Bollywood is the second biggest film industry worldwide after Hollywood. But within the country, numerous local movie theatre markets are proceeding quickly nowadays, especially the South Indian market consisting of generally Tollywood and Kollywood. Right here is a checklist of the wealthiest actors or actresses of South India.

  1. Anushka Shetty

Anushka Shetty

Not simply the south Indian stars, but even the starlets provide hard competitors and make it to the top. She has been giving a great payment to the sector because 2005 by appearing in over forty movies. After her last hit ‘Baahubali’ and also the success of Rudhramadevi, she has boosted her remuneration per movie to 3 to 3.5 crores and has approximate total assets of USD 5 million.

  1. Allu Arjun

Allu Arjun

As elegant as he is, his dance abilities make him the finest professional dancer not just in Tollywood but in the entire country, claims ‘The Times of India’. He is the South Indian star with the biggest number of followers on social media sites. He made his launching in 2003 and has the title of ‘Stylish actor’ to him. He charges up-to13-15 crores INR per flick and has a net worth of USD 5 million.

  1. Rana Daggubati

Rana Daggubati

He is tall, handsome and also an ideal hero product. He left a charming influence when we saw him in Dum Maro Dum contrary Bipasha Basu in 2010 that marked his Bollywood debut. He started as a visual effects organizer in 2004 and tried his hand in showing ‘Leader’. He revealed his convenience when he played an antagonist in Baahubali: The Beginning. He has a checklist of motion pictures before him and has total assets of USD 6 million.

  1. ‘Nayantara’.


She started her occupation with Malayalam flicks in 2003, relocating to Tamil films in 2005, complied with by Telugu movie theatre. She has also been stunning the south Indian movie industry since then. She has operated in over fifty movies and also is the highest possible paid actress of South. She bills as high as 3-5 crores INR per movie, making her approximated net equilibrium around USD 10 million.

  1. Kamal Haasan.

kamal haasan

An actor, director, manufacturer, lyricist, choreographer, film writer and vocalist, Kamal Hassam is an example of versatility at its ideal. He has mostly operated in Telugu, Tamil and also Hindi films. The 61 years of ages guy is a philanthropist and was one of the participants of Swacch Bharat Abhiyaan for Chennai as selected by PM Narendra Modi in 2014. He had given away funds for HIV patients and also youngsters suffering from cancer cells. He bills INR 30 crores for his films and his net worth, which

  1. ‘Rajinikanth’.


He is one star that has made fame and respect not just in South Indian cinema or India but globally. He has been operating in the sector for 30 plus years, and if we believe resources, he donates fifty per cent of his earnings to the philanthropic funds. He had charged 50 crores for ‘Lingaa’ and lately has signed a tremendous amount of INR 65 crores, making him the country’s highest-paid star. He has Padma Vibhushan and Padma Bhushan to his name and has total assets of USD 10 million.

  1. Samantha Ruth Prabhu.

Samantha Ruth Prabhu

Samantha is one of the greatest paid actresses in Tollywood and has earned a tremendous name and fame in a job span of simply six years. She likewise has Bollywood and also Hollywood tasks to her, as well as is a benefactor. She started a non-government company, ‘Pratyusha Assistance’ in 2012 that provides medical assistance to women and kids. Her net worth is USD 10 million.

  1. Nandamuri Balakrishna.

Nandamuri Balakrishna

He is the sixth child of the veteran actor and also previous Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, “N. T. Rama Rao”. He began his acting job in 1974 as well as is presently servicing his 100th flick. He is a political leader and stands for dad’s political party Telugu Desam Event. He was elected as a member of the Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly for Hindupur in 2014. His total assets are USD 10 million.

  1. Tamannaah Bhatia.

Tamannaah Bhatia

Bollywood is the second largest film sector worldwide after Hollywood. However, within the country, several local cinema markets are proceeding fast these days, specifically the South Indian industry consisting of mainly Tollywood and Kollywood.

  1. ‘Ileana D Cruz’.

Ileana D Cruz

Ileana was born in Mumbai as well as raised in Goa. She hesitantly started with image shoots and ramp programs, moving in the direction of commercial ads and began acting in 2006 with Telugu film Devadasu, complied with by Kannada, Tamil, and Hindi cinema. She charges around 2 crores INR per movie and has a total of USD 14 million, making her the wealthiest starlet in South India and among the richest in Bollywood.

  1. Pawan Kalyan.

Pawan Kalyan

He is the youngest of the 3 siblings and a manufacturer, director, film writer, and politician. He began his job in 1996 and has been spectacular in the Telugu movie market ever since. He has released his political party known as Jana Sena. He was the greatest paid actor in 2014 and 2015 when he signed films for a quantity of INR 22 crores; that boosts his total assets up to USD 15 million.

  1. ‘Prabhas’.


Prabhas began his career in 2002 and has provided some hits ever since; however, how can we neglect his role in the legendary movie Baahubali. Not just did it aid him to increase his fame in the entire country, but he suddenly turned into one of the highest-paid actors of Tollywood. According to records, he signed the Baahubali collection with a cost of 25 crores INR, and after that elevated his per film charge to 15 crores INR. He has a net worth of USD 15 million.

  1. ‘N T Rama Rao Jr.

N T Rama Rao Jr

He comes from the 3rd generation of the NT Rama Rao’s household, being his grandson. He worked as a child musician in several movies and made his launching in 2001. He has provided several hits and is one of the highest-paid actors in Tollywood, therefore charging up to INR 22 crores per movie. Although he is not actively associated with national politics, he represents his political event Telugu Desam Event. Belonging to prestigious family members, his residential or commercial property adds up to around 1000 crores INR.

  1. ‘Chiranjeevi.


This huge star does not need much introduction. His acting career has been excellent. Therefore it has been his journey as a political leader. Besides, he is likewise a singer, professional dancer, producer and also entrepreneur. He made his movie debut in 1978 and is a recipient of Padma Bhushan for his payment to the movie theatre. He went into politics in 2008, thus establishing his political party Praja Rajyam. He is a benefactor, and the sum of his total assets is over USD 16 million.

  1. Chiyaan Vikram.

Chiyaan Vikram

He is finest and highest-paid stars of the Tamil movie sector. He made his acting launching in 1990, thus appearing in Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, and a Hindi motion picture. He has 7 Filmfare Awards South and also a National Honor to his name. He bills around 12 crores INR per movie and has his approximated total assets of USD 20 million.

  1. Mahesh Babu.

Mahesh Babu

Mahesh Babu is among one of the most famous actors of Tollywood and also has shown up in practically twenty-five motion pictures because 1999. He also functioned as a child musician. His household has Padmalaya Studios to them, and he established his production banner G. Mahesh Babu Productions. He charges up to 20 crores INR per film and has his total assets of USD 20 million.

  1. Ram Charan.

Ram Charan

He was born with a silver spoon, yet he has his identification in the sector. He acquired fame with his 2009 release ‘Magadheera’, although he debuted in 2007 with ‘Chirutha’. He has also appeared in a Hindi film and also obtained crucial gratitude. He has launched a Hyderabad-based domestic airline companies TruJet, which amounts to his equilibrium. He bills 17-18 Crores INR per movie, and his net worth is approx USD 21.5 million.

  1. Ajith Kumar.

Ajith Kumar

Ajith Kumar is just one of the highest-paid actors in the Tamil film industry. He began his acting profession in 1990 and also has shown his convenience over the years. Before films, he wished to establish himself as a racer. However, we presume destiny had a few other plans. He charges up to 25 crores INR per movie as well as his net worth is as high as USD 22 million.

  1. Suriya Sivakumar.

Suriya Sivakumar

He is one of the finest stars in the Tamil film industry. There is a listing of movies that add to his hit acting job. He began as a star in 1997 and complied with by coming to be a singer and producer. He used to sign films at a 25 crores per motion picture rate but has lowered to 20 crores because of weak market problems, plus five crores INR for referring to various other language movies to Tamil. He has a net worth of USD 25 million that makes him the wealthiest Tamil star.

  1. Akkineni Nagarjuna.

Akkineni Nagarjuna

The last one that enters our countdown tops the checklist. The wealthiest actor in South India is Nagarjuna Akkineni that has made more money with his service than his acting. There is a lengthy list of his non-acting occupation. He co-owns the team Mumbai Blasters of Indian Tennis Organization, supports Kalyan Jewelers. He charges lower than the various other actors (7 crores INR). However, his net worth amounts to USD 50 million.