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 in the industry today.
Disha Patani is a new Indian film actor who started her profession as a model; then she turned actor. She debuted with a Telugu film Loafer (2015 film) with Telugu actor Varun Tej. She trapped M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story biography film that got her care from the Indian audience.
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.
· : Rs.1 Cr to Rs.3 Cr.
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.
· : Rs.1 Cr – Rs.4 Cr.
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.
· : Rs.3 Cr to Rs.4 Cr.
Kriti Sanon is a mutual 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 limited films since 2014, but her last two films were blockbuster. Currently, she is employed on four films, and busy as ever.
· : Rs.2 Cr to Rs.4 Cr.
Tabassum Fatima Hashmi known as Tabu in the Indian film industry. She is a great female actor in the industry, and she gained admiration for her performance in several movies.
She debuted in Vijaypath, 1994, beside with Ajay Devgan as a chief female actor. Tabu, 46, is active in the industry, and she is working in several interesting films.
· : Rs.4 Cr to 4.5 Cr.
Rani Mukherji is a popular Indian female actor, who worked with Aamir Khan, Shahrukh Khan, Salman Khan, Saif Ali Khan, and many other best actors in the country.
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.
· : Rs.4 Cr to Rs.5 Cr.
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is a popular Indian & International female performer in India. She is a terrific actor, and model who controlled in Telugu, Kannada, Hollywood, Hindi and more films. Rai was a attractiveness pageant & she considered as most beautiful women in the world.
Rai affair with Salman Khan is the controversial event occurred in Bollywood. Mrs.Bachchan last movie did fine on the box office, except for the Fanney Khan, 2018 film.
· : Rs.5 Cr to Rs.6 Cr.
Parineeti Chopra is the cousin of Priyanka Chopra, who got a accidental to work in the Hindi film Ladies vs Ricky Bahl, 2011, and it made extremely well at the box office.
The last movie she operated was Golmaal Again, 2017, and it performed very well at the box office collection. Chopra is presently busy with shooting four films, and one of them planned to release by the end of 2018.
· : Rs.4 Cr to Rs.5 Cr.
Sonakshi Sinha is the daughter of Shatrughan Sinha & Poonam Sinha, and standard figures in India. She complete debut in Bollywood with Dabaang with Salman Khan.
She made a positive impression in the Indian cinema audience and her grown to fame with back-to-back successful films. Currently, is demanding shooting three films for next year, 2019.
· : Rs.5 Cr to Rs.6 Cr.
Shraddha Kapoor had a bad 2017 about her career choices. Fortunately, she maintained her image as the maximum paid female actor in the industry.
She had more flop films in the trade in the past couple films with Hasina Parkar, Rock On 2, Ok Jaanu, Batti Gul Meter Chalu, Nawabzaade and others. Currently, she is fixing on Sahoo & Saina to be released in 2019.
· : Rs.5 Cr to Rs.7 Cr.
Alia Bhatt acting performance highly appreciated and recognised by the main talents in the industry. Bhatt debuted in 1999 film Sangharsh as a chief child artist, and she debuted as the main lead artiste in 2012 Karan Johar’s film Student of the Year.
She has bagged several leading roles, and every movie has proven positive at the box office collection except for Shaandaar. Bhatt scheduled to bud for four movies Zero, Gully Boy, Kalank, and Brahmastra.
· : Rs.5 Cr to Rs.8 Cr – Every year you can add one Rs.1 Cr addition to the current fee.
: She is the daughter of veteran actor Anil Kapoor and her collection of scripts appreciated by the audience. Sonam debuted in Saawariya, 2007, and she has functioned in several hit films like Bhaag Milkha Bhaag, I Hate Luv Storys, and many other films.
She played an important role in Sanju, 2018 Biography film, and it was a major success at the box office.
· : Rs.8 Cr.
: Kaif is one of the highest rewarded female actors in the industry, even though she doesn’t live in India. She increased to fame, but she dropped to #11 position, but she made a huge comeback with Tiger Zinda Hai. Now, she featured in Shahrukh Khan’s (Zero) and Aamir’s (Thugs of Hindostan).
· : Rs.8 Cr to Rs.9 Cr.
: Ranaut is one of the finest female actors in the trade, who rose to fame with astounding performance in Queen (2014) and Tanu Weds Manu Returns (2015).
No one can deny that she taken a bad 2016 and 2017, but she is back with Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi. After getting complex in many controversies, threats, and criticism, she continues her journey.
· : Rs.7 Cr to Rs.11 Cr.
: Kareena is the daughter of Randhir Kapoor & Babita Shivdasani, and she fits to the Kapoor’s family. Kapoor debuted in Refugee (2000 film), and her last Veere Di Wedding (2018) crossed Rs.100Cr at box office pool.
· : Rs.11 Cr.
Deepika Padukone completed 12-years in the Bollywood, and she is increasing at a tremendous rate. For 2018, she considered as a top female actor, and she featured in xXx: Return of Xander Cage.
Padukone previous three movies Padmaavat (2018), Raabta (2017), and Xander Cage (2017) have scored a six after six at the box office collection.
· : Rs.12 Cr to Rs.14 Cr
Priyanka Chopra became a loveliness pageant at the age of 18, and she made her Bollywood debut in 2002 in Thamizhan. As of now, she is employed on Hollywood films & actuality 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.
Chopra is rising in Hollywood & she is engaged to Singer Nick Jonas.
· : Rs.12 Cr to Rs.15 Cr.