The Tamil movie industry pays more to actresses who have been in the business longer and are more well-known. When a new heroine comes out, she gets paid less, but when she gets popular, her pay goes up. But compared to Tamil actors, an actress’s career is also short. Here, you can see who are the top 10 highly paid actresses of Tamil Film Industry.
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- Nayanthara – 2cr to 10cr for each film
- Anushka Shetty – Rs 6 crore per movie
- Samantha Ruth Prabhu – Rs 3cr and 8cr per movie or series
- Trisha Krishnan – 80lakhs to 3cr per movie
- Rashmika Mandanna – Rs 2 crores and 5 crores per movie
- Tamannaah Bhatia – 1.5cr to 5cr per movie/series
- Kajal Aggarwal – 1.5cr to 4cr for each film
- Shruti Haasan – Rs 1 cr to 2,5 cr per movie
- Keerthy Suresh – 1cr to 3cr per movie
- Srinidhi Shetty – 1cr to 3cr per movie
Nayanthara – 2cr to 10cr for each film
Nayantara was born as Diana Mariam Kurien in a Malayali Nasrani (Syrian Christian) family to an Indian Army Officer father, Kurien Kodiyattu, and Omana Kurien, in Bangalore, Karnataka. In 2003, she was still in college when director Sathyan Anthikkad saw her and put her in a Malayalam movie. She went on to act in Tamil and Telugu movies after two years. As she became more well-known, she started appearing in Kannada movies. She is one of the most popular and sought-after actresses in the South Indian film industry because she looks good and is good at what she does.
Here are some of the latest movies of Nayanthara
|Netrikann (As Actress and Producer)||Tamil|
|Kaathu Vaakula Rendu Kaadhal||Tamil|
|Untitled GS Viknesh film||Tamil|
|Untitled Atlee film||Hindi|
Anushka Shetty – Rs 6 crore per movie
Anushka Shetty is an Indian actress who works in films. She also taught yoga and learned from the yoga guru Bharat Thakur. This tall, beautiful woman made her film debut in the 2005 Telugu movie Super, which starred Nagarjuna and was a huge box office hit. Later, people noticed her because of how she did in Vikramarkudu. But when she played Jejamma in Arundhati, she got a lot of praise from critics and became one of the best actresses in the Telugu Film Industry.
Here are some of the latest movies of Anushka Shetty
|Baahubali 2: The Conclusion||Telugu|
|Baahubali 2: The Conclusion||Tamil|
|Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy [Cameo appearance]||Telugu|
Samantha Ruth Prabhu – Rs 3cr and 8cr per movie or series
Samantha is an Indian actress who primarily works in films made in the Telugu and Tamil languages. She was born on April 28, 1987, and grew up in Pallavaram in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. She was born to parents who are Telugu and Malayali. She came from a small family and started modeling as a side job. She made her first movie, Ye Maya Chesave, with Gautam Menon. Over the next 11 years, she made more than 40 movies. She is best known for her parts in movies like Eega, Mahanati, Mersal, 24, Dookudu, Rangasthalam, Super Deluxe, Oh! Baby, and more.
Here are some of the latest movies of Samantha Ruth Prabhu
|Manmadhudu 2 [Cameo appearance]||Telugu|
|Pushpa: The Rise [In song “Oo Antava Mawa Oo Oo Antava”]
|Kaathu Vaakula Rendu Kaadhal||Tamil|
Trisha Krishnan – 80lakhs to 3cr per movie
Trisha Krishnan was born on May 4, 1983, in the Indian city of Pallakad, in the state of Kerala. She speaks Hindi, Tamil, English, and French. She went to school in India at Church Park and Ethiraj College. She is an only child who lives with her parents and grandmother. She got her start in movies with the 2002 movie Mounam Pesiyadhe, which was directed by Ameer Sultan and starred Suriya. After that, she was in Laysa Laysa, a Tamil film by Priyadarshan (2003).
Here are some of the latest movies of Trisha Krishnan
|Ponniyin Selvan: I||Tamil|
|Ponniyin Selvan: II||Tamil|
|Sathuranga Vettai 2||Tamil|
Rashmika Mandanna – Rs 2 crores and 5 crores per movie
Rashmika Mandanna is an Indian actress who was born on April 5, 1996. She has worked in Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, and Hindi movies and has been called a “Pan-India Actress.” She has a lot of fans all over India, and she has been called the “National Crush of India.” Rashmika is said to be the “Next Big Thing in Bollywood” because she has a wide range of films and a growing fan base. She will also be in Sukumar’s much-anticipated Pushpa: The Rise – Part 1 with Allu Arjun in 2021 and Thirumala Kishore’s Aadavaallu Meeku Johaarlu with Sharwanand in 2022.
Here are some of the latest movies of Rashmika Mandanna
|Pushpa: The Rise||Telugu|
|Aadavallu Meeku Johaarlu||Telugu|
|Pushpa 2: The Rule||Telugu|
Tamannaah Bhatia – 1.5cr to 5cr per movie/series
Tamanna Bhatia was born in Mumbai, India, and she is an Indian actress. In 2005, the Hindi movie Chand Sa Roshan Chehra was her first role (2005). Also, in 2005, she made her first movie in the Telugu language with Sree (2005). Kedi, which came out in 2006, was her first Tamil movie (2006). In 2007, she was in two movies that got good reviews: Happy Days (2007) and Kalloori (2007). With movies like Padikathavan, Ayan, Paiyaa, and Siruthai that did well at the box office, she became one of the most popular actresses in south Indian films.
Here are some of the latest movies of Tamannah Bhatia
|Aa Bb Kk (Cameo appearance)||Marathi|
Kajal Aggarwal – 1.5cr to 4cr for each film
Kajal made her acting debut in the 2004 Hindi movie Kyun! Ho Gaya Na… (2004). She played Aishwarya Rai Bachchan’s friend in a small supporting role. Chandamama, a Telugu movie that came out in 2007, was her first big hit. She played Yuvarani Mitravinda Devi and Indira (Indu) in “Magadheera (2009),” which was the biggest hit in the history of Telugu movies. This made her one of the most popular actresses in the Telugu film industry.
Here are some of the latest movies of Kajal Aggarwal
Shruti Haasan – Rs 1 cr to 2,5 cr per movie
Shruti Kamal Haasan is an actress and singer who works in India. She is the daughter of the famous actor Kamal Haasan and the actress Sarika Thakur. As a child, she made her acting debut in “Hey Ram,” where she played one of Sardar Vallab Bhai Patel’s daughters. After that, she played a prominent role in the movie “Luck.” She is also a great singer who has done playback singing in many movies, such as Thevar Magan (1992), Chachi 420 (1997), Hey Ram (2000), Luck (2009), and many more.
Here are some of the latest movies of Shruthi Hassan
|Putham Pudhu Kaalai||Tamil|
Keerthy Suresh – 1cr to 3cr per movie
Keerthy Suresh is an actress who works mainly in Tamil, Telugu, and Malayalam movies in India. Nag Ashwin’s biopic Mahanati (2018) about the famous actress Savitri, in which she played the title character, came out in 2018. She won several awards for her performance, including the 2018 National Film Award for Best Actress and the 2018 Filmfare Awards South for Best Actress in Telugu.
Here are some of the latest movies of Keerthi Suresh
|Marakkar: Arabikadalinte Simham||Malayalam|
|Good Luck Sakhi||Telugu|
|Sarkaru Vaari Paata||Telugu|
Srinidhi Shetty – 1cr to 3cr per movie
Srinidhi Ramesh Shetty is an Indian actress and model who was born on October 21, 1992. She won the Miss Supranational 2016 pageant. At the Miss Diva 2016 pageant, Srinidhi Shetty won the title of Miss Diva Supranational 2016. She then represented India at Miss Supranational 2016, which she also won. She is the second person from India to win this award. Srinidhi Shetty’s first role was in the Kannada movie K.G.F: Chapter 1.
Here are some of the latest movies of Srinidhi Shetty
|KGF Chapter 2||Kannada|
|KGF Chapter 1||Kannada|