Undoubtedly, 2016 has been a great year for film. Thanks to big hitters like Captain America: Civil War and Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice, major studios have reaped innumerable box office receipts worldwide. And although 2016 continued to see controversial pay gaps between leading men and women, cinema’s female performers have still received their share of the year’s profits. Just take a look at these stars who – according to Forbes magazine – have been paid stunning salaries in the year from June 2015 to June 2016.
10. Deepika Padukone – $10 million
As the world’s largest film producer, Bollywood can naturally pay its stars hefty pay checks. Nevertheless, Deepika Padukone is the only Indian actress to make it onto this list, even edging out more established stars like Priyanka Chopra when it comes to how much she earned in the 12 months to June 2016.