Deepika Padukone pays 13 crore for ‘Padmavati'

Deepika Padukone, the reigning actor of Bollywood gets a whopping amount for Sanjay Leela Bhansali's 'Padmavati'. As per report, for 'Padmavati' the ‘Piku’ actor has been paid Rs 13 crore while the males leads, Ranveer Singh and Shahid Kapoor will take home 10 crore each.

According to a close source, as the film revolves around Deepika she takes home a hefty cheque as compared to the other two. "There were a lot of speculations about the pay structure of Padmavati. However, Sanjay sir was clear that the film belongs to Deepika. The film is mounted on its female protagonist Deepika with the title being a testimony of the actress' investment in the project," says the source. Further, he adds, "As for the remuneration, Deepika has taken home a whopping 13 crore, while Ranveer and Shahid share equal digits that read close to 10 crores respectively."

Earlier in 2016 Forbes named Deepika Padukone the highest paid female actors in the world. 

During Twitter conversation with fans, the ‘Ram Leela’ actress confirms that ‘Padmvati’ is the most challenging film of her career.

In 'Padmavati', Deepika Padukone essays the titular role of Rani Padmavati while Ranveer Singh features as Alauddin Khilji and Shahid Kapoor as Rawal Ratan Singh. The film is slated to release in November this year.