South Indian heroines have come a long way breaking stereotypes, but they are yet to break the wage bias that exists in the industry. Nayanthara who is the highest paid heroine is still no match to the highest paid actor, Ranjinikanth. Superstar receives a whopping 60 crore for his movies while Nayan is paid Rs. 6 crore! We list the highest paid actresses in South Indian film industry.
Nayanthara is almost two decades old in the industry and she has risen to the top of her game. The actress demands Rs. 6 crore for a movie. Nayanthara has a massive fan base in all four south Indian languages, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada. This makes it easy for the makers of her movie to dub her movie in different languages and cash in on her stardom.