Bollywood is the Indian Hollywood and movies that are churned out from this industry are made with a huge budget. Crores of money are spent on making a film, and if the movie turns out to be a disaster at the box office, the producers might even land up on the streets!
Every year witnesses hundreds of films being released in tinselville, both big and small budget movies. Most of the leading actors and actresses have thousands of fans across the globe who love them. In countries like Russia and the Middle East, people simply love the music and songs in Bollywood films.
To make a movie that is loved by the audience, the producers have to make sure that they get the most popular and successful actors in the industry and that is a huge task, considering that these mega stars don't come at a small price! The stars have to be paid handsomely for them to agree to do the film.
Depending on hits and flops, every year sees different set of stars in the list of 'Highest Paid Stars'. While the 'Khan's' rule Bollywood among the actors, the actresses who rule the roost are many. Priyanka Chopra, Kareena Kapoor, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Katrina Kaif are among the highest paid actresses in Bollywood.
Click on the slider to know the ten highest paid actresses of Bollywood in the year 2013 and find out how much money they make!
Sonakshi Sinha, popularly known as the Dabangg girl charges Rs. 1.5 crore for endorsements and Rs. 1.25 crore for a film.
Anushka Sharma, who made her debut with megastar Shahrukh Khan in Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi is charging Rs. 1.5 crore per film and also for endorsements.
Sonam Kapoor, who made her debut with Ranbir Kapoor in Sawariya hasn't had a hit so far, but charges Rs. 1.5 crore per film.
Vidya Balan, one of the best actresses in Bollywood is presently charging 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 endorsements.
Bipasha Basu is sensuous who can make heads turn. She charges Rs. 3 crore per film.
Katrina Kaif has made it big in the industry within a very short span of time and charges Rs. 4 crore per endorsements. The exact amount she charges for films is not known.
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
Though Aishwarya Rai Bachchan has not been acting for over two years, she is still 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.
Kareena Kapoor is one of the leading actresses in Bollywood today and charges Rs. 8 crore per film and Rs. 3 crore per endorsements.
Priyanka Chopra is the most highest paid actresses. She charged a whooping Rs. 9 crore for the remake of Zanjeer.