These days having a very sultry and peppy item song in a movie makes a huge difference in the popularity of a particular film. Also, keeping this in mind Producers are also ready to rope in many popular Bollywood Actresses for such item songs by paying them a huge amount of money. So, here's a list of Actresses who are among the highest paid Item Girls in Bollywood.
Chitrangada Singh has done a couple of item numbers in Bollywood, she got fame with Aao Raja from the movie Gabbar is Back, for which she reportedly charged a huge amount. Earlier she was seen in Kafirana for which she charged around 60 lakhs rupees.
This self-styled International star seems to be meant for item songs only. Mallika without having any big hits in her kitty is next to the choice of the movie makers. She charged Rs. 3 Crores for two item numbers Razia Gundo Mein and Shallu in cine flicks 'Thank you' and 'Bin Bulay Baraati' respectively.
Bipasha Basu was one of the favourites when it came to item songs. She charged Rs. 60 Lakhs for a famous Omkara song 'Beedi Jalailey' and after the success of the same she hiked her fees to Rs. 1 Crore.
She is undoubtedly one of the most sought Bollywood item girls. This super hot Bollywood actress has earned her name after Munni Badnam and has given many super hot item songs to the industry. She charges a minimum amount of Rs. 1 Crore for such performances.
Sonakshi Sinha has not done much Item Songs in Bollywood and nor she has an image like that. But even after that, she charged a whopping Rs. 6 Crore, just for making a special appearance in the song 'Party All Night'.
Katrina Kaif, the hottest lucky mascot of Bollywood, charged Rs. 50 Lac (reportedly a discounted amount) for the item number in her ex-flame starer Bodyguard's title track. So if the discounted amount was 50 lac then one can imagine the amount she would have charged from KJo for Chikni Chameli.
Sunny Leone, who entered the Indian Cinema after her appearance in Salman Khan's show, Big Boss, started from charging Rs. 25 Lakhs and is now currently charging Rs. 3 Crore per item song. Also, it won't be wrong to say that she has become a Bollywood Item Number Obsession for everyone.
Kareena Kapoor Khan
Kareena is one of the most popular stars of Bollywood Industry. You might know that she performed for free for a Dabangg 2 song, 'Fevicol se', because of her good relationship with Salman Khan and family. Also, she charged Rs.5 Crore for a song 'Halkat Jawani'.
Priyanka Chopra who is now an international star and have featured in few Hollywood projects already. For her performance in a song 'Babli Badmash' for movie 'Shootout at Wadala', she charged a huge amount of Rs. 3 Crore.
She is undoubtedly in the top of her career right now and has worked with Salman Khan in multiple movies. Also, it seems like she is of the favourites of Salman Khan as well. Apart from this, she is also one of the fittest actresses of Bollywood and her dancing skills are always amazing. Being on the top, she charges around Rs. 3 Crore for an item song.
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