From the last few years South Film Industry has grown at an unbelievable graph and earning equal to the Bollywood Industry. One of the main reasons for South Industry growth is their talented and beautiful actresses. If anyone still thinks that the South Film Industry is more backward than the Bollywood Industry then it means that he is a fool and doesn’t know anything about Movies and Film Industries. Below we have listed some of the most talented and highest paid South Indian Actresses.
The Top 10 Highest Paid South Indian Actresses:
10. Hansika Motwani
Hansika Motwani is a most beautiful and super talented South actress. She mainly appears in Telugu and Tamil films. Hansika has also won a Filmfare award for her awesome movies. Hansika usually charges 80 Lakhs to 1 Cr for every movie. The amount is huge and she charges higher than some Bollywood Actresses.
Hansika Motwani started her career through TV serials in her childhood. She first appeared in the TV show “Shaka Laka Boom Boom” and after that in “Koi Mil Gaya”. Some of her famous movies are Billa, Power, Velayudham, 100 and Singam, Singam 2 and 3.
Hansika Motwani net worth 2021: $5 million.
9. Trisha Krishnan
Started her career through Modelling and was noticed by directors and producers after she won Miss Chennai contest (1999). Trisha Krishnan mainly works in Tamil and Telugu Films.
Trisha Krishnan usually charges 1 Cr+ for every movie. She is famous for her beauty and voice and attracts many directors to host her as the main actress of their movie. Trisha has also worked in some Hindi movies. And her most famous movie was Khatta Meetha in which she was featured as an actress with Akshay Kumar that gave a boost to her acting career.
Trisha Krishnan net worth 2021: $10 million.
8. Shriya Saran
Shriya Saran started her career in 2001 from the movie Ishtam and got noticed by directors after her movie Santosham in 2002. In 2007 Shriya featured in the movie Shivaji of Rajnikant and it was the most expensive movie of South Cinema and later became the highest grossing Tamil Movie.
Shriya Saran charges nearly 1 Cr+ for every movie. Saran is one of the most famous and highest paid actresses and has a net worth of around 74 cores. Shriya has featured in many famous movies like Shivaji, Drishyam, Tagore, paisa vasool and she has also performed in an English Film “The Other End of the Line”.
Shriya Saran Net Worth 2021: $10 million.
7. Rakul Preet Singh
Rakul Preet Singh is one of my favourite actresses and she has done awesome movies in Tamil, Telugu and Hindi Film Industry. This young actress has won 3 Filmfare awards and that’s a very big honour for an actress. She debuted in 2009 Film Gilli and got noticed after her performance in the Hindi Movie ‘Yaariyan’. She has won 5 beauty pageants including the People’s Choice Miss Indiatimes.
Rakul Preet Singh usually charges 1.5 Cr+ per movie. She has featured in more than 100+ Telugu, Tamil and Hindi movies. I can’t tell all her famous films but some of them are ‘Dhruva’, ‘De De Pyaar De’ and ‘Spyder’.
Rakul Preet Net Worth 2021: $5 million.
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6. Shruti Hassan
Shruti Hassan is a famous actress and also a singer by her profession. Ranked at 6 position among the highest paid south Indian actresses. Shruti Hassan is the elder daughter of Kamal Haasan and Sarika Thakur. If I start talking about her qualities then my words will be short because she is so super fantastic.
She debuted her acting career in 2009 in the movie Luck. Later on she received a Filmfare award for ‘Best Actress’ and ‘Best Female Debut-South’. She normally charges 1.5 Cr+ for every movie and some of her most famous movies are Vedalam, Gabbar Singh, Welcome Back and Gabbar Is Back. She has also got nominations for Filmfare Award for ‘Best Female Playback Singer – Tamil’ for her awesome songs like “Kannazhaga Kaalazhaga” and “Yendi Yendi”.
Shruti Haasan Net Worth In 2021: $6 million.
5. Kajal Aggarwal
I don’t have words for this beautiful and talented actress. Till now she has been nominated for 4 Filmfare awards. She debuted in Hindi Film “Kyun! Ho Gaya Na… in the year 2004”. The 2009 Movie Magadheera proved to be a turning point in her acting career and this movie broke many records in South Industry.
Kajal charges a fee of 2 Cr+ for every movie she signs. She got noticed in the Industry after she starred in some Telugu Films like Mr. Perfect, Businessman, Baadshah, Nayaak and Khiladi No. 150. Kajal is a multi-talented actress as she is a model, actress and singer by profession.
The total net worth of Kajal Aggarwal is around $12 million.
4. Samantha Ruth Prabhu
Samantha is also known as “Samantha Akkineni” after her marriage. She is a most famous actress in Tamil and Telugu Movies. She has received 4 Filmfare Awards, 4 South Indian International Movie Awards, 3 CineMAA Awards and 2 Nandi Awards. Samantha debuted in the Telugu Romance Movie “Ye Maaya Chesave” in 2010.
Just after her debut she is highly noticed by directors and as a result she has got success on Box Office in nearly all of her movies. Samantha charges around 2.5 Cr+ for every movie she signs. She is a brand ambassador for many jewellery brands and also runs an NGO Pratyusha Support to provide medical facilities to women and children since 2012.
Samantha Ruth Prabhu Net worth 2021: $10 Million.
3. Tamannah Bhatia
This super-hot and talented actress hold third place among the highest paid south Indian actresses. She started her acting career at the Age of 15 in the movie ‘Chand Sa Roshan Chehra’ in 2005 and also appeared in the album song “Lafzon Main”. She debuted in Telugu Film “Sri” in the same year and in 2007 she debuted in Tamil Movie “Kedi”.
Tamannah has featured in more than 60 movies and charges 3 Cr+ for every movie she signs. Tamannah was famous in Tamil and Telugu Film Industry since 2009 but she got famous in Bollywood after appearing in “Bahubali 2: The Conclusion” and “F2: Fun and Frustration”.
Tamannaah Bhatia Net Worth 2021: $15 Million.
Nayanthara has featured in the Tamil, Telugu and Malayalam Film Industry. In the 2018 Forbes “Top 100 Indian Celebrity” list Nayanthara was the only South Indian actress to have her name in the list. Nayanthara has featured in more than 75+ films. And is also known as “Lady Superstar of the South Indian Cinema”.
She usually charges 3.5 Cr+ for every movie she signs. She debuted her acting career in Tamil Film “Ayya” in 2005 and since then she has won 5 Filmfare Awards for her superb acting.
Nayanthara’s net worth is around $10 million.
1. Anushka Shetty
Anushka Shetty is also known as Sweety Shetty. She has won 3 Filmfare Awards from 8 nominations. Anushka has appeared in more than 50+ films and she is one of the highest paid South Indian Actresses. She charges around 4 Cr+ for every movie she signs.
Anushka debuted in Telugu Movie “Super” in 2005 and got a nomination in “Filmfare Best Supporting Actress – Telugu”. Anushka Shetty has featured in some of the highest grossing movies like; Bahubali The Beginning and The Conclusion.
Anushka Shetty Net Worth: $15 Million.