The Bollywood Industry has seen a lot of actors reach the heights of success with their talent and sheer dedication to their work. Many of the actresses have even made their way in the Forbes celebrity 100 list. So, what Forbes does is it considers the earnings of the actors made over the latest financial year and the fame quotient based on social media to put them in the list of 100 celebrities. Here is the list of top 10 actresses who made big in Indian Movie industry.
Top Earning Actresses In Bollywood
- Alia Bhatt:
Alia Bhatt’s best grossing film was Gully Boy, the movie was also nominated for Oscar from the country. More than her earnings, it’s her social media presence and fan following that gives her an edge over others. Her 2019 financial year income was 59.21 crores.
- Deepika Padukone:
Deepika Padukone has been quite successful in Bollywood and has many blockbusters under her name. She made Rs 12 Crores just from the movie Padmavat and in 2019 financial year her income was capped at 48 crores. However, in the earlier years she had even made as much as Rs 112.8 crores. Most of her earnings are from endorsements.
- Priyanka Chopra Jonas:
Not just on the Forbes celebrity list but she has also made her mark on the HopperHQ’s Instagram Rich list. She was the talk of the town in the media for apparently charging Rs 1.92 crores for just one sponsored post on her Instagram handle. Priyanka Chopra Jonas won the National Film Award for the film Fashion in 2008. Her earnings in 2019 were Rs 23.4 Crores.
- Anushka Sharma:
She rose to the heights of popularity with her role in the highly touted film PK. She did the movie Zero in 2019 which didn’t go quite well at the box office and her Forbes ranking fell by five places from the previous year. Her earnings for 2019 were Rs 28.67 Crores.
Katrina Kaif is known for her exotic looks and has been in the Indian film industry for quite some time. Her film with Ranbir Kapoor, Rajneeti was highly acclaimed by critics and she was seen in Bharat and Zero last year. Her 2019 earnings were Rs 23.63 crores which fetched her a place on the Forbes celebrity list.
- Shraddha Kapoor:
Her recent movies Saaho and chhichhore were critically acclaimed and did well in the box office. Her debut role was in Teen Patti in 2010. And in 2019 her earnings were Rs 8.3 crores.
7. Jacqueline Fernandez:
This Sri Lankan beauty has taken Bollywood with a storm. She is versatile and has even bagged herself comedy roles in movies like Housefull 2 and Judwaa 2. This glamorous actress has seen some good earnings with movies like Race 2 and Kick starring the khans. In 2019 she made Rs 9.5 crores.
- Kriti Sanon:
She has done a lot of Telegu movies and recently stepped into the Bollywood scene. Her movies like Raabta and Housefull 4 were a hit on the box office. And the latest releases which include Kalank, Luka Chuppi and others were average on the box office. She made Rs 8.09 crores in 2019.
- Madhuri Dixit Nene:
We all know the most gorgeous and never ageing beauty Madhuri Dixit Nene. She has given us some amazing performances in many movies and has received six Filmfare awards and a Padma shri award too. In 2019 she earned Rs 10.83 crores.
- Sonakshi Sinha:
Her latest blockbuster movie Mission Mangal collected over Rs 200 crores at the box office. In 2019 she was seen in Kalank and Kaptaan. Her 2019 earnings are Rs 6.14 crores.