Every day, the south Indian film industry gains greater acclaim from a larger audience. There are some really brilliant performers in the profession who have already amassed a large following. Because of the extraordinary success of their films, these actors have become global legends! But do you know who is the highest paid actor? Is it Rajnikanth? Scroll Down to know the answer to the acknowledged query.
This legendary superstar is definitely a giant in Tamil cinema and one of the country’s highest-paid performers. In the Hindi, Kannada, and Telugu cinema industries, he is a well-known face. He made his film debut in 1975 with Apoorva Raagangal, and he has been an irresistible juggernaut ever since.
Among his other awards are four Tamilnadu Film Lead Actor Awards and a Filmfare Best Tamil Performer Award. The Indian government has given him the Padma Bhushan and Padma Vibhushan awards (2016). He received the Chevalier Sivaji Ganesan Award for The best in Indian Cinema at the 4th Vijay Awards. At the 45th International Film of India, he got the “Centenary Award for Indian Film Personality of the Year” (2014). At the 50th International Film Festival of India, he got the Icon of Global Jubilee honour (2019). His salaries and bonuses start at Rs. 40 crores and then go up to Rs. 60 crore, as per a Paytm entertainment blog ( which is acknowledged as the most paid actor in south india).
Also he is one of the most worshipped actor in South Indian Film Industry. So, Yes, Rajnikanth is the highest paid actor.