Pakistan has always been famous for its quality dramas from the era of PTV classics to today TRP grabbing TV dramas Pakistani drama has done it all with a grace and got matured over the period of time. With the current boom wide spread there has been increase in the earning of the members of TV drama industry. Therefore this post is about the leading ladies from the current lot of Pakistani drama actresses who are in highest paid group. Just a clarification the exact amount of the earning is still not known but the list below has been crafting based on the information collected from different sources.
An actress, model, TV show host, an immature singer and now an item song dancer Mehwish Hayat bagged fame in all of them in short amount of time. Multi-Talented Mehwish Hayat earns up to 2 hundred thousand (2 Lakhs) per episode.
Leading lady in TV dramas who is brave enough to do experiments with her roles choice, also been TV show host, and now part of the biggest cinematic hit of Pakistan history (WAAR) Ayesha Khan is a well-deserved name for the list. As per sources she also gets paid over 2 lakhs per episode.
Another multitalented TV personality who is not just a brilliant actress but also an awesome TV show presenter and now she is also among the Item Number club. Above all that she is literally one of those names who have worked hard for the revival of Pakistani drama in last ten years her performances in dramas like Maat are unforgettable and she surely deserves to be among the highest paid actresses in the year of 2014.
A model turned TV actress turned film actress and now she has a Bollywood flick on her credit Humaima Malik has always been the one with X factor and the one who is out there to make a name of her. For instance since the beginning she is among the richest model from Pakistan and since last year she is among highest earning TV actress. As per sources this Bold “Bol” star gets over 2 Lakhs per episode.
Not just #IndiaMadeForMahira she has a huge number of fans following wherever Urdu and Pakistani Dramas are watched. She started as a VJ and then appeared in a shampoo ad but the real push was her appearance in Showman’s “Bol” and then Humsafar made her a house hold name. So her boom from 2011 till now puts her to the list of highest paid Pakistani TV actresses.
This dusky beauty has brought international awards to Pakistani with her stunning performance in parallel cinema films Josh and Seedlings. A model turned actress with unconventional face for a TV heroine she managed to cover such flaws with her brilliant acting. She has done diverse type of roles from good girl to a mean, cheat, selfish woman role. As per sources she is also among the over 2 lakhs an episode earning actresses.
She is one of those names and faces that cult classic “Kollage Jeans” gave to our showbiz industry. She stared as a tom boy “Munna Bhai” (Munazza) and then eventually became Khubsoorat of the highest rating earning Sitcom of Pakistan. She has also tried hands on TV Hosting and modelling for renowned brands.
It will certainly be unfair to say that her absence in the TV dramas is badly felt since she has limited herself to the TV hosting only. If there is anyone who has given back to back TV hits after Sadia Imam of 1990s and 2000s it’s Sanam Baloch. Kankar, Dastaan, Akbari Asghari, and Kankar her presence in a Drama is a guarantee of quality acting and hit show. Even after being inactive for a while as TV actress she still is among the top paid TV personalities from Pakistan because she still makes her presence felt with her Morning Show which unlike most of the morning shows actually has a substance and content.
Age has nothing to do with becoming successful if one has talent; Sajal Ali is an example for that. She started in her teenage days as a second lead in Mastana Mahi and since then this gorgeous girl from Sindh hasn’t looked back. She is the youngest actress in current lot to earn around 2 lakhs per episode. With coming years she will definitely garner more triumph because she is hardly 20 right now.