathiya(2012-2017) and charges a purported 90,000 INR per day.

Rashami Desai Sandhu

Most famous for playing Tapasya Raghuvendra Pratap Rathore in Colors’ Uttaran and Preeti in Adhuri Kahaani Hamari on &TV, Sandhu makes a figure of 65,000 INR per day. In 2017 she began playing Shorvori in the Colors show Dil Se Dil Tak.

Drashti Dhami

Rumoured to charge 1 lakh INR per day, Drishti Dhami is one of the most recognizable actresses on Indian telly, known for her roles in Dill Mill Gayye, Geet – Hui Sabse Parayi, Madhubala – Ek Ishq Ek Junoon, Ek Tha Raja Ek Thi Rani’ and Pardes Mein Hai Mera Dil.

Shweta Tiwari

Shweta Tiwary has held the attention of the Indian public since 2001 when she began working on Kaahin Kissii Roz, playing the role of Anita and shot to fame with Kasautii Zindagii Kay (2001-2008) as Prerna Sharma-Basu/Bajaj. She is rumoured to be paid 60,000 INR per day.

Sanaya Irani

Irani debuted as Bobo in Fanaa (2006) and since then has worked in several TV shows and won multiple awards including ITA Face of The Year in 2008. If reports are to be believed, Irani charges 75,000 INR per day.

Tina Dutta

Known for her role in Uttaran (2008-2015) as Veer Singh Bundela, Tina Dutta won the Producers Guild Film Award for Best Actress in a Drama Series in 2010 and is rumored to charge 55,000 INR per day.

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Sristi Gayen