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Richest Bollywood Actresses This Year!

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The Bollywood industry is not only the largest industry in the country, it is also the richest. For a long time now, we have only looked at the actors and their net worth. However, we have never really stopped to think about how much the women are worth, have we? Check out our list of actresses who have not only made it big in India, but have made it big all over the world as well!

1. Deepika Padukone (over $ 65 million)  

The original Mastani of Bollywood, Deepika Padukone has had quite an interesting career in the industry. Debuting opposite in Om Shanti Om in 2007, the young lady found her footing and has had no looking back since her first film! Deepika made a mark on the Hollywood front by starring with Vin Diesel in the film XXX, letting people know all over the world she was here to stay and slay!

2. Priyanka Chopra ($ 40 million) 

Now in the lime light for her engagement to Nick Jonas, Priyanka Chopra is in a league of her own! From doing chick flicks to serious films, this particular lady has done it all. Not only did India notice her, Hollywood did as well! With a prominent role in Baywatch and a leading presence in the super hit series, Quantico, Priyanka Chopra (PeeCee) has definitely proved her worth as a brilliant actress!

3. Kareena Kapoor Khan ( $ 60 million) 

With several noteworthy and exceptional films to her name, Kareena Kapoor Khan proved time and time again she is a brilliant actress. Her massive net worth proves just how zealously she worked toward achieving her goal.

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4. Katrina Kaif ( $ 57 million) 

Despite receiving mixed reviews from critics for her acting prowess, Katrina Kaif has established herself in Bollywood and is considered among the country’s highest paid actresses. With several hits like Tiger Zinda Hai and Ek Tha Tiger, Katrina Kaif has more than established herself as a noteworthy actress!

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5. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan ( $ 35 million) 

Beginning her career as the winner of the Miss World pageant, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is known for not only having a really beautiful face, but for being one of the most talented actresses in the industry as well!

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These actresses are here, they are killing it and are ready to take over the world! If you think we missed out on any great actresses, please comment and let us know!

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Rishi Kapoor- A Remembrance Of Bollywood’s Heartthrob And Legend

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Rishi Kapoor- A Remembrance Of Bollywood’s Heartthrob And Legend

Rishi Kapoor is known as one of the legends of Bollywood who was responsible for making Bollywood what it is today.  As the entire nation is coming to grips with the sudden demise of Irrfan Khan, Rishi Kapoor’s untimely demise is a heavy blow to the movie industry as well as the nation.  Fans and celebrities are still in shock from the news of Rishi Kapoor’s demise and it will surely take a while for the news to sink in.  Rishi Kapoor passed away in a hospital in Mumbai after losing a long battle with cancer.  

Rishi Kapoor hails from a clan who made its mark in Bollywood beginning with his father Raj Kapoor, who is revered as one of India’s most greatest and influential actors and filmmakers.  Rishi Kapoor is the second generation Kapoor to make his mark in the movie industry.  Rishi won a National Award for his debut role as a child artist in Mera Naam Joker (1970,) a movie which starred his father Raj Kapoor.  Rishi Kapoor was known as a heartthrob for playing romantic roles on the silver screen and has racked up some impressive hits as the lead actor like Rafoo Chakkar (1975,) Laila Majnu (1976,) Sargam (1979,) Karz (1980,) Prem Rog (1982,) Nagina (1986,) Chandni (1989,)  Heena (1991) and Honeymoon (1992.) 

ALSO READ: Irrfan Khan- An Ode To The Gentleman Actor

Rishi Kapoor moved on to playing supporting roles in the latter part of his career and gave us many notable performances.   Hum Tum (2004,) Fanaa (2006,) Namastey London (2007) and Love Aaj Kal (2009) are some of the famous films in which Rishi Kapoor’s performances are still cherished to date.

 

Rishi Kapoor left a proud legacy and his son Ranbir Kapoor will continue to carry the torch through his films.   India and Bollywood will miss its charming heartthrob Rishi Kapoor, but there is no doubt his family, friends and fans will continue to remember him through his films.

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Irrfan Khan- An Ode To The Gentleman Actor

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Irrfan Khan- An Ode To The Gentleman Actor

Irrfan Khan is one of Bollywood’s finest actors whose career spanned almost three decades.  Irrfan Khan brought multiple accolades to India and Indian cinema throughout his career by acting in Indian, British and Hollywood movies. The Angrezi Medium actor, sadly passed away in Mumbai owing to a sudden colon infection.  Khan recently battled with a neuroendocrine tumour and has announced his success against beating the cancer.  

Irrfan Khan is known for his offbeat and slice of life movies which make the viewers deeply reflect on life and philosophy.  Having made his debut with the Academy Award nominated movie Salaam Bombay! (1988,) Irrfan rose to prominence with his wide variety of roles he essayed throughout his career.  However, Irrfan Khan’s talent gained recognition with his portrayal of Paan Singh Tomar (2011) in the biopic movie of the same name.  Khan won the National Film Award for the best actor for his performance in Paan Singh Tomar.

ALSO READ: Irrfan Khan’s Birthday: Looking At The Actor’s Best Performances

Over the course of his career Irrfan Khan appeared in several Hollywood films like  The Warrior (2001,) The Namesake (2006,) The Darjeeling Limited (2007,) the Academy Award-winning film Slumdog Millionaire (2008,) New York, I Love You (2009,) The Amazing Spider-Man (2012,) Life of Pi (2012,) Jurassic World (2015) and Inferno (2016.) 

Some of Irrfan Khan’s best works came late into his career and they include movies like The Lunchbox (2013,) nominated for a BAFTA Award Haider (2014,) Gunday (2014,) Piku (2015) and Talvar (2015) and the critically acclaimed Hindi Medium (2017) which went on to become one of the biggest grossing movies of Bollywood before Irrfan Khan was diagnosed with cancer in 2018.

Irrfan Khan’s last movie was the recently released Angrezi Medium which hit the theaters earlier this year.  With the untimely and unfortunate demise of one of India’s finest actors, Irrfan Khan will leave a huge void in Indian cinema but there is no doubt that Irrfan Khan immortalized himself on the silver screens.  Indian Cinema will miss the maverick actor of modern Bollywood classics.

 

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Nishabdham Trailer – Madhavan Starrer Promises An Intense Thriller

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Nishabdham Trailer - Madhavan Starrer Promises An Intense Thriller

Nishabdham is an upcoming multilingual movie which stars Anushka Shetty and Madhavan in the lead roles. Directed by Hemant Madhukar, this film is jointly produced by T.G. Vishwa Prasad, Vivek Kuchibhotla and Kona Venkat. 

The trailer begins with an intense and ominous shot in the basement of a house in the U.S., showing a dead body and a terrified Sakshi (Anushka Shetty) turning towards the camera. The next shot shows a news anchor outside the house which is being referred to as a haunted house.  A visibly injured Sakshi is seen in a hospital bed trying to convince Maha (Anjali,) a cop that it was a ghost who committed the murder.  Maha believes it is Sakshi’s best friend Sonali (Shalini Pandey) who committed the crimes but it turns out she is already deceased and cremated.  The plot of the movie can be deduced from the rest of the trailer. Nishadham will be a movie where Sakshi and Maha race against time to connect the dots and uncover the killer.

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Madhavan will be seen in an upcoming bilingual movie Rocketry: The Nambi Effect in which he will star alongside Simran Bagga.  The movie is based on the life of Nambi Narayan, a former scientist and aerospace engineer of the Indian Space Research Organisation who was accused of espionage.

Nishabdham stars Anushka as a mute artist and Madhavan as a musician in the lead roles while Hollywood’s Michael Madsen, Anjali, Subbaraju, Shalini Pandey and Srinivas Avasarala will appear in supporting roles.  Nishabdham is slated for a release worldwide, on April 2nd, 2020.  

 

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Sonam Kapoor Advocates Empowering Women Ahead Of Women’s Day

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Sonam Kapoor is a notable Bollywood icon who is known for supporting social causes like breast cancer awareness and LGBTQ equality.  Sonam Kapoor, in a recent post on Instagram advocated for women empowerment, with a picture from her latest photoshoot.

Sharing her thoughts in the post Sonam Kapoor says she cannot be the poor little rich girl anymore nor should she feel sorry for herself.  Speaking more about empowerment, Sonam said she needs to make harder choices in order to pave the future way for women after her. That is the reason why her whole team consists of women and why she also voices the need to cut down thousands of years of deep rooted patriarchy.

 

In another post Sonam Kapoor posted “For me, female empowerment is very important, especially because I’m from a side of the world where women have always been second class citizens (sic.)”

 

 

This post comes just a few days before the International Women’s Day, a day dedicated to celebrate womanhood all across the world. 

Sonam Kapoor is well known for memorable supporting role performances in movies like Bhaag Milka Bhaag (2013,) Pad Man (2018,) and Veere Di Wedding (2018.)  Sonam is perhaps well known for her role as Neerja Bhanot in the biopic Neerja (2016.)  Sonam Kapoor was last seen in The Zoya Factor where she starred alongside Dulquer Salmaan.

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Shahid Kapoor: Happy Birthday To A Versatile Performer

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Shahid Kapoor made his feature film debut as a shy chocolate boy with the movie Ishq Vishq, and the actor has not looked back since then.  Shahid took on diverse roles ranging from a deranged druggie in Udta Punjab to a morally upright Rajput king in Padmaavat.  Son of renowned actor Pankaj Kapoor and Neelima Azeem, Shahid hails from a family with acting in its blood. Shahid Kapoor has grown in the Hindi film industry on his own merit, establishing himself with his choice of tricky and versatile roles. 

Shahid Kapoor turns 39 today.  Let us have a look at some of his most versatile roles in recent years. 

1. Haider (2014) 

Haider was an adaptation of Shakespeare’s Hamlet.  Shahid Kapoor starred as Haider Meer, a student returning from Aligarh Muslim University to his home in Kashmir, only to find his father missing.  Haider starts out on a journey with his friend Arshia, a journalist, to find out what happened to his father. What begins as an ordinary search, spirals out of control and drags Haider  into a web of conspiracies involving terrorist entities. Haider showcases an individual’s journey from sanity into the depths of insanity.  Shahid was splendid in showcasing Haider’s slow descent into madness.

2. Udta Punjab (2016) 

When Udta Punjab released, it courted controversy due to the nature of its content and plot that hinted at the highly prevalent drug abuse problem among the youth of Punjab.  The censor board had to step in and direct the filmmakers to make a total of 89 cuts to the film. Shahid Kapoor starred as Tejinder Singh, also known as Gabru, who has a penchant for abusing drugs and writing songs that glorify violence.  In an unfortunate incident, Gabru accidentally shoots an accomplice which lands him in prison. This causes Gabru to reflect on his actions and how his songs mislead the youth of Punjab to use drugs. Gabru has a change of heart and decides to use his fame to spread word about the negative effects of drugs. Shahid’s portrayal of Gabru as an energetic singer and his portrayal of a man who has a change of heart was brilliant.

3. Padmaavat (2018) 

Shahid Kapoors played the role of one of India’s celebrated Rajput warrior kings, Maharawal Ratan Singh in Padmaavat.  Shahid was spot on in portraying Raja Ratan Singh, being mellow when required and showcasing the famed Rajput bravery when required.  Be it handling a sword on the battlefield or giving inspiring speeches to his followers, Shahid was able to do it all with a flourish.  Padmaavat was a movie filled with powerful acting performances from Shahid Kapoor. 

4. Kabir SIngh (2019) 

Kabir Singh was Shahid Kapoor’s latest movie and  a remake of the Telugu cult movie Arjun Reddy.  Shahid Kapoor was able to showcase the journey of Kabir Singh, a house surgeon, who loses his way by abusing alcohol and drugs  due to a break up with the love of his life. The breakup completely derails Kabir Singh’s life leading him to cut corners and regulations in surgeries and abuse his relationship with his best friends.  Shahid’s performance as Kabir Singh was compelling and his acting was of excellent quality. 

Here is wishing this extremely talented actor a very happy birthday and here is looking forward to more amazing movies from Shahid Kapoor!

 

 

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