Deepika Padukone will be paid a whopping 11 crore for her next film with Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Padmavati. This is the third time Deepika is collaborating with Bhansali and her third movie with Ranveer Singh. The two have earlier acted in Bhansali’s Ram Leela and Bajirao Mastani, both the movies were blockbuster hits. In Padmavati, Deepika will play the lead character, Rani Padmini and Shahid Kapoor as her husband, Chittorgarh’s Raja Ratansen. Ranveer Singh will play the anti-hero, Muslim invader Alauddin Khilji, who was obsessed with Rani Padmini’s beauty.
Deepika is naturally on the top of her game after all her recent outings in the past few years have been hits- Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani, Chennai Express, Ram Leela, Happy New Year, Piku, Tamasha and Bajirao Mastani.
Deepika has also been ranked 10th in the Forbes list world’s highest actresses. This is after her Hollywood debut with Vin Diesel which is all set to release early next year. Padukone is on a high as she has been receiving positive reviews for the XXX: Return of Xander Cage’s trailer. She Serena Unger, the love interest of Vin Diesel in the film and the Hollywood hunk already called Deepika as the ‘next global superstar.’
After her Hollywood outing, Deepika has considerably hiked her fee and producers are more than happy to pay her for as she has delivered stunning hits in the past year.