10 Highest Paid Actors in Tamil films

5. Ajith Kumar

Ajith Kumar
Occupation: Film actor, promotional model, Racing driver, Philanthropist
Years active: 1992 – present
Notable films: Vaali, BIlla, Mankatha, Arrambam, Veeram, Yennai Arindhaal, Veeram, Ext.
DOB: May 1, 1971, Secunderabad
Remuneration: 16 – 17 Crore

4. Suriya

suriya
Occupation: Film actor, producer, television presenter
Years active: 1997 – present
Notable films: Nandha, Kaakha Kaakha, Pithamagan, Perazhagan, Ghajini, Vei, Vaaranam Aayiram, Ayan, Aadhavan, SIngham, 7am Arivu, Singam II
DOB: July 23, 1975, Coimbatore
Remuneration: 18 Crore

3. Vijay

Vijay
Occupation: Film actor, playback singer, film producer, philanthropist
Years active: 1992 – present
Notable films: Vellayudham, Nanban, Thuppakki, Jilla and Kaththi, Poove Unakkaga
DOB: June 22, 1974 (age 41), Chennai
Remuneration: Around 20 Crore

2. Kamal Hassan

Kamal Haasan
Kamal Hassan is the second highest paid actor in Tamil cinema. Also one of the highest paid actors in India.
Occupation: Film Actor, Producer, Director, Screenwriter, Playback Singer, Lyricist, Choreographer, Song writer
Years active: 1959 – present
Notable films: Hey Ram, Virumaandi, Vishwaroopam, Dasavatharam, Nayakan, Uttam Villain, Apoorva Raagangal,
DOB: 7 November 1954, Paramakudi, Tamil Nadu
Remuneration: 25 Crore

1. Rajinikanth

rajinikanth
Rajinikanth is a popular and highest paid actor in India while Jackie Chan ranked first. He is called ‘Superstar’ of Tamil Cinema.
Occupation: Film actor, producer, screenwriter, playback singer
Years active: 1975 – present
Notable films: Naan Sigappu Manithan, Padikkathavan, Mr. Bharath, Velaikaran, Guru Sishyan, Dharmathin Thalaivan, Lingaa, Enthiran, Kochadaiiyaan, Baasha, Sivaji
DOB: 12 December 1950, Bangalore
Remuneration: 45 Crore

Note: The Above list of highest Paid Actors in Kollywood (Called for Tamil Film Industry) is not an official ranking, and please do not refer this for official purpose.

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