10 Highest Paid Actors in Tamil

Tamil cinema is India’s second most popular and largest film industry, behind Hindi cinema, and its box office revenue is also respectable. Every year, hundreds of films are produced. Actors in Tamil cinema are paid astronomical sums based on their roles in the films. The typical film does well at the box office. Rajinikanth is the highest-paid actor in both Tamil and Indian films. He is also Asia’s third highest-paid actor. The following list of Tamil Cinema’s Highest-Paid Actors is presented in detail. The actor rankings are based on credible sources.

10. Simbu


Occupation: Actor, director, playback singer
Years active: 2002 – present
Notable films: Kadhal Azhivathillai, Vaalu, Vinnaithaandi, Idhu Namma, Aalu, Vettai Mannan, Osthe, Ext.
DOB: July 28, 1983, Chennai
Remuneration: 4 – 5 Crore

9. Arya

Arya actor Tamil

Occupation: Actor, Producer
Years active: 2005 – present
Notable films: Madrasapattinam, Boss Engira Bhaskaran, Vettai, Raja Rani, Boss Engira Bhaskaran, Arrambam, Irandam Ulagam, Ext.
DOB: December 11, 1980, Trikarpur
Remuneration: 6 Crore

8. Dhanush


Occupation: actor, singer, lyricist, and producer
Years active: 2002 – present
Notable films: Maari, Anegan, Velaiyilla Pattathari, Raannjhanaa,3,Aadukalam, Ext.
DOB: July 28, 1983, Chennai
Remuneration: 8 Crore

7. Karthi

Karthik Sivakumar

Occupation: Film actor
Years active: 2007 – present
Notable films: Paiyaa, Naan Mahaan Alla, Siruthai, Madras, Akex Oandian, Biriyani, Komban, Ext.
DOB: May 25, 1977, Chennai
Remuneration: 8 – 10 Crore

6. Vikram

Occupation: Film actor, Film producer, Playback singer, Voice Actor
Years active: 1990 – present
Notable films: Sethu, Gemini, Anniyan, Pithamagan, I, Kanthaswamy, Thaandavam, Raavanan, Ext.
DOB: 17 April 1966, Chennai
Remuneration: 12 – 14 Crore

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