Pay parity has always been a hot button in Bollywood. Several leading actors, including Priyanka Chopra, Kalki Koechlin, Anushka Sharma and Kangana Ranaut have raised their voice for equal pay as their male counterparts.

In a recent interview, Amitabh Bachchan has made a startling statement that's quite  a welcome change.

Big B took a dig at himself and said that Deepika Padukone was paid more than him for ​Piku

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​"I can tell you one thing, in Piku, Deepika Padukone was paid more than me and that says two things – one that she is obviously more important than me and two I have lost my price tag coz I have been working for so long. Maybe I am not so important," he said.

The ​xXx: ​Return of Xander Cage ​actor is already one of the top ten highest paid female actors in the world, according to ​Forbes'.

​More power to you, DP!

What do you think?