These are the highest-paid South Indian actors right now, ranging from Allu Arjun to Ram Charan.

Ram Charan and Jr. NTR's brand worth has improved as a result of RRR's popularity.
These are the highest-paid South Indian actors right now, ranging from Allu Arjun to Ram Charan.

The South Indian Film Industry has produced a number of well-known films for Indian cinema, including Baahubali and KGF. Filmmakers like Mani Ratnam and S.S. Rajamouli, among others, have received praise from critics for their work.

The South's film industry is also home to a few outstanding actors, some of whom make significantly more money than their Bollywood contemporaries. From Kamal Hasaan to Rajinikanth, the business has produced performers who are well-liked and well-known all throughout the country. See a list of the South's highest-paid male actors.

Rajnikanth: 150 crore rupees
Rajnikanth, commonly known as Thalaiva, is one of the highest-paid South Indian actors year after year. The megastar, who will be making his 169th movie, Jailer, is expected to make about Rs 150 crore, according to Financial Express. The action-comedy movie that Nelson wrote and directed is reportedly in the final stages of production.

When Rajnikanth received Rs 26 crore for his part in Sivaji, he rose to the position of second-highest-paid actor in Asia in 2007. The actor has a net worth of Rs 430 crore, according to Caknowledge. He is a recipient of the Padma Bhushan, India's third-highest civilian honour.

Prabhas: 150 crore rupees
Prabhas reportedly demanded a staggering Rs 150 crore for Om Raut's Adipurush, which is based on the Hindu epic Ramayana, according to In the movie, Prabhas will play Lord Ram and Kriti Sanon will play Sita. The film was made on a large budget of Rs 600 crore, according to Zee News.

Prabhas earned Rs 20 crore for Bahubali, according to Filmfare, and Rs 25 crore for Bahubali 2, per Hindustan Times. He was already pretty well-known, but the Baahubali flicks propelled him into the ranks of South India's top actors.

Allu Arjun: 125 crore rupees
The Economic Times reports that Allu Arjun has set a lofty price of Rs 125 crore for Pushpa 2. He reportedly demanded Rs 45 crore for Pushpa 1, according to Times Now. In the Pushpa sequel, which Sukumar is directing, Rashmika Mandanna, Fahadh Faasil, and Allu Arjun will return to their previous roles.

Allu Arjun, who has starred in a number of commercially successful films, has an estimated net worth of Rs 388 crore, according to Celebrity Net Worth.

Ram Charan: 100 crore rupees
Ram Charan's salary has significantly increased as a result of the enormous success of RRR, which received an Oscar Award for Best Original Song. The actor reportedly requested a staggering Rs 100 crore for his upcoming project, which is being directed by Gowtam Tinnanuri, according to News18. The actor made Rs 45 crore with RRR, in which he played the part of Alluri Sitarama Raju. The Financial Express claims that before RRR, Charan charged between Rs 30 and Rs 50 crore for each movie.

Jr. NTR: $60 to $80 million
According to News18, Ram Charan has increased his remuneration for each project from Rs 60 crore to Rs 80 crore because RRR significantly increased Jr NTR's brand worth. Financial Express claims that the actor before RRR charged roughly Rs 12 crore for each film, for which he received Rs 45 crore.