Leading actors currently in Tamil cinema are asking for more in the next film if their previous film achieves a higher gross. Not only that but the market for those actors is also increasing. Let’s look at the 6 highest-paid heroes in Kollywood in that category.
Superstar Rajinikanth is one of the highest-paid heroes in Kollywood cinema. His Endhiran, 2.0, was the biggest hit in the collection of kabali films. Rajini earns between Rs 110 crore and Rs 115 crore per film.
Next to Rajini, Vijay’s films are the highest-grossing films. His market is at its peak due to the success of a series of films like Theri, Bigil, and Master. Vijay is currently starring in the film Beast. Vijay earns between Rs 100 crore and Rs 110 crore per film.
Actor Ajith’s films are causing great anticipation by the fans. Apart from that, Ajith has a huge fan base starting with Billa. His films have been well received at the box office. But in other states like Vijay, Ajith could not get the market. Bonnie Kapoor has signed Ajith for over Rs 200 crore for all three films as a reunion with Bonnie Kapoor.
Most of Kamal Haasan’s films have been huge hits in other languages as well. In fact, Kamal Haasan won the award for his performance in other language films. Kamal Haasan is currently starring in Indian 2 and Vikram. Kamal earns between Rs 30 crore and Rs 55 crore per film.
Suriya has the most fans next to Vijay and Ajith. The film was hugely acclaimed for its prowess. The recently released film Jai Bhim was also nominated for an Oscar. In this case, Suriya is currently starring in the film Etharkkum Thunindhavan. Suriya earns between Rs 35 crore and Rs 45 crore for a film he stars in.
Dhanush has his own fan base in Tamil cinema. He produces most of his films through his production company. The Asuran movie starring Dhanush became a huge blockbuster hit. Dhanush earns between Rs 20 crore and Rs 50 crore per film.
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