Mahira beats Alia and Deepika to become top grossing actor in 2017

Published: April 9, 2017


Mahira Khan made her Bollywood debut with none other than King Khan himself in Raees.

While the movie was not cleared by the Censor Board to screen in Pakistan, SRK-Mahira starrer did extremely well worldwide.

Mahira Khan becomes first Pakistani actress to join Bollywood’s 100 Crore Club

Therefore, when Bollywood Life went on to determine which actor did the best in the first quarter of 2017, Mahira beat the famous divas of Bollywood.

According to the report, the Bol actor starrer, Raees, did exceptionally well with minting over $21 million only in India. The huge box-office collection escalates Mahira to the pinnacle.

The second and third position holders are Yami Gautam with Kaabil and Huma Qureshi with Johny LLB 2 respectively.

Dear Indian media, don’t hate Mahira Khan just because she’s Pakistani

The Ho Mann Jahan star beat Bollywood ace actors such as Alia Bhatt with Badrinath Ki Dulhaniya and Deepika Padukone with her Hollywood debut, xXx: Return of the Xander Cage takes fourth and fifth position in the list.

However, she might not be able to top the list for a long time due to the ban on Pakistani artists in India.

Be it beginner’s luck or not, her fans wait with bated breath to see how this success translates into more and better roles for Pakistan’s leading female star.



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Reader Comments (12)

  • Hashim
    Apr 9, 2017 - 1:17PM

    Her movie did well. I doubt she got paid as well as the other actress that are native to india.Recommend

  • Sokultu
    Apr 9, 2017 - 2:35PM

    She is a good actress, I liked her performance. Recommend

  • ARFAN ASLAM khan
    Apr 9, 2017 - 7:57PM

    It clearly show that Pakistani Mahria did well regardless of what some silly people are writing,It would not hit 100 crore if she was not a good actress.Well done again and her acting speaks for her.Recommend

  • Kulbhushan Yadav
    Apr 10, 2017 - 12:10AM

    No, it was Sakshi Tanwar for “Dangal”. Recommend

  • Chris
    Apr 10, 2017 - 12:17AM

    The title is a little bit misleading, which try to. Portray that Mahira is the highest paid.. But if u understand closely it says in the last 3 months which movie realised in India raees was the highest earning movie.. Wherein Mahira was just a mannequin. So relax.. Nothing greatRecommend

  • Pg56
    Apr 10, 2017 - 7:37AM

    @ARFAN ASLAM khan: it hit 100 crore due to SRK not due to Mahira. She has a very small role in the movie. The comparison with Deepika is silly because Deepika did not even have a Hindi movie release.
    @Hashim – You are right of course. I think they are referring to the movie gross, not the income of the various actresses. The article heading was misleading.Recommend

  • Victor
    Apr 10, 2017 - 8:28AM

    ARFAN ASLAM khan: Do you have any idea how bollywood market works? Its a male dominating industry. Nobody gives a heck who acted opposite Sharukh Khan or any other big star. Star power works mostly. Recommend

  • Garry
    Apr 10, 2017 - 9:05AM

    Congratulations! Mahira, and best of luck. All I want to say animosity between India and Pakistan is deliberate effort of media, politicians and army. In Bollywood and comman public in genral are least bothered of country you come from . Indian public will always like to see talent and beauty from either side of the boarder.Recommend

  • Khurram
    Apr 10, 2017 - 10:58AM

    I want to see how much tax would she pay in Pakistan?Recommend

  • nakhtar
    Apr 10, 2017 - 1:28PM

    Hahahah!….So surprising to see people fighting on their actors….its only GUDDA GUDDI KA KHAIL.Recommend

  • Iqbal
    Apr 11, 2017 - 12:02AM

    This article proves that India is secular. Whether you are a Muslim or not you will be judged on what you are.
    About time Pakistan learned that.Recommend

  • S Bara
    Jun 5, 2017 - 11:15PM

    And all with them spots.Recommend

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