ejasswi Prakash, Surbhi Chandna, Erica Fernandes a look at TV’s Under-30 Laxmis – Indian Television is not only about supernatural sagas and melodramas. One of the realities is the huge moolah that some of the leading ladies and men make. While we told you how much the top divas like Hina Khan, Divyanka Tripathi, Jennifer Winget command, the younger lot is equally well paid. From paid partnerships on social media to events in India and abroad, they make a lot of money outside their shows as well. In fact, some of the younger ladies are earning at par with established actresses. On the occasion of Dhanteras, here is a look at some of the under 30 actresses who are minting money.
Fee per episode: Rs 90,000 approx
Tejasswi is one of the best performers in the younger lot. Whether it was the insecure vicious Ragini or Diya in Pehredaar Piya Ki, her acting has always impressed people. She has a huge fan following as well. Tejasswi is doing her first mythological, Karn Sangini and commanding a whopping fee of Rs 90,000 per episode.
Fee per episode: Rs 75,000 approx
The Ishqbaaaz actress commands a fee above Rs 75,000 per episode of the show. In recent times, she has emerged as one of the most popular faces of Indian TV. People love her as the spunky and adorable Anika on Ishqbaaaz. And her chemistry with Nakuul Mehta is scorching and how. With her bubbly personality, she is also sought after for events, ads and social media campaigns. Nakuul Mehta and Surbhi Chandna also do quite a few advertisements together. Surbhi is just 29 and has a long career ahead.
Fee per episode: Rs 50,000 approx
Dehradun girl Shivangi hit the jackpot when she was chosen to play Naira in Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai. She owned the character and how. Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai is one of the longest-running dailies and every character on the show is extremely well paid. Shivangi rakes in around Rs 50,000 per episode, which is almost at par with what Mohsin Khan earns. Like Surbhi, she is also very popular with the younger crowd and chosen for brands endorsements on social media and events.
Fee per episode: Rs 60,000 – 70,000 per episode
Erica made a successful debut in the world of TV as Dr Sonakshi Bose in Kuch Rang Pyar Ke Aise Bhi. The show was a huge hit and she earned immense fan and critical appreciation. From 20K per episode, her salary increased to Rs 4oK as the show grew in reputation. She is back as Prerna on Kasautii Zindagi Kay and making a cool Rs 60K plus per episode. The lady also does a number of paid partnerships with cosmetic and lifestyle brands. Erica owns a BMW as well. Now, that’s quite an achievement when you’re just 25.
Fee per episode: Rs 50,000 – 60,000 per episode
The young lady from Bhopal started her career in her early adolescence. Eisha won over people as Dhani from Ishq Ka Rang Safed. It was followed by Ek Tha Raja Ek Thi Rani. With two reasonably successful and popular shows in her kitty, she commands a good fee. She is better paid than the male lead of the show, Adnan Khan. Eisha earns Rs 50K plus per episode.
Well, these hard-working independent women can give wonderful goals to all their fans out there.