Top 10 Bollywood’s Highest Paid Actresses

The ladies are now the new heroes! Today is not the time where Bollywood actresses are just used as the screen charmers. These ladies are now killing the audience as well as the critics by their super fantastic acting talent. Not only have they become choosy for their script, but they also lead the movie. Just because of their hard work, they now also compete with the actors regarding the film’s charging amount. Along with the charming & stunning looks they have, their acting’s talent has amplified the massive amount for their role in the movie.

Gone are the days when actresses didn’t support each other & had unhealthy competition. Now it is the time where not only do they support each other, but they also exchange good terms. Let’s see about the updated list of the top 10 highest-paid Bollywood actress-

1. Kangana Ranaut – 27 Crores

Once she revealed to media that she ran away from her home to become an actress. She believed in herself that she can act well & now she has proved this to the world. She has now become a popular name in the film industry. She charges around Rs 27 Crores for a single film. She has received four National Awards & is continuously working to grab some more! She is somewhat outspoken & has opposed & exposed some of the darkest secrets of Bollywood. But that never stopped her getting the best scripts!

2. Deepika Padukone Singh- 26 Crores

Not only her looks & smile, she has occupied the hearts of the audience from the beginning of her career by acting also. This talented actress is the second-highest-paid actress who charges a massive amount per film of about 26 Crores. Deepika is now a rising megastar in the film industry right now!

3. Shraddha Kapoor- 23 Crores

Kapoor is one of the most talented & successful actresses of this time. She has a massive fan following of the young generation & has done multiple critically acclaimed films like Stree, Chhichhore & Haider, and other massive entertaining movies. Despite not doing any film with big stars, she has proved herself out to be bankable. Shraddha Kapoor charges Rs 23 Crores per film. There are also her upcoming movies like with Ranbir Kapoor, Stree Returns, etc.

4. Alia Bhatt- 22 Crores

She has proved herself to be as one of the best products of nepotism. Despite being a daughter of the producer itself, she worked hard & with the help of her talent, she is now an incredibly amazing actress. Bhatt charges for a film Rs 22 Crores. After her debut, she has proved to the audience & the film industry the inbuilt acting talent. She has one of her highest budget upcoming movie Brahmastra with Ranbir Kapoor & Gangubai Kathiawadi.

5. Priyanka Chopra Jonas- 21 Crores

This global star has now become an international icon in the film industry. Chopra’s talent was not only appreciated in India but internationally as well. She is the third highest-paid Bollywood actress who charges Rs 21 Crore per film. She has come a long way now & has gathered so much appreciation for her fantastic work in the past.

6. Kareena Kapoor Khan- 20 Crores

Working for nearly two decades, she is one of the finest actress Bollywood has right now. She charges Rs 20 Crores per film. Well, we all know her family background that proves her talent of acting is in her blood. Her upcoming movie is with Aamir khan named Lal Singh Chaddha.

7. Katrina Kaif- 18 Crores

From the very beginning, she always has been criticized for her actions since she couldn’t express herself through acting. Blank expressions with sufficient good looks! But gradually, by working harder from the past, she improved quite well & now she charges for a single film of Rs 18 Crores. Her upcoming movie is Sooryawanshi, opposite Akshay Kumar. 

8. Sonam Kapoor Ahuja-17 Crores

Although this fashion diva hasn’t given much hit movies but is well known for her unique taste in fashion. With this fashion taste, she has grabbed the eyes of all the fashion lovers, fashion designers & the producers. She has given good performance in some of the movies & charges Rs 17 Crores for a single film. 

9. Vidya Balan- 15 Crores

Well known for her acting in the movie Dirty Picture, she has occupied  the audience’s heart by her simplicity & the acting talent. Counted as the finest actresses in the film industry, she charges about Rs 15 Crores per film. She ran a long way from working in a TV serial to such a vast budget movie. 

10. Anushka Sharma- 14 Crores

She is now the favorite of today’s generation. Belonging from non-filmy family background, she has proved everyone that hard work pays off. She charges Rs 14 Crores for a single film. She also has a clothing line named ‘Nush.’ She is truly a woman who reached this height without having any backup in this industry. 

These leading ladies are in a long continuous run to prove themselves with healthy competition among them. They are no less than any male actors when it comes to acting & when it comes to paycheck. Power Ladies! 


Ayushi Goswami
Dr. Ayushi Goswami is a dental professional with a passion for writing creative blogs. She always had an interest in writing, but due to a hectic dental study schedule, she delayed her passion & after completing her Bachelor of Dental Surgery (B.D.S), she started writing blogs. Her motto is to reach out to people & help them out by sharing her life experiences.

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