On the face of it, the Padmavati pay seems like small potatoes compared to the salaries and profit-sharing deals commanded by the likes of the Khans
"Yes, she has renewed her contract with the bank, but as far as the money part is concerned, we are not keen to get into the details. An annual hike in fee is standard procedure for all stars and it's got nothing to do with her recent success at the box office," said a source close to Deepika Padukone
Rumours are abuzz that actress Kangana Ranaut, who is riding high on the success of her last hit Queen, has hiked her fee by 50 per cent.
Successful actress Priyanka Chopra, who has been part of hits like Fashion, Barfi and Dostana, on Friday said an actress' fee may not be on par with her male counterpart, but she is hopeful that soon their remuneration will get better.
Newcomer Shraddha Kapoor, who will be seen in Karan Johar's home production Gori Tere Pyaar Mein, has apparently not charged any fees for her role.
Music mogul Simon Cowell will be present for a court hearing in connection with singer Cheryl Cole's claim that The X Factor producers have not given her the promised fee.
Lindsay Lohan reportedly owes her former attorney $300,000 in unpaid legal fees.