• Divya Sharma

What it takes to become an Actor: Career Guide

Updated: Sep 21, 2020

An actor is a person who portrays the hard work of every single person behind the camera on screen. An actor gives life to a character by playing a role in front of the camera.

Who is an Actor?

An Actor is someone whose profession is acting on various platforms such as Tv, cinema, theatre. A character is played by an actor which is decided by the director/Producer. An actor plays a very important in defining the character he/she is playing. Giving life to a character takes a lot of creativity and hard work as sometimes actors tend to live the character lot of times.

How much does an Actor earn?

It totally depends on the section of the entertainment an actor is working as there are different pays for tv actors, movie actors and theatre actors.

A fresher in the field of Tv earns around 50,000-80,000 a month and gradually with experience it becomes 1 lakh to 2 lakh per day/per episode.

A fresher in movies earns around ₹ 20,000-80,000 per day and after their good demand in the market and their talent they can end up earning to 1 cr -10 cr per project.

Usually, theatre is for passionate people who love acting so people don't earn much in theatre. The earning is between ₹ 10,000-50,000 per show.

What skills does it take to be an Actor?