New Delhi: Bhojpuri cinema has a huge fan following. It is known for producing some of the best actors and actresses, Ravi Kishan and Manoj Tiwari are the best gifts the industry could give us. Coming to actresses - Amrapali Dubey, Rani Chatterjee and Monalisa and have succeeded in creating a niche for themselves and some of them have also become household names after appearing in popular Hindi reality shows.
Here's looking at the top five Bhojpuri actresses who continue to rule our hearts
One of the most sought-after actresses Amrapali Dubey, who began her career with TV shows is one of the most extremely popular in the industry today. She made her debut in Nirahua Hindustani opposite Jubilee star Dinesh Lal Yadav aka Nirahua in 2014. Since then, she has become one of most bankable stars in Bhojpuri cinema. Her recent outing Border alongside Dinesh Lal was released on Eid and the film is already garnering a humongous response from the audience. Not to forget Amrapali is one of the highest paid Bhojpuri actresses. If sources are to be trusted, she is offered around Rs 7-9 Lakh per film.
Better known as Bhojpuri sizzler, Rani Chatterjee who made her debut in 2004 in Manoj Tiwari starrer Sasura Bada Paisawala is also one of the gems of the Bhojpuri industry. She has worked in a number of super-hit films since then. She has YouTube channel where she keeps posting videos to keep her fans informed and updated. A new song video featuring Rani was unveiled recently on her YouTube channel Rani Chatterjee Entertainment. Titled I Love You, the romantic track has been sung by Kalpana Patowary. This actress is also a wonderful singer and keeps treating her fans with her music videos on her social handles. Rani is also one of the highest paid actresses and takes home around 5-8 lakh per film.
Monalisa also known as Antara Biswas is another popular name in the Bhojpuri film industry. She is not only a popular face in Bihar but after her stint in reality show Bigg Boss she is a popular face in the Hindi film industry too. Her closeness with fellow housemate Manu Punjabi became the talk of the town and the actress got married to her boyfriend Vikrant Singh Rajpoot. She made her debut in a film titled Bhole Shankar in 2008 and worked in a number of films since then.
Kajal is a famous name in Bhojpuri cinema and her popularity seems to be increasing with every film she does. Films such as Sabsejai ho, Sabse Bada Mujrim, Patna Se Pakistan, Bhojpuriya Raja, Holi got her immense appreciation from the fans. She has worked with almost all the top actors in Bhojpuri industry.
One of Bhojpuri film industry's most sought-after actresses Priyanka Pandit aka Gargi Pandit is extremely popular on social media. Time and again she updates her fans about her work projects and also about the updates in her personal life. She will also be seen in Rajkumar R Pandey's Dulhan Chahi Pakistan Se 2. Directed and produced by Rajkumar R Pandey, Dulhan Chahi Pakistan Se - 2 is the sequel to the 2016 Bhojpuri blockbuster Dulhan Chahi Pakistan Se. It is believed that Gargi who has acted opposite superstar Pawan Singh, in two films, had a secret crush on him and even wanted to marry him. But two hail from different castes and according to Gargi, this proved to be an insurmountable barrier. However, Pawan Singh tied the knot with Jyoti Singh from Uttar Pradesh's Balia on March 6, 2018, in the presence of close family members.