Kareena Kapoor is Bollywood's most profitable actress
January 12, 2012 08:18:39 PM IST Glamsham Editorial
It is very common to give credits to the male protagonists of Bollywood films when the box-office collection gets multiplied, but it cannot be denied that actresses also play a pivotal role for the success of films. And actress Kareena Kapoor is undeniably one of the best actresses in the industry who had delivered some of the biggest grossing films. Adding another feather to her hat, Kareena Kapoor recently emerged ETC's Most Profitable Actress at the Bollywood Business Awards. With a domestic box office collections of 200 crore plus movies under her belt, Kareena emerged the unquestionable money spinner female actor.
The actress in the year 2011, had two 100 crore plus films -BODYGUARD (141 crore) and RA.ONE and was honored at the Bollywood Business Awards, on pure basis of box office collections.
On the occasion said Kareena Kapoor, "Receiving an award wherein you are being adjudged considering the economic quotient as a cornerstone for mapping the success gives you a sense of pride. I've always maintained that commercial success is as important as the critical success of a movie. A commercially successful movie pays evidence to the fact that viewers loved watching your movie. Thank you, for appreciating and recognizing my work."
Standing tall amidst an industry ruled by the leading men, Bollywood's Numero Uno Kareena Kapoor is the first actress to join the much coveted 100 crore club. Having starred in four films that have netted over 100 crore at the domestic box office in less than 2 years, a feat no other Bollywood star has achieved so far, Kareena Kapoor has established herself a force to reckon with. Starting with 3 IDIOTS which earned Rs 170 crore locally, GOLMAAL 3 mopping up Rs 108 crore, followed by the 141 crore grosser BODYGUARD, and the VFX magnum opus RA.ONE.
Says trade analyst, "There is no competition to Kareena Kapoor. Talking about numbers and standings in the industry, she is the entire 1-10 margin. She is the Amitabh Bachchan of her time. There were constant comparisons with her contemporaries but with her recent films she is here to prove that she is her only competition."