Top 10 Highest Paid Bollywood Actors and Actress in India 2017, 2018

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Only two actresses Deepika Padukone and Priyanka Chopra could make to the list of Forbes Magazine’s Top 10 highest paid actors in Bollywood in the year 2017. The ‘Raees of Bollywood’, Shah Rukh Khan secured the first place in the top 10 highest paid Bollywood actors and actress list. Deepika Padukone is at sixth place with $11 million, while Priyanka Chopra and Ranveer Singh are jointly tied seventh with a net worth of $10 million. Priyanka and Deepika have also made their debut in Hollywood with Baywatch and xXx: Return of Xander Cage, respectively.

Highest Paid Bollywood Actor
Highest Paid Bollywood Actor

According to the Forbes.com report, Shah Rukh has left behind his contemporaries – Salman Khan, Akshay Kumar and Aamir Khan – though some of his previous films like ‘Fan’, ‘Dilwale’ and ‘Jab Harry Met Sejal’ Did not earn. Shahrukh has earned $38 million between 1 June 2016 and 1 June 2017 with the help of a successful project of advertisements and his own Red Chillies Entertainment.

Salman Khan is not far behind, he is second on the list with $37 million in earnings. Salman has also made profits with the commercial success of the film ‘Sultan’.

After Khan, national award winner Akshay Kumar is on this list. The ‘Khiladi’ star is at third place in the highest paid Bollywood actors list with a net worth of $35.5 million. Many of his films were a success at Box Office, including ‘Airlift’, ‘Jolly LLB 2’, ‘Naam Shabana‘ and ‘Toilet Ek Prem Katha‘.

With the unprecedented success of the film ‘Dangal‘, Aamir is at number four on the list of highest paid actors in Bollywood with a net worth of $12.5 million. Film actor Amir Khan has given a sum of Rs 25 lakh to the Chief Minister Relief Fund for flood relief and rehabilitation in Bihar by Aamir Khan Productions Pvt. Ltd.. Aamir Khan sent a check of Rs 25 lakh to the Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund through the post.

Highest Paid Bollywood Actress
Highest Paid Bollywood Actress

Actor Hrithik Roshan is in the top five with a net worth of $11.5 million. Hrithik’s 2009 film ‘Mohan Jodaro’ was unsuccessful at the box office. The actor returns with the film ‘Kaabil‘ in 2017.

According to Forbes List of Highest Paid Bollywood Actors, Megastar Amitabh Bachchan with earning of $9 million and Ranbir Kapoor with earnings of $8.5 million ranked ninth and 10th, respectively.

The earnings figure is based on the Box Office India, Box Office Mojo, and IMDB data, as well as interviews with industry insiders.

Together, Top 10 Bollywood’s highest paid actors have earned $183 million ($18.3 crore) between June 1, 2016 and June 1, 2017.

Top 10 Highest Paid Bollywood Actors 2017

  1. Shah Rukh Khan ($38 million)
  2. Salman Khan ($37 million)
  3. Akshay Kumar ($35.5 million)
  4. Aamir Khan ($12.5 million)
  5. Hrithik Roshan ($11.5 million)
  6. Deepika Padukone ($11 million)
  7. Priyanka Chopra($10 million)
  8. Ranveer Singh ($10 million)
  9. Amitabh Bachchan ($9 million)
  10. Ranbir Kapoor ($8.5 million)

Priyanka Chopra to star opposite Aamir Khan in ‘Salute’. Salute is an Upcoming Bollywood movie based on Indian Astronaut, Rakesh Mehra. Earlier, the movie was titled “Sare Jahan Se Aacha”.

MS Dhoni Personal details in Aadhar Card leaked, UIDAI blocks the Agency

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Taking a serious view of public sharing of MS Dhoni personal details in Aadhaar details, the Unique Identification Authority of India has blacklisted for ten years the entity that had enrolled the ace cricketer. The UIDAI has also ordered an inquiry to determine any possible involvement of others and take action as per the Aadhaar Act.

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“We have blacklisted VLE (Village Level Entrepreneur) who enrolled M S Dhoni for leaking Aadhaar receipt which carried his information. At UIDAI, we are very strict on the privacy issue. We have ordered a further inquiry on the matter, and action will be taken against all those involved in the leak,” UIDAI CEO Ajay Bhushan Pandey said.

He also said action would be taken even against those involved in tweeting the picture of the receipt through the official Twitter account (CSCeGov) of the state-run CSC e-Governance Services. The UIDAI crackdown came after Dhoni’s wife Sakshi flagged the matter and complained about it to Law and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, who promised swift action.

The agency’s Common Services Centre (CSC) through its handle @CSCegov posted a tweet on Tuesday saying “ace cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni and his family get their Aadhaar updated at VLE Mariya Farooqui’s CSE at Ranchi, Jharkhand.”

Prasad was tagged in the tweet. It included a photograph of the cricketer with a CSC representative and another of his details on what appeared to be the Aadhaar website. The tweet with the information was later removed.

“Is there any privacy left? Information of Aadhaar card, including application, is made public property,” Sakshi had tweeted. While thanking Sakshi for bringing up the issue to his notice, Prasad said, “Sharing personal information is illegal. Action will be taken against this.”

Karan Johar: ‘I’ll run out of here if you take Kangana’s name in front of me!!’

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“I am going to run out of here” is how filmmaker Karan Johar reacted when he heard actress Kangana Ranaut’s name being mentioned at an event here. Karan Johar Kangana Ranaut controversy of words with Kangana has led to a huge debate on nepotism in the film industry and Johar, who was present at the launch of Ustad Amjad Ali Khan’s book ‘Master on Masters,’ shared a funny moment with Suhel Seth on the same.

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When Seth complimented Johar that he did not look his age, 44, the filmmaker quipped that he was “honoured” to listen something “polite” from him. To which, Seth replied, “I don’t believe in politics of hatred. I believe affection has a much more charming virtue.”

Johar added, “I have three words to ask- who are you ?” Seth just said “Kangana” as the filmmaker laughed and added, “Really ? Then I am going to run out of here.” Kangana kick started the debate on nepotism in Bollywood by calling Johar the “flag bearer of nepotism” on his TV chat show.

Before the panel discussion began, the filmmaker took a dig at Kangana’s statement by calling himself “the nepotistic man”. Johar, who recently became a single parent to twins Yash and Roohi, says he is making sure that they grow up listening to good music.

“My introduction to Hindi cinema was through Indian film music. When I made nursery for my kids, I made sure that I have music playing in that room all the time. I want them to grow up with music.

“Someone told me that there is Coldplay version of nursery rhymes. But I said no. They should learn and live with the music I grew up on. Because they are my children and they have to love the music I love because they have to love me.”

Priyanka Chopra: ‘I love being a bad Woman, it’s so much fun’

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Priyanka Chopra will be seen in the role of antagonist Victoria Leeds in her Hollywood debut “Baywatch, ‘.” and the actress says playing a baddie is “much more fun.” The 34-year-old star attended the Cinema Con 2017 with the cast of the movie adaptation of popular TV series of the 90s. Priyanka Chopra Baywatch took to social media to share fun pictures from the event.

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“Being bad is so much more fun! #Baywatch cast at #cinemacon2017 #victorialeeds #BeBaywatch @therock @zacefron @alexannadaddario @kellyrohrbach @thejonbass,” she captioned a group photo featuring Dwayne Johnson, Zac Efron, Kelly Rohrbach and others.

“Always fun with these boys!” she wrote alongside another photo of her, Johnson and Efron sharing a laugh. Joined by a group of models clad in the iconic red swimsuit, the entire star-cast came together for the first time to present a clip from their upcoming action-comedy.

The group introduced themselves as the ‘Avengers of the Bea.’ Priyanka and her co-stars Alexandra Daddario and Rohrbach also got together for an impromptu gig backstage, singing Britney Spears’ hit track “I’m not that innocent.”

Mamta Kulkarni, Vicky Goswami to face serious charges after Non Bailable warrant issued against them

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Maharashtra Court issued a non-bailable warrant against Bollywood actress Mamta Kulkarni and Drug Kingpin Vicky Goswami. Mamta Kulkarni and Vicky Goswami are currently residing outside India and are declared absconding by the Court.

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On 2014, police seized around 18.5 Tonnes of drugs worth Rs. 2000 when raided the Avon Lifesciences based in Thane. The company sent drugs to a Kenya-based drug cartel, allegedly headed by Goswami where it was used to make party-drug Methamphetamine.

Mamta Kulkarni and Vicky Goswami are said to be as the primary handlers of the drug dealing cartel. The case filed by the public prosecution in the court presented ample pieces of evidence against the actress and drug lord. The Police too, have sent out for the search of Mamta Kulkarni and Vicky Goswami to are expected to be hiding in Kenya.

Vicky Goswami was earlier arrested by the US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) along with his two sons, Ibrahim and Baktash. Apart from them, ten other peoples were also detained by the Thane Police.

Indian Police, on the other hand, are trying to bring back Vicky Goswami and are in touch with the US Police. Vicky Goswami has expanded his drug business in all over the world. Along with Vicky, Mamta Kulkarni too was equally involved in this serious offense.

Bani J and Sapna Bhavnani ‘kiss’ each other publicly, Sapna Bhanvavi had earlier disclosed of being a Bisexual!!

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Ex Bigg Boss Contestants Bani J and Sapna Bhavnani are controversial in their respective lives. Both have always turned heads with their controversial statements and comments. Recently both are back in the news and are back together. Celebrity VJ Bani J Sapna Bhavnani, Celebrity Hair Stylist were seen kissing each other on the beach of Mumbai.

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Bani J who is dating Television actor Yuvraj Thakur and Sapna Bhavnani who has opened about her sexuality on being a bisexual were spotted on the beaches of Mumbai spending time with each other. All of a sudden, they both were seen kissing each other and were getting intimate with each other.

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Bani J and Sapna Bhavnani are close friends and were present at Razzberry Rhinoceros’s FOMO festival where they moved closer o each other. Bani J Sapna Bhavnani, when asked about the picture, showed their ‘I don’t give a damn’ attitude toward the image. Bani J was rumored to have been breaking up with her boyfriend Yuvraj Thakur, but still, no official statement has come from anyone.

Although the picture shows Bani and Sapna with their lips very closer to each other, they did it or not is still an issue. So is it a controversy or a real lip lock? Who knows? We are aware that something is surely about to happen.

Kapil Sharma to face legal action from Air India for misbehaving in the flight!!

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After Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad, it’s time for another familiar name to face charges from the leading airline and its none other the great Comedian Kapil Sharma. Kapil Sharma Controversy, who is already in the news from past week with his fight with his Co-actor Sunil Grover, may land up into legal issues for this and Sunil Grover does not make these charges but the airline where this incident took place.

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Air India has announced that it will issue a legal notice for Kapil Sharma for creating nuisance in the flight, which made other passengers scared and disturbed. Air India has formed a panel which will decide the legal action against Kapil. The board has asked for the reports from the cabin crew members present during the incident.

Kapil Sharma accused of physically assaulting his co-star Sunil Grover while he was returning from Melbourne to Delhi. Kapil Sharma, who was heavily drunk, not only abused Sunil but also hit him with the shoe and also told other co-stars that they were nothing without him, going further saying that they are daily wages workers. Kapil created a fuss just because his crew started eating before him while he was just completing his drink.

Kapil who was traveling in the business class, very angry and out of his mind and created a scene making noise and screaming which forced passengers from Economy class to come out and see what’s happening. It made difficult for the crew members to manage who were repeatedly telling Kapil to calm down.

But Kapil was so reluctant that he was not listening to anyone and kept on misbehaving with his co-stars. Finally, when the Pilot came and warned Kapil for facing legal charges for creating disturbance during the flight, Kapil went back to his seat. This matter is investigated by the Air India panel and decisions for this will be given by them on this week.

Radhika Apte speaks about Padman, Sex, Periods and bold scenes!!

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Radhika Apte who is known for her bold films and bold statements is ready with her next film which involves a very controversial issue. Radhika Apte Padman is her upcoming film where she is cast opposite Akshay Kumar is based on a real-life story of a man from Arunachal Pradesh. It about a journey of a man who goes a long way to making sanitary napkins for cheaper rates.

radhika apte padman

Padman raises the hidden but most controversial issue of India that is sex and Menstruation. The plot very intelligently highlights the issue. apart from Radhika and Akshay, Sonam Kapoor is also working in this film. Speaking on Padman Radhika Says that India is a country where people are very ashamed of Sex and Sexuality. “I think our country is very ashamed of sexuality, physicality, or human body. Anything to do with human body or sexuality is a problem here,” She says.

Speaking about the menstrual problem in India, Radhika says, “It should not feel awkward touching the pad in front of people. These are small things with which people have issues,” she said. Radhika is associated with sanitary napkin brand Whisper India as an ‘influencer’, says that it is not only men who have issues talking about it. “Women also have issues about it. It is all a part of society and upbringing, and it is high time we changed it,” she said.

“All I can I say is that as you know it is about a Padman and has a sanitary napkin on the poster. So there is a lot of scope for imagination. I am very happy that something like this is being handled at such a big level in Bollywood,” speaking on Padman Radhika said. Padman will be releasing on August whose shooting has been started in Indore.

Karan Johar and Aishwariya Rai have ended their Friendship because of ADHM Promotions?

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There was a time when Karan Johar had strings of friends and family friends. More than half of the industry had a warm and cordial relationship with Karan Johar who is also said to run the industry as every hottest or little gossip is said to land first on him. Ever since Karan Johar had a word-war ‘Queen’ Kangana Ranaut, the controversy doesn’t seem to be stopping. Before this, it was the rift between Karan and Kajol which was the talk of the B-town, and now it’s Karan Johar Aishwariya Rai Friendship.

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Now a new controversy has unfolded into the B-town, and it involves the Bachchan Bahu in it. After Kajol and Kangana, KJo has his terms fallen out with Aishwarya Rai Bachchan. KJo who has family terms with Bachchan family and Aishwarya Rai is seen to have not a very good times with Aish. Tough Aishwarya did her last movie with KJo, and it was the movie which became the reason for their ‘bitter-terms.’

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It all started after the Ae Dil Hai Mushkil. When it came for promotions, Karan Johar backed out Aishwarya Rai in the absence of Anushka Sharma, who was playing the lead role in the film. Aishwarya was said to remain absent from the promotions when Anushka was nor present because he didn’t want the audience to feel that Aish was an only actress in the film. While Anushka was busy with her another project, she was unable to mark her presence for sometimes during the promotion of the movie, due to which Aish was also backed out from the promotions.

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It created a rift between KJo and Aish who were supposed to be excellent friends. This friendship had transformed into bitter terms because when the entire industry came to the funeral of Aishwarya’s Father, it was only Karan Johar who passed the funeral. Also, Karan offered a film after ADHM, but Aishwarya passed it on with a cold shoulder.  “Post the success of Ae Dil Hai Mushkil, KJo reached out to the actress expressing interest in doing another film with her, but she gave him the cold shoulder. They haven’t been on great terms with each other ever since ” a source quoted.

Well, it will be interesting to see what turns this friendship. After Karan and Kajol, it’s test time for Karan and Aishwarya.

Twinkle Khanna on being ambassador of L’Oreal Professionnel, Mira Rajput Controversy and Karan-Kangana Dispute

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Twinkle Khanna has always voiced out her opinions on other matter, and her ideas have always made a point. Bollywood too has various controversies going on now and then. Mrs. FunnyBones has been picked as an ambassador of salon hair brand L’Oreal Professionnel for India. Actress turned Author, and Interior Designer Twinkle Khanna addressed a press conference where she talked a length about Padman, Mira Rajput Controversy, and Karan Johar Kangana Ranaut Dispute. And she gave the best reply to every question.

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On the other hand, on choosing Twinkle as an ambassador, the Hair Salon Brand said, “Twinkle Khanna is glamorous, multi-faceted and an inspiration to the woman of today. L’Oreal Professionnel is delighted to partner with her on our next beauty journey together,” Sussan Verghese, General Manager, L’Oreal Professionnel India, said in a statement.

At the Press Conference, Twinkle discussed the next Project of Husband Akshay Kumar’s Padman based on a true story, shot in Indore. Twinkle said, “It (shoot) is going very well. Mr. Muruganantham was also there. It’s a wonderful project. It will bring awareness about something which has so far been cloaked and shamed, and I am pleased to be a part of the film.”

Twinkle Khanna not only looked gorgeous but flaunted her beautiful hairs gorgeously. As Twinkle Khanna is a Childhood friend of Karan Johar, it was evident to ask her about his latest dispute with two-time National award winner Kangana Ranaut. As expected she replied the answer with her usual best. Check out her response.