Compared to earlier, the film stars are earning big amounts now. Not just heroes, the beauties are also drawing fat cheques for their films. By balancing both glamour roles and roles that have space for showcasing their acting prowess, the leading divas get paid hefty amounts as their remunerations.
The list of highest-paid actresses cannot be started with talking about Lady Superstar Nayanthara. The talented actress has been one of the biggest crowd pullers. For the past few years, all her films are money spinners.
The lady Superstar started a new chapter in her life by tying the knot with her longtime beau Vignesh Shivan. Due to her stardom, she is the top paid Tollywood actress. Film circles say that Nayanthara takes home a whopping remuneration of Rs 10 crores per film. She is acting alongside Chiranjeevi, besides a handful of Tamil projects.
Samantha Ruth Prabhu:
Queen bee Samantha is in her best form now. Anything she touches is turning into gold. She is busy doing multiple projects. Samantha is balancing films and web series. After Family Man 2, Samantha is doing another web series. Info says Samantha charges around 3 crores to 5 crores per film.
Happening beauty Pooja Hegde acted in many successful films. Pooja Hegde is doing films across languages and all are big-ticket films. The sizzling beauty is doing films in Telugu, Hindi, and Tamil movies. It is said that Pooja Hegde might do a Kannada film opposite a big star. Reports say that Pooja Hegde charges Rs 5 crore per film, while she used to charge Rs 3-4 crores.
Rakul Preet Singh:
The stunning beauty takes fitness seriously and spends time in the gym without a miss. After reaching the top position in Tollywood, Rakul Preet Singh started doing films in other languages. According to the grapevine, Rakul Preet Singh takes home around Rs 3.5 crores per film. She was last seen in Runway 34.
The 32-year-old actress has been doing films for the past 25 years. She started her career at a young age and did films across languages. She was last seen in F3, the second film in the F2 franchise. Milky beauty takes home around Rs 3 crores.
The Kannada beauty is one of the busy actresses in Southern films. Her last film Pushpa, a Pan-India film made the entire nation look at Tollywood. She pulled off a de-glamour role with utmost ease. Her cute looks made her the National Crush. Rashmika Mandanna reportedly charges Rs 3 crores as remuneration.
Chandamama Kajal is missing from the industry post her marriage and pregnancy. She recently gave birth to a boy and she is spending time with the little one. Kajal acted in Megastar Chiranjeevi’s recent outing, Acharya. However, her portion was trimmed from the film. Kajal’s remuneration is Rs 2 crore.
The tall beauty shot to nationwide fame with the magnum opus Bahubali. Movie lovers across the nation fell in love with her. Anushka has an illustrious career as she acted in women-centric films and commercial films as well. Anushka Shetty’s remuneration is around Rs 4 crores.
Despite coming from a film background, Shruti Haasan created a space for herself in the industry. Not just acting, Shruti is good at singing as well and she made a few albums on her own. Per film Shruti Haasan charges Rs 2 crores. The talented beauty is bus shooting for Salaar opposite Prabhas.
Keerthy Suresh is riding high on the success of her recent film Sarkaru Vaari Paata. She has an impressive filmography and she got the honor of acting in the biopic of Mahani Savitri. She went into the skin of the character and earned praise for her promising acting skills. Her remuneration will be around Rs 2 crore.