Tamil Actress Salary / Remuneration List for 2014 movies

Bollywood stars are known for their high earnings but in recent years their counterparts from the Tamil industry has been earning big bucks as well.  Here are the top earning female stars from Kollywood :

  • Aishwarya Rai Bachchan -although she works primarily in Bollywood, she holds the record of being the highest paid heroine in Tamil film history. For starring in ‘Endhiran’ (‘Robot’) with superstar Rajinikanth, she was paid 6 crores. Co-incidentally she made her film debut with the Tamil film, ‘Iruvar’ in 1997.
  • Deepika Padukone- she was reportedly paid 3 crores for ‘Kochadaiiyaan’ with Rajinikanth. Although she normally charges 5 crores in Bollywood, she took less fee because she did not have to give bulk dates for the film.
  • Asin-after having some success in Bollywood, she now earns 3-4 crores per film.
  • Nayantara- she was ready to quit acting after deciding to marry Prabhu Deva. But the two broke up. She earned 2 crores for her latest bi-lingual film.
  • Anushka Shetty- one of the busiest heroines in South, she earns 1.5-2 crores from big budget films.
  • Ileana D’Cruz- she is still trying to make it big in Bollywood but earned 1.25 crores for the Tamil film ‘Nanban’.
  • Trisha Krishnan- despite her recent box failures, she is still in demand. She has a fee of about 1.1-1.3 crores per film.
  • Tamanna Bhatia- after her foray in Bollywood, her fee in the southern industries have increased. She now earns above 1 crore for her films in the South.
  • Kajal Aggarwal- after back to back to hit films in Tamil, she has entered the 1 crore fee zone. She also has fledging Bollywood career.
  • Samantha- after having big success in Telugu films, she is now working in several big budget Tamil films. She earns around 1 crore for each film.
  • Priyamani- she works in almost all industries in the South. Her fee varies from one industry to another. She earns in a range of 40 to 70 lakhs per film.
  • Hansika Motwani- though she started in Bollywood her biggest success has been in the South. She now earns above 65 lakhs for her films.
  • Taapsee Pannu- while she has started to get work in Bollywood she has been consistent with hits in the South albeit they mostly being multi-starrers. She is now earning 55 to 70 lakhs for her films.
  • Shruti Hassan- daughter of the legendary Kamal Hassan, she works in Telugu, Tamil and Bollywood as well. Her fee is around 70 lakhs per film.
  • Amala Paul- due to her recent marriage, her acting career is now on hold for a while. Before that she was earning 40 to 50 lakhs for each film.
  • Ramya/ Divya Spandana- she is just starting in Tamil and Telugu films after her success in the Kannada industry. Her highest earning so far has been Rs 54 lakhs.
  • Genelia D’Souza- now happily married to Bollywood actor Ritiesh Deshmukh, she used to earn around 50 lakhs in her peak.
  • Shriya Saran- she used to earn around 80 lakhs per film few years back but now earns around 40 lakhs from her projects.
  • Anjali- although in the news last year for a controversy, she remains one of the best young actors in South. Her fee is around 30 lakhs.
  • Nithya Menon- she started her career as a child artist in films. She now has a salary of about 25 lakhs.
  •   Lakshmi Menon- at only 18 years of age she is counted among fastest rising stars in Tamil. She currently earns around 20 lakhs per film.
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4 Responses

  1. Anushka for good actress good salary

  2. I kajal agarwal is beautiful and super acting thank you

  3. Sridivya and nazriya salary???

  4. I Like Samantha

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