Priyanka Chopra to Katrina Kaif: 11 Highest Paid Actresses in Bollywood
Priyanka Chopra, Katrina Kaif, Kareena Kapoor Khan and many more Bollywood starlets are considered to be some of the biggest stars in the industry. As a result, these leading ladies get paid big money for their work.
It is a well-known fact that the Bollywood queens are taking over Bollywood with their awe-inspiring acting skills and effortless style. For their talent they are charging hefty amounts, and for film producers and directors, it is surely worth the investment. From Deepika Padukone to Parineeti Chopra, here is the list of Top 11 Highest Paid Bollywood Actresses.
1. Kangana Ranaut — 15 Crores
Kangana Ranaut is unquestionably one of the best actresses created by the Hindi Film Industry. The three times National Award winner surpassed Deepika Padukone in 2018 with her salary established at 15 Crores per film. With this set amount, she has a lot of upcoming films such as, Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi and Mental Hai Kya, co-starring Rajkummar Rao. Fans and followers are waiting eagerly for the stars upcoming performances.
2. Deepika Padukone — 14 Crores
Deepika Padukone Singh, undoubtedly dubbed as the Queen of Bollywood also charges like royalty. In 2017, she became the highest paid actress. This is due to the fees she charged from Padmaavat, which raked in a whopping 13 Crs. The unstoppable success of the film also led to Deepika signing the Meghna Gulzar film. For this upcoming project, Deepika will also be the producer.
3. Priyanka Chopra Jonas — 13 Crores
Although Priyanka may have shifted across the oceans to the United States of America, she is still in touch with her Bollywood roots. Priyanka Chopra Jonas currently earns a sum of 13 Crs. per film. With this set rate she has signed The Sky is Pink. The Sky is Pink has a star studded cast including, Farhan Akhtar and Zaira Wasim. In regards to her Hollywood career, she recently starred in “Isn’t it Romantic”, which released on Valentine’s Day 2019.
4. Kareena Kapoor Khan — 11.5 Crores
The Bebo of Bollywood is a house hold name across the globe. Even though she has started her own family with the charming Saif Ali Khan, she is still raking in that money! Currently, Kareena Kapoor Khan remunerates approximately, 11.5 Crs. per film. In regards to her career, she has a few upcoming movies. She is starring opposite Akshay Kumar in Good News, and Takht in opposite Ranveer Singh.
5. Katrina Kaif — 11 Crores
Katrina Kaif’s glamour and perfection in style have made her one of the top celebrities produced by the Hindi film insudtry. She currently earns a whopping 11 Cr. per film. And with this set amount, she is up for Zero starring Shah Rukh Khan and Anushka Sharma. She has also signed Bharat. In Bharat she will be starring opposite Salman Khan for the same amount.
5. Sonam Kapoor Ahuja — 10.5 Crores
Sonam Kapoor Ahuja, is the all-time favorite of the Bollywood Producers and Fashion Designers alike. She is known for her flawless style and fashion sense along with her husband. Due to the fact that Sonam has delivered some very good performances in her films, she has gracefully earned the stature of receiving 10.5 Cr. per film. And with this set amount, she is starring in the upcoming fim, Ek Ladki opposite Anil Kapoor, Juhi Chawla and Rajkummar Rao. In addition to this, she also has the upcoming film, the Zoya Factor.
6. Vidya Balan — 9.5 Crores
Vidya Balan is one of the finest actors of Bollywood. Due to her acting skillset, talent and professionalism; she has steadily held her position and charges 9.5 Cr. per film. The actress is known to rule Indian independent cinema and is often studied for her characterization in various film schools. She may not do many commercial films but still charges Rs 9.5 crores for every project.
7. Shraddha Kapoor — 9 Crores
Shraddha Kapoor, is yet another fine beauty that has graced the Hindi film industry with her talent and charm. She has proved herself and her acting skills and some of her films have even has their fair share of blockbuster successes. Thanks to Stree, Shraddha has hiked her fee and charges 9 Cr. per film. With this set amount, she will be shortly starring in, Saaho & Chhichhore next year and Stree Returns & Sainaa in 2020.
8. Anushka Sharma — 8 Crores
Anushka Sharma, one of the finest actresses, is known for her thought-provoking films like PK and Sui Dhaga. She made her film debut with Rab Ne Bna Di Jhoodi which was also an instant hit at the box office.
The actress was paid Rs 8 crores as the female lead in Zero opposite Shahrukh Khan and Katrina Kaif.
9. Alia Bhatt — 7.5 Crores
Alia Bhatt, is known as the sweetheart of Bollywood. But do not let her sweet, innocent charm fool you. She is also a fiercely talented and hardworking actress. Reportedly she charges the amount of 7.5 Crs. Her upcoming films include, Kalank, Brahmastra, Gully Boy & Takht.
10. Parineeti Chopra & Sonakshi Sinha — 5 Crores
Sonakshi, who charged 7 Crores for her role in Holiday (2014), was one of the Top-8 highest-paid actresses. But, unfortunately, with continuous flops like Action Jackson, Tevar, Akira, Force 2, Noor and Ittefaq and Welcome to New York— it led to decrease of 2 Crores in her fees which means that now she charges 5 Crores per film. She has been roped in for Happy Bhag Jayegi sequel in 4 Crores. Parineeti Chopra on the other hand also had a huge number of flops before Golmaal Again. She charged 2 Crores for Meri Pyaari Bindu. But the blockbusting response of Golmaal Again made her back into the highest-paid list.