Before answering your question “ Top 10 highest paid Bollywood actresses in 2018”, Let me write some words about the Bollywood industry. As we all know that Bollywood is a name of huge & high ranked cinema industry right after the Hollywood, and in the term of production, the Bollywood is the world’s largest film industry. Bollywood cinema industry was started from almost the 1st decade of 1900’s. From till to today this cinema industry introduced many beautiful and glamorous faces both men & women. Some of them were being very famous while some were not got real attention from the audience.
On this article, I’ll tell you about the 10 highest paid Bollywood actresses in 2018. Which all are not only highest paid but they are really talented and gorgeous, and that’s why producers paid them what they want. While these actresses give blockbuster movies from which producers earned huge amount of money.
List of 10 highest paid Bollywood actresses:
10. SONAKSHI SINHA (4 to 5 crores)
The daughter of a legend actors Poonam Sinha and Shatrughan Sinha. Sonakshi Sinha is only 30 years old. She is stunning and a wild actress and a good singer. She appeared on big screen with Sallu Bhai (Salman Khan) in the movie Dabbang (2010). In the starting, she was entered into Bollywood industry as a fashion designing but then she skipped on acting.
Her hit releases are (Rowdy Rathore, dabbang2, holiday) and some others. She also has sung a song in her film Tevar which she shot with Arjun Kapoor. Sinha girl also worked in Kollywood industry with Rajnikanth in the movie (linga) in 2014. In 2018, she is also there in the race of leading Bollywood actresses which are taking the highest amount for their films. Sources tell us that she would like to have 4 to 5 crores for a movie willingly. So, In this list of Top 10 highest paid Bollywood actresses, she is at number 10.
9.AALIA BHATT (6 crores)
This name is one of the most famous names of Bollywood actresses who are leading today. Aalia is the younger daughter of producer Mahesh Bhatt who is known as the backbone of the Bollywood film industry. Aalia has a cute face and hot figure which makes here most wanted actress in the Bollywood industry. She has a ratio of 100% success in acting career. The producers offer her 5 to 6 crores for a movie.
Nearly she charged 6 crores for the film Gully boy and Brahamstra. She charged 5 crores for Razi which was a blockbuster picture. Now, after these hit movies, She decided to increase her fee by 8 crores. So, in this year 5 to 6 crores are not a big deal for Aalia Bhatt. She stands 2nd in the list of highest paid Bollywood actresses in 2018.
8. SHRADDHA KAPOOR (7 crores)
Shraddha Kapoor is a versatile actress of the Bollywood industry. She gave many hits movies like (Ek villain, (Aashiqui 2) and on the other side she also faced many flop movies like (ok Janu, Rock On2, Haseena Parkar) but right after these flops she managed her position on the high rank and in the high paid actresses. She is still holding a steady position in the Bollywood industry.
The year 2017 was not good for her. But the filmmakers are still believing in her charm and acting ability. She is also a singer in another way. Shraddha is working in her up-coming movies Battee gul meter chalu, Stree, & Saaho. Some internal Indian media reports that she claimed 9 crores for the movie Saaho. So upon these reports, we included her in our 10 highest paid Bollywood actresses at number 8.
7. ANUSHKA SHARMA (8crores)
The heroin & model recently got married to the best Indian cricketer Viraat Kolhi, Anushka Sharma is the first choice of superheroes. She shot with Shahrukh Khan, Aamir Khan, Salman Khan, Ranvir Singh, Ranbir Kapoor and many more. She is a damn good actress in Bollywood.
While 2017 was not a good year for her. Before 2017 she was on the 6th position in the leading role actresses of Indian cinema industry. In the list of upcoming movies of Anushka Sharma (kitty with zero) with Shahrukh Khan and (Sui Dhaga) with Varun Dhawan are on the top. She charged around 8 crores of each upcoming film and we reserve her position in 10 Highest paid Bollywood actresses list at number 7.
6. VIDYA BALAN (9 crores)
She is the hottest, matured and lady type heroin, which does not look like a girl and had not a 36-34-36 type of figure but she is one the best choice of Bollywood directors. She is the finest actress of Bollywood industry. Vidya held her position in the top ten (10) highest paid Bollywood actresses steadily. She gave many super-hit movies like (Tumhari Sallu, Begum Jaan, dirty picture, Kahani) etc.
Vidya started her acting career from T.V adds and now become director’s first choice due to her performance and charming look. She worked with many big names of Bollywood industry like Sanjay Dutt, Shahid Kapoor, Saif Ali Khan, Akshay Kumar and others. At this time, she is demanding 9 crores for a feature film and makes her room at number 7 in the list of highest paid Bollywood actresses.
5. KATRINA KAIF (10 crores)
Katrina Kaif is not an Indian national but yes, of course, the heart of Indian people. She was born in hong-kong, her father is British businessman Mohammad Kaif (a Kashmiri Indian). She is basically an English actress but now working in Bollywood industry. She was nominated in 17 Awards of Indian cinema industry and got 10 Awards for her awesome acting performance. Kat may have an English talking accent but learned Hindi rapidly. She is an introduction of dabbing hero Salman Khan and have worked with more superheroes like Shahrukh Khan, Akshay Kumar and Ranbir Kapoor.
At first, she appeared in a Telugu film Malliswari (2004) and then she entered in Bollywood by a comedy romantic movies ( Mene Pyar Kyun Kiya & Nmasty London). Katrina Kaif faced a huge criticism due to her immaturity, poor Hindi command and acting but she did not lose her hope and strength. Slowly right over, she became a supermodel and actor. In the year 2018, she is considered as one of the most gorgeous heroines and one of the highest paid Bollywood actresses. That’s why 10 crores are not a big deal for a feature film.
4. KANGANA RANAUT (11 crores)
A good-looking, smart and slim model Kangana Ranaut was born on March 23, 1987. Her acting career is started by the Bollywood industry. Kangana is one of the finest actresses of Indian cinema. She had curly hairs & slippery tongue. Kangana got 5th position in 10 highest paid Bollywood actresses. She worked hard and gave many super-hit pictures like Tannu weds Mannu, fashion, Queen which were memorable movies of her.
While 2017 was not a good year of her but after her movie Queen she became a real acting Queen of Indian cinema. Although many movies got flopped also and then from few years due to her floppies she decreases her fee, but from all these situations, she is still in her in the list of top 10 highest paid Bollywood actresses. Her fee is 11 crores for Bollywood and also other industries.
3. KAREENA KAPOOR KHAN (12 crores)
The daughter of Randhir Kapoor, and maternal grand-daughter of Raj Kapoor, Kareena Kapoor is also one of the big names of Bollywood film industry. The Kapoor family showing their works since from 5 decades. Kareena Kapoor, also known as Bebo in Bollywood industry, is a world famous Bollywood actress. She became khan after her marriage with Saif Ali Khan (Chota Nawab). She appeared in Bollywood cinema in the year 2000. Her 1st film was refugee with Abhishekh Bachan the son of Amitabh Bachan.
Bebo had good effort run on Box office. She is hot figured, good acting strength and a cute pink face. Her beauty doesn’t need any description. She has quite different looks from her sister Karishma Kapoor but as well definite acting quality, which makes her place in Indian top 10 highest paid Bollywood actresses. As I told before that she is the wife of Chota Nawab SAIF Ali khan that’s why money is not a big deal for her after three years of her marriage and having a son she is charging 12 crores for a blockbuster.
2. PRIYANKA CHOPRA (13 CRORES)
Priyanka Chopra is known as the best actress in this industry. She also worked in Hollywood. She was selected as Miss world in the year 2000. Priyanka Chopra is not only an actress but she also has many qualities like singing, acting, and philanthropist. Miss Chopra is also a good producer. Priyanka has received many awards, in which national & film fare awards are also included. She is awarded by the Indian government for the 4th civilian award Padma Shri in 2016.
Priyanka Chopra was declared one of the world’s most influential personalities in 2017 by TIME MAGIZINE she was also listed as the most powerful women in 2017 by FORBES. She acted with many superheroes. She has a wonderful personality. Fashion, Barfi, Baji Rao mastani and many other films in which she acted as a leading role. She is only 36 but counts her name in the world’s most wanted personalities. Till 2015, she earned 9 to 10 crores per movie and in 2017-18 she is charging 12 to 13 crores. For example, Kalpana Chawla’s biopic(12 crores) and Salman khan’s Bharat(13 crores).
1. DEEPIKA PADUKONE (14 TO 15 crores)
The name which is beyond the limits of an introduction. Some people born with class and Deepika Padukone is one of them. She is a global actress. She worked in both Hollywood & Bollywood. Her award list is very long to share here. The TIME MAGAZINE listed her in the world’s most influential people in 2017. Her father was a badminton player of India, Parkash Padukone. Deepika Padukone also played badminton on the international level but she left badminton for her acting and modeling career.
She played a dual role in her first Bollywood movie Om Shanti Om with a superhero non-other than Shahrukh Khan, and which was the first and hit movie of Deepika Padukone. A romantic movie Cocktail with Saif Ali Khan turned her acting career to success point. From 2007 to 2018 the total number of her films is 33. Deepika Padukone’s best of Hollywood debut was the returns of xender cage xXx and Baji Rao mastani & Padmavati are the grand busters of Bollywood industry. She is only 32 and fully succeeded. Her feature film fee is 14 to 15 cores normally. She is listed as 1st in the list of top 10 highest paid Bollywood actresses.