Tamil Cinema Top Actors Salary 2012



1. Rajinikanth –  Kamal Hassan – 20 – 25 Crore

Rajinikanth is reportedly signed up by Eros to act in Kochadaiyaan & soon-to-be announced untitled project for more than 28 crores. They have paid a hefty advance amount to Rajini for Rana which they are carrying it over to the new projects.

                                             Rajinikanth Current Salary

Kamal’s Viswaroopam : The producer’s circle has announced that Kamal has received a remuneration of Rs. 45 crores for Viswaroopam, a film which has created great expectations…

                                                   Kamal Hassan Salary of the film


2. Ajith – 19 crore salary

Ajith is known in the industry for turning down scripts and directors due to his approach of signing the producers ahead of directors. Following mankatha’s success, Ajith has almost doubled the salary from 10 croes to 19 Crores.

                                  Ajith salary in Tamil Industry


The latest and upcoming movies & films of Ajith

Ajith-Nayan-Arya in Vishnuvardhan’s next film



3. Vijay – 15 crore salary

                                                     actor vijay salary


The latest and upcoming movies & films of Vijay


Yohan : Adhyayam Ondru Directed by Gautham Vasudev Menon

Leader Directed by Om Prakash Rao

Thuppaki Directed by A.R.Murugadoss




4. Surya – 15 crore

                                                        Suriya and Karthi Tamil Industry Salary


The latest and upcoming movies & films of Surya


Nimhans Directed by HK Ramesh

Sigappu Rojakal Directed by A.R. Murugadoss

Thuppariyum Anand Directed by Gautham Menon




5. Vikram – 10 crore 

 This Chiyan Vikram is gradually expanding his path towards the peak of excellence and in recent years, his action films have not reached the mass. His current salary is around Rs 10 crore without any further deals.

                                       tamil film actor vikram salary

The latest and upcoming movies & films of Vikram

Thandavam Directed by Vijay AL
The 19th Step Directed by Bharat Bala
Sindubad Directed by Selva Raghavan
Karikalan Directed by L.I. Kannan



6. Karthi – 10 crore 

His success move glided from Aayirathil Oruvan, Paiya, Naan Mahan Alla, Siruthai. The industry alludes him as one of the triumphant heroes in Tamil industry. Like his brother Surya, he too gets the rights for Telugu in addition to the salary of Rs 7 crore.


The latest and upcoming movies & films of Karthi

All In All Alaguraja, Alex Pandiyan , Briyan and Kagitha Kappal directed by Rajesh



7. Dhanush – 7 crore 

The National Award winner started his career with his father’s own home production. Dhanush stepped up with care and shrewd applications. Counted on his movie list, his ebb would be less compared to the more lows. Continuous flops taught him good lesson and he is currently more thoughtful of select movies from efficient directors. His breakthrough came from Yaaradi Nee Mohini with Nayanthara. This could be vitrified in Aadukalam but Uthamaputhiran proved to be a futile exercise. Yet he signs movies at the pay package of Rs 7 crore.


The latest and upcoming movies & films of Dhanush



8. Simbu – 6 crore 

For many years, to say three years, STR receives Rs.5 crore as his pay. 

                                                         Salary of Actor Simbu


The latest and upcoming movies & films of Simbu


Vaaliban Directed by Simbu

Vettai Mannan Directed by Nelson



9. Arya & Vishal : 2 – 3 crore salary

                                   Tamil Actors Vishal & Arya Salary


Arya who had a spectacular hit in BOSS And Madaraspattinam last year is now being appreciated for this work in Vettai. He is waiting for the right project to establish himself in a solo hero role. Avan Ivan Vishal and Arya stunning performance ….


The latest and upcoming movies & films of Arya: 


Veerudu, Settai, Ponniyin Selvan, Nenu Autovani, Mumbai Police, Kadavul Paathi Mirugam Paathi, Irandam Ulagam, Chandi


The latest and upcoming movies & films of Vishal

Samaran, Madha Gaja Raja 



10. Jeeva : 1.5 crore salary

 Jiiva has the most promising lie-up of movies and expected to scale to the next level by the end of 2012. With his recent success of Ko in Tamil & Telugu and appreciation coming his way for Nanban, Jiiva’s stars are burning the brightest. 

                                        Actor Jeeva Salary 2012


The latest and upcoming movies & films of Jeeva: 

Neethaane En Ponvasantham directed by Gowtham Menon

Mugamoodi directed by Myshkin

Endrendrum Punnagai directed by I. Mueenuddin Ahmed 

Adaleru directed by Tamilvannan

Jeeva and Jayam Ravi Joins SP Jananathan Next Movie