2018 was truly the year of Sonam K Ahuja as she elbowed out her contemporaries and delivered the highest opening numbers for a female star. With hit films like Padman, Sanju and Veere Di Wedding the actress emerged 2018’s most profitable female star – Apart from being part of films that ushered social change, Sonam was not only 2018’s best opening actress with opening week numbers
totalling 34,46,66,667 but also led total week figures to the tune of 50,77,66,667. Comments a trade source, ” After winning a National award for her performance in Neerja , Sonam has established herself as one of the most bankable female stars of her generation. Neerja was the most profitable film of 2017 , while her films in 2018 Sanju, Padman and Veere Di Wedding went on to draw combined box office numbers that were on par some leading male stars. Her choice of films have been smart both on the commercial front as well as representing the kind of films young India wants to see on the big screen”.