Television actors might not be acting on a silver screen like the top Bollywood actors but they are being paid just as high.
Do they deserve it or not? Well, going by the TRP of the shows they do.
So... be ready to be shocked.
One of India's best-known comedians, Kapil Sharma, shot to limelight with his show Comedy Nights with Kapil on Colors TV. Later the show was aired on Sony TV. Reports suggest that Kapil was paid Rs 110 crore for his year-long stint with Sony.
This Dil Mil Gaye star made a comeback as Maya on Beyhadh, where she was seen portraying a bipolar person. The show has ended but this beautiful actress is believed to have earned Rs 1 lakh per episode.
Divyanka Tripathi is best known for her role as Ishita Yeh Hai Mohabattein, aired on Star Plus. She is paid Rs 80,000-Rs 1 lakh per episode.
Karan Patel started his career with Ekta Kapoor's Kahani Ghar Ghar Ki, but he earned his popularity after playing Raman Bhalla in Yeh Hai Mohobattein. He is paid Rs 1 lakh-Rs 1.25 lakh per episode.
Remeber Gutthi from Comedy Nights With Kapil? Well, Sunil Grover who played Gutthi earns Rs 10 lakh to Rs 12 lakh for one appearance.
Hina Khan is making headlines for her behaviour in Bigg Boss 11. Well, if you follow Bigg Boss 11, you would have also noticed her brag about making the audience cry for eight years. That is Akshara bahu for us. Khan is paid Rs 1 lakh to Rs 1.25 lakh per episode. She is one of the highest paid television actresses.
'Kuch to gadbad hai Daya, kuch to.....' Remember ACP Pradyuman? He earns Rs 1 lakh per episode.
Last seen in the movie Baar Baar Dekho, Ram Kapoor is one of Ekta Kapoor's favourite actors. He is paid Rs 1.25 lakh per episode. Not just that he has a condition that he would only shoot for 15 days in a month devote rest of his time to family and films.
VJ turned anchor, Manish Paul was offered Rs 1.5 crore to host the show Jhalak Dikhla Jaa.
Last seeing playing the role of Phogat sisters' mother in the film Dangal, Sakshi charges Rs 80,000 for one episode on TV.