Top 11 Richest & Highest Paid South Indian Actors 2017

The South Indian film industry is absolutely huge, featuring a great number of films of Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam languages made every year. Many of these movies are made with whopping budgets like “Bhahubali” and “Robot”. Crores of rupees are spent on making these movies and crores are paid to actors of the industry as their remuneration. This has made South Indian actors as some of the richest in the country.

Here is the list of top 11 richest and highest paid South Indian actors in 2017:

11. Vikram


One of the richest actors in South India is the Tamil superstar, Vikram, who made his film debut in 1990 and went on to receive a number of film awards, including the prestigious film award. Vikram is paid as much as Rs 12 crore per movies.

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10. Junior NTR

Junior NTR

Another South Indian actor who receives Rs 12 crore as remuneration per film is Junior NTR, the 1983 born Telugu actor, who is also a trained Kuchipudi dancer. He started his career as a child artist and went on to become one of the best actors in the industry.

9. Ram Charan

Ram Charan

Sharing this spot with the above named actors is Telugu super star Ram Charan, who also makes Rs 12 crore per movie. He is the son of the famous actor Chiranjeevi and has been honored with a number of awards for his illustrious performances.

8. Ajith


Next on the list of top 10 richest South Indian actors is Tamil super star, Ajith Kumar, who established himself with the 1995 Tamil release “Aasai”, after which he delivered a large number of hits. He makes a whopping amount of Rs 16 crore per movie.

7. Surya


Surya is also one of the richest actors in South India, as he makes as much as Rs 17 crore per film. This versatile Tamil actor has given a large number of hits and has been honored with several awards and nominations for his performance.

24 thoughts on “Top 11 Richest & Highest Paid South Indian Actors 2017”

  1. bhargav says:

    Mahesh babu got 18 crores for aagadu

  2. hajar says:

    telugu actar rebalstar prabhas baahubali remunaretion is 25 cr

    1. Phani says:

      That is for two versions of bahubali 1&2 and for not working for any other movie for 2 years…………… If not his market is less…….his movie budgets are usually around 20 crores……….then how can he charge 25crs for movie…

      1. abi says:

        Prabhas next movie budget 100cr check out and keep.msge….first know it then u cmnt

  3. Satish says:

    No pawan kalyan for sardar 20 chores

    1. Santosh says:

      Please provide any referral link.

      1. Chintu says:

        16crores for sardar and prabhas 24crores for bahubali and 25 crores mahesh babu for srimanthudu

  4. Aravindan says:

    Hai sir.30lakhs will be my account sir

  5. Aravindan says:

    My mother is cancer pesent. My house remains in the 20lakhs my mummy treatment 5lakhs and other finance 5lakhs sir total 30lakhs sir my family is very poor family sir my negative place Kumbakonam sir

  6. mahesh 30cr ask per each movie

  7. congratulations for srimanthudu

  8. Rahul says:

    Ajith will come top over Vijay

  9. apppu says:

    ajith cannot even touch vijay s feet

  10. vijay says:

    Vijay got 55 crores for thupaki….all prabas …..Mahesh baby r waste compared to him….they can do onion business ….

    1. kirankumar says:

      Hello Vijay u dont have an right to say do onion business .. if u have that business proceed with that dont ever tell this words to Prabhas n mahesh.. like u people never useful for the society.Prabhas is only one actor who turn south indian film box office with 500 crores. did ur vijay done it.?? dont ever compare the actors ??

      this is a serious warning to you …. Vijay can not even touch to prabhas and mmahesh feeet…

      1. Singamuthu says:

        Ne mudra delays podringala punnaku. Are u going to benifite for that

    2. srinu says:

      Fuxk off vijay.taking highest remuneration is not so he works for movies and his dedication is important aspects in industry.

  11. naveen marapalli says:

    ramcharan remuneration 20cr

    1. Santosh says:

      please mention the movie name, i will update it.

  12. Singamuthu says:

    Dai muditu velaya parungada.accounts kuda epdi Sandra podamatanunga da.

    See this will not going to give anything for you. So think and work hard for your success. Don’t fight in social sites.

    Ethaiyum meeri kevalama comments pathanu vachiko . Mavanungala pachai pachai yahoo paesuven…… purila green greena speeking…..

  13. sultan mirza says:

    allu arjun did the movies free of cost…i think..thats why he is not here

  14. Ms vv says:

    Who care about south indian actors except rajnikanth sir….

  15. Bobby says:

    This is fake after Rajini ajith have biggest fan base in south India how can I accept this surya 7 position ajith 8 position fucking newsmakers

  16. niraj says:

    nice post pls add mahesh babu at no 3

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