The 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.
'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 the highest paid actor in India. The superstar is paid INR 30 crores for a movie. Also he never endorses any brand since he doesn’t believe in influencing his fans by endorsing products.
Taking the second spot in the list of the richest Kollywood actors, ‘The Thespian’ of Tamil cinema, Kamal Haasan. He is appreciated in the entire nation for his versatility in acting .A well-bred person in the Indian cinema, charges INR 25 crores per movie, also never spotted endorsing commercial brands.
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 is liked by the audience. His natural lover boy performances is enjoyed by the audience. One of the major talents of the Tamil film industry gets INR 18 crores for a movie.
Clinching the forth spot and being paid INR 18 crores for a movie, an actor showing up from the fraternity of the notable Telugu actor Chiranjeevi. His acting career took off in the year 1996, since then, the actor has given everlasting performances and clinched numerous awards.
The son of the veteran actor Sivakumar, very talented Suriya taking the fifth place with a pay check of INR 17 crores for a movie. His beard in the movie Singham created a new identity of his. His ravishing styles and impeccable acting skills make him the favorite of the Tamil film industry.
One of the most good-looking actors of the Indian cinema, Mahesh Babu beginning as a child artist later debuted in a Tamil movie in the year 1999. He is held at the 6th position in Kollywood and gets INR 16 crores per movie.
Ajith, loved by the Tamil audience for his performance holds the seventh spot and earns INR 16 crores for a film. His versatility in acting and playing different roles enthusiasts the audience to watch his movies.
Chiranjeevi's son, Ram Charan one of the greatest talents of Kollywood, takes 8th position in this list by earning INR 12 crores for a movie at present. His greatest hit being Rajmouli’s ‘
Magadheera’ in which he is witnessed as a soldier.
N T Rama Rao Jr
One of the most skilled actors of Kollywood, 'N T Rama Rao Jr' holds the 9th position in this list of the richest ones by the earning of INR 12 crores per film. He is popularly known for his smiley face. He began as a child actor and a professional Kuchipudi dancer.
Witnessed as the protagonist in the Kollywood films, 'Chiyaan Vikram' has also made an appearance in Bollywood’s ‘
Raavan’ as a negative character. He charges INR 12 crores per movie. 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.