Top paid Bollywood actresses 2021

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1. Deepika Padukone

Actress | Chennai Express

Deepika Padukone, born 5 January 1986 in Copenhagen, Denmark, is an Indian model & Actress. She is the daughter of former badminton Champion Prakash Padukone. Her mother tongue is Konkani. Deepika has a younger sister named Anisha.

She has been modeling appearances in print and television advertising...

Remuneration : 15cr to 30cr per movie

2. Kangana Ranaut

Actor | Queen

Kangana was born on 20 March 1987 in Bhambla, near Manali, which is in the Mandi district of Himachal Pradesh. Her dad Amardeep is a businessman and her mom Asha is a schoolteacher. She has two sisters and a younger brother. Her grandfather was an IAS Office. She spent her childhood in Dehra Dunand...

Remuneration : 15cr to 27cr per movie

3. Katrina Kaif

Actress | Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara

Katrina Kaif is one of eight siblings, 7 girls and 1 boy, from a mother who is a Caucasian of British Nationality, and a father who was formerly from Kashmir, India, but who has since acquired British citizenship. Her mother is now re-settled in Chennai (formerly known as Madras), the Capital of ...

Remuneration : 15cr to 21cr per movie

4. Priyanka Chopra Jonas

Actress | Baywatch

Priyanka Chopra Jonas (née Chopra) was born on July 18, 1982 in Jamshedpur, India, to the family of Capt. Dr. Ashok Chopra and Dr. Madhu Chopra, both Indian Army physicians. She had a very varied upbringing. She started her education at La Martinière Girls College in Lucknow as a resident student; ...

Remuneration : 15cr to20cr per movie

5. Alia Bhatt

Actress | Highway

Alia Bhatt (born 15 March 1993) is an actress and singer of Indian origin and British citizenship, who works in Hindi films. The recipient of several accolades, including four Filmfare Awards, Bhatt is one of the highest-paid actresses in India. She has appeared in Forbes India's Celebrity 100 list...

Remuneration : 10cr to 23cr per movie

6. Shraddha Kapoor

Actress | Aashiqui 2

Shraddha Kapoor is an Indian film actress. Prior to making her cinematic debut, she took up theatre studies at Boston University, but dropped out after her first year to begin her acting career. She made her screen debut in the 2010 drama fictional Teen Patti for which she earned a nomination for ...

Remuneration : 7cr to 26cr per movie

7. Kareena Kapoor

Actress | Jab We Met

Kareena was born to Sindhi-speaking Babita (nee Shivdasani) and Punjabi-speaking Randhir Kapoor in Bombay, India. She has an elder sister, Karisma.

She is born in a family that have been actors for generations, including her paternal great-grandfather, Prithviraj Kapoor; her grandfather, Raj Kapoor;...

Remuneration : 12cr to 18cr per movie

8. Vidya Balan

Actress | Kahaani

Vidya was born in Palghat, Kerala, India. Her family consists of her dad, P.R. Balan, who is the Vice-President of ETC Channel; mom - a home-maker, and an elder sister, Priya, who is married to Kedar. She also has an aunt by the name of Raji Raju.

The Balan family re-located to live at Road No. 11, ...

Remuneration : 8cr to 14cr per movie

9. Anushka Sharma

Actress | PK

Anushka Sharma was born on 1 May 1988 in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh. Her father, Colonel Ajay Kumar Sharma, is an army officer, and her mother, Ashima Sharma, is a homemaker. Her father is a native of Uttar Pradesh, while her mother is a Garhwali. Her elder brother is film producer Karnesh Sharma, who ...

Remuneration : 8cr to 12cr per movie

10. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

Actress | Jodhaa Akbar

Born into a traditional south Indian family, Aishwarya started modeling at a young age. This green-blue-eyed beauty appeared in advertisements for many prestigious firms; the ones that brought her into the limelight were the garden sari and the Pepsi ad. Crowned Miss India 1994 runner-up, she was a...

Remuneration : 10cr per movie

11. Rani Mukerji

Actress | Black

Mukerji comes from a film-oriented family of Bengali origin. Her father, Ram Mukherjee, is a retired director and one of the founders of "Filmalaya Studios". Her mother, Krishna Mukherjee, was a playback singer. Her brother, Raj Mukherjee is a film producer, now turned director. Her maternal aunt, ...

Remuneration : 8cr+ per movie

12. Kriti Sanon

Actress | Dilwale

Kriti Sanon is an Indian actress who is a predominant name in the Hindi film industry, born in New Delhi to Rahul Sanon and Geeta Sanon. She holds an engineering degree from the Jaypee Institute of Information Technology. After completing her degree, she stepped into the entertainment industry as a...

Remuneration : 5cr to 11cr per movie

13. Sonam Kapoor

Actress | Neerja

Sonam Kapoor comes from an established film family. She is the daughter of actor and producer Anil Kapoor and the grandchild of filmmaker Surinder Kapoor. Sonam is Bollywood royalty with immense support in the Indian film fraternity.

Unlike most star children, Sonam started life with a structured ...

Remuneration : 8cr per movie

14. Disha Patani

Actress | M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story

Disha Patani was born in India in 1992. She is an Indian Film actress. She played her first leading role in the film Loafer (Telegu) 2015, Directed by Puri Jaganath. Disha first Bollywood debut was with the movie M.S Dhoni : The Untold Story released in the year 2016, starring opposite Sushant ...

Remuneration : 5cr to 9cr per movie

15. Kiara Advani

Actress | Kabir Singh

Kiara Advani was born on July 31, 1992 in Bombay, Maharashtra, India. She is an actress, known for Kabir Singh (2019), Guilty (2020) and Shershaah (2021).

Remuneration : 5cr to 8cr per movie

16. Kajol

Actress | Kuch Kuch Hota Hai

Kajol was born on August 5, 1974 in Bombay, Maharashtra, India as Kajol Mukherjee. She is an actress, known for Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998), Fanaa (2006) and My Name Is Khan (2010). She has been married to Ajay Devgn since February 24, 1999. They have two children.

Remuneration : 6cr+ per movie

17. Sara Ali Khan

Actress | Kedarnath

Sara Ali Khan was born on 12 August 1995 in Mumbai to Saif Ali Khan, son of Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi and Sharmila Tagore, and Amrita Singh; both actors of the Hindi film industry. A member of the Pataudi family, she is also the maternal granddaughter of Rukhsana Sultana and Shivinder Singh Virk. ...

Remuneration : 6cr per movie

18. Jacqueline Fernandez

Actress | Kick

Jacqueline Fernandez is a Bahraini-Sri Lankan actress from Manama, Bahrain and was raised in a multi-ethnic family. Jacqueline's father Elroy Fernandez is from Sri Lanka and her mother Kim is a Malaysian. She has two brothers and an older sister. Her parents moved to Bahrain in 1980s due to the ...

Remuneration : 3.5cr to 8cr per movie

19. Taapsee Pannu

Actress | Pink

Taapsee Pannu was born on August 1, 1987 in Delhi, India. She made her acting debut with the 2010 Telugu film Jhummandi Naadam, directed by K. Raghavendra Rao. Since then, she has appeared in a number of critically acclaimed films such as Aadukalam, Vastadu Naa Raju and Mr. Perfect. Her Tamil film ...

Remuneration : 5cr+ per movie

20. Parineeti Chopra

Actress | Hasee Toh Phasee

Parineeti Chopra is an Indian actress and singer who appears in Hindi films, was born on in Ambala, Haryana into a Punjabi family. Her father, Pawan Chopra, is a businessman and supplier to the Indian Army at Ambala Cantonment and her mother is Reena Chopra. Chopra studied at the Convent of Jesus ...

Remuneration : 4cr to 6cr per movie

21. Sonakshi Sinha

Actress | Holiday

She is the daughter of legendary Indian actor Shatrughan Sinha and Poonam Sinha and sister to Luv Sinha and Kussh Sinha. She started her career as a model and walked the ramp in the Lakme Fashion week in 2008. She got her break in movies after being signed up by Salman Khan for his thriller Dabangg...

Remuneration : 3cr to 7cr per movie

22. Janhvi Kapoor

Actress | Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl

Janhvi Kapoor was born in 1997. She is an actress, known for Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl (2020), Dhadak (2018) and Takht.

Remuneration : 3.5cr to 5cr per movie

23. Pooja Hegde

Actress | Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo

Pooja Hegde was born on 13th October 1990 in Mumbai, Maharashtra. She is an Indian Film actress. She made her acting debut in a Tamil film, Mugamoodi (2012) followed by her Telugu film debut in Oka Laila Kosam, opposite Naga Chaitanya Akkineni and Hindi film debut in Ashutosh Gowariker's Mohenjo ...

Remuneration : 4cr+ per movie

24. Vaani Kapoor

Actress | Shuddh Desi Romance

Vaani Kapoor(born August 23, 1988) is an Indian actress marked her debut in (2013) film's Shuddh Desi Romance. She has signed a three movie deal with Yash Raj Films, She is slated to act in the Tamil/Telugu remake of Band Baaja Baraat.

She graduated from Indira Gandhi National Open University, and ...

Remuneration : 3cr to 5cr per movie

25. Madhuri Dixit

Actress | Devdas

Madhuri Dixit is one of the most acclaimed actors and Kathak dancers Bollywood have ever witnessed. Born in a Marathi Brahmin Koknastha family to Mr. Shankar and Mrs. Snehlata, Madhuri Dixit has two sisters Rupa, Bharti, and brother Ajit. She performed decently well in her academics and aspired to ...

Remuneration : 3cr to 5cr per movie



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