HIGHEST PAID SOUTH INDIAN ACTRESSES
- NAYANTHARA (2.5-3Cr per Movie)
Nayanthara, whose original name is Diana Mariam Kurian is top in this list. She was born on 18 Nov 1984 in Kerala, India. Nayanthara worked as a model. She first entered in Malayalam movie Manassinakkare directed by Sathyan Anthikkad.
She has appeared in Tamil, Malayalam, Telugu and Kannada films, his debuted film was released on 2003. She did her bachelor’s degree in English Literature at Marthoma College. She has won lots of awards such as Filmfare Award for Best Telugu Actress for her performance in n Sri Rama Rajyam (2011) and the Nandi Award for Best Actress. She won the Filmfare Award for Best Tamil Actress for her performance in Raja Rani (2013). Her upcoming films are Dora, Imaikkaa Nodigal, Aramm, and Kolaiyuthir Kaalam.
- ANUSHKA SHETTY (2-3Cr per Movie)
Anushka Shetty is one of the most famous south Indian actress. She acted in various Telugu and Tamil movies. She was born on 7 Nov 1981. She was born and brought up in Mangalore.
She was introduced by Puri Jagannath in the movie Super. She was mainly known for choosing female centric movies like Arundathi, Rudharamadevi, Size Zero and many others. She has degree in computer applications from Bangalore. She is a model and a former yoga teacher. She has acted in many commercially and critically successful Telugu films and has also received Filmfare, Nandi, and CineMAA awards. Her upcoming movies are Singam 3, Om Namo Venkatesaya, Baahubali: The Conclusion, and Bhagmati.
- TAMANNAAH BHATIA (1.75Cr per movie)
Tamannaah Bhatia is an Indian actress, most famous in the south-side of India. In additional to acting, she is famous for stage shows and is a prominent celebrity for brands and products. She was born on 21 Dec 1989 in Mumbai.
She started her film career through her debut film in Hindi called Chand Sa Roshan Chehra at the age of 13 years and made her Tamil debut film Kedi which did not do well at the box office. She is endorsing popular brands like Celkon Mobiles, Fanta, and Chandrika Ayurvedic soap. She has won lots of awards like Asiavision Awards, Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress, Hyderabad Times Film Award, South Scope Award, SIIMA Awards and so on.
- SHRIYA SARAN (1.5Cr per movie)
Shriya Saran was born on 11 Sept 1982, is a popular actress in India. She is not only an actress but also a model. She has acted in Telugu, Tamil, and Hindi language films, as well as a few films in English, Malayalam and Kannada.
She made her debut with a role of Nehaa in Telugu film “Ishtam” which was directed by Vikram Kumar and Raj Kumar in 2001.She truly amazed the viewers with her brilliant performance, dedication towards her work and down to earth behavior. She has won South Scope Style Award (2008), Amrita Mathrubhumi Award, ITFA Best Actress Award, SIIMA Award and Santosham Film Awards.
- KAJAL AGGARWAL (1.2Cr per movie)
Kajal Aggarwal is one of the famous Indian celebrity. She started her career in the Telugu and Tamil film industries. She was born on 19 June 1985 in Mumbai. She completed her graduation in Mumbai. She started modeling from her college days.
She started her film career in 2004. She made her acting debut with 2004 Bollywood movie “Kyun…! Ho Gaya Na” and in Tollywood with Lakshmi Kalyanam. Apart from the movies, Kajal represents Celebrity Cricket League as a brand ambassador. She is also the brand ambassador for Lux, Sri Lakshmi Jewellery in Puducherry and many other Indian brands.