We live in the era where Bollywood movie competes with Hollywood movie. As well as Bollywood actress salary per movie become very expensive. Deepika is the no one actress in this list of the highest paid actress in Bollywood. Not to mention Disha Patni also charge in cores per movie but since she is now in this field with huge popularity she will in future demand 5 crore, who knows.
Now here is the actress of B-Town who is the highest paid female actor.
1- Deepika Padukone — 14 Crores
Source — Hindustan Times (2017)
Yes, Deepika Padukone gets whooping 14 crores per movie. Deepika gives excellent performances both critically and commercially in her previous films like Padmaavat (2018), Piku (2015, Bajirao Mastani (2015), Happy New Year (2014), Goliyon Ki Rasleela — Ramleela (2014) etc. Since there is no doubt she id the one finest actress in Bollywood.While she is charging 15 Crores per-film, Deepika had also signed The Sapna Didi Biopic opposite Irrfan Khan. But now she charges lower than 15 because of decreasing in film offers. This was the reason that she signed Rana alongside Rajnikanth in 14 Crores.
2- Priyanka Chopra — 13 Crores
As always Who else? Priyanka Chopra. Deepika, and Priyanka both are rocking the films in Hollywood and Bollywood as well, Priyanka was the one who debuted in Hollywood before Deepika did. She used to charge 9 Crores per film in 2015, with a huge hike from her Quantico fame, Priyanka signed Kalpana Chawla Biopic in 12 Crores and Salman Khan’s Bharat in 13 Crores. But the sad part is that she will no longer be seen in the film Bharat.
4-Kareena Kapoor — 11 Crores
Source — The Tribune
The bagam of Bollywood Kareena Kapoor again is one of the excellent actresses in Bollywood and mostly seen in higher Box Office films. While accounting for the best of films like Jab We Met and Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham many more, Kareena signed Veerey Di Wedding for 10 Crores. Reportedly she hiked her fees after the success of the Veery di Wedding to 11 Crores.
3-Kangana Ranaut — 9 Crores
Source — The Indian Express
Again the queen of Bollywood movie industry Kangana Ranaut, who is also a producer, has demanded 10 Crore-per films. Kangana has donned some great memorable Bollywood movies like Tanu Weds Manu (2013), Tanu Weds Manu Returns (2015), Queen (2014) and also a high future with Manikarnika-The Queen of Jhansi. Kangana used to signed films in 11 Crores. But, her unsteady performance at the Box Office made her decrease her fees afterward. In her upcomming movie Mental Hai Kya repors clams that she charge 9 Crores for this film.
4-Katrina Kaif — 9 Crores
Source — Eastern Eye
Salman Khan’s favored the also the millions of fans too Katrina, who had always been in news for a reason and another has just covered a long way to get into one of the Top-5 highest paid actresses. While in 2015, Katrina was featured 6th on the list, 2016 and 2017 not being so easy for her managed her to be on 8th and 11th position respectively. Tiger Zinda Hai was the comeback movie for Katrina, she has made a come back into the list charging 9 Crores. Katrine roped other Kahn movies as well, Shahrukh (Zero) and Aamir (Thugs of Hindostan). With these huge box-office films, hope that Katrina moments up to the position of 2.
5-Sonam Kapoor — 8 Crores
Recently wedded actress Sonam Kapoor, the all-time favorite of the Bollywood Producers and Fashion Designers. Sonam has a fashion brand called Reshesm with her sister, well she is making lots of money with that too. Anyway, she charges 9 crores after her movie Veray di wedding success. So far in her films like Neerja, Dolly Ki Doli, Veerey Di Wedding, Pad Man and now her recent release Sanju she gives excellent job.
She used to be in lower position 4 Crores for Neerja but after its success, she hiked her fees to 6 Crores for Padman. Reports also suggest that she took 7 Crores for her role in Veerey Di Wedding and Sanju. With her continuous hit films, Sonam charges 8 Crores for every new film now including Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga.
6-Vidya Balan- 8 Crores
Source — Eastern Eye
Still, Vidya Balan again is one of the excellent actors of Bollywood and in the area with her radiant beauty. While making it to 6th, 8th, and 7th positions respectively in the previous three years, Vidya has geared into the 5th position this time with her excellent performance in Tumhari Sulu. Also, Vidya has a number of other films to feature in and demands a huge 8 Crore per film.
7-Anushka Sharma — 8 Crores
Source — India Today
Here we are with Anushka Sharma, wife of famous cricketer Virat Kholi. Anushka is known for her best roles in films like PK, NH10, Sultan and Ae Dil Hai Mushkil. While having herself on the 6th position in the previous years — Anushka has stepped a stair down in the list but nevertheless, she has huge films in her kitty with Zero alongside Shahrukh Khan and Sui Dhaaga opposite Varun Dhawan, and charges 8 Crores per film.
8-Alia Bhatt — 8 Crores
With 100 % success ration, if we forget Shaandaar, Alia Bhat, with 6 Crores is no big deal. Alia who deserves more is on a steady pace with an increase in fees of nearly a crore every year. After the huge box-office hit Raazi, for which she charged 5 Crores, Alia has reportedly hiked her fees to 8 Crores and now charges the amount for every new film including Kalank, an upcoming epic drama. But for Alias upcoming movie Gully Boys which she signs for 6 crores.
9- Shraddha Kapoor — 7 Crores
Source — Times of India
Shakti Kapoor Daughter, Shraddha again did not have a good 2017. No doubt this beautiful actress still maintained her position in the highest paid actresses. With appearing in commercial failures like Ok Jaanu, Haseena Parkarand Rock On 2, Shraddha still holds a steady position in Bollywood and is offered a number of films because filmmakers still feel she might bring back her charm of 2016. Shraddha’s upcomming film Stree & Batti Gul Meter Chalu for 6 Crores each and the Saina Nehwal Biopic for 5 Crores.
10- Parineeti Chopra & Sonakshi Sinha — 5 Crores
Source — Indian Express
Our Vay owns Rajjo, Sonakshi Sinha, who charged 7 Crores for her role in Holiday (2014), those were her higher paying days. But time change, with continuous flops like Action Jackson, Force 2, Tevar, Akira, Noor and Ittefaq and Welcome to New York. She has to decrease her fee to 2 Crores in her fears and now she charges 5 Crores per film. She has been roped in for Happy Bhag Jayegi sequel in 4 Crores.
Cousin sister of Priyanka, Parineeti Chopra has some huge hit in her pocket like Golmaal Again. She charged 2 Crores for Meri Pyaari Bindu. Her decreasing flops make her to come down to 2 crore from 5.
The other actresses who have made into the list are:-
8) Actresses who charge 4 Crores:-
Aishwarya Rai, Rani Mukherji, Illeana D’Cruz, Tabu
9) Actresses who charge 3 Crores:-
Jackqueline Fernandez, Shruti Hasan, Tapsee Pannu, Bhumi Pednekar, Disha Patani
10) Actresses who charge 2 Crores:-
Kriti Sanon, Daisy Shah, Urvashi Rautela, Yami Gautam, Huma Qureshi, Nargis Fakhri
11) Actresses who charge 1 Crore:-
Kajal Aggarwal, Swara Bhaskar, Radhika Apte