Top 10 Highest Paid Bollywood Actresses

By Saima Kanwal, Showbizbites Staff Writer

Bollywood industry is undoubtedly the world’s largest entertainment industry after Hollywood. Even one can easily rate it as equal to world’s biggest entertainment fraternity Hollywood since the stars of Bollywood charge the price as their Hollywood counterparts do. Besides both the industries churn out movies with mammoth budgets. Their celebrities’ stardom is international. The movies’ presence is in whole world.

Where the male stars of Hindi cinema industry charge big bucks, the leading ladies of the fraternity too enjoy the lip smacking pay checks. This article will talk about the highest paid Bollywood actresses. Let’s learn about them.

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Priyanka Chopra

The dusky beauty Priyanka Chopra rules the filmdom with her stunning looks, beauty, million dollars smile, curvy figure and above all brilliant acting skills. She has recently released her single in the U.S. After signing the remake of Zanjeer opposite south star Ram Charan Teja for the colossal amount of Rs. 9 crore, she has become the highest paid Bollywood actress.


Kareena Kapoor

The wife of Saif Ali Khan, Kareena Kapoor enjoys the second position on the list. After signing Heroine for Rs. 8 crore, Kareena has become another highest paid Bollywood actress. Some reports suggest that she leads the list as she endorses the brands for Rs. 3 crores per assignment, which is more than Priyanka’s endorsement price.


Aishwarya Rai

The former Miss World turned Bollywodo actress, the most gorgeous and stunning beauty queen is still popular among the masses after skipping the movies for some time to get involved into motherhood. She takes Rs. 4 crore for an endorsement. After signing Robot opposite Rajnikanth for Rs. 6 crore, she has joined in the Bollywood’s highest paid actresses’ list.

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Katrina Kaif

Katrina is today’s top notch actress and she will soon join in Priyanka Chopra and Kareena Kapoor on the top position after the big successes of Ek Tha Tiger and Jab Tak Hai Jaan. She charges Rs. 4 crore for an endorsement and the same price for her movies.


Bipasha Basu

The sultry seductress Bipasha Basu, who is ready to be seen in a Hollywood movie ‘Singularity’, charges Rs. 2 to 3 crore for a movie.


Deepika Padukone

After enjoying success with Cocktail opposite Saif Ali Khan, Deepika is much in demand. She is presently doing ‘Yeh Jawani Hai Deewani’ opposite her ex-flame Ranbir Kapoor. She earns Rs. 2.5 crore for the ads she does and takes Rs. 3 crore for a movie she signs.


Vidya Balan

Well, this babe was pretty much on news headlines last year with the big successes – The Dirty Picture and Kahaani. She now earns Rs. 2 crore for a movie.

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Sonam Kapoor

Sonam is the one Bollywood diva who is not much seen in movies but she still is in demand. She is presently doing ‘Ranjhnaa’ opposite south sensation Dhanush. She charges Rs. 1.5 crore for a film.


Anushka Sharma

She is a dazzling beauty and the masses love her. Recently she entertained the audiences with Yash Chopra’s last directorial venture ‘Jab Tak Hai Jaan’ opposite Shah Rukh Khan though the actual leading lady was Katrina Kaif. She earns Rs. 1.5 crore for a film amount and the same she charges for the advertisements.


Sonakshi Sinha

Dabangg babe Sonakshi Sinha is enjoying good career these days. She charges Rs. 1.25 crore for a movie and Rs. 1.5 crore for ads. She enticed the masses with recent release ‘Dabangg 2’.

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