Mumbai: Bollywood siren Urvashi Rautela has fast earned a place for herself as a glamourous and stylish star with panache. Jumping ship from Hindi cinema to Tamil, she is now the best paid actor in the Tamil industry with her salary pegged at Rs 10 crores for her first Tamil film.
She is the first actress to be given Rs 10 crores to work in a South film. Urvashi interestingly has zoomed past the likes of Nayantara who is the superstar of Kollywood, who charges 1-2 crores for working in a film.
Nayantara is the only South actress who was included in the Celebrity 100 list of 2018 by Forbes India.
Meanwhile Anushka gets a fee of Rs 4-5 crores for working in a film, which has garnered buzz with her tremendous performance in the film ‘Bahubali: The Beginning’.
The other name who has fast struck a chord is Tamanna. She charges 1.5-2 crores to work in a film. Shruti, who is not able to show anything special in Bollywood, gets up to 2.5 crores for working in a South film. Kajal has also earned a lot of name in South’s films. She charges 3 crores for working in a film there. Samantha, who is going to debut on the digital platform through ‘Family Man 2’, is one of South’s most successful actresses. She charges around Rs 2 crore as fees for working in a film.