Amidst the pay disparity communication in Bollywood, Ranbir Kapoor shares his thoughts on Deepika Padukone deserving equal amount as him as she is equal to or even bigger star than him.
Bollywood’s leading lady Deepika Padukone is the highest paid actress in Bollywood today, the actress, in fact, has been paid more than her male co-stars for her last film.
Ranbir Kapoor who has shared screen space with Deepika Padukone for films like Bachna Ae Haseeno, Yeh Jawani Hai Deewani, and Tamasha, opened up about Gender parity in the industry saying Deepika deserves an equal amount as him as she is an equal or even bigger star than him.
The actor said, “If I am on a project and there is Deepika on it, Deepika is as big or a bigger star than me so there has to be equality, or she gets the bigger piece of the pie, but somebody has to do it.”
Deepika Padukone and Ranbir Kapoor started their Bollywood journey together with Om Shanti Om and Saawariya respectively that hit the screens together.
Termed as the Queen of 100 crores club, Deepika Padukone holds the most number of 7 100 crores films, while her recent outing Padmavat clocking 300 crores at the box office. With this Deepika was titled the first actress to have entered the 300 crore club with a woman led film.
Deepika commands the title of being of being the most commercially viable actress in the industry, in addition to being the highest paid actress.