Bollywood actress and former Miss World Priyanka Chopra has revealed that she used to be paid only 10% of a male actor’s salary in Bollywood.
While speaking on the program 100 Women of the British Broadcasting Corporation, the famous Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra said that in Bollywood I never got paid equal to a male actor, I got only 10 percent of the male actor’s salary.
She continued by saying that the money gap is huge and women in the industry are still dealing with it.
Priyanka Chopra further said that she thought it was okay to sit on the sets for hours in Bollywood, but on the contrary, the male co-stars would schedule their time according to their convenience and decide to shoot whenever they wanted to come on set. Will be.
‘Baji Rao Mastani’ actress Priyanka Chopra also revealed in her interview that for the first time in her 22-year-old career, she was paid at par with her male costar in Hollywood.
On behalf of BBC 100 Women, the actress of the film ‘Fashion’ was asked a question regarding equal pay in Hollywood, to which the actress said that this has happened to her for the first time and it has happened in Hollywood. So I don’t know if it will go forward because it was my first show in which I played the lead role with a male actor.
It is to be noted that Priyanka Chopra will star in her upcoming American spy series ‘Citadel’.
Actress Priyanka Chopra is one of the successful Bollywood actresses who has acted in 60 films so far.