Most Southern star heroes take several crores of rupees as compensation, which often goes up to 25 crores and even more. But, there has been a huge difference in salary between the sexes in the fairer sex than even the A-listed heroines barely charge beyond the 1.5-2 crores mark.
However, here is a star heroine who bills a huge paycheck compared to her peers. With an astounding remuneration of nearly Rs. 3 crore per film, Lady Superstar Nayanthara is the best paid heroine in South India.
Reports are coming that Nayan is charging 3 crore for the recently filled horror thriller of suspense, Kolaiyuthir Kaalam. In addition, Nayan has yet another female film, Aramm and director of Thani Oruvan Mohan Raja next featuring the current hot star Sivakarthikeyan.
Nayan was the first actress to break the remuneration brand Rs.1.5 crore after the super hit of Thilla Ajith Billa. She continued to shake hits after the shots and so her paycheques continued to get higher. Nayan has now reached a stage where it will take many years for his line counterparts Anushka, Samantha, Kajal and others to prevail in terms of pay.