Deepika Padukone edges out Priyanka Chopra who is the lead in Quantico
Deepika Padukone is not just India’s top-paid actress, she is also among the top 10 highest-paid actresses in the world, according to Forbes. The actress is the only Indian on the list with earnings of $10 million. The list is headlined by Jennifer Lawrence, with total earnings of $46 million.
The one Bollywood star we expected to see on the list was Priyanka Chopra. She is the lead star of ABC’s Quantico and will be soon making her Hollywood debut with Dwayne Johnson-starrer Baywatch. However, Priyanka failed to make it to the top 10. Media has been abuzz with a rivalry between Priyanka and Deepika given the fact that both the actresses will be seen making her Hollywood debuts soon. Deepika will be seen in xXx: The Return of Xander Cage with Vin Diesel.
Meanwhile, Deepika is in august company, other than Jennifer, Julia Roberts, Charlize Theron and Friends star Jennifer Anniston are also on the top 10 list. The 30-year-old Bajirao Mastani actress is described by Forbes as having “scored box office gold.” The magazine also mentions her Bollywood movies such as Bajirao Mastani and Piku.