Kareena Kapoor has emerged as the Most Profitable Actress for 2011. Thanks to over Rs 200 crores in box office collections ETC has awarded Kareena the most profitable actress at the Bollywood Business Awards 2011.
Salman Khan is the most profitable actor for 2011, with two of his films â€" Ready and Bodyguard - crossing the Rs 100 crore mark in 2011. Kareena Kapoor was Salmanâ€™s co-star and the movie made close to 141 crores at the box office making it the biggest blockbuster of 2011. Kareena also co-starred with Shahrukh Khan in Ra.One her other 100 crore movie of 2011.
"Receiving an award wherein you are being adjudged considering the economic quotient as a cornerstone for mapping the success gives you a sense of pride. Iâ€™ve always maintained that commercial success is as important as the critical success of a movie. A commercially successful movie pays evidence to the fact that viewers loved watching your movie. Thank you, for appreciating and recognising my work," Kareena said.
"I have signed quite a few good films this year and I am hopeful that my audience will continue to like me the way they have liked me in the past. This is just the beginning of the road," she added.
Kareena Kapoor now has 4 movies in the Rs.100 crore club in the last two years. First, Three Idiots took the box office by storm earning Rs 170 crores, then Golmaal 3 collected Rs 108 crores, and in 2011, Bodyguard and Ra.One crossed the Rs.100 crore mark at the box office.