Revealed:The First Salaries of Your Favorite Celebrities

By siliconindia   |   Friday, 28 March 2014, 11:56 Hrs
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BANGALORE: There’s nothing more empowering than holding your first paycheck in hand. And, the moment is hard to forget, isn’t it? Like many of you, our Bollywood celebrities have also experienced the same. No, the article is not talking about the whopping salaries they are taking home today, but their small earnings in the beginning of their career. Find out the first salaries of Bollywood celebs, which may leave you astounded.

Amitabh Bachchan: The first salary of Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan or Big B, as he is lovingly called by the industry, was merely 500.

The superstar didn’t foray into movies for his first earning, but instead was doing a job in Kolkata with a shipping firm. He worked there as an executive in Bird and Co and earned the abovementioned salary on monthly basis. In-hand he got 460 after the tax and PF deductions. A very humble start that has just become 10 folds earning for him today. Now, he owns a sprawling bungalow for 50 crore, which is just behind his Juhu house, Jalsa, the current residence of Bachchans.

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