Monday, July 17th, 2017

Indian cinema contributes a huge amount of money towards the country’s GDP. Movies being one of the major sources of entertainment amongst the people. Movies have become the inevitable source of entertainment and a necessary part of an individual’s lifestyle. Bollywood movies do represent Indian cinema on a global platform, nevertheless, Bollywood also seeks inspiration from Tamil cinema for its versatile genres.

1. Rajinikanth

'Rajinikanth' admired worldwide and loved in India and Southeast Asia by people of all ages. An actor dexterous at his work and hugely enjoyed for his charisma. He is acknowledged for his exceptional action sequences and also remarked for his styles. Being one of the highest-paid actors in India, he never endorses any brand since he doesn’t believe in influencing his fans by endorsing products.

2. Vijay

Tamil film director Chandrasekharan’s son, loved by all, actor 'Vijay' grabs the third place in the list of highest paid actors of Tamil cinema. His authentic acting skills are liked by the audience. His natural lover boy performances are enjoyed by the audience.

3. Ajith Kumar

Ajith, loved by the Tamil audience for his performance holds the third spot and earns a lump sum. His versatility in acting and playing different roles enthusiasts the audience to watch his movies.

4. Kamal Haasan

Taking the fourth spot in the list of the richest Kollywood actors, ‘The Thespian’ of Tamil cinema, Kamal Haasan is appreciated in the entire nation for his versatility in acting. A well-bred person in the Indian cinema had not endorsed the commercial brands, much.

5. Suriya Sivakumar

The son of the veteran actor 'Sivakumar,' very talented Suriya takes the fifth place. His mustache in the movie Singham created a new identity. His ravishing styles and impeccable acting skills make him the favorite of the Tamil film industry.

6. Chiyaan Vikram

Witnessed as the protagonist in the Kollywood films, 'Chiyaan Vikram' has also made an appearance in Bollywood’s ‘Raavan,’ in an important character. He is also known as the muscle man. He has given remarkable performances over the years by playing different roles in each of his films.

7. ‘Dhanush

Dhanush, one of the leading Kollywood actor, who turned popular in Bollywood after “Raanjhanaa” is the seventh richest actor in Kollywood.

8. ‘Sivakarthikeyan

Sivakarthikeyan, who made it big in the TV and movie industry is said to be one of the top ten actors in the Tamil movie industry. He ranks the eighth place in Kollywood in the salary aspect.

9. Vijay Sethupathi

Vijay Sethupathi, who doesn’t have any restrictions regarding the length of the role, is popular in Kollywood, Tollywood and Mollywood. He ranks ninth place in the highly paid actors list in the Tamil film industry.

10. Karthik Sivakumar

Karthi is one of the most talented Tamil actors. He is one of the top highly-paid actors in Kollywood and the second in his house, after his brother Suriya, who ranks the fifth position.