While Amitabh Bachchan was the highest tax payer from the actors side, it none other than Katrina Kaif who tops the list from the actresses side. She recently became highest paid actress in Bollywood and has been the busiest in these days. Be it endorsements, be it Blockbusters, this girl has got it all.
“She has paid advance tax of a whopping Rs. 4.5 crore this year. Last fiscal year, she had two blockbusters— Ek Tha Tiger (2012) with Salman and late filmmaker Yash Chopra’s last directorial venture Jab Tak Hai Jaan with Shah Rukh Khan. Both of them are in the 100 Crore Club. So there is no surprise that she has reigned this year.” said a source closse to the actress.
Coming second to Katrina is none other than Kareeena Kapoor, she paid around 4 Crore rupees towards tax. Paying advance tax has become a recent trend. It has become to measure a star’s status. But we can’t help but notice the difference between the male and female actors.While Amitabh Bachchcan paid around 25 Crore, while Katrina just paid 4.5 Crores, which is less than a quarter.
When contacted, Katrina confirmed the news. “Paying regular taxes is the right thing to do. It just enables the smooth functioning of the state and (once the taxes are done) actors like us can continue with our job of entertaining our fans,” says the actor.
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