The ladies are winning! No longer are Bollywood actresses merely screen seductresses. Today, they play intense roles (like Deepika Padukone), carry films on their shoulders (like Kangana Ranaut), drive the youth crazy (like Shraddha Kapoor), mix mass and class incredibly (like Alia Bhatt), and have mass appeal (like Katrina Kaif). These certain winners are now paid enormous sums for their screen presence. They are occasionally paid more than their male counterparts. This is an up-to-date list of the highest-paid Bollywood actresses.
Kangana Ranaut (27 Crores or $3.5 Million)
Today, Kangana Ranaut is a household name and a prominent Bollywood figure. She is an extraordinary actress with a long list of memorable roles. She has received four national awards and continues to challenge and oppose the prevailing conventional film practices. She charges 27 Crores for each film.
Deepika Padukone Singh (26 Crores or $3.4 Million)
Deepika Padukone is on a rise right now. She has successfully left an impression on her audience! She never ceases to amaze everyone with her astounding performances. The talented actress is currently the second-highest-paid actress in Bollywood.
Shraddha Kapoor (23 Crores or $3.0 Million)
This generation’s most successful and talented actress is Shraddha Kapoor. She has starred in numerous critically acclaimed films, including Stree, Haider, and Chhichhore, as well as a large number of commercially successful films. Despite never having appeared in a film with a major star, she has proven to be very bankable. Per film, Kapoor charges 23 Crores. Untitled Luv Ranjan Film (with Ranbir Kapoor), Untitled Dinesh Vijan Film (with Rajkummar Rao), and Stree Returns are her upcoming films (with Rajkummar Rao).
Alia Bhatt (22 Crores or $2.9 Million)
Alia Bhatt has proven to be one of the most successful beneficiaries of nepotism. Bhatt has starred in blockbuster blockbusters and credible masterpieces. Currently, her film rate is 22 Crores. Her forthcoming films include Sadak 2 (co-starring Aditya Roy Kapur), Brahmastra (co-starring Ranbir Kapoor), and Gangubai Kathiawadi.
Priyanka Chopra Jonas (21 Crore or $2.7 Million)
Priyanka Chopra, a global icon, has been in the industry for a considerable amount of time and has received a great deal of praise for her past work. She charges 21 Crore per film, making her the third highest-paid Bollywood actress.
Kareena Kapoor Khan (20 Crore or $2.6 Million)
Kareena Kapoor Khan, whose presence has been felt in Bollywood for nearly two decades, charges 20 Cr. per film. Among her forthcoming films is Laal Singh Chaddha (with Aamir Khan).
Katrina Kaif (18 Crores or $2.3Million)
Katrina Kaif, who earns 18 Crores per film, is the highest-paid non-Indian Bollywood actress. The upcoming film starring Akshay Kumar is Sooryavanshi.
Sonam Kapoor Ahuja (17 Crores or $2.2 Million)
Sonam Kapoor, the all-time favourite of Bollywood producers and fashion designers, is also on the list. Sonam has earned her position as the recipient of 17 Crores per film through her excellent performances in her films to date.
Vidya Balan (15 Crores or $1.9 Million)
Again, Vidya is one of the best Bollywood actors, and she has maintained her position in the industry, charging 15 Crores per film. Shakuntala Devi Biopic is among her upcoming films.
Anushka Sharma (14 Crores or $1.8 Million)
Anushka Sharma is a Bollywood actress and producer from India. She has been honoured with numerous accolades, including a Filmfare Award. As one of India’s highest-paid actresses, she has appeared on Forbes India’s Celebrity 100 list since 2012 and Forbes Asia’s 30 Under 30 list in 2018. Reportedly, one of the best actresses, Anushka Sharma, charges 14 Crores per film.