Many have been captivated by the breathtaking, monumental, and grandiose of South Indian movies like Baahubali, RRR and now KGF. The films from South India are now appreciated both nationally and internationally. These South Indian leading ladies receive substantial compensation for delivering blockbusters, making them some of the top paid actors in the nation.
Rashmika Mandana has gained the title “National Crush” in addition to being an excellent actress. Her performance in Pushpa: The Rise has helped her with her growing fame. She is currently at the pinnacle of her career and has a tonne of important projects in the horizon. The actress has reportedly raised the price she charges for her movies to around Rs. 3 crore for each film.
Anushka Shetty, the Bahubali actress has a sizable fan base and has been playing important roles in movies like Arundhati. According to a report by MSN, Anushka receives a check for Rs.4cr for her roles.
Tamannaah Bhatia is well-known for her role in Baahubali and her remuneration according to DNA is Rs. 3 crore for each of her flicks. She recently appeared in Badshah’s ‘Tabahi’ song.
Samantha Ruth Prabhu has been making news for her megahit item song in Allu Arjun’s Pushpa. India Today claims that Samantha charges anywhere between Rs.3cr and Rs.5cr for each movie. Her compensation is also based on the production company and how much screen time she has in a given movie.
Pooja Hegde, The ‘Beast’ actress has achieved success in both the South Indian and Bollywood industries. Her upcoming film ‘Jana Gana Mana’ is with Vijay Deverakonda, directed by Puri Jagannadh. News18 reported that the actress has charged approximately Rs. 5 crore for this movie.
Nayanthara, One of the well-known faces in the South Indian film business, who recently wed Vignesh Shivan had her performance in recent times elevated her to A-list actress status. The actress has reportedly demanded Rs. 10 crore for a film with Jayam Ravi. Source – TOI