Same as Bollywood actors there is the particular fan following of south Indian actors. Their fans worship some of these south Indian actors. Many states come under South Indian film industry i.e. Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka as well as Kerala. Below we have listed top ten richest South Indian actors of 2018 :
Rajnikanth is a well known and an icon of South Film Industry. He is an ultimate superstar and has huge fan following has the highest number of fan followers in comparison to all other actors in Tamil Film industry. He was born and brought up in Karnataka and was a bus conductor. He was very popular among people owing to his mimicking talent when he was a bus conductor. Rajnikanth along with Kamal Hassan creates an amazing association and are on the top of the list of richest South Indian actors. He charges amid 50 to 60 crore rupees per film and owing to this he is at the number one position of this list.
- Kamal Hassan
Kamal Hassan is a well known excellent South Indian actor. He is ranked at number two on the list of the richest and highest paid actors of South Industry. He is the only person who can stand in front of Amitabh Bachchan regarding experience, status as well as charm. He had performed amazing roles all through his acting careers like in Dasavatharam and Sahodarargal and many more. He charges amid 25 crore rupees to 30 crore rupees per movie. He is not only a fantastic actor but also an amazing dancer. He earned numerous national as well as Filmfare awards too.
Joseph Vijay, son of well-known director S A Chandrasekhar, is the closest competitor or rival to Ajith Kumar in relation to fan following. Vijay is an amazing actor as well as an excellent singer. He was in the limelight with his role in Thuppaki, in which he played a role as a tough army officer. One of his most prominent roles includes his performance in movie Kaththi in which he performed and highlighted the troubles of farmers in Tamil Nadu. He has a huge fan following which is estimated at more than or equal to Ajith. He charges amid 25 to 30 crore rupees per movie.
- Ajith Kumar
Ajith Kumar is known to be one of the successful Tamil film actors. He had no back support to be successful in the acting industry but made the mark owing to his own capabilities. Not everybody knows that he is a sports lover and a racing superstar too. He has partaken in many Formula 2 car races. He is also an injury prone actor and had faced several accidents in his entire acting journey. He is an amazing g actor with a philanthropic attitude. Amongst his many memorable movies, some of them include Citizen, Villain, Varalaaru as well as the Godfather. He has an unbelievable fan following and charges amid 20 to 25 crore rupees per movie.
Surya, son of versatile Telugu actor Siva Kumar is an amazing and intense looking actor. He can perform in any film and with much ease. His name screen name Surya is given by the well-known director Mani Ratnam to steer clear of the confusion regarding another actor with the same name. One of his amazing performances includes his performance in Singham trilogy as a reliable, strict as well as nonsense inspector. He is at present one of the most successful south Indian actors in 2018. He is amongst the highest paid South Indian actors also as he charges amid 20 to 25 crore rupees per movie.
- Mahesh Babu
Mahesh Babu is a man with acting in his blood as he is a son of one of the most talented Telugu film actor Krishna Ghattamaneni. He was born and brought up in Chennai. He lived his initial life days in Chennai and at present recognized as one of the most stylish actors and made his impression in Telugu film industry. He is married to Miss India and beautiful Bollywood actress Namrata Shirodkar. He is recognized as one of the handsome actors of South Industry and charges amid 18 to 25 crore per film. He is also among those actors who have never performed in any remake film throughout his career.
- Pawan Kalyan
He is the most talented and successful south Indian actors and is the brother Chiranjeevi, a legendary Telugu actor. He is an amazing dancer and also performed in numerous critically acclaims movies. Along with acting skills, he is also an amazing actor along with a very talented martial art performer. He is also an amazing person too as he was in the limelight when he donated about two crore rupees in 2015 for the Chennai Flood relief fund. He charges amid 18 crore to 22 crore rupees per movie.
Prabhas one of the highest paid actors in South Indian industry is an amazing actor. He was in the limelight because of his performance in two most expensive movies Baahubali I and Baahubali II. With his fantastic performance in both the films he now recognized as one of the topmost actors of south Indian film industry. He charges amid INR 15 to 25 crore per film and so is on the list of one of the richest South Indian actors of 2018.
- Junior NTR
Junior NTR is a Telugu movies actor and grandson of NT Ramaroa. He was in this acting career since his childhood and had graduated in performing many lead roles. Along with the acting skill he is known to be the excellent Kuchipudi dancer as well as an amazing singer too. Till date, he worked in about twenty-six movies. He uses to charge amid INR 12 to 18 crore per film. He is also talented in political learning and also partakes in Telugu Desam party which is his grandfather’s political party.
- Vikram Chiyan
Vikram Chiyan is a recognized Tamil film actor who is capable of performing any kind of role and has a capability to hold it on his shoulders. One of his best performances includes his fantastic performance in Deiva Thirumagal as a role of the deranged person. He won many accolades for his role and in addition, also won about five Filmfare awards too. He has estimated charged amount per film is INR 15 crore.