Amitabh Bachchan is regarded as one of the most successful and influential actors in the history of Indian cinema. From earning a ₹500 salary once to a seven-figure salary today—the actor charges around ₹6 crores for a film, and he charges ₹5 crores for brand endorsements. His current net worth is Rs 3,396 crore. Bachchan has won four National Film Awards as Best Actor, the Dadasaheb Phalke’s lifetime achievement award and many awards at international film festivals and award ceremonies. He has won sixteen Filmfare Awards and is the most nominated performer in any major acting category at Filmfare, with 42 nominations overall. The Government of India honoured him with the Padma Shri in 1984, the Padma Bhushan in 2001 and the Padma Vibhushan in 2015 for his contributions to the arts. Furthermore, the Government of France honoured him with its highest civilian honour, the Knight of the Legion of Honour, in 2007 for his exceptional career in the world of cinema and beyond.