Priyanka Chopra is a global icon today. It is no secret that before venturing into Hollywood, the actress enjoyed a successful career in Bollywood too. However, in a recent interview, PeeCee opened up about pay parity in the Hindi film industry and revealed how she used to get only 10 percent of what her male co-actors were paid.
“I’ve never had pay parity in Bollywood. I would get paid about 10% of the salary of my male co-actor”, she told BBC.
“It (the pay gap) is large, substantially large. And so many women still deal with that. I’m sure I will too if I worked with a male co-actor now in Bollywood,” she added.
Priyanka Chopra Jonas also mentioned that even though ‘her generation of actresses’ asked for equal pay, they never received it.