THIS Actor Beats Manoj Bajpayee And Saif Ali Khan To Become Highest Paid OTT Actor

This actor reportedly made Rs 125 crore for his work in a particular web series.

Entertainment Desk
Written By: Entertainment Desk
Updated: May 10, 2024 | 15:55 IST
Manoj Bajpayee and Saif Ali Khan
This actor reportedly made Rs 125 crore for his work in a particular web series.

The OTT boom is well and truly here! Several big names have made their presence felt when it comes to OTT shows. Bollywood actors like Saif Ali Khan (Sacred Games), Manoj Bajpayee (The Family Man), Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Aditya Roy Kapur, Anil Kapoor (The Night Manager), and Ajay Devgn (Rudra: The Edge Of Darkness), have all tried their hand at acting in web series, and they have starred in successful projects as well. Recently, several top actresses like Sonakshi Sinha, Manisha Koirala, Aditi Rao Hydari, and Richa Chadha are also making headlines for their latest web series 'Heeramandi: The Diamond Bazaar'.

But do you know who is the highest paid Bollywood actor when it comes to OTT? No, it's not Manoj Bajpayee or Saif Ali Khan. 

As per several reports, Ajay Devgn, the 'Singham' of Bollywood, is the highest paid OTT actor. The superstar was paid a whopping Rs 18 crore per episode for his thriller series 'Rudra: The Edge of Darkness', released on Disney+ Hotstar. 

So for the entire seven-episode series, Ajay Devgn ended up earning a massive Rs 125 crore.

As per the same report, Manoj Bajpayee ended up earning Rs 10 crore for playing the role of Srikant Tiwari in Amazon Prime Video's 'The Family Man'.

Speaking of Ajay Devgn's 'Rudra: The Edge Of Darkness', the show is a psychological crime thriller.

The show has been directed by Rajesh Mapuskar, while Ishan Trivedi, Abbas Dalal and Hussain Dalal served as the writers. 

The cast of the show also includes Ajay Devgn, Raashii Khanna, Esha Deol, Atul Kulkarni and Ashwini Kalsekar, among others. 

Sameer Nair produced the show under the banners of BBC Studios India and Applause Entertainment.

On the work front, Ajay Devgn was last seen in Boney Kapoor's 'Maidaan', which was directed by Amit Ravindernath Sharma. The movie also stars Priyamani, Gajraj Rao, Devyansh Tripathi and more.

The actor will be next seen in projects like 'Singham Again', 'Auron Mein Kahan Dum Tha' and 'Raid 2'.

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