The South Indian film industry has grown in strength and money over the last few years. It is absolutely huge, featuring a great number of films of Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam languages made every year. Tamil Actors have a huge market in not just India but other parts of the world as well. They charge huge amount for each film.
According to information available on the Internet, for the film he charged Rs 48-60 crore. For the next film 2.0 is said to be biggest ever production in Tamil cinema and his fee is around Rs 60 crore. He is considered as one of the most respected Indian actors around the globe. He is also with the Padma Bhushan in 2000 and the Padma Vibhushan in 2016 for his contributions to the arts.
The legendary actor Kamal Hassan makes it to this list by earning an incredible amount of Rs 20-30 crore per film. He earns additional shares if he is involved in direction and writing departments. Haasan has won several Indian film awards including four National Film Awards and 19 Filmfare Awards. Kamal Haasan was titled Kalaimamani in 1979, the Padma Shri in 1990, and the Padma Bhushan in 2014.
is the only highest paid actor among south Indian celebrities to match the lower value of Rajinikanth’s remuneration.He is ruling the industry after back to back success with his recent releases. For the movie Puli, Vijay was paid 30 crores, which has significantly upped his current earnings of 25 crore.
Prabhas Bahubali – The Beginning star Prabhas has reportedly become one of the highest paid actors in the Telugu film industry. As per a TOI report, Prabhas was paid Rs 20 crore for the period drama Bahubali.
Mahesh Babu is mainly known for his work in Telugu cinema. At the age of four, he made his debut as a child artist in Needa(1979) and acted in eight other films as a child artist. He made his debut as a lead actor with ‘Rajakumarudu’ (1999) and won the Nandi Award for Best Male Debut. He charged around Rs 18 crore per film.
the highest paid South Indian actors is Pawan Kalyan, who is the brother of popular star, Chiranjeevi. An actor, producer, martial artist, director, screenwriter, stunt coordinator, writer, and politician, Pawan made his film debut in 1996 and received great acclaim and a number of awards. He is paid Rs 18 crore as remuneration for each film.
He makes as much as Rs 17 crore per film as acting fees and another 5 crore for just dubbing the film Telugu. This versatile Tamil actor has given a large number of hits and has been honored with several awards and nominations for his performance.
Ajith, The king of Tamil cinema is said to be top most actor of industry this time. He began his career as a supporting actor in a Telugu film before gaining critical recognition in the Tamil thriller ‘Aasai’ (1995). The actor’s remuneration is somewhere between Rs 16 crores.
Ram Charan is also has made a good name in South Indian film industry mainly in Telugu cinema. Ram Charan is also one of the highest paid Telugu actors in the country he charged Rs. 12 crore per movie.He won two state Nandi Awards, two Film fare Awards South, two Cinema Awards, and one Santosham Best Actor Award.
Vikram is an Indian film actor, voice actor and a playback singer and mainly known for Tamil films. The versatile actor of Kollywood, Vikram get paid for Rs. 12-15 crore for per movie. After the huge success of blockbuster film ‘I’ with Shankar in 2015, Vikram is all set to release his next film with Anand Shankar.
Information are gathered from various sources.