Top 10 Highest Paid Actors in Tollywood : Telugu Film Industry also known as tollywood is one of the biggest film industry in India which produces hundreds of film every year . Tollywood has tremendous fan following in india due to their unique and different action sequences in their movies. There are very talented actors in tollywood who get high salary per film although they charges less when compared to the Bollywood actors, but there are still numbers of actors in tollywood who takes decent amount money per films due to their fan following, popularity, acting skills and regular hits. So here is the list of top 10 highest paid actors in tollywood.
So here is the list of top 10 highest paid actors in tollywood 2017.
10. Venkatesh Daggubati
In a career spanning 30 years, Daggubati Venkatesh has played a wide type of roles in Telugu cinema. he appeared in more than 70 feature films and has given many successful films such as Kaliyuga Pandavulu, Brahma Putrudu, Swarna Kamalam, Bobbili Raja, Chanti, Preminchukundam Raa, Raja, Kalisundam Raa, Nuvvu Naaku Nachav, Lakshmi and many more. He has won 5 Nandi awards for best actor. He takes home an around 8 crores for one movie.
9. Nandamuri Balakrishna
Nandamuri Balakrishna has been in telugu film industry for more than 40 years and has starred in more than hundred films. Nandamuri Balakrishna is widely known for his works in movies such as Narasimha Naidu,Lion, Legend, Simha, Sri Rama Rajyam, Samarasimha Reddy and many other. He stand ninth in our list of ‘Top 10 highest paid actors in tollywood’ and charges around 9-10 crore for single film.
8. Nagarjuna Akkineni
Akkineni Nagarjuna has been working in telugu film industry since 1986 and has acted in over ninety films. Nagarjuna has given many superhit movies such as Manam, Dhamarukam,Aakhari Poratam, Shiva, Bhai, n Sankeertana, Don, Agni Varsha, and many more. He has received three Filmfare Awards South, nine state Nandi Awards and a National Film Award-Special Mention. He is the one of the most successful actor in tollywood and charges around 10 crore per film.
7. Ravi teja
Ravi teja, who started his professional career in 1999, is one of the most popular actor in tollywod. He has appeared in over a sixty films and Sindhooram , Idiot, Avunu Valliddaru Ista Paddaru, Naa Autograph, Bhadra, Vikramarkudu, Dubai Seenu, Khadgam, Amma Nanna O Tamila Ammayi, Venky, Krishna and Kick are his most successful films. He takes home an approximate 10-12 crores for a single movie.
6. Allu Arjun
Allu Arjun is another popular name in our list who got fame and name in Telugu film Industry due to his performances in some mega hit movies like Race Gurram, S/O Satyamurthy, Arya, Rudhramadevi, Iddarammayukatho. He is one who is in great demand in tollywood. He charges around 12-13 crore for every single movie.
Ram Charan is one amongst the Top 10 highest paid actors in tollywood. He has done many different roles in movies and has been starred in some amazing movies like Magadheera, Nayak, Yevadu, Zanjeer and Racha. He charges around 18-20 crore per film. He won two South Filmfare awards, two Nandi Awards, two CineMAA Awards, and two Santosham Best Actor Awards for his splendid performances in movies.
Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao Jr.also known as NTR is a famous tollywood actor who has worked in more than 25 films. He has been starred in many successful films like, Ramayya Vasthavayya,Temper, Baadshah, Rabhasa Brindavanam. This talented actor is well known for his amazing performances and outstanding acting in telugu film industry. He has received many film award including ‘one state award’, ‘two Filmfare Best Telugu Actor Award’ and ‘four CineMAA Awards’. According to some sources he charges around 20 crore per film.
3. Pawan Kalyan
Pawan Kalyan is a top tollywood actor who has a huge fan following in south india. he started his film career with the 1996 film and has appeared in many super hit films like Badri, Kushi, Jalsa,Gabbar Singh, Gokulamlo Seetha, Suswagatham and Thammudu. He has also won many film awards including ‘Filmfare Award for Best Actor – Telugu’ and many other. This actor takes home an approximate 20-22 crores for a single movie.
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2. Mahesh Babu
Mahesh Babu, also Referred In the media as the Prince of Tollywood, is one of the most charming actor in tollywood. He is also well known for his work as a producer, philanthropist and media personality. He has been part of many blockbuster films like Athadu (2005), Pokiri (2006), Dookudu (2011), Businessman (2012), Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu and 1: Nenokkadine. He made his debut in film industry in 1999 and today he is one of the most highest paid actors in tollywood. He charges around 20- 25 crore for single film.
prabhas is one of the most popular face in telugu film industry. He has been starred in many super hit films like Baahubali The Beginning, Baahubali The Conclusion, Mirchi, Rebel, Chhatrapati, Chakram, Billa, Varsham, Mr. Perfect and many more. He has appeared as leading actor in movie ‘Baahubali’ which is india’s highest grossing film ever. Prabhas made his film debut with drama film Eshwar in 2002 and today he is one of the most wanted actor in tollywood. He has also received several awards for his outstanding performances. He charged around 25 -28 crores for single film. He is one amongst highest paid actors in tollywood.