Tamil actors are a few people in any kind of cinema industry who receives a cult-like following. Their fandom is a league ahead of any other cinema industry and to monetize upon such fan-following makers gives them astronomical sums to cast these actors in their movies.
Well to give you a rough idea of how much your loved actors are being paid in 2022, we have compiled a list of 7 top highest-paid Tamil actors.
Rajinikanth is a veteran in the cinema industry and over the years, the actor has made a sturdy fan base. The actor has done over 150 movies and as a result, he is the first actor to get over Rs 100 crore as remuneration in Kollywood. However, as his last couple of movies did not perform well, his pay dropped. Currently, if the reports are to be believed, the actor has received about Rs 125 crore for his upcoming movie Jailer.
- Thalapathy Vijay
Despite his last movie, Beast not performing well at the box office, Thalapathy Vijay is one of the most loved actors in the industry. His upcoming movies Varisu and Thalapathy 67 are already creating a lot on the internet. To get such hype, the makers have offered him around RS 120 crore for Varisu.
- Ajith Kumar
According to reports, Ajith Kumar is getting around Rs 120 crore for the 3 movies he did with Boney Kapoor. His last movie from this deal, Thunivu is already getting a lot of attention from the viewers and it has been reported that he is getting around Rs 105 crore for his next venture, AK62.
Suriya who is rebranded as Rolex in 2022 is currently doing a big-budget project Suriya 42. It has been reported that the actor has received a sum of Rs 45 crore for this movie. Previously the actor was paid Rs 55 crore for Etharkkum Thunindhavan. However, full details regarding these deals have not been disclosed at the moment as usually the actor has an asking price of Rs 70 crore.
- Kamal Haasan
Before the success of Vikram, Kamal Haasan used to charge around Rs 50 crore for the movie but now with the success of his movie and Indian 2 getting such hype, one can say how much his pay will raise in future deals.
Well, Sivakarthikeyan gave back-to-back hit movies like Doctor and Don and upped his price up to Rs 35 crore. The actor got Rs 33 crore for Prince and Rs 35 crore for Maaveeran. He is also doing a cameo flashback section in Rajinikanth starrer Jailer. But as his last movie Prince did not do well at the box office, his future asking price might change depending upon the success of Maaveeran.
Dhanush has been in the headlines for quite some time now. His few movies before Thiruchitrambalam did not perform as expected which lowered his price a bit and he was charging up to Rs 30 crore per movie. However, after giving back-to-back hits like Thiruchitrambalam and Naane Varuven, his price is going up. Furthermore, after making a Hollywood debut one would surely increase the price of their future movies.