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25 Richest Indian Actresses in 2024: Net Worth, Income, & Fees Per Movie

Lots of people criticized the Indian film industry for being a male-dominated industry. However, with time, Indian actresses have revolutionised the film industry, from receiving 10% to 20% of male actor fees to now receiving the same amount as male actors. Besides, they demand fees per film, and as a result, many leading actresses have significantly increased their net worth. Here, we have prepared a list of the 25 richest Indian actresses with their net worth. Let’s start…

1. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

Net Worth: 820 Crore (Approx)

Fees Per Movie: 10 Crore (Approx)

Annual Income: 80 to 90 Crore (Approx)

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is an Indian actress who mainly works in Hindi and Tamil movies. She is one of the richest Bollywood actresses and the Miss World 1994 pageant winner. She began her career with the Tamil film Iruvar released in 1997. During her career, Rai won several awards, including two Filmfare Awards, and was honoured with the Padma Shri by the Government of India in 2009 and the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres by the Government of France in 2012. 

2. Priyanka Chopra Jonas

Net Worth: 620 Crore (Approx)

Fees Per Movie: 15 to 40 Crore (Approx)

Annual Income: 18 to 20 Crore (Approx)

We include Priyanka Chopra Jones in the top 10 richest Bollywood actress list. She is an Indian actress & producer and the Miss World 2000 pageant winner. Priyanka has received numerous awards, including two National Film Awards and five Filmfare Awards. In 2016, she was honoured with the Padma Shri award. In 2022, Priyanka was named to the BBC 100 Women list. 

3. Alia Bhatt

Net Worth: 560 Crore (Approx)

Fees Per Movie: 20 Crore (Approx)

Annual Income: 20 to 25 Crore (Approx)

Alia Bhatt is a British actress of Indian descent who primarily appears in  Hindi films. She debuted as a child artist with the Sangharsh (1999) film. However, her first work as a lead actress in the Student of the Year (2012) film. She is one of the richest actresses in India and has received many awards, including five Filmfare Awards. Since 2014, Alia has been featured in Forbes India’s Celebrity 100 list. 

4. Deepika Padukone

Net Worth: 497 Crore (Approx)

Fees Per Movie: 12 to 16 Crore (Approx)

Annual Income: 40 Crore+ (Approx)

Deepika Padukone is an Indian actress who began her career with the Om Shanti Om film (2007) opposite Shah Rukh Khan, which won her the Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut. In 2012, she was cast in the Cocktail movie, marking a turning point in her career. She is one of the richest heroines in India and was featured in listings of the nation’s most popular personalities. 

5. Kareena Kapoor Khan

Net Worth: 485 Crore (Approx)

Fees Per Movie: 10 Crore (Approx)

Annual Income: 10 to 12 Crore (Approx)

Kareena Kapoor is an Indian actress best known for her role as Geet in the Jab We Met film released in 2007. She is the daughter of the daughter of actors Randhir Kapoor and Babita and the younger sister of actress Karisma Kapoor. She won several awards, including six Filmfare Awards, and is among the richest Indian actresses. 

6. Katrina Kaif

Net Worth: 263 Crore (Approx)

Fees Per Movie: 15 to 21 Crore (Approx)

Annual Income: 30 Crore+ (Approx)

Katrina Kaif mainly works in Hindi language films. She is one of the richest Indian actresses and has received accolades, including four Screen Awards and four Zee Cine Awards, in addition to three Filmfare nominations. Though reception to her acting has varied, she is noted for her dancing ability in various successful item numbers.

7. Anushka Sharma

Net Worth: 255 Crore (Approx)

Fees Per Movie: 15 to 18 Crore (Approx)

Annual Income: 12 Crore (Approx)

Anushka Sharma is an Indian actress who mainly appears in Hindi films. She started acting in the Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi (2008) film opposite Shah Rukh Khan. However, she came into the limelight for her role in the  Band Baaja Baaraat (2010) and Jab Tak Hai Jaan (2012); winning the Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress for the latter. She is one of the richest heroines in India and was featured by Forbes Asia in their 30 Under 30 list of 2018. 

8. Rani Mukerji

Net Worth: 206 Crore (Approx)

Fees Per Movie: 7 Crore (Approx)

Annual Income: 5 to 6 Crore (Approx)

Rani began her career with the Bengali film Biyer Phool (1996). However, she had her first commercial success with the action film Ghulam and breakthrough with the romance Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (both 1998). She is among the richest Indian actresses and won multiple awards, including seven Filmfare Awards. 

9. Nayanthara

Net Worth: 200 Crore (Approx)

Fees Per Movie: 2 to 10 Crore (Approx)

Annual Income: 20 Crore+ (Approx)

Diana Mariam Kurian- best known as Nayanthara, is an Indian actress who predominantly appears in Tamil, Telugu, and Malayalam films. She began her career with the Malayalam film Manassinakkare (2003). In 2005, she played the role of Goddess Sita in the mythological film Sri Rama Rajyam (2011) earned her the Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Telugu and the Nandi Award for Best Actress. Till now, Nayanthara has been cast in more than 80 films and was the only South Indian actress to be featured in the Forbes India “Celebrity 100” 2018 list. 

10. Kangana Ranaut

Net Worth: 140 Crore (Approx)

Fees Per Movie: 15 to 27 Crore (Approx)

Annual Income: 30 to 34 Crore (Approx)

Kangana started her acting career with the Gangster (2006) film, for which she won the Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut and received praise for portraying emotionally intense characters in the dramas Woh Lamhe… (2006), Life in a… Metro (2007) and Fashion (2008). For the last of these, she won the National Film Award for Best Supporting Actress. Kangana is one of the richest actresses in India and has been featured six times in Forbes India’s Celebrity 100 list. 

11. Vidya Balan

Net Worth: 134 Crore (Approx)

Fees Per Movie: 2 to 3 Crore (Approx)

Annual Income: 10 to 12 Crore (Approx)

Vidya Balan is an Indian actress best known for pioneering a change in the portrayal of women in Hindi cinema with her roles in female-led films. She first appeared in the Hum Paanch (1995) film. She is among the richest Indian actresses and won several awards, including a National Film Award and seven Filmfare Awards. She was awarded the Padma Shri by the Government of India in 2014.

12. Anushka Shetty

Net Worth: 130 Crore (Approx)

Fees Per Movie: 6 Crore (Approx)

Annual Income: 12 Crore (Approx)

Sweety Shetty-professionally known as Anushka Shetty, is a big name in the Tamil and Telugu language film industry. She receives three Filmfare Awards South, two Nandi Awards, two SIIMA Awards, and one Tamil Nadu State Film Award. During her career, Anushka was cast in more than 47 films and is one of the richest heroines in the Indian film industry. 

13. Tamannaah Bhatia

Net Worth: 120 Crore (Approx)

Fees Per Movie: 5 Crore+ (Approx)

Annual Income: 15 Crore+ (Approx)

Milk Beauty Tamannaah Bhatia is an Indian actress and model who predominantly works in Telugu, Tamil, and Hindi cinema. During her career, she was cast in over 65 films and has garnered numerous accolades, including the prestigious Kalaimamani and SIIMA Awards, eight nominations for Filmfare Awards South, and one nomination for the Saturn Awards.

14. Bipasha Basu

Net Worth: 111 Crore (Approx)

Fees Per Movie: 3 to 4 Crore (Approx)

Annual Income: 10 Crore (Approx)

Black Beauty Bipasha Basu is best known for her role in thriller and horror films in Tamil, Telugu, Hindi, and Bengali language films. Bipasha began her career with the Ajnabee (2001) film, which won her the Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut. Later, she was also cast in many super-hit films, including Raaz (2002), Jism (2003), No Entry (2005), and Dhoom 2 (2006). Basu is one of the richest Bollywood actresses with a net worth of 111 + Crore. 

15. Jacqueline Fernandez

Net Worth: 106 Crore (Approx)

Fees Per Movie: 6 Crore+ (Approx)

Annual Income: 12 Crore+ (Approx)

Jacqueline Fernandez is a Sri Lankan actress and model who mainly works in Hindi films. Debuting with the film Aladin (2009), she has since established a career in the Hindi film industry. Jacqueline won the Miss Universe Sri Lanka crown in 2006 and represented her country at Miss Universe 2006. She was also cast in several item songs. 

16. Samantha Ruth Prabhu

Net Worth: 101 Crore (Approx)

Fees Per Movie: 10 Crore (Approx)

Annual Income: 3 Crore + (Approx)

Samantha Ruth Prabhu started her acting while she was in college. She became the second actress to win the Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Tamil and Best Actress – Telugu in the same year for her performances in the 2012 films Neethaane En Ponvasantham and Eega, respectively. 

17. Shraddha Kapoor

Net Worth: 98 Crore (Approx)

Fees Per Movie: 7 Crore (Approx)

Annual Income: 6 to 10 Crore (Approx)

Shraddha is an Indian actress who mainly works in Hindi movies. She is one of the richest Indian actresses and has been featured in Forbes India’s Celebrity 100 list since 2014 and was featured by Forbes Asia in their 30 Under 30 list of 2016. She is the daughter of actor Shakti Kapoor and debuted in the Teen Patti (2010) film. However, her major breakthrough came with the Aashiqui 2 (2013) film. 

18. Sonam Kapoor

Net Worth: 95 Crore (Approx)

Fees Per Movie: 1 to 1.5 Crore (Approx)

Annual Income: 12 Crore+ (Approx)

Sonam Kapoor- daughter of Anil Kapoor, is an Indian actress who appears in Hindi films. She began her acting career with the Saawariya (2007) film. However, her first commercial success came with I Hate Luv Story, released in 2010. 

19. Janhvi Kapoor

Net Worth: 82 Crore (Approx)

Fees Per Movie: 5 Crore (Approx)

Annual Income: 10 Crore + (Approx)

Janhvi Kapoor is an Indian actress who primarily works in Hindi language films. She is the daughter of Boney Kapoor and Sridevi. She made her acting debut in 2018 with the romantic drama Dhadak, which was a commercial success. Janhvi is one of the richest Bollywood actresses. 

20. Rashmika Mandanna

Net Worth: 65 Crore (Approx)

Fees Per Movie: 2 to 5 Crore (Approx)

Annual Income: 8 Crore (Approx)

Rashmika Mandanna is an Indian actress who predominantly works in Telugu and Kannada films and a few Tamil and Hindi films. Some of her superhit movies are  Kirik Party (2016), Anjani Putra (2017), Yajamana (2019), Sarileru Neekevvaru (2020), Bheeshma (2020), Pogaru (2021), Pushpa: The Rise (2021), Sita Ramam (2022) and Varisu (2023). Rashmika is one of the richest Indian actresses, receiving four SIIMA Awards and a Filmfare Award South.

21. Taapsee Pannu

Net Worth: 58 Crore (Approx)

Fees Per Movie: 1 to 2 Crore (Approx)

Annual Income: 4 Crore+ (Approx)

Taapsee Pannu started her acting career with the Telugu film Jhummandi Naadam (2010). In the next year, she was cast in the Tamil film Aadukalam. Taapsee made her Hindi film debut with the Chashme Baddoor (2013) film. She is one of the richest Bollywood actresses and has received several awards, including a Filmfare OTT Award, an IIFA Award, and two Filmfare Awards. 

22. Rakul Preet Singh

Net Worth: 45 Crore (Approx) 

Fees Per Movie: 3 Crore (Approx)

Annual Income: 8 Crore+ (Approx)

Rakul Preet Singh is an Indian actress who mainly works in Hindi, Tamil, and Telugu language films. She started her career with the Kannada film Gilli (2009). Singh entered Hindi cinema with the comedy Yaariyan (2014). Since the late 2010s, she has primarily acted in Hindi films, such as the romantic comedy De De Pyaar De (2019), the drama Runway 34 (2022), and the satire Doctor G (2022). Rakul is one of the richest actresses in India. 

23. Sara Ali Khan

Date of Birth: 12 August 1995

Net Worth: 41 Crore (Approx)

Fees Per Movie: 5 Crore (Approx)

Annual Income: 6 Crore + (Approx)

Sara Ali Khan is an Indian actress who works in Hindi movies. She belongs to the Pataudi family and is the daughter of actors Amrita Singh and Saif Ali Khan. In 2018, she was cast in the Kedarnath film. For her movie Simmba, she won the Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut. Sara is among the richest Indian actresses and has appeared in Forbes India’s Celebrity 100 list of 2019. 

24. Kriti Sanon

Date of Birth: 27 July 1990

Net Worth: 38 Crore (Approx)

Fees Per Movie: 4 Crore (Approx)

Annual Income: 7 Crore (Approx)

Kriti began her acting career as a model. 2014 she was first cast in the 1: Nenokkadine and Heropanti film. However, she rose to fame by appearing in the comedy films Bareilly Ki Barfi (2017) and Luka Chuppi (2019). Sanon appeared in Forbes India’s Celebrity 100 list of 2019. She has launched her own clothing line and a fitness company and is also the ambassador of several brands and products.

25. Kiara Advani

Net Worth: 32 Crore (Approx)

Fees Per Movie: 4 to 8 Crore (Approx)

Annual Income: 3 Crore (Approx)

Alia Advani- professionally known as Kiara Advani, is an Indian actress who mainly appears in Hindi and Telugu language films. Kiara made her debut with the Fugly (2014) film. In 2016, she was cast in the sports biopic M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story (2016), where she played the role of Dhoni’s wife. She came into the limelight for playing a sexually unsatisfied wife in the Netflix anthology film Lust Stories (2018). 

Conclusion

In this article, we have prepared a list of the top 25 richest Indian actresses with their short bio, net worth, fees per movie, and annual income. We collect the information from different websites and social media reports; however, these can be changed. Also, let us know if you think we missed including your favourite richest actress in the list.

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