Kangana Ranaut emerges as Bollywood’s highest paid actress

She will take home Rs 24 crore for J Jayalalithaa biopic for Jayalalithaa biopic

Kangana Ranaut’s deal has earned her the highest paid actress

Kangana has overtrumped all presumed best-paid actresses. Deepika, Priyanka, and Anushka were competing to be the top but Kangana has beaten them all by a far margin.

The Rs 24 crore fee is an astonished figure of money for any female actor in India. The highest payment Deepika received for playing the lead character in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Padmaavat was 13 croe

The actress will be paid an envious amount for her upcoming film, making her the highest paid Bollywood actress. “Kangana will pocket Rs 24 crore for the bilingual movie project, which will be made in Hindi and Tamil, according to credible reports.

The producers are hopeful that the movie project will attract all Indian audiences. According to credible source, producers have already signed a contract with her,” a source was quoted in the report.

Kangana has announced that the biopic is titled Thalaivi in Tamil and Jaya in Hindi. Kangana’s official statement regarding the project is quated “Jayalalithaaji is one of the biggest female success stories of this century. She was a superstar and went on to become an iconic politician, it’s a great concept for a mainstream film. “I am honored to be a part of this mega project.”

AL Vijay will direct the biopic and the successful writer Baahubali KV Vijayendra Prasad will write the story. He also has written Kangana’s last film, Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi.

Source: Hindustan Times