Bollywood has reached the new heights and almost every Indian has a special craze about B-Town. Many Youngsters are crazy about Bollywood fashion, style, romance, action, and everything and that’s the reason Bollywood celebrities have an array of Fan following in India as well as abroad.With changing trends in Hindi cinema, women centric movies are also doing as good as the male centric movie. Gone are the Days, when the film was hit/superhit due to its actor splendid performance and Bollywood actresses were just screen charmers. Today we witness these ladies pulling some extraordinary roles which makes them the highest paid Actress in Bollywood.
These Bollywood ladies carries the films on their shoulders single handedly whether it is Priyanka Chopra, Deepika Padukone, Kangana Ranaut, or Alia Bhatt. They showcase their talent and acting skills in such a way, that producer are forced to pay them the highest fees. Let’s Talk about 15 highest paid actress in Bollywood in 2021.
1. Kangana Ranaut (24 Crore)
Kangana is a very popular actress with some memorable performance to her account. Three times national award winning actor known for her movies like Tanu weds Manu, Queen, Manikarnika-The Queen of Jhansi, etc. There are many films that helped her to create a very challenging personality.
Recently she charged 24 crores for portraying the role of former Tamilnadu chief minister J. Jayalalitha in her upcoming Biopic and on the top of the list of highest paid Bollywood actresses.
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2. Deepika Padukone (15 Crore)
Deepika started his Bollywood Journey from the movie “Om Shanti Om” as a lead actor against Shahrukh Khan. After that, she was on the rise, and successfully made her mark in the heart of her audience. In recent years, she proves that no one can beat her when it comes to beauty, talent, hard work, and script sense.
She vows everyone with her incredible performance on the silver screen. She worked in some best movies like Ram Leela, Bajirao Mastani, Chennai express, Padmaavat, etc. After the success of Padmaavat, she raised her fees and currently charges 15 crores per film and on the second position in the list of highest paid actress in bollywood. She also shows her acting skills in the Hollywood movie “XXX-Return of Xander Cage”
3. Priyanka Chopra Jonas (14 crores)
She was known as Bollywood Desi Girl a few years ago but now she has turned into an international icon. She has worked in Hollywood Film “Baywatch” along with the “Quantico” series and gathered a lot of appreciation for her commendable performance.
After her wedding with Hollywood singer Nick Jonas, her appearance in Indian cinema is reduced but still, she would be producer’s top choice for her quality work. She approximately charges 14 crores per movie.
4. Kareena Kapoor Khan (11.5 crores)
Bollywood’s Bebo is ruling the Bollywood industry for almost two decades with her strong acting skills and charming performance. She is known for her best in class roles in movies Good news, Bajrangi Bhaijaan, Bodyguard, Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gam, 3 Idiots, etc.
Because of her Finest performance, she became the top choice for Filmmakers. She usually charges 11.5 crores for a Bollywood movie. His upcoming project will be Takht alongside Ranveer Singh and Laal Singh Chadda with Amir Khan.
5. Katrina Kaif (11 Crore)
The Brit Turned Bollywood actress Katrina Kaif might not be considered as best actress in the Bollywood industry but that somehow not harmed her when it comes to earn success and money.
She Keeps choosing the right script and a good role which may reap her benefits with the Film success. Really Classy and intelligent way to go for the rise in the competitive market in the Bollywood industry. She charges approx 11 crores per movie.
6. Anushka Sharma (10 -11crore)
Anushka Sharma is one of the most intelligent ladies in the industry which sets a perfect example of beauty with the brain. This beautiful lady is the wife of cricket sensation- Virat Kohli and showcase her perfect acting skills in movies like Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi, PK, Sultan. She also proves her versatility in movies like Phillauri and NH10.
With her acting skills, she would be approaching and lined up in more interesting projects in the coming years. Currently, she charges approx 10-11 crore per movie and bagged 6th position in this Highest paid bollywood actress list.
7. Sonam Kapoor Ahuja (9 -10.5 crore)
This Beautiful daughter of Evergreen Actor Anil Kapoor known for her bold fashion choices and many people loved her for the sweetheart roles she portrayed in her movies. Sonam is also Bollywood Diva and favorite of producers and fashion designers.
She worked in many hit movies like Padman, Sanju, Veeray di wedding, Dolly ki Doli, Neerja which is known for her commendable performance released in 2016.
In 2018, She tied the knot with businessman Anand Ahuja and her last release was The Zoya Factor in September 2019. She approximately charges 9-10.5 crore for a movie
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8. Alia Bhatt (9-10 crore)
Another Star kid from the industry, Alia is known for her charming roles in Bollywood. She has debuted from Student of the Year in 2012 and later on, she proved her best class performance and versatility in many movies of Bollywood. She was known for her finest performance in the Spy thriller movie “Raazi” which crossed 100 crore mark at the box office. Alia charges a whopping sum of 9-10 crore per film.
9. Vidya Balan (9.5 crores)
On 9th position another actress Vidya Balan known for her fine acting skills. She thinks out of the box when she has done movies like “Kahaani” and “The Dirty Picture” where she received many accolades from the audience and critics. Although there are some flop movies that downsize her career but still she is the choice of filmmakers for any unique roles.
After the marriage with film producer Siddharth Roy Kapoor, she is now on Safer side in terms of film offer. She currently charges approx 9.5 crores for a movie.
10. Shraddha Kapoor (8-9 crore)
Shraddha Kapoor is Daughter of Bollywood Industry famous Villan Character Shakti Kapoor. She is known for her power-packed performance on the silver screen and given a series of hits like Chhichore, Stree, Ashiqui, ABCD 2.There is no doubt that she is considered as top league actress of Bollywood.
After the success of Horror flick “Stree”, she hiked her fees and currently charges approx 8-9 crore for a movie.
11. Sonakshi Sinha (6-7 Crore)
The beautiful daughter of legendary actor Shatrughan Sinha is known for her best acting skills in Bollywood and also one of the most bankable actors of Bollywood. With some hits and flops in his bucket, and known for her Dabanng style in movies like Dabanng and Rowdy Rathore able to manage the position in this list of Highest paid bollywood actress
She currently charges 6-7 crore for a movie.
12. Kriti Sanon (6 crores)
After making her debut in Telugu cinema, Kriti made her Debut in Hindi cinema with the movie “Heropanti” with actor Tiger shroff.she also won the Filmfare award for best female debut for this movie. She is known for her bindass roles in movies like Luka Chhupi, Housefull 4, Bareilly Ki Barfi, and holds huge fanbase among youngsters.
Kriti currently charges 6 Crore for a movie.
13. Tapsee Pannu (5- 5.5 Crore)
Tapsee Pannu undoubtedly is a talented actress which is known for her unique roles. Making her Bollywood debut from the comedy movie Chashme Baddoor in 2013, She has worked in many women centric movies which were a big hit at the box office whether it is Pink, Thappad, Mission Mangal. She also won Filmfare Critics Award for the best actress.
Due to her unique roles, Tapsee currently charges approx 5- 5.5 crore for a movie.
14. Bhumi Pednekar (4 crores)
Bhumi is another example of versatility and showcase her skills in many movies. She made her Bollywood Debut with Movie “Dum Laga Ke Haisha” in 2015. Then she delivered many hit movies like Bala, Toilet: Ek prem Katha, Shubh Mangal Savdhaan where she performed impactive roles.
She Currently charges 4 crores per movie and holds 14th Position in this list.
15. Kiara Advani (2 Crore)
Kiara Advani is also one of the current sensation amongst the youth after she rose as fame with his last hit “Kabir Singh”. She also worked in many web series like Lust story, Guilty.
This beautiful actress now preferred choice for many filmmakers after her last projects. Currently, she charges 2 crores per movie. Her upcoming is “Laxmi Bomb” opposite Akshay Kumar which is slated to release on the digital platform this year.
All these actresses are Top rated actress as per their charges and fees for the movie which list them in this highest paid Bollywood actresses. Although, This is not an exact amount and sometimes actors charge more or less amount depending on a movie script and overall Budget of the movie