Deepika Padukone is the highest paid Bollywood actress. The 29-year-old actress took her filmy career at the top within seven years of her entry in Bollywood. Deepika has taken IRs nine crores for Bajirao Mastani of Sanjay Leela Bhansali and is currently busy for shooting of the film.
Deepkia had made her debut in Bollywood through ‘Om Shanti Om’ with Shahrukh Khan in 2007. The, the actress worked in super hit films like ‘Race 2’, ‘Cocktail’, ‘Yeh Jawani Hain Deewani’, ‘Chennai Express’among others.
Katrina Kaif is among the loved by audiences and widely praised actresses. She is second expensive actress in Bollywood. She has been taking IRs 5.5 to 6 crores for a film. The Katrina Kaif-starrer ‘Dhoom-3’ made many record at the box office.
Her recent movie ‘Bang Bang’ also did good business. It is learnt that the actress took hefty amount for the film. She also earns from fashion shows and modeling and has earned over IRS 65 crores till date.
It is obvious that price of an actress decreases after they get married. However, this has not been implemented in the case of Kareena Kapoor. She still has a good hold in Bollywood despite marrying actor Saif Ali Khan. Kareena is in the list of expensive actress. Kareena takes up to IRs 7 crores for acting in a film.
She was paid the hefty amount for ‘Heroine’, but the film flopped at the box office. Bollywood analysts say that Kareena would have been the highest paid actress if ‘Heroine’ had made a good earning. ‘Singam Returns’ that released on August last year was included in the club of film grossing over IRs 100 crores. But, the film didn’t become as successful as ‘Singham’.
The main sources of income of the 33-year-old actress born in Mumbai are films, TV shows and fashion shows. Till date, she has earned over IRs 74 crores. It is said that her rate for the most of the films ranges from IRs 3 to 4 crores.
The charming Priyanka Chopra is the fourth expensive Bollywood actress. She charges up to IRs seven crores for acting in a film. But, her popular rate is IRs 3 crores. ‘Barfi’ is her most-praised film. Her rate increased after ‘Barfi’. She also received applauds from ‘Fashion’.
2014 was another successful year for the actress. Her film ‘Mary Kom’ was a huge success which further increased the rate of the actress. Priyanka, 31, has earned over IRs 40 crores till now.
In ‘PK’, Anushka has played a role of television journalist. She takes up to IRs 6 crores from a film. But, it is not the popular rate of the actress. While working in ‘PK’ she got offers to work in ‘Bombay Velvet’ and ‘NH10’. The actress in currently busy shooting for these films and has taken hefty amount to work. She has earned over IRs 20 crores till date.