Top 5 Nepali Actress


While the pay for hero and heroine has the difference of sky and land in Nepali Movies, things are starting to improve. This new actress has made the headline of news by getting paid 5 lakhs for her new movie. Still, this is 4 times less than what highest paid actor Anmol KC got for movie ‘Cri’. Let’s find out who is she along with other highest paid Nepali actress.

5. Rekha Thapa
Rekha Thapa started her film career with movie Hero in 2001. Sources claim she took Rs.30,000 for her first movie. According to the director of her recent movie – Palash – she took Rs. 5 lakhs as her salary.

Rekha Thapa Salary Per Movie: Rs. 5 Lakhs

Popular Movie: Kismat, Himmatwali

4. Shristi Shrestha
This 29 years old actress and Miss Nepal 2012 started her career after appearing in the super hit movie “Gajalu”. After “Gajalu”, she has not appeared in any film, but reportedly she takes one of the highest salaries for Nepali heroine.

Shristi Shrestha Salary Per Movie: Rs. 5 Lakhs
Popular Movie: Gajalu

3. Samragyee Rajya Laxmi Shah
Samragyee Rajya Laxmi Shah managed to get Rs. 1 Lakh for her first movie Dreams. According to a report, she is being paid Rs. 5 lakhs for her second and upcoming movie, ‘A Mero Hajur 2’.

Samragyee RL Shah Salary Per Movie: Rs. 5 Lakhs
Popular Movie: Dreams

2. Priyanka Karki
When it comes to Priyanka, sources claim she becomes ready to play the movie for free if she likes the movie. For other, she asks for Rs. 5 – 7 lakhs. For her recent movie, Happy Days, she took Rs. 4 lakhs for her works.

Priyanka Karki Salary Per Movie: Rs 4 Lakhs – 6 Lakhs

Popular Movie: Nai Navannu la 2, Chhakka Panja

1. Namrata Shrestha
Namrata Shrestha debuted in Nepali Movie Industry with hit movie “Sano Sansar”. While other actresses started from the base salary of Rs. 30,000 to Rs. 50,000, she took Rs. 1 Lakh for her first movie. Sources claim she took Rs. 7 lakhs for her recent movie Parva.

Namrata Shrestha Salary Per Movie: Rs. 7 Lakhs
Popular Movie: Sano Sansar, Classic

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