A recent survey has given Anushka, who is entering the ‘disturbing’ mid-thirties soon, the top billing when it comes to earning through films. Anushka ha stopped the list of actresses in terms of their earning for the past year. The lanky actresses, who has only a few heroes matching her height in Kollywood and Tollywood, reportedly earned a cool Rs.15 crore in the past year alone!
Anushka is now awaiting two big films, both of which are to be released in Tamil and Telugu simultaneously. Rudrama Devi, produced and directed by Gunasekhar at a huge cost and which features Anushka in the role of a warrior queen of the 13th century Kakatiya dynasty, is the first film and Baahubali, directed by S.S. Rajamouli, is already touted as the most expensive film produced in the history of Telugu cinema.
Anushka also plays superstar Rajinikanth’s heroine in his upcoming film Lingaa and Ajith’s heroine in his Gautham Menon-directed film. Thanks to all those projects, her net earnings had made her the top actresses in terms of earning. Samantha, who is trying her best to become a frontline actress in Tamil, is placed second behind Anushka in the list of actresses earning more.
Kajal Aggarwal, Tamannaah and Nayantara take the third, fourth and fifth positions in the list.