Bollywood is quite a gamble! I’m telling this cuz few movies which had a monstrous budget bombed at the box office, whereas there are a few movies which no one would have predicted it would beat all box-office records that too in a span of few weeks. Crores of money is spent on making a film, and if the movie turns out to be a disastour at the box office, the producers might even land up on the streets! Every year witnesses hundreds of movies being released in the small town of Bollywood, this includes both big and small budget movies. Most of the leading actors and actresses have millions of fans all over the world who love them undoubtedly. In countries like Russia and the Middle East, people simply love Bollywood style music. To make a movie that is loved by a wide audience, the producers have to ensure that they get the most famous and powerful actors in the industry and that is a huge task, considering that these mega stars don’t come cheap at all! The stars have to be paid quite handsomely for them to agree to be a part of the film. While the ‘Khan’s’ rule the roost among the actors, there are quite a few actresses who are not far behind their male counterparts. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Kareena Kapoor, Katrina Kaif and Priyanka Chopra are among the highest paid actresses in Bollywood,.
Below is a list of ten highest paid Bollywood actresses of all time. Along with this we also reveal how much ‘Moolah’ they earn in the process of making one film.
Sonakshi Sinha, popularly known as the Dabangg girl charges a whopping Rs. 1.5 crore for endorsements and Rs. 1.25 crore for a film. Now that’s some heavy earning for a person who has just taken baby steps in the world of Bollywood.
Anushka Sharma, who made her debut with none other than megastar Shahrukh Khan in Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi is has come a long way since then. She is now one of the top female celebrity earners and charges Rs. 1.5 crore per film and per endorsements.
Vidya Balan, one of the most critically acclaimed actresses is very much in demand these days! She pockets a cool Rs. 2 crore per film.
Deepika Padukone, who makes headlines more for her personal than professional life is one of the most sort out actresses in Bollywood and charges Rs. 2.5 crore per film and Rs. 3 crore for an endorsement.
Bipasha Basu is a sensuous lady who can make heads turn without much effort. She reeks of oomph factor, also she is loved by many fans all across the world. She takes away Rs. 3 crore per film home.
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
Though Aishwarya Rai Bachchan has not been acting for over two years now, she still is one of the most popular and loved actresses in Bollywood. She last charged Rs. 6 crore for the film Robot with Rajnikanth. Aishwarya charges Rs. 4 crore per endorsements. She sure is giving her everything to get back to her perfect look after having a lovely daughter with husband Abhishek Kapoor.
Kareena Kapoor is of the most powerful actress in Bollywood. She had done a wide variety of roles through her acting career and has gathers a huge base of fans. No surprises as she charges a cool Rs. 8 crore per film and Rs. 3 crore per endorsements.
Priyanka Chopra after pocketing a whooping Rs. 9 crores for the remake of Zanjeer, became the highest paid Bollywood actress of all time. Will she be able to stay on top in the future as well? All we can do is ‘Wait and Watch’!