Name and fame is the dream of everyone’s life, we all work hard for it. It is true that Bollywood is the fastest way to make money, but it is not so easy to make good recognition in Bollywood. Not just actors, actresses demand a high fee for their films. This is reasonable because they work hard for their roles and character, with a fixed daily routine, schedule, diet, and act passionately to entertain the audience. Many female actors demand more fees than male actors. We have a compiled list of the highest paid actresses of Bollywood.
Here’s a list of names of the top 10 highest paid actresses:
1. Deepika Padukone
Deepika Padukone is one of Bollywood’s highest paid actresses with her indelible character and successful movies such as Baajirao Mastani, Ram Leela, Padmavaat, Piku, and others. She charges almost 29 crores per project.
2. Kangana Ranaut
Kangana Ranaut is a popular name in the Bollywood Industry. She’s an amazing actress with many blockbuster performances like Manikarnika, Queen, and other iconic roles. She is one of the highest paid actresses of the industry as she charges almost 26 crores per film.
3. Shraddha Kapoor
She is one of the most talented actresses of this generation. She has given many challenging and critically acclaimed films such as Chhichhore and Haider. Despite not having a film with any big star, she has proven that she’s very bankable and charges 23 crores per film.
4. Alia Bhatt
She has been successfully proven out that she’s one of the best products of nepotism and is rightfully one of the highest paid actresses.
Alia has starred in many films with big banners like Dharma and Yash Raj Films. Her upcoming films are Brahmastra and Gangu bai kathiawadi. She charges almost 22 crores per film.
5. Priyanka Chopra Jonas
Priyanka Chopra, known as Desi Girl, is the most glamorous and hard-working self-made actress of Bollywood and Miss World of the year 2000. She’s also a Hollywood artist and singer. This Hollywood star has been in the industry for over 17 years. She’s the wife of Hollywood singer Nick Jonas, and she charges 21 crores per film.
6. Kareena Kapoor Khan
She is a well-known Bollywood actress and Pataudi khaandan’s daughter-in-law. She started her career in Bollywood with Abhishek Bachchan Film Refugee and earned millions of hearts from her fans in films such as Bajrangi Bhaijaan, Jab We Met, and KKKG. Kareena Kapoor charges almost 20 crores per project.
7. Katrina Kaif
Katrina Kaif is a non-Indian actress and one of the highest paid actresses in the Bollywood industry. She worked hard to achieve this position and status. She’s a very hard-working personality of Bollywood. She has given hit films such as Dhoom 3 and Jab Tak Hai Jaan. She charges 18 crores per film.
8. Vidya Balan
One of the finest and well-known actresses of Bollywood, she’s iconic in her way. She has starred in many hit films like Hamari Adhuri Kahani, Tumhari Sulu, and a recent biopic Shakuntala Devi. Vidya Balan charges almost 14 Crore per film.
9. Anushka Sharma
One of Bollywood’s highest paid actresses and self-made star, Anushka Sharma is a producer as well as an actress. Her first production was NH10, a hit film, and her performance was admirable. Her other big hits alongside Shahrukh khan, Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi, and Band Baaja Baaraat, Ae Dil Hai Mushkil. She charges 12 crores per film.
10. Sonakshi Sinha
Daughter of legendary actor Shatrughan Sinha, Sonakshi was a costume designer before joining the film industry. She made her debut in Bollywood with the movie Dabang. After that, she was featured in many hit films such as Rowdy Rathore, Son of Sardar, R Rajkumar, and her recent film is Bhuj: The Pride of India. She is a hard-working actress, and she charges 10 crores per film.
Edited by Anupama Roy