Top Lists

LAHORE (Web Desk) – How much Pakistani actors get paid has remained a mystery, till now.

Here is a list of the highest paid Pakistani actors and their remuneration.

Shan Shahid – Rs 5 million


Shaan Shahid is a Pakistani actor, writer, model, and film director. With two decades in Pakistani cinema and around 500 films to his credit – many of them commercially successful. He is the highest paid actor in Pakistan showbiz industry.


Fawad Khan – Rs 2 million


Fawad Afzal Khan is a film and television actor, producer, singer and model. Khan has established himself as a critically and commercially successful actor in the Pakistani television and film industry.


Mahira Khan – 1 lakh (per episode)


Mahira Khan is a Pakistani actress and noted for playing a variety of characters in a range of film genre and serials-from contemporary social to romantic dramas. Khan has received two Lux Style Awards.

She has become one of Pakistan’s highest-paid actresses and one of the most popular and high-profile celebrities in Pakistan.


Faisal Qureshi – Rs 2 million


Faisal Qureshi first started his career from television serials and got his first lead role as “Boota” in Toba Tek Singh. Faysal has played lead roles in many television serials.

He has also directed and produced various television serials.


Noman Ijaz – Rs 2.5 million


Noman Ijaz began his acting career with PTV. He appeared in a negative role in the dramas Rihaee and Ullu Baraye Farokht Nahi.

He then appeared in Ramchand Pakistani where he romanced Nandita Das. He now hosts a show on PTV Home.


Saba Qamar – Rs 2 million


Saba Qamar is a famous model and actress. She has appeared in a variety of television dramas and advertisements. She played a strong role of a politician in PTV’s super hit drama ” Jinaah Ke Naam” opposite Sami Khan then her drama “Tera piyar nahi bholy” a romantic drama opposite Ahsan Khan.

She has played best roles in Dastaan, Bunty I Love You,Pani Jaisa Piyar, Jo Chalay To Jaan Se Guzar Gaye,Mein Chand Si and Maat.


Sajal Ali – Rs 1.5 million


Sajal Ali is noted for playing a variety of characters in a range of serials – from contemporary social to romantic dramas. Ali first appeared on screen in a minor role in one episode of the 2009 Geo TV’s comedy drama Nadaaniyaan.

She made her screen debut as a leading actress with the 2011 ARY Digital serial Mehmoodabad Ki Malkain.

Waqar Zaka, renowned media personality also revealed hefty packages of Pakistani screen idols in a video as under: