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List of Top 15 Highest Paid Bollywood Actress

The Bollywood worth is reaching 3 Billion dollars by 2018, and many actors are emerging in the entertainment industry. No one can deny that the female actors are growing in various parts of the world. However, do you know that female actor paid less compared to make actors?

Top 15 Highest Paid Bollywood Actress of All Time

List of Highest Paid Bollywood Actresses

It is an unfortunate situation in Bollywood for female actors. The top male actor charges Rs.40 Cr to Rs.70 Cr per film, and the leading female actor paid less. We are going to list down the Top 15 Highest Paid Bollywood Female Actors in the industry today.

15] Disha Patani

Disha Patani is a new Indian film actor who started her career as a model; then she turned actor. She debuted with a Telugu film Loafer (2015 film) with Telugu actor Varun Tej. She bagged M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story biography film that got her attention from the Indian audience.

Disha Patani - Indian actress

She had an opportunity to work with Kung Fu star Jackie Chan in Kung Fu Yoga (2017). She worked in five films including one International film, and four of them were a huge blockbuster.

  • Fee: Rs.1 Cr to Rs.3 Cr.

14] Jackqueline Fernandez

Jackqueline Fernandez is a Sri Lanka beauty, who made an impact in Sri Lanka by becoming beauty pageant. However, she tried her luck in Bollywood with Aladin (2009), and she did not get the attention of the audience.

Jacqueline Fernandez - Sri Lankan actress

Jackqueline Fernandez did not give up on her career, and she kept working hard. Fernandez last three movies Judwaa 2, Baaghi 2, and Race 3, and they are a huge success at box office.

  • Fee: Rs.1 Cr – Rs.4 Cr.

13] Illeana D’Cruz

Ileana D’Cruz is a Telugu actor, who later worked in different industry. She got the opportunity to work with Bollywood popular actor’s like Akshay Kumar. Illeana is in the industry for 12 years, and she started to work in Telugu films since 2006.

Ileana D'Cruz - film actress

However, she has not worked in any Telugu film since 2012 and focusing on Hindi films only. Ileana D’Cruz last film was Hindi film Raid 2018, and it has performed extremely well.

  • Fee: Rs.3 Cr to Rs.4 Cr.

12] Kriti Sanon

Kriti Sanon is a common woman who tried her luck in the film industry, and she bagged a role in 1: Nenokkadine along with popular Telugu actor Mahesh Babu. Sanon worked in very few films since 2014, but her last two films were blockbuster. Currently, she is working on four films, and busy as ever.

Kriti Sanon - Bollywood actress

  • Fee: Rs.2 Cr to Rs.4 Cr.

11] Tabassum Fatima Hashmi

Tabassum Fatima Hashmi known as Tabu in the Indian film industry. She is a terrific female actor in the industry, and she gained popularity for her performance in several movies.

Tabassum Fatima Hashmi

She debuted in Vijaypath, 1994, along with Ajay Devgan as a lead female actor. Tabu, 46, is active in the industry, and she is working in several interesting films.

  • Fee: Rs.4 Cr to 4.5 Cr.

10] Rani Mukherji

Rani Mukherji is a popular Indian female actor, who worked with Aamir Khan, Shahrukh Khan, Salman Khan, Saif Ali Khan, and many other top actors in the country.

Rani Mukerji - Indian actress

She is married to the son of Yash Chopra of Yash Raj Film production & YRF Music. She debuted in the industry in Biyer Phool, 1996, Mukherji last two films Hichki & Mardaani did well on box office, and she is main lead in the movie.

  • Fee: Rs.4 Cr to Rs.5 Cr.

9] Aishwarya Rai

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is a popular Indian & International female actor in India. She is a terrific actor, and model who worked in Telugu, Kannada, Hollywood, Hindi and more films. Rai was a beauty pageant & she considered as most beautiful women in the world.

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

Rai affair with Salman Khan is the controversial event happened in Bollywood. Mrs.Bachchan last movie did well on the box office, except for the Fanney Khan, 2018 film.

  • Fee: Rs.5 Cr to Rs.6 Cr.

8] Parineeti Chopra

Parineeti Chopra is the cousin of Priyanka Chopra, who got a chance to work in the Hindi film Ladies vs Ricky Bahl, 2011, and it performed extremely well at the box office.

Parineeti Chopra - Bollywood Actress

The last movie she worked was Golmaal Again, 2017, and it performed very well at the box office collection. Chopra is currently busy with shooting four films, and one of them planned to release by the end of 2018.

  • Fee: Rs.4 Cr to Rs.5 Cr.

7] Sonakshi Sinha

Sonakshi Sinha is the daughter of Shatrughan Sinha & Poonam Sinha, and popular figures in India. She made debut in Bollywood with Dabaang with Salman Khan.

Sonakshi Sinha Actress

She made a positive impression in the Indian cinema audience and her risen to fame with back-to-back successful films. Currently, is busy shooting three films for next year, 2019.

  • Fee: Rs.5 Cr to Rs.6 Cr.

6] Shraddha Kapoor

Shraddha Kapoor had a bad 2017 regarding her career choices. Fortunately, she maintained her image as the highest paid female actor in the industry.

Shraddha Kapoor Indian actress

She had more flop films in the industry in the past couple films with Hasina Parkar, Rock On 2, Ok Jaanu, Batti Gul Meter Chalu, Nawabzaade and others. Currently, she is focusing on Sahoo & Saina to be released in 2019.

  • Fee: Rs.5 Cr to Rs.7 Cr.

5] Alia Bhatt

Alia Bhatt acting performance highly appreciated and recognised by the major talents in the industry. Bhatt debuted in 1999 film Sangharsh as a lead child artist, and she debuted as the main lead actor in 2012 Karan Johar’s film Student of the Year.

Alia Bhatt Photos

She has bagged many leading roles, and every movie has proven successful at the box office collection except for Shaandaar. Bhatt scheduled to shoot for four movies Zero, Gully Boy, Kalank, and Brahmastra.

  • Fee: Rs.5 Cr to Rs.8 Cr – Every year you can add one Rs.1 Cr addition to the existing fee.

4] Katrina Kaif & Sonam Kapoor

Sonam Kapoor: She is the daughter of veteran actor Anil Kapoor and her selection of scripts appreciated by the audience. Sonam debuted in Saawariya, 2007, and she has worked in several hit films like Bhaag Milkha Bhaag, I Hate Luv Storys, and many other films.

Sonam Kapoor - Indian actress

She played an important role in Sanju, 2018 Biography film, and it was a major success at the box office.

  • Fee: Rs.8 Cr.

Katrina Kaif: Kaif is one of the highest paid female actors in the industry, even though she doesn’t live in India. She risen to fame, but she dropped to #11 position, but she made a huge comeback with Tiger Zinda Hai. Now, she starred in Shahrukh Khan’s (Zero) and Aamir’s (Thugs of Hindostan).

Katrina Kaif Photo

  • Fee: Rs.8 Cr to Rs.9 Cr.

3] Kangana Ranaut & Kareena Kapoor

Kangana Ranaut: Ranaut is one of the finest female actors in the industry, who rose to fame with astounding performance in Queen (2014) and Tanu Weds Manu Returns (2015).

Kangana Ranaut Picture

No one can deny that she had a bad 2016 and 2017, but she is back with Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi. After getting involved in many controversies, threats, and criticism, she continues her journey.

  • Fee: Rs.7 Cr to Rs.11 Cr.

Kareena Kapoor: Kareena is the daughter of Randhir Kapoor & Babita Shivdasani, and she belongs to the Kapoor’s family. Kapoor debuted in Refugee (2000 film), and her last Veere Di Wedding (2018) crossed Rs.100Cr at box office collection.

Kareena Kapoor Khan

  • Fee: Rs.11 Cr.

2] Deepika Padukone

Deepika Padukone completed 12-years in the Bollywood, and she is growing at a tremendous rate. For 2018, she considered as a top female actor, and she starred in xXx: Return of Xander Cage.

Deepika Padukone | Film actress

Padukone last three movies Padmaavat (2018), Raabta (2017), and Xander Cage (2017) have scored a six after six at the box office collection.

  • Fee: Rs.12 Cr to Rs.14 Cr

1] Priyanka Chopra

Priyanka Chopra became a beauty pageant at the age of 18, and she made her Bollywood debut in 2002 in Thamizhan. As of now, she is working on Hollywood films & reality shows like A Kid Like Jake (2018), Baywatch (2017), Isn’t It Romantic? (2018), If I Could Tell You Just One Thing (2017) and more.

Priyanka Chopra - Indian actress

Chopra is growing in Hollywood & she is engaged to Singer Nick Jonas.

  • Fee: Rs.12 Cr to Rs.15 Cr.


Priyanka Chopra is a leading female actor, she is paid less compared to the men in the Bollywood. The reason behind it is that the scripts crafted around lead male actor & the story has a very little role for female lead actors.

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