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Bollywood's Highest Paid Actresses

Last updated on: December 6, 2011 14:34 IST

Bollywood's Highest Paid Actresses

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After her recent blockbuster releases, Kareena Kapoor has been feted as the most successful Bollywood actress. The actress knows that only too well, and now, has revised her paycheque.

According to The Economic Times, Kareena has emerged as the highest paid actress amongst the recent crop of leading ladies.

The Heroine star earns Rs 7.5 to 8 crores through her film projects and endorsements. While films constitute roughly Rs 4.5 to Rs 5 crores, she gets an impressive Rs 3 crores from advertisements.

Click through the slide show to see the rest of this top 10 list.


Image: Kareena Kapoor
Photographs: Ben Pruchnie/Getty Images

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Katrina Kaif

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Katrina Kaif continues to be very popular with her Chikni Chameli turn in Karan Johar's Agneepath and Ek Tha Tiger with Salman Khan.

While she earns Rs 4 crores from endorsements alo#8800 her film assignments fetch her another Rs 4 crores.


Image: Katrina Kaif


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Priyanka Chopra

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Priyanka Chopra takes home a cool Rs 6 crores. While she earns Rs 3 crores from ads, another Rs 3 crores come in from films.


Image: Priyanka Chopra


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Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

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Aishwarya Rai Bachchan may be on a break, enjoying motherhood, but her brand value is as high as it was when she was working.

The new mum makes an impressive Rs 4 crores from endorsements alone, a major chunk of which must be coming in from cosmetic giant L'Oreal we assume.


Image: Aishwarya Rai Bachchan


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Deepika Padukone

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Desi Boyz actress Deepika Padukone, who's a fixture on television with her coffee ads, earns Rs 2.5 crores from ads and Rs 3 crores from film projects.


Image: Deepika Padukone


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Vidya Balan

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After lapping up a lot of attention and some great reviews for The Dirty Picture, Vidya Balan's remuneration is only going to go up.

Presently, the actress rakes in Rs. 2 crores from films alone.


Image: Vidya Balan
Photographs: REUTERS/Manav Manglani

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Sonam Kapoor

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Sonam Kapoor may not have given any hits so far but she still remains to be one of the top actresses of today.

The young fashionista is taking home Rs 1.5 crores from films.


Image: Sonam Kapoor
Photographs: REUTERS/Bobby Yip

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Sonakshi Sinha

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She may be just one film old but she earns more than her contemporary Sonam Kapoor.

Sonakshi Sinha takes home Rs 1.25 crores from ad deals and Rs 1.5 crores from films.


Image: Sonakshi Sinha
Photographs: REUTERS/Mike Cassese

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Anushka Sharma

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Anushka Sharma, who's raided our television sets with incessant Reliance ads, earns Rs 1.5 crores from endorsements.


Image: Anushka Sharma


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Genelia D'Souza

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Rounding off the top 10, the bubbly Genelia D'Souza takes home Rs 1.25 crores from ads alone.


Image: Genelia D'Souza
Photographs: REUTERS/Mike Cassese

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