Here we will talk about the top 10 most popular Tamil actors (Kollywood) who are not far behind any Bollywood star in terms of popularity.
Nowadays we are seeing that the South Film Industry is giving us better films than Bollywood films. A better film means great direction, best plot and tremendous acting.
Any film is successful only when the actor of that film commits himself to that film. In the Tamil film industry (Kollywood), we get to see many big stars who have a different status and they leave behind many Bollywood actors in terms of fees.
If we talk about Tamil superstar Rajinikanth, then his fan following is not only in India but all over the world. If you are a fan of Rajinikanth then you would know that he also has a temple in South India. This shows how much people respect him.
This is the actor who has given India’s biggest budget movie ie 2.0 (Robot), Rajinikanth has been ruling the Indian film industry for years.
So here we will tell the top 10 most popular actors of 2020 of Tamil film industry (Kollywood) but note that Rajinikanth is not in the top of the list. Stay with us to know No.1 actor.
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10) Jayam Ravi – Rs 4-5 crore
The actor’s real name is Ravi Mohan, who named himself Jayam Ravi after his debut film “Jayam“. The actor, who made his debut in Telugu films in childhood, has done more than 29 films in the Tamil film industry and 2 films are going to be released in 2020.
40-year-old Jayam Ravi established his career in a few years in such a way that he also did 5 films in a year. Let me tell you that Ravi’s father Alias Mohan is a veteran film editor and his elder brother Mohan Raja is a Tamil film director. Today he charges around 4 to 5 crores for each of his films.
09) Sivakarthikeyan – Rs 10-12 crore
Sivakarthikeyan is one of the recent actors to enter the list of Tamil’s most popular actors and his popularity has increased. His films are working among the general public and it seems that he is one of the stars of today’s bank.
He started his career in television as a reality show personality on Star Vijay. In 2012, the actor, who has done supporting roles in films, recently did a superhero film. Siva is a multi-talented man who is an actor, dubbing artist, producer, TV personality, playback singer and lyricist. This actor, who has worked with many big South actresses, charges 10 to 12 crores for each of his films.
08) Vijay Sethupathi – Rs 8-10 crore
Vijay Sethupathi is one of the most loved actors of South India. The Tamil actor is sure to deliver a good film each year. He recently made his Malayalam debut with Macroni Mathai and is also gearing up for his Telugu debut.
Vijay is a Tamil actor, producer, lyricist and dialogue writer who works mainly in Tamil films in addition to some Telugu and Malayalam productions. He has acted in more than 30 South films. Over the years, Vijay has transformed himself into a successful and popular “indie-film star” in Tamil cinema. This multi-talented star charges 8 to 10 crores for each of his films.
07) Dhanush – Rs 12-15 crore
This actor, known as Bruce Lee of India, has acted in more than 44 films. Dhanush is an Indian actor, producer, director, writer, lyricist, screenwriter and playback singer who works primarily in Tamil cinema. He has been featured in the Forbes India Celebrity 100 list six times, based on the earnings of Indian celebrities.
Even today, “Why this Kolaveri Di” Song’s lyrics are sometimes uttered on our lips. Dhanush has also debuted in Bollywood and Hollywood and has won awards such as National Film Awards and Filmfare Awards South. The star of Maari film charges 12-15 crores for each of his films.
06) Kamal Haasan – Rs 25-30 crore
Kamal Haasan, who is one of the top actors in Tamil, spent many years of his life in the South Film Industry. He received the Padma Shri in 1990 and the Padma Bhushan in 2014 for his contribution to Indian cinema. At the age of just six, he earns the President’s Gold Medal his first film, Kalathur Kannamma.
He is a president and founder of the Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) well-known political party in the state of Tamil Nadu. He is the first Tamil actor who turns his fan clubs into welfare organizations. Megastar Kamal Haasan charges 25 to 30 crores for his films.
05) Vikram – Rs 20-25 crore
The real name of this actor is Kennedy John Victor, who is a Tamil actor as well as a playback singer. He is the holder of several awards including seven Filmfare Awards South, a National Film Award and a Tamil Nadu State Film Award.
Vikram is a prolific actor, often compared to Hollywood’s Christian Bale. Vikram fit himself in every character of the film. Chiyaan Vikram is connected with many social activities and welfare organizations. He is a body hottest actor in the Tamil film industry (Kollywood). He gets 20 to 25 crore fees for each of his films.
04) Ajith Kumar – Rs 40-50 crore
Ajith Kumar, who has worked in more than 50 films, has made a different status in South India. He is the holder of 4 Vijay Awards, 3 Cinema Express Awards, 3 Filmfare Awards South and 3 Tamil Nadu State Film Awards.
Apart from being an actor, he is also a motor car racer and participated in the MRF Racing Series in 2010. He has been featured in the Forbes India Celebrity 100 list three times, based on the earnings of Indian celebrities. He gets 40 to 50 crore fees for each of his films.
03) Suriya – Rs 20-25 crore
Suriya is an actor, filmmaker and TV personality, a highly recognized figure in the Tamil film industry. He has been associated with the film world since 1997 and has been contributing to Kollywood.
He promotes products from several brands including brands such as Pepsi, TVS, Sunfeast, and Aircel. He has been featured in the Forbes India Celebrity 100 list six times, based on the earnings of Indian celebrities. He gets 20 to 25 crore fees for each of his films.
02) Rajinikanth – Rs 60 crore
You will definitely feel a little disappointed to see Rajinikanth in the 2nd position but the superstar is always a superstar no matter what position he occupies. Rajinikanth’s films are very much liked not only in South India but all over the world. Howsoever his films are, his films are guaranteed to be box office hits.
In Tamil cinema, he has won many awards by working not only as an actor but as a producer and screenwriter. His fame can be gauged from the fact that he was featured in the syllabus of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) in the lesson titled From Bus Conductor to Superstar. Rajinikanth is one of the highest-paid actors of India, who charge 60 crores for his film.
01) Vijay – Rs 100 crore
Thalapathy is tops in the list of most popular Tamil actors. Vijay has appeared as the lead actor in 64 films and has won several awards. Having been a part of the acting field since the age of 10, this actor has starred in more than 65 films.
He is a noble heart and Philanthropy human being. He has been featured in the Forbes India Celebrity 100 list seven times, based on the earnings of Indian celebrities. He gets 100 crore fees for his films.
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