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Who is Bollywood's top earning actress?

Who is Bollywood's top earning actress?

Bollywood's highest earning actress not only beats the bigwigs to bagging top dollar in Bollywood, but also wants more!

The title goes to Queen star, Kangana Ranaut, who takes home a heftier paycheck than the likes of Priyanka and Deepika. An upcoming film will earn her a whopping 11 crores, reports Indian Express. But the Queen actress feels no hesitation in demanding more money for her work.

Also read: Kangana Ranaut: An insight into Bollywood's rising star

“I think the kind of films and roles I do take a whole year… I think it is justified," she said. "At some point, we have to come to that place where we are equally paid. It is a small step… we are headed [in] that direction.”

Kangana has long been outspoken about the need to close the gender pay gap between male and female actors in Bollywood. “It will take time [to reduce the gap]," she admits, elaborating that male actors get into production, share profit or are engaged in some lucrative capacity in the film production. "These things suit them as they have made a place for themselves, they have command over the box office,” she adds. But she herself is not keen on profit sharing just yet: "“Not now, may be after sometime.”

Kangana's next film Kati Batti will be out on September 18.

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