Ever wonder how much Bollywood actresses charge per project and who is the highest earner? Let me tell you about the top 10 Indian actresses who are not only charging huge amount per project, but they have mesmerized their fans with unique acting skills. There are many Indian actresses who are not only signing more projects, but they are highest paid actresses in Bollywood. Out of the most paid Indian actresses, some of them are mentioned in this article like Kangana Ranaut, Deepika Padukone and Priyanka Chopra.
Top 10 Highest Paid Actress in Bollywood
1. Kangana Ranaut:
Kangana Ranaut Bollywood actress is the most paid Indian actress. She has won National Awards, three times after she got all the fame through movie “Tanu Weds Mannu“. Recently, Kangana Ranaut has performed in an Indian film named Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi.
The Bollywood most paid actress Kangana Ranaut is getting Rs 15 crore per film. Moreover, you will see her magical acting skills in three upcoming projects named “Judgemental Hai Kya”, “Panga” and “Dhaakad”.
2. Deepika Padukone:
Being the graceful actress, Deepika Padukone is the second highest paid actress in Bollywood. Deepika Padukone has also been listed in the Forbes “List of Actors”. She is among the top five richest Bollywood most paid actresses and bagged enough stardom.
Deepika has marked her name in the Indian film industry through her magnificent acting skills. She has achieved more popularity after her films like “Ram-Leela“, “Baji Rao Mastani” and “Padmavat”. She truly did justice with these three projects of Sanjay Leela Bhansali and her fan following has immensely increased. As the most paid Indian actress, she is earning even more than Ranveer Singh and Shahid Kapoor. Deepika Padukone charges around Rs 14 crore per movie.
3. Priyanka Chopra:
Priyanka Chopra has become an International icon since she came in Baywatch with Dwayne Johnson. Her upcoming project with Farhan Akhtar is “The Sky is Pink”. Previously, she has done a Hollywood project named “Isn’t it Romantic”.
She is charging Rs 13 crore per film and became a third highest paid actress in Bollywood. Priyanka Chopra has become an inspiration for a number of women as she has been involved in many social causes as well. She has even increased her charges for Salman Khan’s film “Bharat”.
4. Kareena Kapoor:
Kareena Kapoor is a Bollywood diva who has ruled for decades. She is charging Rs 11.5 crore per film. She was only 18 years old, when she joined the Indian film industry. Kareena Kapoor is known as Bebo for her role in Kambakhht Ishq opposite to Akshay Kumar. Her famous projects are Jab We Meet and Ki & Ka and she has always been loved for her unique acting skills.
Kareena Kapoor upcoming projects are “Good News” with Akshay Kumar. Another project of this diva is “Takht”, where she will be seen opposite to Ranveer Singh. Her upcoming film for 2020 is “Angrezi Medium”.
5. Katrina Kaif:
Katrina Kaif is another most paid Indian actress who is charging Rs 11 crore for her film roles. She even charged this amount as a side role in “Zero” where she acted opposite to Shahrukh Khan and Anushka Sharma. This diva has also ruled on box office in a short time period. Katrina does not prefer to jump into every second upcoming movie, but in this competitive Indian industry, her top most priority is an attractive script.
The film Zero did not achieve any commercial success, but still this queen charged enough money. Recently, she is also performing in “Bharat” against Salman Khan. Katrina Kaif is not grabbing enough roles in Hindi movies, but she cast a spell with her uniqueness in every role.
6. Sonam Kapoor:
Sonam Kapoor, known for her bold fashion sense is also among the highest paid actress in Bollywood. She is charging Rs 10.5 crore per film. Sonam Kapoor does wonders with whatever role she gets in the Bollywood. Previously, she has performed in Khoobsurat with Pakistani actor Fawad Khan. Her childish leading role in Khoobsurat added charm in the movie. Her other projects were Pad Man, Neerja and Prem Ratan Dhan Payo.
She is famous for her roles in film “Veere Di Wedding” produced by her father Anil Kapoor. “Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga” is another movie where she has performed opposite to Anil Kapoor, Juhi Chawla, and Rajkummar Rao.
7. Vidya Balan:
Although Vidya Balan is not doing any commercial film, but she is still charging Rs 9.5 crore for every project. Vidya Balan is a Bollywood most paid actress and her upcoming projects are Mission Mangal and Nerkunda Paarvai.
Vidya Balan big hits include “Kahaani” and “The Dirty Picture”. However, she is earning enough every time, but her marriage with a film producer Siddharth Roy Kapur gave her a safest edge. Her spectacular performance in the film Tumhari Sulu made her gather enough limelight and fans.
8. Shraddha Kapoor:
Shraddha Kapoor is the most paid Indian actress who is getting famous with her blockbuster movies. We cannot deny that Bollywood actress Shraddha has won many hearts with her mesmerizing performance in Ashiqui and ABCD2.
She gained success in Stree project and her upcoming projects are Saaho, Chhichhore, Street Dancer, Batti Gul Meter Chalu, Nawabzaade and Sainaa for 2020. Shraddha Kapoor is charging Rs 9 crore per film and in order to rank higher, among other actresses she has to deliver a few more hits.
9. Anushka Sharma:
Anushka bagged enough limelight after Sui Dhaga, PK, Pari, and Sanju. She has been charging Rs 8 crore per project. Previously, she has performed in the famous projects like NH10, Phillauri and Sultan. She started her career with Rab Ne Bana Di Jori opposite to Shah Rukh Khan, the dream co-star of every beginner in Indian film industry.
Her recent project was “Zero” with Shahrukh Khan and Katrina Kaif. Anushka Sharma has proved that she is one of the versatile actresses in Bollywood with her perfect acting skills. In coming years, she may give a tough competition to the top 5 Indian actresses, both in terms of charges per film and versatility.
10. Alia Bhatt:
Alia Bhatt is the youngest Bollywood most paid actress who started her debut in 2012. Her famous movies are Student of the Year, and Gully Boy. She has bagged enough limelight with “Raazi”, a spy thriller Hindi movie. People were stunned with unique acting skills of this new star-kid.
She is charging Rs 7.5 crore per project. Her upcoming projects are Kalank, Takht and Brahmastra. Alia Bhatt, daughter of a filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt has proved that she is a versatile actress.