Money Aamir Khan Made From Dangal: Aamir Khan Becomes The Highest Paid Bollywood Actors With Dangal By Beating Salman Khan.
Aamir Khan’s has an incredible track record at domestic and overseas box office. He is the pioneer of Bollywood 100 Crore, 200 Crore, 300 Crore and 350 Crore club. He is known for setting new benchmarks at the box office and with his last release Dangal, Aamir Khan has yet again proved it. Dangal has emerged as highest grossing Bollywood movie of all time with the domestic box office collection of 387 crores. Not only in India, the movie has earned 744 crores worldwide to become the second highest worldwide grosser of Bollywood behind PK.
Superstars like Salman Khan, SRK, Akshay Kumar, Aamir Khan work on profit sharing model. Thus, the more profit movie makes at the box office, the more money actor takes to his home. Let’s see how much money Aamir Khan has made from Dangal. First, have a look at the profit made by Dangal:
Total Collection: Budget, Revenue and Profit/Loss
Box Office Collection:
Dangal Lifetime collection: 387 crores (6 crores from dubbed versions)
Dangal Lifetime collection (Overseas): $30 M (204 crores)
Cost and recovery
Production Cost: 70 crores (excluding Aamir Khan’s fee)
Prints and Publicity Cost: 20 crores
Total Costs to Recover for Producers/Distributors: 90 crores
India Theatrical Distributor Share: 189 crores (182 crores Hindi + 7 crores Dubbed)
Overseas Distributor Share: 96 crores
Satellite Rights: 70 crores (Zee TV)
Music Rights: 10 crores (Zee Music)
Home Video rights: 3 crores
Branding, digital, and other associations: 20 crores
For producers/distributors = (189+96+70+10+3+20) – (90) = 298 crores (Profit)
Dangal was a medium budget movie and it has exceeded all expectations and earned 744 crores worldwide till now. The movie is yet to be released in other countries. The producers have till now made a whopping profit of 298 crores from Dangal.
Aamir Khan’s profit: Aamir khan has 55% stakes in Dangal profits. Thus, the actor takes home around 164 crores in remuneration. With 164 crores, Aamir Khan becomes the highest paid Bollywood actor of all time. He has beaten Salman Khan who made around 110 crores in profits from Sultan.