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:
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
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
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.
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.
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.