In case you were wondering about what these sought after divas get paid for acting in Bollywood, we have all the answers!
Kangana Ranaut was recently declared the highest paid actress in Bollywood after her publicist claimed that the Katti Batti actress gets Rs 11 crores per film. The claim set off a debate on who really is the highest paid actress in Bollywood in reality and trade analysts claimed that it is not Kangana but her arch nemesis Deepika Padukone who rakes in the most moolah per film! You must be wondering about how much the rest of the top actresses in the industry get paid per film. Fret not, BollywoodLife has the updated and reliable list of the highest paid actresses in Bollywood!
On the top spot is Piku actress Deepika Padukone, pocketing Rs 7 crores per film. Her last releases Piku and happy New Year cemented her position as not just a performer but a masala entertainer as well. Her upcoming releases Bajirao Mastani and Tamasha have a lot riding on them.
At the second position is Kangana Ranaut earning Rs 6-7 crores per film. She has hits like Tanu Weds Manu Returns and Queen on her resume and her upcoming films Katti Batti, Rangoon, Simran and the Rani Lakshibai biopic will see her giving power-packed performances. She is quickly becoming one of the most bankable actresses.
Alia Bhatt is on the third position in this race as she gets Rs 3-4 crores paid per film. For someone as young as Alia, it is quite a feat to be the third highest paid actress in Bollywood! She has Shaandaar, Udta Punjab and Kapoor and Sons coming up and the biggest of them all is the Gauri Shinde film opposite Shah Rukh Khan!
Priyanka Chopra and Anushka Sharma tie on the fourth position as they both charge Rs 3-3.5 crores per film. PC is currently on her way to becoming Bollywood's biggest international sensation with ABC show Quantico. She will also be seen in Gangaajal 2 and Bajirao Mastani. Anushka has had a bit of dry spell post Bombay Velvet.
Shraddha Kapoor is fifth highest paid actress of Bollywood. Shraddha has given back to back hits like Aashiqui 2, Ek Villain, ABCD 2 and the critically acclaimed Haider. Her next is Baaghi opposite Tiger Shroff. She is quite the hit machine and soon will rise up on the pay graph!
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