Deepika Padukone
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The year 2015 saw some fantastic performances of Bollywood actresses in the male-dominated industry. Kangana Ranaut, Deepika Padukone, Anushka Sharma enthralled audiences with their performances with movies such as "Tanu Weds Manu Returns", "Bajirao Mastani", "NH10" and others.

The top 10 list of top actress is a surprise package as actress who are just few years old in the industry have made it in the list. Kangana, Shraddha Kapoor, Anushka and others are the top earners of 2015.

Take a complete look at the top 10 actress of 2015 below:

Deepika Padukone: The leggy lass of Bollywood maintained her top spot at the box office with around Rs 343 crore. She had three releases this year and all three earned moolah at the box office. Her first release of 2015, "Piku" earned Rs 80 crore, "Tamasha" earned Rs 68 crore and "Bajirao Mastani" approximately Rs 136.50 crore. The final box office collection of "Bajirao Mastani" might reach the Rs 175 crore mark.

Kareena Kapoor Khan: With just one movie — Bajrangi Bhaijaan — she is at second position with Rs 321 crore box office income.

Priyanka Chopra:  Former Miss World and Bollywood diva Priyanka managed to shine with "Dil Dhadakne Do" and "Bajirao Mastani" this year. Priyanka's films earned approximately Rs 272 crore in India, which includes "Dil Dhadakne Do" (Rs 77 crore) and "Bajirao Mastani" (Rs 136.50 crore approximately).

Sonam Kapoor: Bollywood's fashionista had two releases this year – Dolly Ki Doli and Prem Ratan Dhan Payo – but it's the second film that worked at the box office. "Dolly Ki Doli" earned approximately Rs 19.26 crore, while "Prem Ratan Dhan Payo" earned approximately Rs 210.16 crore.

Shruti Haasan: The 29-year-old actress had two big releases this year and the combined box office collection of both the movies stands at approximately Rs 185 crore. "Gabbar Is Back" starring Akshay and Shruti earned Rs 88 crore, while "Welcome Back" starring John Abraham earned Rs 96.69 crore.  

Kangana Ranaut: Referred to as the "Queen" of Bollywood, Kangana impressed viewers with "Tanu Weds Manu Returns" in the first half of 2015, but in the second half she delivered two flops "I Love NY" and "Katti Batti". However, the box office collection of all the three movies is more than Rs 182 crore, making Kanagana the sixth highest earner of 2015.

Kajol and Kriti Sanon: Both the actress had only one release this year, i.e. "Dilwale", which earned approximately Rs 136 crore. The final expected box office collection of "Dilwale" is Rs 150 crore, thus making both the actress as the seventh highest earners of 2015.

Jacqueline Fernandez: Jacqueline had three films this year and all three failed to impress viewers, but the actress managed to strike at the box office with the box office collection. Her "Roy" movie earned Rs 45 crore, followed by "Bangistan" with Rs 6 crore and lastly "Brothers" earning Rs 83 crore.

Anushka Sharma: Anushka had a successful year at the box office. Her performance in "NH 10" got her appreciation, while her "Dil Dhadakne Do" performed well at the box office. Anushka's movie earned approximately Rs 134 crore this year, which includes "NH10" (Rs 34 crore), "Dil Dhadakne Do" (Rs 77 crore) and "Bombay Velvet" (Rs 24 crore).

 Shraddha Kapoor: Shakti Kapoor's daughter had just one release "ABCD 2" and that entered in the blockbuster list. The film crossed Rs 100 crore mark in India and is now sixth highest grosser. "ABCD 2" earned approximately Rs 105 crore from domestic box office. 

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